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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Political Note #251   Kim Schreier WA CD 08

Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Five Cheers for David Leonhardt, We've met the Deep State 2020               General Election In 2018, thirty-nine Republican Members of Congress decided not to run again. Ducking a blue wave? One of them was Dave Reichert, the Republican Representative from Washington’s Eighth Congressional District. His retirement made Kim Schreier’s candidacy for Congress a little easier. Not easy, though. She won by a little more than 15,000 votes. In preparation for 2020, twenty Republican Members of Congress have decided not to run again. Ducking a blue wave? It is still 2019. Republicans have…

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Political Note #146 Harley Rouda CA CD 48

Harley Rouda both brings money to the conversation and is a moderate. He is the son of a Columbus, Ohio real estate magnate. Harley was the CEO of the real estate conglomerate. He consolidated firms from Kentucky to northern Ohio. He is also a former attorney who specialized in capital formation. In this predominantly Republican district, the DCCC wanted the more moderate Democrat as its top vote getter. Rouda was the candidate the DCCC supported.

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