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IN-05: Victoria Spartz (R)
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IN-05: Victoria Spartz (R)
2020-10-30 22:44:11
by TWN Staff

About Spartz: Victoria Spartz was born in Ukraine and immigrated to the United States 20 years ago after meeting her husband, a born and raised Hoosier, on a train in Europe. She became a US citizen, and worked her way... Read More

KS-01: Tracey Mann (R)
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KS-01: Tracey Mann (R)
2020-11-01 09:36:01
by TWN Staff

About Mann: Tracey Mann served as the 50th Lt. Governor of the great state of Kansas. Born and raised on his family's farm just south of Quinter, Kan., Mann was the fifth generation to live in a house his great,... Read More

KS-02: Jake LaTurner (R)
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KS-02: Jake LaTurner (R)
2020-11-01 09:46:42
by TWN Staff

About LaTurner: LaTurner was twice elected to represent the people of Southeast Kansas in the State Senate, serving from 2013-2017. Seen as an innovator and champion of conservative reform, LaTurner helped spearhead welfare-to-work reform in Kansas. LaTurner led the fight,... Read More

MA-04: Jake Auchincloss (D)
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MA-04: Jake Auchincloss (D)
2020-11-01 11:15:08
by TWN Staff

About Auchincloss: After graduating from the Newton Public Schools and Harvard College, Jake Auchincloss served as a captain in the United States Marines. Auchincloss commanded infantry in Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2012 and a reconnaissance unit in Panama in 2014.... Read More

MI-03: Peter Meijer (R)
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MI-03: Peter Meijer (R)
2020-10-30 22:51:59
by TWN Staff

About Meijer: Peter Meijer is a fourth generation West Michigander, born and raised in Grand Rapids. After graduating high school, Meijer spent a year at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Soon thereafter, he enlisted in the Army reserves... Read More

MI-10: Lisa McClain (D)
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MI-10: Lisa McClain (D)
2020-11-01 11:29:05
by TWN Staff

About McClain: Lisa McClain launched her campaign for Congress in October 2019 after a conversation around the dinner table with her family. It was during that dinner that her daughter, Ryan, challenged her to do something about the problems she... Read More

MN-07: Michelle Fischbach (R)
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MN-07: Michelle Fischbach (R)
2020-10-30 23:50:50
by TWN Staff

About Fischbach : Michelle Fischbach recently served as the 49th lieutenant governor of Minnesota, ascending to that position following the resignation of her predecessor. She was the first woman in Minnesota history to serve as president of the Minnesota Senate... Read More

M0-01: Cori Bush (D)
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M0-01: Cori Bush (D)
2020-11-01 11:44:03
by TWN Staff

About Bush: Cori Bush, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, is the Democratic nominee for Missouri's 1st Congressional District. On Aug. 4, 2020, she defeated 10-term incumbent Lacy Clay in the 2020 U.S. House of Representatives primary election,... Read More

MT-AL: Matt Rosendale (R)
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MT-AL: Matt Rosendale (R)
2020-10-30 23:04:02
by TWN Staff

About Rosendale: Matt Rosendale, 59, is the son and brother of U.S. Marines. Matt and his wife, Jean, have been living at their ranch in Glendive for nearly 20 years. They’ve been married for 34 years and have three sons,... Read More

NC-02: Deborah Ross (D)
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NC-02: Deborah Ross (D)
2020-11-01 11:53:39
by TWN Staff

About Ross: Deborah Ross grew up in a small town and from a young age her parents instilled in her the belief that with opportunity comes responsibility and that through public service she could help others and make a difference.... Read More

NC-06: Kathy Manning (D)
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NC-06: Kathy Manning (D)
2020-11-01 11:58:25
by TWN Staff

About Manning: As a mom, attorney, and community leader, Kathy Manning has spent the last 30 years bringing people together to solve problems. Her father worked for Ford Motor Company for 40 years and her mom was a public school... Read More

NC-11: Madison Cawthorn (R)
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NC-11: Madison Cawthorn (R)
2020-11-02 02:46:31
by TWN Staff

About Cawthorn: Madison Cawthorn is an 8th generation resident of North Carolina’s 11th Congressional district. His ancestors have served Western North Carolina communities for over 200 years including in the Revolutionary War.  Cawthorn was homeschooled in Hendersonville and received a... Read More

NM-02: Yvette Herrell (R)
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NM-02: Yvette Herrell (R)
2020-10-30 23:54:37
by TWN Staff

About Harrell: Born and raised in New Mexico, Yvette Herrell served for four terms in the New Mexico House of Representatives, and is the Republican nominee for U.S. Congress in New Mexico's 2nd District. She has owned and operated several... Read More

NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)
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NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)
2020-11-02 04:16:55
by TWN Staff

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New Mexico. She has promised to honor voters with deep respect and will use her experience and vision to accomplish ambitious... Read More

NY-02: Andrew Garbarino (R)
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NY-02: Andrew Garbarino (R)
2020-10-30 23:57:04
by TWN Staff

About Garbarino: Andrew Garbarino was raised on Long Island and went to Sayville High School, where he participated in student government and worked at the local hardware store. After graduating from high school, he attended college at The George Washington... Read More

NY-11: Nicole Malliotakis (R)
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NY-11: Nicole Malliotakis (R)
2020-10-31 00:02:22
by TWN Staff

About Malliotakis: Nicole Malliotakis was elected to the New York State Assembly on November 2, 2010, defeating a two-term incumbent. She currently serves as minority whip and the ranking minority member of the Assembly Committee on Governmental Employees. This January,... Read More

NY-15: Ritchie Torres (D)
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NY-15: Ritchie Torres (D)
2020-11-02 04:22:03
by TWN Staff

About Torres: Richie Torres is a product of the Bronx, born and bred. He was raised by a single mother who kept the family afloat on a $4.25 minimum wage. He grew up in a housing project that was full... Read More

NY-17: Mondaire Jones (D)
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NY-17: Mondaire Jones (D)
2020-11-02 21:35:09
by TWN Staff

About Jones: Mondaire Jones was born to a young, single mother at Nyack Hospital and raised in the working-class village of Spring Valley, which is in Rockland County.  Like many single moms, his mother leaned heavily on her parents for... Read More

OK-05: Stephanie Bice (R)
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OK-05: Stephanie Bice (R)
2020-10-31 00:09:58
by TWN Staff

About Bice: Elected to the State Senate in 2014, Bice served for two years as assistant majority floor leader in the Oklahoma Senate and is Chair of Senate Finance Committee. She modernized Oklahoma’s liquor laws by engineering the first overhaul... Read More

OR-02: Cliff Bentz (R)
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OR-02: Cliff Bentz (R)
2020-11-02 05:26:51
by TWN Staff

About Bentz: Cliff Bentz is a third generation Oregonian, raised on his family’s cattle ranches in Harney County. He attended Whitehorse Ranch and Pine Creek Grade Schools. At age 14, he was sent to live with an aunt and uncle... Read More

SC-01: Nancy Mace (R)
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SC-01: Nancy Mace (R)
2020-10-31 00:31:33
by TWN Staff

About Mace: State Representative Nancy Mace is a single mom who grew up in the Lowcountry, works there and is raising her family there. She has a 100% rating with Conservation Voters of South Carolina. She grew up in Goose... Read More

TN-01: Diana Harshbarger (R)
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TN-01: Diana Harshbarger (R)
2020-11-02 05:33:11
by TWN Staff

About Harshbarger: ​Diana Harshbarger was born in Kingsport, Tenn., and grew up in the small neighboring town of Bloomingdale. Her parents taught her that with hard work and an unrelenting spirit, anything is possible. Though they did not have the... Read More

TX-04: Pat Fallon (R)
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TX-04: Pat Fallon (R)
2020-11-02 06:07:56
by TWN Staff

About Fallon: Pat Fallon, during his eight year tenure in the Texas Legislature, has built a strong conservative record and a reputation for being an advocate for Texas taxpayers. He has supported securing the border, enforcing the ban on sanctuary... Read More

TX-11: August Pfluger (R)
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TX-11: August Pfluger (R)
2020-11-04 12:30:31
by TWN Staff

About Pfluger: August Pfluger has served his country as a fighter pilot, member of the National Security Council and advisor to President Donald Trump. Pfluger entered the U.S. Air Force Academy immediately after high school and spent the next two... Read More

TX-13: Ronny Jackson (R)
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TX-13: Ronny Jackson (R)
2020-11-04 12:34:12
by TWN Staff

About Jackson: Dr. Ronny Jackson is familiar name to some, his having served as the attending physician and later, a medical advisor, to President Donald Trump. Jackson retired from the U.S. Navy as a Rear Admiral in December 2019,after 25... Read More

TX-17: Pete Sessions (R)
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TX-17: Pete Sessions (R)
2020-11-13 19:15:08
by TWN Staff

About Sessions: Born and raised in Waco, Texas, Sessions distinguished himself early in life by earning the rank of Eagle Scout, the Boy Scouts of America's highest honor. In fact, accounts of his early life are absolutely idyllic. He attended... Read More

TX-22: Troy Nehls (R)
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TX-22: Troy Nehls (R)
2020-10-31 00:38:55
by TWN Staff

About Nehls: At the age of 19, Nehls enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was deployed on combat tours to Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan, among other places. After 21 years of service, he retired with the rank of Major and... Read More

TX-23: Tony Gonzales (R)
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TX-23: Tony Gonzales (R)
2020-10-31 00:43:22
by TWN Staff

About Gonzales: As a career Cryptologist, Gonzales has been stationed at the Navy Information Operations Detachment Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Fla., USS MICHAEL MURPHY in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Center for Information Warfare Training Center in Pensacola,... Read More

TX-24: Beth Van Duyne (R)
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TX-24: Beth Van Duyne (R)
2020-11-02 06:38:26
by TWN Staff

About Van Duyne: Beth Van Duyne is a single, working-mother of two kids. She left home at the age of 17, put herself through college, became the first female mayor of her hometown, and then was asked to serve America... Read More

UT-01: Blake Moore (R)
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UT-01: Blake Moore (R)
2020-11-02 06:53:19
by TWN Staff

About Moore: Blake Moore was born and raised in Ogden. He learned responsibility and hard work from his dad; and all about optimism and service from his mom.  During his senior year, he was awarded the Wendy’s National High School... Read More

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