In The States

CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)
Colorado
CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)
2019-01-02 02:32:51
by CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)

As a 34-year-old son of refugees from Africa, Joe is not your typical candidate for Congress. But his family’s story, and deeply held belief that we need people from all walks of life to speak up and engage in ... Read More

NY-25: Joseph Morelle (D)
New York
NY-25: Joseph Morelle (D)
2019-01-02 02:31:09
by NY-25: Joseph Morelle (D)

I am inspired by the promise of a future that is as strong, as resilient, and as bold as the people who call this great community home. I believe that, together, we can pick up Louise Slaughter's mantle and fight ... Read More

PA-09: Dan Meuser (R)
Pennsylvania
PA-09: Dan Meuser (R)
2019-01-02 02:29:33
by PA-09: Dan Meuser (R)

Dan Meuser is a proven job creator, has served the public, and invested in his community. Now Dan is running to represent Pennsylvania’s 9th District in Congress. Dan Meuser is running for Congress because he believes... Read More

MI-09: Andy Levin (D)
Michigan
MI-09: Andy Levin (D)
2019-01-02 02:27:41
by MI-09: Andy Levin (D)

In this moment of political division and crisis, people are looking for leaders they can trust to fight for them. Andy Levin will be a strong, consistent voice for working families in Congress, and will bring the integrity and... Read More

PA-13: John Joyce (R)
Pennsylvania
PA-13: John Joyce (R)
2019-01-02 02:25:27
by PA-13: John Joyce (R)

Dr. John Joyce lives and works in Blair County with his wife, Alice. He was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania to Bernie ands Peggy (Hallinan) Joyce, the third generation of the Joyce family to be born and raised in Altoona. Read More

SD-At Large: Dusty Johnson (R)
South Dakota
SD-At Large: Dusty Johnson (R)

I grew up in central South Dakota, splitting time between Fort Pierre and Pierre. Ours was a working class family, and with five kids total, times weren’t always easy. We struggled from the same problems and pitfalls many... Read More

OK-01: Kevin Hern (R)
Oklahoma
OK-01: Kevin Hern (R)
2019-01-02 02:19:01
by OK-01: Kevin Hern (R)

Born on an Air Force Base, Kevin Hern understood from an early age that our nation is home of the free because of the brave. Through school, Kevin worked a number of different jobs that taught him the extraordinary... Read More

MS-03: Michael Guest (R)
Mississippi
MS-03: Michael Guest (R)
2019-01-02 02:17:32
by MS-03: Michael Guest (R)

Michael Guest is the current District Attorney for Madison and Rankin Counties, and is a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Mississippi’s Third Congressional District. Michael is a lifelong conservative... Read More

TN-07: Mark Green (R)
Tennessee
TN-07: Mark Green (R)
2019-01-02 02:16:12
by TN-07: Mark Green (R)

First elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012, Dr. Mark Green is a physician, businessman, veteran, and Congressman-elect for Tennessee’s Seventh Congressional District. Mark decided to run for office during his... Read More

TX-05: Lance Gooden (R)
Texas
TX-05: Lance Gooden (R)
2019-01-02 02:13:10
by TX-05: Lance Gooden (R)

State Representative Lance Gooden has proudly served the citizens of Henderson and Kaufman Counties in the Texas Legislature for three legislative sessions. During his time in office, Rep. Gooden has been widely... Read More

OH-16: Anthony Gonzalez (R)
Ohio
OH-16: Anthony Gonzalez (R)
2019-01-02 02:11:44
by OH-16: Anthony Gonzalez (R)

On December 29th, 1960, my grandparents fled Cuba under threat of execution from the Castro regime. Along with their children, they came to Ohio in search of a better life inspired by a belief in our democratic principles... Read More

IL-04: Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D)
Illinois
IL-04: Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D)

Jesús “Chuy” García is a progressive leader who has fought to improve the lives of all people. Chuy emerged as a national leader during his 2015 bid for Mayor of the City of Chicago.  Chuy received an outpouring of ... Read More

ID-01: Russ Fulcher (R)
Idaho
ID-01: Russ Fulcher (R)
2019-01-02 02:08:54
by ID-01: Russ Fulcher (R)

Russ Fulcher is a Republican candidate for Idaho’s 1st Congressional District. As a fourth-generation Idahoan, Russ believes in the industriousness and ingenuity of Idahoans. He wants our state to be a great place for families... Read More

NY-19: Antonio Delgado (D)
New York
NY-19: Antonio Delgado (D)
2019-01-02 02:07:32
by NY-19: Antonio Delgado (D)

Born and raised in Schenectady, Antonio is a native of Upstate New York.  His parents worked for General Electric and benefited from a better regional economy.  They worked hard to pursue the American Dream of building... Read More

PA-04: Madeleine Dean (D)
Pennsylvania
PA-04: Madeleine Dean (D)
2019-01-02 02:06:04
by PA-04: Madeleine Dean (D)

Born and raised in Glenside, Pennsylvania, to Bob and Mary Dean, Madeleine Dean got her start in politics around the dinner table with her five brothers, and thankfully, one sister. Discussions at the Dean house were never... Read More

CA-21: TJ Cox (D)
New Members to Watch
CA-21: TJ Cox (D)
2019-01-02 02:04:29
by CA-21: TJ Cox (D)

TJ Cox is an engineer and small businessman whose passion is community development. He is a native Californian and the son of immigrants who taught him the importance of hard work, personal integrity, and fighting... Read More

VA-06: Ben Cline (R)
New Members to Watch
VA-06: Ben Cline (R)
2019-01-02 02:03:13
by VA-06: Ben Cline (R)

Ben Cline’s values were shaped growing up in the Shenandoah Valley. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1990, and earned a law degree from the University of Richmond. Introduced by mutual friends, Ben and... Read More

HI-01: Ed Case (D)
New Members to Watch
HI-01: Ed Case (D)
2019-01-02 02:01:37
by HI-01: Ed Case (D)

Congressman Ed Case represented Hawai‘i in the U. S. House of Representatives from 2002 to 2007. He served on the House Committees on Budget, Small Business, Education and Agriculture and focused on issues critical ... Read More

TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)
Tennessee
TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)
2019-01-02 01:59:08
by TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)

Tim Burchett is a lifelong East Tennessee conservative, a husband, a dad, and the Republican nominee for Congress in Tennessee’s 2nd Congressional District. He is running for Congress because he is fed up with the status ... Read More

ND-At Large: Kelly Armstrong (R)
New Members to Watch
ND-At Large: Kelly Armstrong (R)

After graduating from Dickinson High School in 1995, Kelly attended the University of North Dakota and obtained a bachelor’s degree in 2001. He then attended UND law school, graduating in 2003. Kelly returned home... Read More

Bladen County Election Office Gave Special Access to Political Operative
North Carolina
Bladen County Election Office Gave Special Access to Political Operative

Bladen County political operative McCrae Dowless and possibly others were provided special access to confidential information at the county’s Board of Elections office... Read More

Camp Fire Survivors Get Christmas Pardons
California
Camp Fire Survivors Get Christmas Pardons

Almost 20 years ago, Heather Steels Burnett tried to restart her life with “nothing but a criminal record.” Today, she’s starting over again. She and her husband lost their home a month ago when the Camp fire tore through Paradise. Read More

New Mexico State Speaker of the House Brian Egolf Discusses Education and Economic Priorities
Spotlight
New Mexico State Speaker of the House Brian Egolf Discusses Education and Economic Priorities
2018-12-21 21:52:26
by TWN Staff

Looking ahead to a new legislative term, The Well News had the opportunity to speak with New Mexico Speaker of the House Brian Egolf about his priorities and goals. Read More

South Carolina Republicans Could Forgo 2020 Primary to Protect Trump
2020 Elections
South Carolina Republicans Could Forgo 2020 Primary to Protect Trump

The South Carolina Republican Party could decide next summer to pass on holding the party’s 2020 primary election — a move that is not unprecedented — to help President Donald Trump’s re-election bid. Canceling... Read More

Ex-Missouri Governor’s Secretive Nonprofit Raised $6 Million, Spent Big on His Allies
In The News
Ex-Missouri Governor’s Secretive Nonprofit Raised $6 Million, Spent Big on His Allies

The nonprofit allied with former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens raised almost $6.1 million from secret donors in 2017, the year the political outsider took office and rattled the capital city’s establishment, new tax filings show. Read More

Las Vegas, a City of Illusion, Is Having an Identity Debate
Nevada
Las Vegas, a City of Illusion, Is Having an Identity Debate

Blake Sartini never had any doubts when he bought the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino a little more than a year ago. It was on the Las Vegas Strip. He said it is on Las Vegas Boulevard. True. He said it ... Read More

‘Purple’ Kansas? Former Federal Prosecutor Mulls Senate Run Against Pat Roberts
2020 Elections
‘Purple’ Kansas? Former Federal Prosecutor Mulls Senate Run Against Pat Roberts

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas looks vulnerable to Democrats — and some Republicans, and that’s a big reason the 2020 race has quickly drawn a prominent potential challenger, former U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom. Read More

Federal Judge Rejects Challenge to Maine’s Ranked-Choice Voting System
Maine
Federal Judge Rejects Challenge to Maine’s Ranked-Choice Voting System

A federal judge in Maine validated the state’s ranked-choice voting law Thursday, which was used for the first time in a federal election in the state’s 2nd District this year. U.S. District Court Judge Lance Walker rejected... Read More

Wisconsin GOP Moves to Limit Authority of Incoming Democratic Governor
Wisconsin
Wisconsin GOP Moves to Limit Authority of Incoming Democratic Governor

The Scott Walker era in Wisconsin is ending much as it began: with a controversial effort to weaken his political opponents that attracted protests and a national spotlight to Madison. Tuesday, protesters continued to disrupt... Read More

Organized Chaos: How Florida’s Clear-Cut 2018 Midterms Devolved Into a Recount Sequel
Florida
Organized Chaos: How Florida’s Clear-Cut 2018 Midterms Devolved Into a Recount Sequel

Pete Mitchell muted CNN at the Embassy Suites in downtown Orlando and trudged onto the stage overlooking a hushed ballroom, where the dour remnants of an audience gathered to celebrate Bill Nelson’s re-election to... Read More

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