Campaign Watch: Georgia Runoffs

As President Trump and the bulk of his allies spout off one conspiracy theory after another to rationalize his humiliating election loss to Joe Biden, no state has received more attention than Georgia, which flipped blue in a presidential race for the first time since 1992. President Trump has accused the state’s top elected officials-Continue reading “Campaign Watch: Georgia Runoffs”

Campaign Watch: Marquita Bradshaw vs Bill Hagerty

When Lamar Alexander, a genteel Tennessean who has served as United States Senator since 2003, retires at the end of this year, he will not be succeeded by another moderate Republican. The choices for Tennessee voters this November are Bill Hagerty, a Donald Trump loyalist who has divorced himself from any previous stance resembling moderate,Continue reading “Campaign Watch: Marquita Bradshaw vs Bill Hagerty”

Campaign Watch: Cindy Hyde-Smith vs Mike Espy

On November 3, for the second time in as many years, Mississippi’s Cindy Hyde-Smith will seek to defend her U.S. Senate seat from Democrat Mike Espy. Now, as then, race plays a key role in the race. Republican Hyde-Smith was appointed to the office by Governor Phil Bryant in early 2018 after Thad Cochran resignedContinue reading “Campaign Watch: Cindy Hyde-Smith vs Mike Espy”

Campaign Watch: Doug Jones vs Tommy Tuberville

By Michael Foley “Athletics is what distinguishes us from other countries around the world,” U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville has said of the most obese nation in the world. That statement encapsulates Tuberville’s whole resume for the job he’s seeking: forty years as a football coach, including a 13-0 season as the head coach ofContinue reading “Campaign Watch: Doug Jones vs Tommy Tuberville”