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December 4

Quote of the Day

I am a gaffe machine, but my God what a wonderful thing compared to a guy who can't tell the truth.”

— Former Vice President Joe Biden, on a book tour stop in Montana, CNN, 12/4.

National
DEMOCRATS

"The View" Is Now a Must-Stop for Potential Candidates

Biden says he's the "most qualified person in the country to be president."

REPUBLICANS

Adelson Could Drop Support for Key GOP Groups

DeSantis has interviewed three potential state party chairmen in Florida.

Senate Stories
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OUTSIDE GROUPS | IA-4 | UT-sen | TX-sen | ME-sen

TV Exec to Target "Anti-LGBTQ Candidates"

Ryan Murphy named Susan Collins, Lindsey Graham, Mike Lee, and Steve King as worthy of defeat.

ALABAMA | AL-sen

Senior Jones Strategist Dies

Giles Perkins, 51, was battling pancreatic cancer.

GEORGIA | GA-gov | GA-sen

Abrams "Thinking About" Comeback Bid in 2020, 2022

The Democrat said she is "thinking about" bids for Senate and governor.

NEW HAMPSHIRE | NH-sen

1998 Shaheen Challenger: "Not Looking At" Return to Politics But "Won’t Rule It Out"

Jay Lucas is a Republican investor and donor.

House Stories
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RACE FOR THE HOUSE | NY-21 | MN-6 | IL-17 | NY-11 | NY-22 | OK-5 | IL-14

Stefanik Plans to Elect GOP Women by Playing in Primaries

New NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer named NY-11, OK-05, and IL-14 as top 2020 targets.

CALIFORNIA 21 (R -- VALADAO) | CA-21

Cox Extends Lead to 843 Votes After Kern County Update

Tulare County has a final update coming this week, but it is not expected to greatly change the margin.

MAINE 02 (R -- POLIQUIN) | ME-2

Recount of House Race to Begin Thursday

The process, conducted by hand, is expected to last as long as four weeks.

NEW MEXICO 02 (R -- OPEN) | NM-2

Herrell Team Inspects Absentee Ballots That Boosted Torres Small

State law allows her team 10 days to review the materials.

Governor Stories
IN THE STATES | WI-gov | MI-gov

Republicans Attempt to Restrict Powers of Incoming Democratic Governors

Scott Walker is set to approve a package of bills but denied it would rein in his successor's power.

LOUISIANA | LA-gov

State GOP Looks to Unite Behind Edwards Challenger

State Treasurer John Schroder is now considering a run.

MISSISSIPPI | MS-gov

Democratic Field May Expand

Two more candidates indicated interest in taking on Jim Hood for the nomination.

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