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The Weekender (9/16/22)

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The Weekender (9/16/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Michigan: In a new TV ad titled “Heard,” Put Michigan First is holding Tudor Dixon accountable for being all-in on Betsy DeVos’ plan to strip funding from public schools while pushing a dangerous tax scheme that would benefit billionaires like DeVos. Put…

The Weekender (9/9/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (9/9/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Kansas: This week, former Kansas Republican Gov. Bill Graves announced he’s once again endorsing Gov. Laura Kelly for reelection. Graves picked Gov. Kelly over Derek Schmidt, despite the fact that Schmidt used to work for Graves in his office. Gov. Kelly continues…

The Weekender (8/26/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (8/26/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Connecticut: 11 weeks out from Election Day, Bob Stefanowski’s campaign is in shambles, with the Connecticut Mirror reporting that in just three weeks, Stefanowski’s campaign manager, senior advisor, and TV consultant have all left his campaign. In a statement, Stefanowski’s senior advisor…

The Weekender (8/19/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (8/19/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Wisconsin: This week, Alliance for Common Sense launched a series of digital ads criticizing GOP nominee Tim Michels for his radical position on guns. At a time when gun violence plagues communities and puts Wisconsin children at risk, the ads expose Michels…

The Weekender (7/29/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (7/29/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Kansas: GOP candidate Derek Schmidt’s campaign is lagging leagues behind Gov. Laura Kelly. Schmidt reported an anemic fundraising total of just $700,000 from January 1st to July 21st. Meanwhile, Gov. Kelly announced a massive fundraising haul that more than doubled Schmidt’s, raising…

The Weekender (7/22/22)

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The Weekender (7/22/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Maryland: Republican Gov. Larry Hogan delivered a massive blow to GOP nominee for governor Dan Cox the same week as his primary victory by announcing he won’t vote for him in November. A spokesperson told reporters Hogan won’t vote for Cox, who…

The Weekender (7/15/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (7/15/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Maryland: Donald Trump delivered another massive blow to Kelly Schulz just one week before Maryland’s Primary Election Day, releasing a statement once again endorsing Dan Cox’s far-right extremism and slamming Schulz as “low-energy.” As Cox gets yet another “Complete and Total Endorsement!”…

The Weekender (7/8/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (7/8/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Georgia: As Stacey Abrams calls to suspend Georgia’s gas tax through the end of the year, Brian Kemp is still the only candidate for governor refusing to commit to not raising taxes. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Abrams launched “ads on more…

The Weekender (6/30/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (6/30/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Maryland: A new poll found the Maryland MAGA primary for governor is still neck and neck, with Dan Cox beating debate-dodging Kelly Schulz by 3% (25-22%). This is the third poll showing Cox leading Schulz, confirming the primary will be a race…

The Weekender (6/24/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (6/24/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Illinois: In response to the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Gov. JB Pritzker called the General Assembly into special session in the coming weeks to take action to further enshrine Illinois’ commitment to reproductive health care rights and protections. Gov.…

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