By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On Tuesday, voters in five states (Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Washington, and a special election in Ohio) went to the polls to determine the Republican and Democratic nominees for House, Senate, and/or gubernatorial races for the November 6, 2018 general election. The special election in Ohio’s 12th …Continue reading "2018 Primary Election Overview: August 7 results"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director June 5 was a huge night for elections – 2018’s version of “Super Tuesday.” Primaries were held in eight states: Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota. Voters were deciding nominees for five gubernatorial races, 85 U.S. House races, five U.S. …Continue reading "2018 Primary Election Overview: Two Tuesdays in June"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director In Texas, when no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote in his or her primary, a runoff is held. On May 22, runoffs were held in 17 congressional districts and for governor to determine which candidates will run as the parties’ nominees on November …Continue reading "2018 Elections: Texas Runoff"
By Dave Andrusko We’ve reposted a great Newsbusters story written by P.J. Gladnick. He pokes gentle fun at Chris Cillizza, formerly of the Washington Post, now of CNN, whose loathing for President Trump is so all-consuming that facts mean nothing to him. (His displeasure with Republicans in general runs a close second.) Gladnick was talking …Continue reading "Why you should never believe the “legacy media” when they talk about pro-life office holders or election prospects"
By Tom Blumer At the Associated Press, Politico (“the latest evidence that Republicans face a punishing midterm environment”), USA Today (where Nancy Pelosi was reportedly “thrilled”), and elsewhere, the establishment press once again attempted to create “blue wave” solace for Democrats after a House special-election loss. This time it was Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, where …Continue reading "AP, Other Outlets Push ‘Blue Wave’ Narrative After Yet Another Dem Special-Election Loss"
Sen. Hatch’s retirement makes three open pro-life US Senate seats By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director The ball dropped in Times Square, Christmas has passed, children are heading back to school, and 2018 has arrived. The mid-term election cycle has begun. Several states’ filing deadlines have passed, primary elections are looming, and …Continue reading "2018 Has Arrived! A look at the Upcoming Senate Elections"
Editor’s note. The following comes from the Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL). The Virginia Society for Human Life is saddened by the losses yesterday in the statewide races. The three great pro-life leaders–Ed Gillespie, who ran for governor, Jill Vogel, who ran for Lt. Governor, and Attorney General candidate John Adams–ran strong races and …Continue reading "2017 Election results mean hard work ahead for Pro-lifers in the Commonwealth of Virginia"
By Dave Andrusko This post was in the story queue yesterday but time got away from me. I apologize, Each day I check various “This Day in History” sites. Here’s what I read on one site about what transpired on November 2, 1948: 1948: Truman defeats Dewey In the greatest upset in presidential election history, …Continue reading "Historic upsets? Maybe the greatest took place in 2016"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) This morning I received news that an abortion business from Texas, the so-called Whole Women’s Health, is preparing to open a new abortion facility in Charlottesville. They are upset because Virginia has been able to pass so many successful protective laws over the years …Continue reading "Virginia NARAL welcomes new abortion business. Your votes on Tuesday can stop it!"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director Editor’s note. These remarks were part of a Friday General Session at NRLC’s annual convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Part One ran on Thursday. So what is the status of the United States House of Representatives? I recently read that the DCCC is trying to motivate their troops by saying …Continue reading "NRL 2017 and “the Battle Before Us,” Part Two"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director Editor’s note. These remarks were part of a Friday General Session at NRLC’s annual convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Part Two will run Friday. The theme of today’s general session is “The Battle Before Us.” According to Sun Tzu, a general and military strategist from ancient China who wrote “The …Continue reading "NRL 2017 and “the Battle Before Us,” Part One"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Tuesday’s special election in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District to replace pro-life Rep. Mike Pompeo (R) is of particular interest to pro-lifers. It is the first special election to take place since pro-life Donald Trump was elected President and pro-abortion organizations are heavily invested in the pro-abortion …Continue reading "Vote April 11 in Kansas 4 special election between Pro-Life Ron Estes and Pro-Abortion James Thompson"