Author: Caroline Vakil

GOP Sen. Mike Braun will run for Indiana governor

Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) filed paperwork on Wednesday morning to run for Indiana governor, leaving his Senate seat open in 2024. A filing from Indiana’s Secretary of State office noted the paperwork was filed on Wednesday morning, putting to rest speculation over whether Braun would either choose to run for a second term in the…

DeSantis to publish book amid heavy 2024 speculation

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is set to publish a memoir next year amid increasing speculation that he will run for the White House and challenge former President Trump for the GOP nomination. The memoir, titled “The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival,” is set to be released in late February by…

RNC launches post-midterm post-mortem

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is launching a post-midterm post-mortem several weeks after the November midterms, which delivered disappointing results for the GOP across the board. The review also comes as RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel confronts a possible leadership challenge. The RNC announced on Tuesday the creation of a Republican Party Advisory Council, which is…

The eight most vulnerable Senate Democrats in 2024

Senate Democrats are gearing up for what’s expected to be a challenging reelection environment in 2024 even as they await the results of a Senate runoff in Georgia between Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) and Republican Herschel Walker next month. About two dozen Democrats or those who caucus with the party will be up for reelection,…

Seven Republicans most likely to challenge Trump in 2024

All eyes are turning to a number of Republicans to see which rising stars and notable voices might decide to take on former President Trump in 2024. Though Trump formally announced a third run for the White House earlier this month, the disappointing midterm results for the GOP, which included Trump endorsees who struggled to…

Super PAC with ties to McConnell pledges over $14M in Georgia Senate runoff amid tensions with Scott

A super PAC with ties to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday announced it would be pledging $14.2 million in efforts to help Republican Herschel Walker win the Georgia Senate runoff against Sen. Raphael Warnock (R-Ga.) amid rising tensions between different blocs of the GOP. The announcement from the Senate Leadership Fund (SLF),…

Campaign Report — What is the future of the GOP?

Welcome to The Hill’s Campaign Report, tracking all things related to the 2022 midterm elections. You can expect this newsletter in your inbox every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as we make sense of this year’s elections and look ahead to 2024. Email us tips and feedback: Max Greenwood, Julia Manchester, and Caroline Vakil. Someone forward this newsletter to…

Schumer says voters ’worried’ that ‘MAGA Republican Party was different than the Republican Party that they knew’

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Tuesday that voters were concerned that the “MAGA Republican Party was different than the Republican Party that they knew” during the November midterms, referencing former President Trump’s acronym “Make America Great Again.” “Even some Republicans and independents in all of these races said, ‘I may be a…