DeSantis and Scott Cruise in GOP Primaries in Florida

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Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and the "democratic socialist" bloc. He said he hoped to motivate younger progressives and minority voters who often sit out non-presidential elections.

Sinema said she thought the momentum generated by the Red For Ed movement and overall Democratic engagement would help her wage a strong campaign.

Gillum, who defeated former Rep. Gwen Graham and two other candidates, would be Florida's first black governor if elected in November. "To characterize it as anything else is absurd", Stephen Lawson, communications director for the DeSantis campaign, said in response to the backlash.

Gillum's win is yet another confirmation of the hard tack to the left among this cycle's Democrat voters.

Rep. Ron DeSantis' Florida governor campaign says his comments about Democrat Andrew Gillum that have drawn criticism were directed at Gillum's policies and not the candidate himself.

Dee Centinaro remembers Congressman Ron DeSantis as a very bright, well-behaved and trustworthy first-grader in her class at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Dunedin 33 years ago. "The last thing we need to do is monkey this up by trying to adopt a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting the state". "That's the only shot that obviously Republicans have to hold on to the seat", he told reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning. This November she'll face Republican Rep. Martha McSally.

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Other contenders for McCain's seat include Kirk Adams, 45, the governor's chief of staff and a one-time candidate for Congress; Arizona state Treasurer Eileen Klein who oversaw the state's university system; and former U.S. Representative John Shadegg, 68, who served 16 years as a member of Congress from northern Phoenix.

"I believe in Trump's policies and while I don't love the way he opens his mouth too much, sometimes saying things that are not quite appropriate, I do believe that in his heart he really means well". Loves our Military and our Vets.

Also in Tuesday's primary, Republicans nominated Gov. Doug Ducey for a second term and Democrats selected education professor David Garcia to challenge him. Has my total and complete Endorsement!

In 2014, she unseated an incumbent Republican - one of the party's few bright spots on an otherwise dismal night - but distanced herself from national Democrats by refusing to vote for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) during the vote for speaker of the house.

Congresswoman Martha McSally has won the Republican primary for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat.

"Arizona voters shattered a lavender ceiling in selecting Kyrsten Sinema as the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate - and it puts her on-track to be just the second openly LGBTQ U.S. Senator in American history", said Victory Fund President and CEO Annise Parker.

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