Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 12.27.21


Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

* The Washington Post reported that some of Congress’ most right-wing members, including Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Madison Cawthorn, have “embarked on a targeted campaign ahead of the midterm elections to expand their ranks — and extend their power — on Capitol Hill.” The initiative includes trying to “purge the GOP of those not deemed loyal” to Donald Trump.

* A new Gallup report found that U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has the highest national approval rating of the top federal officeholders. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has the lowest.

* As Arizona wraps up its post-census redistricting process, the state’s commission has made two Democratic seats — currently held by Reps. Tom O’Halleran and Ann Kirkpatrick, respectively — considerably more Republican than they…

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