.D. Scholten is a phenomenon. He is nothing like a conventional candidate for Congress.
The contest for the US Senate is big-time national politics.
“Don’t get in a knife fight with Elissa.” That’s her brother talking. It makes you wonder. How much of their childhood did he spend getting out of her way?
A black, ex-rapper with a Harvard law degree and a Rhodes Scholarship who won a Congressional seat in a white, upstate New York district.
Republicans think she is vulnerable in 2020. So far, six Republicans are competing to get the nomination.
In 2018, New York City elected two new Members of Congress. Both from Outer Boroughs -- AOC and Max Rose.
Texas is not what it once was. But it is not California either.
Tina Smith is a solidly liberal Democratic Senator. She is pro-choice, in favor of action against climate change, for progressive criminal justice reform, opposed to e-cigarettes, in favor of gun safety efforts, in favor of financial support for Central American countries to reduce emigration to the US, and in favor of a single payer health care system. The more money she raises, the more she can be sufficiently dominant to scare serious opponents away from running.
Why should the US take any refugees from Central America? They can all go to Mexico.
Look at the Daily Bits. A Letter to Michelle Obama, Medical Care Policy and My Doctors 2020 General Election He is young. A couple of years older than AOC. Start with his parents. Start earlier. In his 2018 campaign, Josh Harder https://www.harderforcongress.com/ touted he was a fifth generation Central Valley resident. His family came to California in a wagon train. A long enough journey. A tough enough journey. It evokes the treks of immigrants to the United States. Josh Harder’s parents. Dad is an optometrist. With a mission. Mom has a Master’s Degree in Public Health. Mom is religious. These…