Ocasio-Cortez Likens $10,000 Debate Offer by Conservative Columnist to Catcalling


Schuette and Whitmer - both veteran officeholders - easily bested their opponents in Tuesday's primary to set up their head-to-head race to succeed Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who reached his term limit. It would be a first for either party in MI and is part of the broader surge in women running for office - mostly as Democrats - since the election of President Donald Trump. Debbie Stabenow, who is seeking a fourth term.

The Democratic candidate for governor is a former leader of the Senate Democrats, Gretchen Whitmer.

Running unopposed in November, Tlaib, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, will likely become the first Muslim woman in Congress when she arrives early next year on Capitol Hill.

CNN's Chris Cuomo didn't hold back in pointing out that several of the candidates she backed in this week's primaries failed, noting that the ones "who did well were largely women and traditional Democrats, not the lefties that Bernie Sanders and acolyte Ocasio-Cortez backed". Whitmer opposes an immediate push for single-payer health care, calling it "unrealistic" in the current political environment, and hasn't sworn off corporate PAC donations.

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Whitmer asked the supporters of El-Sayed - who was endorsed by Vermont Sen. We know we deserve better and we are ready to fight. She will face Attorney General Bill Schuette, who defeated Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Sen. Patrick Colbeck and Dr. Jim Hines, an obstetrician-gynecologist.

Whitmer also went after Bill Schuette and the eight years MI has spent with a Republican governor in office.

But reply she did on Thursday, and in the process advanced a jarring simile: Shapiro's very polite debate challenge, she said, was akin to catcalling.

Schuette was the only candidate to get President Donald Trump's endorsement. "MI could be doing a lot better".

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For everyone else who resumed the rain-delayed second round Saturday morning, it was all about staying close to the leader. If you do that well, and, obviously, in there you're going to make those putts. "I wasn't enjoying my golf, strangely".

"It's a big warning sign for Republicans", said Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon.

Colorado state law requires a balanced budget. "I like lower taxes", he said. He beat out the three other candidates with about 50 percent of the vote. He also had a message for those who supported the other candidates. (Estes narrowly beat Thompson previous year in a low-turnout special election.) And Welder will have to beat two strong candidates in the August 7 primary: history teacher Tom Niermann has the backing of a slew of local politicians, and EMILY's List has already pledged to spend heavily to back former Obama administration official Sharice Davids.

He noted that more Democrats than Republicans voted in suburban Detroit's Oakland and Macomb counties, key bellwethers in statewide general elections.

(I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House nominee came to this Great Plains state on Friday night to try to show that their brand of progressive populism can win over voters anywhere in the country.

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