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It Just Gets Worse for Roy Blunt

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It just keeps getting worse for Roy Blunt in Missouri. Just days after facing heat for supporting the same cable companies his son lobbies for, Blunt is once again confronted with headlines relating to the conflicts of interest at the heart of his reelection campaign. St.

DSCC TAKEAWAYS – PORTMAN’S TRADE HYPOCRISY – NH ‘STRONG & GETTING STRONGER’ UNDER HASSAN – AYOTTE’S TRUMP PROBLEM – BROKEN MAJORITY FAILED ON FLINT – JOHNSON’S ID PROBLEM – DSCC OUTRAISED NRSC IN ’15 – BLUNT LOOKING OUT FOR LOBBYIST SON’S CLIENTS

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VULNERABLE INCUMBENT ALERT: PORTMAN – WHO VOTED FOR FAST-TRACK – NOW SAYS HE’S AGAINST TPP. Six months ago, Senator Rob Portman voted to fast-track the trade agreement that he suddenly opposes, and before that, he declared his support for the agreement on film. In addition to fast-track, Portman has voted for EIGHT free trade deals and earned the titles “free-trade disciple” and “dedicated outsourcer” – so one stunning flip-flop won’t change the record he’s running from.

Ohio’s “Free-Trade Disciple” Has Sudden Change of Heart? Not Buying It.

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Portman’s Trade Announcement Shows Just How Vulnerable He Is

 

DSCC Statement on Republicans Walking Away From Bipartisan Deal to Help the People of Flint

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DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner released the following statement after Republicans walked away from bipartisan negotiations over an amendment to help the people of Flint, Michigan:

 

Senator Blunt’s Conflicts of Interest Back in the Spotlight Again

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Blunt Previously Said He Didn’t “Even Understand Why That Would Be A Question” When Asked About Conflicts Between His Lobbyist Son Who Manages His Campaign

 

Senator Roy Blunt is once again making headlines for the conflicts of interest at the heart of his reelection campaign. We’ll let the headline and story speak for itself:

 

DSCC Welcomes Rand Paul Back To Kentucky

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DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner released the following statement on Rand Paul’s decision to finally focus on his Senate reelection campaign:

 

Congressmen Ron DeSantis and David Jolly Cast 8th Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood, Vote Again To Repeal Obamacare

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No, really: Congressmen Ron DeSantis and David Jolly voted on Groundhog’s Day to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. They’ve voted to defund Planned Parenthood 7 times before.

 

Congressman Heck Casts 10th Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood, Votes Again To Repeal Obamacare

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No, really: Congressman Joe Heck voted on Groundhog’s Day to once again repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. He’s voted to defund Planned Parenthood 9 times before.

 

Paul A No-Show at Today’s Homeland Security Committee Hearing

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Paul Skips Hearing on Terrorism in America One Day After Fifth Place Iowa Finish

 

A day after coming in fifth place Iowa, Rand Paul was a no-show at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing entitled “Front-Line Response to Terrorism in America.” Was he out on the campaign trail instead?

 

Here’s How Republican Senators Signed the NRSC’s Cruz Card

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The NRSC sent out a “congratulations” card to Ted Cruz for winning last night’s Iowa caucus but it could get awkward if they let some of their members sign the card…

 

 

[YOUR] ability to grow the vote of the Republican Party is almost zero. [YOU’LL] easily be portrayed as ideological to a fault."