New Members to Watch

AL Senate: Tommy Tuberville (R)
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AL Senate: Tommy Tuberville (R)
2020-10-26 20:35:53
by Daniel Londono

About Tuberville: Having served as a college football coach for over 20 years, Alabama resident Tommy Tuberville is entering the race for the U.S. Senate with no prior political experience on his resume.  Tuberville has spent the past 20 years... Read More

AZ Senate: Mark Kelly (D)
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AZ Senate: Mark Kelly (D)
2020-10-28 13:55:38
by TWN Staff

About Kelly: Mark Kelly is a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona. Kelly, the son of two police officers, grew up attending public schools from elementary school until enrolling in the United States Merchant Marine Academy and U.S.... Read More

CO Senate: John Hickenlooper (D)
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CO Senate: John Hickenlooper (D)
2020-10-28 15:22:37
by TWN Staff

About Hickenlooper: John Wright Hickenlooper was named for his father, who passed away when he was only eight years old but continues to have a lasting influence on Hickenlooper’s life. Hickenlooper started out as a geologist, but after being laid... Read More

KS Senate: Roger Marshall (R)
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KS Senate: Roger Marshall (R)
2020-10-28 16:04:14
by TWN Staff

About Marshall: Dr. Roger Marshall is an OB/GYN, who has delivered more than 5,000 babies during his 25 years practicing in Great Bend. He also served as chairman of the board of Great Bend Regional Hospital for 14 years. For... Read More

NM Senate: Ben Ray Luján (D)
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NM Senate: Ben Ray Luján (D)
2020-10-28 12:58:52
by TWN Staff

About Luján:  Born and raised on a small family farm in Nambé, N.M., by a union ironworker and a public school employee, Ben Ray Luján learned the values of hard work and community service from a young age.   Luján has... Read More

TN Senate: Bill Hagerty (R)
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TN Senate: Bill Hagerty (R)
2020-10-28 12:42:20
by TWN Staff

About Hagerty: Born in Gallatin, Tenn., Bill Hagerty’s mother was a schoolteacher and his father worked road construction. As a boy, Hagerty helped tend to the pigs and cattle, before growing up to work in construction like his father. Hagerty’s... Read More

WY Senate: Cynthia Lummis (R)
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WY Senate: Cynthia Lummis (R)
2020-10-28 12:36:08
by TWN Staff

About Lummis: Born in Cheyenne, Wyo., Cynthia Lummis served as Wyoming’s state representative from 1979 to 1993, state senator from 1993 to 1995 and state treasurer from 1999 to 2007. During that time, she supported policy decisions on a variety... Read More

AL-01: Jerry Carl (R)
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AL-01: Jerry Carl (R)
2020-10-31 03:33:39
by TWN Staff

About Carl:  Born in Mobile, Ala., Jerry Carl started his first company at the age of 25 and grew that small business into numerous other companies throughout the region. In all, Carl has started over 10 different companies ranging from... Read More

AL-02: Barry Moore (R)
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AL-02: Barry Moore (R)
2020-10-31 19:25:23
by TWN Staff

About Moore:  Growing up on a farm in Coffee County, Barry Moore learned early what a man’s hands say about him.   This dedicated work ethic led Moore to Auburn University, where in 1992, he earned his degree in Agricultural Science.... Read More

CA-08: Jay Obernolte (R)
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CA-08: Jay Obernolte (R)
2020-10-31 20:13:28
by TWN Staff

About Obernolte:  Jay Obernolte has lived in California’s 8th Congressional District for over 25 years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Caltech and a master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from UCLA.    In 1990 Obernolte started FarSight Studios,... Read More

CA-39: Young Kim (R)
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CA-39: Young Kim (R)
2020-10-30 20:04:39
by TWN Staff

About Kim: Young Kim came to this country as an immigrant and through hard work and determination achieved the American Dream. As an immigrant, small-business owner, and mother, Kim spent her career fighting to give all Americans a chance to... Read More

CA-48: Michelle Steel (R)
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CA-48: Michelle Steel (R)
2020-11-03 04:24:19
by TWN Staff

About Steel:  As a young adult, Steel came to America with her mother and two younger sisters from South Korea. Like so many before her and many more after her, Steel’s family came to America searching for opportunities with the... Read More

CA-50: Darrell Issa (R)
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CA-50: Darrell Issa (R)
2020-11-01 02:23:51
by TWN Staff

About Issa: Prior to his election to Congress, Issa was a technology industry leader and CEO. He founded Vista, Calif., based Directed Electronics Inc., the manufacturer of automobile security and convenience products. Issa has served as chairman of the Consumer... Read More

CA-53: Sara Jacobs (D)
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CA-53: Sara Jacobs (D)
2020-11-01 02:35:10
by TWN Staff

About Jacobs:  A third-generation San Diegan, Sara Jacobs has dedicated her career to fighting for the most vulnerable people by making institutions and policy fairer and more equitable, and finding innovative solutions to some of the most complex problems.  Jacobs... Read More

CO-03: Lauren Boebert (R)
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CO-03: Lauren Boebert (R)
2020-10-30 20:14:37
by TWN Staff

About Boebert: Lauren Boebert is a Coloradoan living on the Western Slope who believes in personal freedom, citizen rights, and upholding the Constitution of the United States. She is the founder, owner, and operator of Shooters Grill, a restaurant that... Read More

FL-03: Kat Cammack (R)
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FL-03: Kat Cammack (R)
2020-11-01 03:13:13
by TWN Staff

About Cammack:  Kat Cammack is a small business owner who grew up on a cattle ranch, a third-generation sandblaster, an alumnus of the United States Naval War College, and the longtime former deputy chief of staff and campaign manager to... Read More

FL-15: Scott Franklin (R)
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FL-15: Scott Franklin (R)
2020-10-30 20:45:40
by TWN Staff

About Franklin: Scott Franklin was a Naval Aviator in the U.S. Navy. During his 26-year career – 14 years on active duty and 12 years in the reserves – Franklin flew jets from the decks of 13 aircraft carriers. He... Read More

FL-19: Byron Donalds (R)
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FL-19: Byron Donalds (R)
2020-11-01 04:20:26
by TWN Staff

About Donalds:  Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Byron Donalds is the product of a single-parent household. Throughout his life, his mother made every sacrifice possible in order to give him the best opportunity at the American Dream. That... Read More

FL-26: Carlos Gimenez (R)
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FL-26: Carlos Gimenez (R)
2020-10-30 20:38:06
by TWN Staff

About Gimenez: Born in Cuba in 1954, Gimenez immigrated to the United States with his family following the Cuban Revolution in 1960. His family settled in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood and Gimenez has been a Miami-Dade resident ever since. Mayor... Read More

FL-27: Maria Elvira Salazar (R)
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FL-27: Maria Elvira Salazar (R)
2020-11-01 05:04:03
by TWN Staff

About Salazar: Maria Elvira Salazar was born in Miami’s Little Havana to Cuban parents. While being raised in Miami and Puerto Rico, Salazar listened as her parents told stories of the oppressive communist regime from which they escaped. Becoming American... Read More

GA-05: Nikema Williams (D)
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GA-05: Nikema Williams (D)
2020-11-01 05:13:06
by TWN Staff

About Williams:  Georgia State Senator Nikema Williams has been a fearless advocate for women and families throughout her life. Since her election to represent Georgia’s 39th Senate District, she has led the charge to improve her community and fight for... Read More

GA-07: Carolyn Bourdeaux (D)
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GA-07: Carolyn Bourdeaux (D)
2020-10-30 21:03:47
by TWN Staff

About Bourdeaux : Carolyn Bourdeaux grew up in Roanoke, Va., the daughter of public school teachers. Her father, a professor, decided to quit his job and start a business selling paper animal hats! The business went under during the recession... Read More

GA-09: Andrew Clyde (R)
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GA-09: Andrew Clyde (R)
2020-11-01 05:25:14
by TWN Staff

About Clyde:  Andrew Clyde’s career in the Navy began after he earned his commission as an officer from the University of Notre Dame. He then spent the next 28 years of his life in the service including three combat deployments... Read More

GA-14: Marjorie Taylor Greene (R)
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GA-14: Marjorie Taylor Greene (R)
2020-11-01 06:02:54
by TWN Staff

About Greene:  Greene, who openly expressed support for QAnon conspiracy theories, has won a U.S. House seat representing northwest Georgia. Marjorie Greene has a lifetime of business experience, having grown up working in her family’s company. In 2002 Greene and... Read More

HI-02: Kai Kahele (D)
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HI-02: Kai Kahele (D)
2020-11-01 06:52:29
by TWN Staff

About Kahele:  Kaialiʻi (Kai) Kahele was appointed to the Hawaiʻi State Senate by Gov. David Ige in February, 2016 following the untimely and unexpected death of his father, the late Sen. Gil Kahele. He was subsequently elected and re-elected by... Read More

IA-01: Ashley Hinson (R)
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IA-01: Ashley Hinson (R)
2020-11-01 07:28:23
by TWN Staff

About Hinson : Ashley Hinson is a current Iowa House representative, a former award-winning journalist and a mom. An Iowa native, Ashley is the first woman to represent Iowa’s 67th district, which covers Hiawatha, Robins, Cedar Rapids and Marion, where she... Read More

IA-04: Randy Feenstra (R)
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IA-04: Randy Feenstra (R)
2020-11-01 08:24:11
by TWN Staff

About Feenstra:   Feenstra has lived in Northwest Iowa his whole life. He started working at the age of nine delivering newspapers, worked at a local bakery at 14, volunteered as an EMT and was head of sales for the... Read More

IL-03: Marie Newman (D)
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IL-03: Marie Newman (D)
2020-11-01 08:52:48
by TWN Staff

About Newman: Newman is running for Congress because “We need a real vision with a real plan. As part of that plan, we need to solve the ‘patchwork of jobs’ issue prevalent here, where folks try to make ends meet... Read More

IL-15: Mary Miller (R)
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IL-15: Mary Miller (R)
2020-11-01 09:04:22
by TWN Staff

About Miller: Mary Miller is a Republican running for election to the U.S. House to represent Illinois' 15th Congressional District. Her campaign website described her as a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a local farmer, and a business manager. Miller... Read More

IN-01: Frank Mrvan (D)
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IN-01: Frank Mrvan (D)
2020-11-01 09:15:52
by TWN Staff

About Mrvan: Frank Mrvan is a township trustee for North Township, Indiana and the Democratic Party candidate for Indiana's 1st congressional district. Mrvan was born in Hammond, Ind., on April 16, 1969, and after graduating from Oliver P. Morton High... Read More

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