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Mayor Bill de Blasio Ends Presidential Campaign

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he had decided to end his presidential campaign. “I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election and it’s clearly not my time,” he said, announcing his decision on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday morning.

Democratic presidential candidate New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers campaign speech at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair on August 11, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. 22 of the 23 politicians seeking the Democratic Party presidential nomination will be visiting the fair this …

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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