Toxic Senate Candidates Won’t Take Hint, Move Closer to Jumping In
Plus: How do Alabamians feel about Tuberville blocking military promotions?
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Today’s Press Pass focuses on two key states Republicans have failed to capture in recent Senate elections and why, judging from the candidates who have signaled they may be running, those states might still be waiting a long time to see their next GOP senator. We’ll also check in on Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s continuing hold on military promotions, which is becoming something of a weekly stop on the political news beat. Let’s dive in.
Republicans’ Senate hopes just got a lot more complicated. This week, two potential candidates began making moves that could land them in Republican primaries. In each case, the candidate would be in a strong position to win the party’s nomination but would almost certainly get rolled by a more moderate Democrat in the general election.