Tag: Schmitt, Eric (1975- )

How a New Class of Republicans Could Push America to the Right

Much of the attention paid to Donald Trump’s favorite candidates running in the midterms has focused — rightly! — on their support for relitigating the 2020 election. (Which, for those still unsure, was not stolen.) But across a range of policy issues, including abortion, climate change, same-sex marriage and education, Trump’s MAGA warriors have taken […]

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Election Victories by Trump Allies Showcase His Grip on the G.O.P. Base

PHOENIX — Primary victories in Arizona and Michigan for allies of Donald J. Trump on Tuesday reaffirmed his continued influence over the Republican Party, as the former president has sought to cleanse the party of his critics, install loyalists in key swing-state offices and scare off potential 2024 rivals with a show of brute political force. […]

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Five Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primary Elections

A remarkable victory for abortion rights in Kansas, coupled with the defeats of some of the candidates most cut from the mold of Donald J. Trump, sent a clear signal on Tuesday that this year’s midterms are a trickier environment for uncompromising conservatives than Republicans once believed. But there is a twist: In places where […]

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Eric Greitens Faces Ad Blitz and a Growing Threat to His Political Future

If Eric Greitens, a retired Navy SEAL and former Rhodes scholar who resigned in disgrace four years ago as governor of Missouri, loses his bid for a Senate seat in next week’s Republican primary, his defeat will be a lesson that the laws of political gravity do, in fact, still apply. A late advertising onslaught […]

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