Happy Thursday. This week’s first exam can be read here. These are not the only exams. MinorHere are some tidbits of information from the campaign trail.
If there are a Major story we don’t have covered in this exam, it can likely be found here.
Let’s get started.
Tim Ryan Sucks Up To ‘Future Boss’Chuck Schumer
Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) made it loud and clear that he wouldn’t answer to the people of Ohio if elected, but rather that he would respond first and foremost to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
Ryan spoke at a speech recently. “Senator Schumer’s here … He’s my future boss, so I gotta suck up a little bit.”
JD Vance was the GOP Senate candidate. “Tim Ryan wants Chuck Schumer to be his boss. I’d rather have a senator who knows his boss is the people of Ohio.”
Tim Ryan would like Chuck Schumer as his boss. I’d rather have a senator who knows his boss is the people of Ohio. https://t.co/AbGEbaiC39
— J.D. Vance (@JDVance1) September 22, 2022
Ryan currently leads Vance in polls.
Mitch McConnell PAC Pulls $10 Million Out Of Blake Masters’ Race
A Mitch McConnell-aligned super PAC has pulled nearly $10 million out of Republican Blake Masters’ race for U.S. Senate in Arizona. Senate Minority Leader McConnell, R-KY still plans to fundraise for Masters, but his PAC has pulled funding to reallocate resources to other states and with the belief that outside conservative groups will make up the difference in Masters’ race. To date, conservative groups plan to spend around $7.5million.
Kari Lake Hits Katie Hobbs Over Voting Record
Republican Kari Lake has released a new ad hitting her Democratic opponent, Katie Hobbs, over her voting record while in Arizona’s legislature. Hobbs is ahead of Lake in the Arizona Governor’s race.
Here’s the video:
🚨 BREAKING 🚨
Katie Hobbs hoped no one would find this out…
She wants to purge the Pledge, Anthem & Constitution from our schools
Let’s purge @katiehobbsArizona Politics November 8th.
SHARE & RT! pic.twitter.com/35rL30HhyT
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) September 20, 2022
Oz Trailing In Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Lieutenant. John Fetterman, Pennsylvania Governor and Democratic Senate Candidate is trying to make more public appearances in light of speculations about his declining health. A rally was held in Scranton, and there were 1,000 at the event. In Philadelphia, Fetterman joined Planned Parenthood executive partners for several stump speeches.
However, recent polling has shown Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican Senate nominee, growing in popularity. Morning Call and Muhlenberg College surveyed the public to find that Oz is five points behind Fetterman. Meanwhile, Josh Shapiro of Pennsylvania, a Democrat is leading Republican State Senator Doug Mastriano by 11 in the gubernatorial election.
Razor Thin Margins in Tar Heel State
North Carolina’s Senate race is the closest in the country, according to Axios. On Friday, former President Donald Trump will visit North Carolina.
New Emerson College Polling/CBS17/The Hill Poll showed that Ted Budd was the Republican candidate and Cheri Beasley, the Democratic candidate, had 46% support.
FiveThirtyEight has Budd up by 0.3 points.
Stacey Abrams Claims A Baby’s Heartbeat Is ‘Manufactured’
Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said in a recently surfaced video that at six weeks, unborn babies’ heartbeats aren’t real, but a “manufactured sound designed” to take away women’s rights.
Abrams will be running for governor again in Georgia, following a disastrous campaign in 2018. The Democrat has refused traditionally to concede the race for Republican Governor Brian Kemp. This is a sign of his inability to accept the challenge. “voter suppression”Broken systems.
“There is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks,”Abrams made the comments while on a panel. “It is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have the right to take control of a woman’s body in place of her.”
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams: “There is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks. It is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have the right to take control of a woman’s body.”
RELEASE: Abrams backs NO LIMITS in abortion. pic.twitter.com/f7XxeqzfF6
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) September 22, 2022
Walker Running ahead
The state is tilting again to the right, according to a new Atlanta Journal-Constitution survey. It was conducted from September 5-16.
Republicans lost the 2020 election in Georgia. The Democrats won two of Georgia’s senatorial elections in runoffs, and took control over the U.S. Senate. Some reports said that former President Trump’s claims of fraud in the November election discouraged GOP voter turnout in the run-off elections.
Check out the complete article here