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Trump’s long shadow keeps 2024 hopefuls from Iowa State Fair – Associated Press

Photo: Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks to the media during a visit to the Iowa State Fair Texas Sen. Ted Cruz raised the roasted turkey leg like a sword in his Iowa State Fair debut in 2014, the up-and-coming conservative joining a half-dozen other Republican presidential prospects in strolling the Grand Concourse. Four years

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Pro-Trump wins in blue states threaten GOP hopes in November – Associated Press

Photo: A bicyclist rides past a barn with political banner on it as the sun rises on primary election day, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Suffield, Conn. Republicans have found success in Democratic strongholds like Maryland and Massachusetts when they have fielded moderate candidates who could appeal to voters in both parties. With Democrats facing

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Taking the Countryside – David Stringer, Publisher

Without a doubt, the August 2nd   Arizona Republican  primary was a sweep for Trump-endorsed candidates at every level of government. Despite the high priced consultants and massive over-spending by the Republican Establishment to push their candidates over the top, all Trump’s candidates  won their races by solid  margins. A populist, nationalist,  America First message has  become the

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GOP rallies around Trump following FBI search of his estate – Associated Press

For much of the year, small cracks in Donald Trump’s political support have been growing. Dissatisfied Republican primary voters began to consider new presidential prospects. GOP donors grappled with damaging revelations uncovered by the Jan. 6 committee. Several party leaders pondered challenging Trump for the party’s 2024 nomination. But after the FBI executed a search

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Arizona donors double down after Jan. 6 panel questions Trump election fund – Cronkite News

Scottsdale resident William Acorn had made occasional donations to conservative candidates in the past, but never considered himself an “avid political person.” That changed in 2020, after a flurry of emails from then-President Donald Trump’s campaign begging supporters to “step up and give us the resources” to challenge Democrats’ plans “to count ILLEGAL ballots.” Acorn became one

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