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The Weekender (5/13/22)

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The Weekender (5/13/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Kansas: In celebration of Gov. Laura Kelly signing bipartisan legislation to finally eliminate the sales tax on groceries in Kansas, the DGA launched an online video game at axethefoodtax.com. Gov. Kelly signed the fiscally responsible and bipartisan bill to end the tax…

The Weekender (5/6/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (5/6/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Arizona: As Kari Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson race to the right in the Arizona GOP primary for governor, they are hitting each other and promising MAGA-tested action on immigration they can’t deliver on. Robson’s campaign has slammed Lake for supporting open…

The Weekender (4/29/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (4/29/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Nevada: “No Show Joe” proved why he’s been dodging appearances and questions throughout the Nevada GOP primary when he absolutely bombed in a candidate forum this week. At the event, Joe Lombardo dismissed Gov. Steve Sisolak’s policy to expand health care coverage…

The Weekender (4/22/22)

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The Weekender (4/22/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Michigan: A record number of candidates have officially filed petitions to appear on the Michigan GOP primary ballot, locking in a crowded and expensive race that will leave behind a divisive Republican nominee with a dangerous agenda for the general election. “It’s…

The Weekender (4/15/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (4/15/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Connecticut: Bob Stefanowski is staying silent as a far-right extremist pours millions in PAC money into hateful, divisive ads to support Stefanowski in the race for governor. The ads are funded by Sean Fieler, a Stefanowski donor and well-known anti-choice, anti-gay marriage,…

The Weekender (4/8/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (4/8/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Pennsylvania:As the primary grows closer and the GOP  field remains crowded and chaotic, the candidates’ attacks on each other are getting nastier. In a new negative TV ad from Bill McSwain, McSwain throws the kitchen sink at his fellow primary candidates Dave…

The Weekender (4/1/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (4/1/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Ohio:In the latest sign of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s primary problems, DeWine got a rude surprise at the Cuyahoga County Republican Party endorsement. DeWine showed up expecting an endorsement from the GOP in Ohio’s second-largest county, but was instead “clearly booed by…

The Weekender (3/25/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (3/25/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Pennsylvania: The infighting in the Pennsylvania GOP primary for governor is intense, but there’s one thing the candidates agree on: They don’t want any hard-hitting questions on the debate stage, and they only want a moderator who is a “registered Republican.” According…

The Weekender (3/18/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (3/18/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. New Mexico: This week, Mark Ronchetti skipped his fifth straight public forum in the crowded Republican primary for governor. As GOP infighting escalates, “Wrongchetti” has been hiding out to avoid losing his already dismal support. The other candidates in the crowded GOP…

The Weekender (3/11/22)

Weekender

The Weekender (3/11/22)

Welcome to the Democratic Governors Association’s Friday newsletter, the Weekender. Let’s get started. Arizona: In an Arizona Republic opinion article, editorial columnist Elvia Díaz criticized Kari Lake’s far-right antics and hit Gov. Doug Ducey for enabling extremists like Lake. Lake showed just how extreme the primary field is when she called a Ducey staffer “OUT…

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