Steve King is gone; does JD Scholten have a chance?

Can JD Scholten bring his fastball to Congress?  The Republicans of IA 04 ousted Steven King.  King was the one who asked what was wrong with supporting white nationalism.  As opposed to the one who said there were good people on both sides in Charlottesville.  The national Republicans scuttled away from King, but they cling to Trump.  As does Randy Feenstra, who defeated King in the primary last week.  Feenstra describes himself as a true Christian conservative who defines life as beginning with conception.  A former county treasurer, he cut taxes in the state legislature and has targeted property taxes…

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Political Note #292   Kara Eastman. NE CD 02

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Call and response about the presidential campaign, A fictional flu pandemic Political Note #292   Kara Eastman. NE CD 02 2020                             General Election Kara Eastman https://www.eastmanforcongress.com is someone who defies the odds.  What are the odds against her now? Omaha is the core of NE 02.  In 2008, Democrat Jim Esch came close to being elected to Congress from NE 02.  He only lost by 4 points. The Nebraska legislature fixed that.  They moved…

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Political Note #290 Kim Olson TX CD 24

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.  The ravages of Covid-19. Joe Biden's first steps toward governance. Political Note #290   Kim Olson TX CD 24 2020                              General Election Another veteran running for Congress.  Another female veteran running for Congress.  Another female veteran pilot running for Congress.  Kim Olson https://kimforcongress.org/ was a flight squadron leader.  More important, Kim Olson was an important figure in Iraq who got herself into trouble.  Judge for yourself whether that trouble bodes well for the kind…

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