Republicans will hold 52-55 seats By Dave Andrusko As I write this post, there are 52 Republicans who will for certain be members of the United States Senate next year. Three races are undecided. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, the pro-abortion senatorial candidate in Arizona, is leading Martha McSally, the pro-life Republican. Rick Scott, the pro-life senatorial …Continue reading "Results in three Senate seats yet to be decided"
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"
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"
Great Pro-Life opportunities abound By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Editor’s note. This appeared on page one in the February digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read the entire 39-page edition and pass it along using your social networks to pro-life family and friends. In 2018, there are many …Continue reading "2018 U.S. Senate Elections"
By Joe Landrum Editor’s note. There are many competitive House races as well, but too many to go into here. To read about the important races NRL PAC is involved in, see www.nrlpac.org. As National Right to Life has explained in elaborate detail, the next president will nominate a successor for the late Justice Antonin …Continue reading "An update of key Senate races before the elections"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Every election year, National Right to Life publishes downloadable comparison flyers about the various Senate candidates. The downloadable version for Maryland’s “Where do the Senate Candidates Stand on Life?” is available here. The candidates have very different views on abortion. Here is an overview of their …Continue reading "Maryland Senate: Where do Kathy Szeliga and Chris Van Hollen Stand on Abortion?"
By Dave Andrusko As we’ve discuss all week, there have been major shifts in the presidential sweepstakes. But pro-lifers are fully aware that the fight also extends to the United States House and the all-important United States Senate which votes on nominations to the Supreme Court. All this week NRL Political Director Karen Cross has …Continue reading "Continuing our look at important U.S. Senate races"
By Dave Andrusko Ten weeks to go until we learn the composition of the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and, most important, who will be the president of the United States. And we are one week out from Labor Day, traditionally seen as the kick-off to when politics truly move into …Continue reading "Four thoughts 70 days from the November 8 elections"
By Karen Cross. NRL Political Director Every election year brings with it new challenges, and it’s not an exaggeration to say that this election has been the most unpredictable election year in our lifetime! But there do remain constants. Every election, we encounter those who are so discouraged with how some races are shaping up …Continue reading "2016 Senate Elections: Staying Home is NOT an Option!"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This appeared in the August digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read all the many news stories, commentaries, opinion pieces, and editorials at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsAugust2016.pdf. The next president will nominate a successor for the late Justice Antonin Scalia. He or she …Continue reading "2016 Senate Elections: Here’s why you MUST Vote!"
100% Pro-Life Sen. Rob Portman faces off against pro-abortion former Gov. Ted Strickland. By Andrew Bair As always, Ohio is ground zero for the 2016 elections. Not only will the Buckeye State play a key role in determining the outcome of the presidential race but it may decide which party controls the United States Senate …Continue reading "Ohio: Ground Zero for Senate Control"
By Dave Andrusko On March 16, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from a panel of expert witnesses on two very important bills: S. 2066, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivor’s Protection Act, and S.1553, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. NRL News Today posted two stories about the hearing this week. The first was the opening …Continue reading "Senate Judiciary Committee hears witnesses testify about “Late-Term Abortion: Protecting Babies Born-Alive and Capable of Feeling Pain”"