Published: Sat, August 11, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

Whitmer, Schuette win governor nominations

Whitmer, Schuette win governor nominations

Lauer said he likes Trump but that the president's endorsement didn't sway him.

Richard Fowler said Ocasio-Cortez' purported gaffes have been saturating the media as of late and said that on the right, "you could run Corey Stewart memes all day" - referring to the Trump-endorsed conservative Republican county chairman running against Sen.

Almost 2.2 million votes were cast, a 28 percent spike over the 1.7 million in 2002.

In choosing Whitmer, Michigan voters opted for a known quantity; a former state legislator, she was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2000.

Republican candidates have stopped short of criticizing Trump regarding the tariffs, and have instead focused their campaign on the social and cultural issues that unite modern Republicans - such as anti-immigration policies or defunding Planned Parenthood.

In another suburban Detroit district, the 9th, Andy Levin was leading former state Rep. Ellen Lipton in the Democratic primary to succeed his father, longtime Rep. "It's not very often that we overperform them in primary turnout, especially when you have equally competitive primaries on both sides".

"We have so many elected officials with no political background".

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Their victories, reported by The Associated Press, set up deep ideological clashes in state's most prominent general election races in November.

Throughout her campaign, Whitmer has argued that she's a progressive with a track record.

After Tuesday's primaries across four states - Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington - there were 11 female nominees for governor and 182 for the House of Representatives, the USA media reported.

While the Michigan GOP's statewide ticket will be led by Schuette and Senate nominee John James, who are backed by Trump, it is still taking shape and could include women.

"Alright, can she name any of them?" he added.

Meanwhile, incumbent Sen. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowTrump-backed candidate wins Michigan GOP Senate primary Trump, "blue wave" tested in OH: live results The Hill's Morning Report - Election Day drama for Trump MORE (D) will also be on the ballot in November after an uncontested primary.

"I'm here to tell you: right here right now, come November, the red wave is coming right through MI", he said.

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