Author: Julia Manchester

Why Trump’s effort to oust Murkowski could hit hurdles

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will face off against Donald Trump’s endorsed candidate on Tuesday, a long-awaited showdown that comes more than a year after she voted to convict the former president over his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack. The primary comes as Trump racks up wins across the country in his quest…

Five takeaways from primaries in Wisconsin, Minnesota and beyond

Tuesday’s primaries in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Connecticut saw victories for Trump-endorsed candidates in the GOP, wins for progressives on the Democratic side of the aisle, and a few history-making moments as well. Former President Trump and progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) touted their endorsed candidates’ victories, while Democrats in Vermont put the state on…

Campaign Report — GOP stands with Trump after FBI search

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 and Thursday leading up to November’s election. Email us tips and feedback: Max Greenwood (mgreenwood@thehill.com), Julia Manchester (jmanchester@thehill.com) and Caroline Vakil (cvakil@thehill.com).   2024 Republicans blast Mar-a-Lago search Republicans — including some of Donald Trump’s…

GOP tempers expectations for Senate majority

Republicans are looking to manage expectations when it comes to winning back the Senate majority in November as Democrats rack up key legislative wins and some GOP candidates stumble. National Republican Senatorial Campaign (NRSC) Committee Chairman Rick Scott (R-Fla.) on Sunday acknowledged that it’s “going to be a hard year.” “We have 21 Republicans up,…

Stock trading ban becomes hot-button campaign issue

Stock trading for members of Congress is becoming a flashpoint on the campaign trail this cycle as calls for a ban on the practice for lawmakers grow. The issue is a rarity in that it has cut across party lines, with Republicans and Democrats both seizing on the issue ahead of the midterms. North Carolina…

Kari Lake clinches Arizona governor’s primary in win for Trump

Former television news anchor Kari Lake is projected to win Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial nomination, handing a high-profile win to former President Trump. The Associated Press called the race at 10:09 p.m. ET on Thursday, two days after votes were cast. Polls in the lead up to Election Day showed Lake leading Karrin Taylor Robson, who…

Campaign Report — Orban headlines CPAC’s first day

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 and Thursday leading up to November’s election. Email us tips and feedback: Max Greenwood (mgreenwood@thehill.com), Julia Manchester (jmanchester@thehill.com) and Caroline Vakil (cvakil@thehill.com).   CPAC gives spotlight to Hungarian PM CPAC Texas, an offshoot of the…

Meijer after primary loss: ‘I would rather lose office’ than make ‘sacrifices of the soul’

Rep. Pete Meijer (R-Mich.), one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Trump, on Thursday said he had no regrets following his primary defeat by Trump-backed candidate John Gibbs.  “Not a one,” Meijer told Julie Mason, host of Julie Mason Mornings on SIRIUSXM’s POTUS channel 124. “I would rather lose office with…