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New Report: Christine Drazan Tried “To Use Her Position” and “Intimidate” to “Obtain Special Treatment”

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New Report: Christine Drazan Tried “To Use Her Position” and “Intimidate” to “Obtain Special Treatment”

New reporting exposes Christine Drazan for attempting to use her position as a state legislator to intimidate a public official and skirt Oregon Health Authority (OHA) rules. In public records obtained by Willamette Week, an Oregon Health Authority employee filed a complaint in 2019 against Drazan for “attempting to use her position to intimidate the…

WATCH: Derek Schmidt Refuses to Say if He’d Veto Sam Brownback’s Failed Tax Experiment

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WATCH: Derek Schmidt Refuses to Say if He’d Veto Sam Brownback’s Failed Tax Experiment

Today, on the debate stage in front of all of Kansas, Derek Schmidt refused to say – after being asked directly by Gov. Kelly – if he’d veto Sam Brownback’s failed tax experiment that devastated Kansas public schools and created the state’s fiscal mess. Watch Derek Schmidt dodge the question on whether he’d repeat Sam…

Tim Michels’ History of Hiding His Extremism

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Tim Michels’ History of Hiding His Extremism

A new report from the Associated Press highlights how Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial nominee Tim Michels has a long history of hiding or attempting to change his extreme views on major issues, including his support for Wisconsin’s 1849 law banning abortion without exceptions for rape or incest. For most of the election cycle, Michels was vehement…

“Academic Fraud”: Report Details How Mastriano’s Doctorate is Being Called Into Question

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“Academic Fraud”: Report Details How Mastriano’s Doctorate is Being Called Into Question

New reporting from CBC News highlights how students and a professor at the University of New Brunswick are outraged over Doug Mastriano’s “atrocious” dissertation, which earned him a doctorate from the school despite being “dishonest, sloppy, tinged with religious zealotry, and indifferent to facts that contradicted his claim.” “[Mastriano] was awarded a PhD on very…

Extreme GOP Candidates for Governor Double Down on Furry Frenzy Conspiracy Theory

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Extreme GOP Candidates for Governor Double Down on Furry Frenzy Conspiracy Theory

Instead of apologizing for touting an absurd conspiracy theory that has been debunked time and time again, both Colorado gubernatorial candidate Heidi Ganahl and Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen are doubling down on their furry frenzy, repeating absurd claims that kids in schools are identifying as animals. Scott Jensen “faces criticism for repeating hoax that…

Gov. Janet Mills Touts Strong Bipartisan Record As Paul LePage Fumbles In Debate

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Gov. Janet Mills Touts Strong Bipartisan Record As Paul LePage Fumbles In Debate

Last night, Gov. Janet Mills took former Gov. Paul LePage to task over his catastrophic record and extreme stance on abortion while emphasizing her own accomplishments, which have moved Maine forward and earned her bipartisan support. Here’s what people are saying about the debate: New York Times: “Republicans’ struggles to find an effective abortion message…

Kansas Reflector Column: Schmidt Makes Race “As Little About Kansas As Possible” As He Struggles to Defend His Record

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Kansas Reflector Column: Schmidt Makes Race “As Little About Kansas As Possible” As He Struggles to Defend His Record

Heading into today’s debate, a new column in the Kansas Reflector is calling out Derek Schmidt because he “seems to believe that the pathway to the Kansas governor’s office involves making the race this fall as little about Kansas as possible.” The column continues to note that Schmidt is making desperate “appearances with the governors…

Oregonian Highlights How Tina Kotek “Has Long Sided with…Oregonians in Need,” While Drazan and Johnson’s Record Hurt Working Families

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Oregonian Highlights How Tina Kotek “Has Long Sided with…Oregonians in Need,” While Drazan and Johnson’s Record Hurt Working Families

A new profile from the Oregonian highlights Tina Kotek’s record of getting things done for working Oregonians on the issues that matter most including increasing affordable housing, tackling crime, protecting reproductive rights, and supporting workers. In contrast, Betsy Johnson and Christine Drazan’s failed records have hurt working families. They’re both beholden to corporate interests and…

Joe Lombardo Desperate to Distance Himself from Trump

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Joe Lombardo Desperate to Distance Himself from Trump

During Sunday’s gubernatorial debate, politically craven Joe Lombardo proved he’ll say anything to get elected as he sought to distance himself from former President Donald Trump — the same guy whose endorsement Lombardo trotted out to help lock up the Republican primary just a few months ago. When asked, Lombardo said he wouldn’t use the…

Joe Lombardo Called Out for His Failed Attempts to Rewrite His History on Abortion on the Debate Stage

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Joe Lombardo Called Out for His Failed Attempts to Rewrite His History on Abortion on the Debate Stage

In Sunday’s Nevada gubernatorial debate, Joe Lombardo’s attempts to walk back his extreme stance on abortion were front and center. Lombardo was confronted head-on by the moderator for being “all over the place,” on abortion. The moderator provided the receipts on the multiple times Joe Lombardo has taken a hardline stance on banning abortion or…

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