HUFFPOST: “GOP LIES ABOUT PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS MAY HAVE REACHED PEAK ABSURDITY.” As the GOP continues lying to voters about their unpopular healthcare records, headlines are calling them out for their hypocrisy and highlighting how Republican Senate candidates are being forced to answer for their role in pushing a dangerous health care agenda:
See more headlines on the GOP’s efforts to re-write history.
“SINEMA TOUTS HEALTH CARE VIEWS.” Meanwhile, Kyrsten Sinema is in the midst of a statewide GOTV health care tour and KTAR reports that she held a health care event where she “listened to stories from people living with pre-existing conditions and spoke about the need for affordable, quality health care.”
HEADLINE: “SCOTT REINVENTS RECORD 30 SECONDS AT A TIME.” Politico outlines how Rick Scott is using ads to mislead voters on his record of supporting dangerous GOP policies and being a bad Governor of Florida:
“JOSH HAWLEY IS TOO BUSY CAMPAIGNING TO DO HIS JOB.” Riverfront Times reports that Golden Boy Josh Hawley who “drew criticism for his penchant for mid-morning workouts far from his office in Jefferson City,” and has recently made headlines for mismanagement of his Attorney General office is facing a formal complaint alleging that he is spending too much time campaigning: “in August alone Hawley attended at least fifteen campaign events during the work week, many far from his office in Jefferson City. It documents numerous other weekday events in May, June, and July.”
DONNELLY OUTRAISES BRAUN IN OCTOBER. Joe Donnelly raised $1.44 million in the first half of October and according to the Indianapolis Business Journal, he outraised Mike Braun who only raised $1.2 million during the same period.
DALLAS MORNING NEWS ENDORSES BETO O’ROURKE. Beto O’Rourke earned the endorsement of Dallas Morning News which cited his “demeanor that offers respect for each person and a humbleness that will allow him to open the door to working with those who hold political views different from his.”
MEMPHIS’ COMMERCIAL APPEAL ENDORSES BREDESEN. Phil Bredesen was endorsed by the Commercial Appeal which praised him for being one of the “pragmatic, civil and bipartisan voices of moderation who can work together to do the business of the American people” and slammed Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn for being “disrespectful of her opponent and divisive in her appeals to voters.”
JEWISH NEWS ENDORSES STABENOW. Jewish News released an endorsement of Debbie Stabenow praising her for “her proven record in championing policies to benefit manufacturing, agriculture and health care as well as her commitment to protecting the Great Lakes and her support for Israel.” It contrasted her record with John James saying he “has never held public office before; that inexperience would likely make him a less effective champion for Michigan’s interests in the U.S. Senate.”
DEM AD WATCH
FL – Bill Nelson highlights glowing endorsements for re-election from Florida’s premier newspapers in the ad, “Endorsed.”
NE – Nebraskans condemn Deb Fischer for her votes to deny coverage for pre-existing conditions and increase premiums in Jane Raybould’s new ad, “Catharine.”
NV – The DSCC released a new TV ad “Our Turn,” featuring Nevadans hitting Dean Heller for breaking his promise on health care.
NV – Jacky Rosen also released two new ads: “Wrong Experience” contrasts her bipartisan record on health care, veterans affairs, and taxes with Dean Heller’s partisan vote to repeal health care and “Esa Mujer” features Jacky Rosen’s work on immigration.
PA – “Sara” tells the story of a Pennsylvanian with Down Syndrome who has disability benefits while employed thanks to Bob Casey’s advocacy.
WV – Joe Manchin rides his motorcycle through scenic West Virginia while reflecting that Mountaineers should be free from opiates and attacks to health care coverage in his ad, “Freedom.”
WI – Tammy Baldwin’s new ad “Why?” features Wisconsinites asking Leah Vukmir why she sides with insurance companies at their expense.
IN THE STATES
FL-Florida Politics: Bill Nelson ad touts widespread newspaper endorsements
IN-Indiana Public Media: Sen. Donnelly On Health Care, Supporting Trump, & More Ahead Of Election
OH-Herald Dispatch: Sen. Sherrod Brown: Expanding access to addiction treatment is my top priority
PA-River Reporter: Casey talks healthcare in Honesdale
PA-MDJ Online: Senator Bob Casey stops in Coudersport
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