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Lieutenant Governor’s Race in California Draws Big Bucks

The race for lieutenant governor in California — a position that incumbent Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom once famously said should be eradicated if it wasn’t made more effective — has already seen a combined total of $10 million raised by all seven of the primary candidates who are vying for the post, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Kaus: Luther Strange Is 2017’s Eric Cantor

GOP Sen. Luther Strange is the 2017 version of Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, who was also defeated in his primary by deep opposition to Washington’s bipartisan support for cheap-labor immigration, says Mickey Kaus, an author and an advocate for reduced immigration.

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Speaker Paul Ryan Wins Primary in Landslide

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan won his primary this evening, according to the Associated Press, finishing off his feisty challenger Paul Nehlen who repeatedly accused the fifth-generation Wisconsin native for not having a soul and having a personality grown in a petrie dish.

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