(Var-Sen) WV & OR-Sen: Meet The Two Female GOP Candidates Who Really Don't Support Equal Pay by poopdogcomedy - Republicans Shelley Moore Capito (WV) and Dr. Monica Wehby (OR) seem to be in the dark ages compared to their demorcratic opponents Natalie Tennant (WV) and Jeff Merkley (OR).
(VA-07) David Brat as a "Libertarian Catholic" is an Oxymoron by Frank Cocozzelli - The Tea Partier who defeated Eric Cantor in the Virginia primary is reportedly a convert to Catholicism. Who has apparently not yet encountered the church's social teachings...
(HI-Gov) Historic Upset Ejects Incumbent Hawaii Governor by nicoleweddington - Never before in Hawaiian politics has a Democrat incumbent governor been defeated. Yet this past Saturday, Senate Ways and Means Chair David Ige crushed current Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the gubernatorial primaries.
November: The Democratic Party v The Tea Party by LaFeminista - The immigration debate signaled the final collapse of what was the Republican Party into the fearful hate filled realm of the Tea Party. Democrats can give the people a clear and honest differential and they will vote. Or we can do our usual and follow them ever rightwards and probably lose again.
This is the 32nd weekly edition of Election Diary Rescue. It covers rescued down-ticket election diaries published from Sunday, August 10 through Saturday, August 16. We hope you enjoy the following gems dug up by our dedicated team of miners.
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