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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Could Election Day become "Election Week"?

State officials and election experts anticipate that more voters will cast their ballots by mail in this election than in years past and say the public should get ready now for the possibility of delays in November.

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3:43pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

PAC with Democratic ties weighs in on Kansas Senate GOP primary

Sunflower State is inserting itself into Kansas’ Senate GOP primary with a new ad providing a not-so-subtle, de facto boost for Kris Kobach, who some Republicans fear could lose the party’s historically safe seat.

mj hegar - NBC News
1:21pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Democrat MJ Hegar wins Senate nomination in Texas

Air Force veteran MJ Hegar has won the Democratic nomination in Texas for U.S. Senate. She will be an underdog against Republican incumbent John Cornyn but Democrats believe President Donald Trump's sagging poll numbers give them an opening. (July 15)

mj hegar - USA Today
10:11am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Rick Perry on Attempt to Turn Texas ‘Purple’: ‘I Don’t Even Worry About That’ — ‘Going to Be a Beatdown of Monumental Proportions’

Former U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry weighed in on speculation and hope from the left that Texas is shifting more purple and could go more Democrat in 2020 from its usual GOP as presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Bid…

mj hegar - Breitbart News
10:09am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Black Texan Royce West concedes in Democratic U.S. Senate race - Reuters

Royce West, a Black Texas state legislator, on Wednesday conceded to Air Force veteran MJ Hegar, the Democratic nominee to take on Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn in November.

mj hegar - Reuters
8:36am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Major LGBTQ rights group breaks with Sen. Susan Collins, endorses Democratic opponent Sara Gideon

It’s the first time that the Human Rights Campaign has opposed Collins, a key Republican vote on LGBTQ rights, for reelection.

mj hegar - The Washington Post
8:30am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Leading anti-immigration Republicans fall in the Trump era

Jeff Sessions and Steve King have met their political doom within weeks of each other.

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6:53am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Jeff Sessions loses bid for Senate seat to Trump-backed Tommy Tuberville

The US ex-attorney general, who incurred Trump's wrath in 2018, is defeated in Alabama.

mj hegar - BBC News
5:05am PDT - July 15th, 2020

POLITICO Playbook: What’s going on at the White House?

And Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets treated in the hospital for a possible infection.

mj hegar - Politico
3:10am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Doug Schoen: Trump is big winner and Sessions is big loser in Tuesday primaries, while Dems remain divided

Several Trump-backed candidates defeated their opponents in primaries Tuesday and unquestionably benefited significantly from the president’s support. The most notable of these was former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville, who defeated former …

mj hegar - Fox News
10:08pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

U.S. Air Force veteran MJ Hegar declares victory in Democratic Senate race in Texas - Reuters

Democrat MJ Hegar declared victory on Tuesday in the race for her party's nomination to a U.S. Senate seat from Texas, saying she was ready to take on incumbent Republican John Cornyn in the November election.

mj hegar - Reuters
9:47pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

MJ Hegar wins Democratic battle to challenge John Cornyn

Former Air Force helicopter pilot M.J. Hegar won the Democratic Senate runoff in Texas on Tuesday to face Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in November. The Associated Press called the race early Wednesday morning with Hegar ahead by about 4 points....

mj hegar - The Hill
9:32pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Tuberville tops Sessions, Hegar leads in race to face Cornyn and other takeaways from Tuesday's elections

Tommy Tuberville bested Jeff Sessions in the Alabama Senate Republican Primary runoff. In Texas, M.J. Hegar leads in the race to take on GOP Sen. John Cornyn.

mj hegar - USA Today
8:33pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Trump pick gets nod in Alabama as three US states select Senate candidates - Reuters India

Alabama Republicans nominated political neophyte Tommy Tuberville, the choice of President Donald Trump, to run for the Senate in November as voters in three states picked candidates Tuesday in races that will help decide control of the chamber.

mj hegar - Reuters
8:04pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Trump pick gets nod in Alabama as three U.S. states select Senate candidates

Alabama Republicans nominated political neophyte Tommy Tuberville, the choice of President Donald Trump, to run for the Senate in November as voters in three states picked candidates Tuesday in races that will help decide control of the chamber.'

mj hegar - Reuters
7:59pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Trump pick gets nod in Alabama as three U.S. states select Senate candidates

Alabama Republicans nominated political neophyte Tommy Tuberville, the choice of President Donald Trump, to run for the Senate in November as voters in three states picked candidates Tuesday in races that will help decide control of the chamber.

mj hegar - Reuters
7:52pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Polls close in Sessions-Tuberville runoff, other key races - POLITICO

  1. Polls close in Sessions-Tuberville runoff, other key races  POLITICO
  2. Trump repeatedly calls famed Alabama football coach by the wrong name on the eve of Senate race  CNN
  3. Live Updates on Elections in Maine, Alabama and Texas  The Ne…

    mj hegar - Politico
    5:14pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Texas voters go to the polls for runoffs amid coronavirus spikes

Despite increasing coronavirus cases,early turnout for a runoff election is high.

mj hegar - CBS News
3:10pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

The Hill's Campaign Report: Key races take shape in Alabama, Texas, Maine

Welcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news in the 2020 presidential, Senate and House races. Did someone forward this to you? ...

mj hegar - The Hill
1:22pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Joni Ernst unveils new child care proposal amid tough re-election battle

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, unveiled a new proposal on Tuesday with Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., to help keep child care centers open for parents returning to work during the coronavirus pandemic.

mj hegar - NBC News
10:10am PDT - July 14th, 2020

MJ Hegar outspends Royce West on airwaves 102-to-1 ahead of Tuesday's TX Dem primary runoff

MJ Hegar and her allies have flooded the airwaves in Texas' Democratic Senate primary runoff, leaving Royce West in the dust.

mj hegar - NBC News
9:40am PDT - July 14th, 2020

Control of US Senate in play with primary elections in 3 states

President Donald Trump's poor public approval weighs on fellow Republicans, putting previously safe seats in question.

mj hegar - Al Jazeera English
9:22am PDT - July 14th, 2020

LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of Texas' July 14 primary runoffs

  • Texas is holding runoffs in the Democratic primary for US Senate and several key US House of Representatives districts on Tuesday, July 14.
  • 2018 House candidate MJ Hegar and State Senator Royce West are competing in the runoff to face GOP Se…

    mj hegar - Business Insider
    8:23am PDT - July 14th, 2020

Fight for control of U.S. Senate starts with Maine, Texas, Alabama primaries

Democrats could take a step toward wresting control of the U.S. Senate from Republicans on Tuesday when voters in Maine, Texas and Alabama cast ballots in nominating contests.

mj hegar - Reuters
3:15am PDT - July 14th, 2020

The Memo: Democrats grow more bullish on Texas

Democrats will go to the polls for their runoff primaries in Texas on Tuesday feeling more optimistic in years that 2020 will be the election that turns the Lone Star State blue.The party is feeling better and bett...

mj hegar - The Hill
3:00am PDT - July 14th, 2020