Republican Candidates for Michigan Attorney General have more Cash on Hand than Democratic Opponents

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michigan Republicans have two strong candidates running for attorney general, Tom Leonard and Tonya Schuitmaker. Both are posting impressive fundraising numbers, signaling strong momentum for Republicans, ahead of the November elections. Leonard and Schuitmaker have more cash on hand than the two Democrats vying to be the nominee for their party. The Detroit Free Press reports: … In the race for attorney general, (Speaker of … Read More

Ohio Attorney General candidate Dave Yost (R) has $2 million on hand

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Dave Yost – Republican candidate for Ohio attorney general – has more than $2 million on hand and 93% of his donors (from the latest fundraising period) are from Ohio, signaling strong momentum for November. To put this in perspective, Yost has more (or nearly as much) cash available than the majority of sitting attorneys general who are in cycle and have national profiles. “Dave … Read More

The Daily Signal: In 8 Years of Obama, GOP AGs Sued 46 Times. Democrats Already Sued Trump 35 Times.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democrats continue to sue the Trump administration at a record clip. The sheer volume of lawsuits filed this year by Democratic attorneys general is staggering. Democrats have a singular focus: advancing their partisan political agenda. This is not about the Constitution or the rule of law. Democratic attorneys general in twenty-two states are operating political machines out of their offices. That should scare everyone. More … Read More

The Baltimore Sun: Republican lawyer Craig Wolf plans to run for Maryland attorney general

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Craig Wolf, a former prosecutor, is planning a run for Maryland attorney general. Brian Frosh, the incumbent Democrat, has been in public office for over 30 years. It is time for a change; Maryland needs an attorney general focused on Maryland and public safety. Wolf, a business leader, soldier and former state and federal prosecutor grew up in Baltimore … Read More

This should alarm everyone

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Keith Ellison is rumored to be considering a run for Minnesota Attorney General. In response, Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Executive Director, Scott Will, released the following statement: “Keith Ellison’s interest in running to be the chief legal officer of Minnesota should alarm everyone in the state. Minnesotans are keenly aware of his troubled past, defense of anti-Semitic figures, praise of a cop killer and ties to … Read More

Republican Attorneys General Break Fundraising Record; Raise more than $16 million in 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican attorneys general and GOP candidates are poised for success in 2018. Today, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) announced raising more than $16 million in 2017 – an off-year record. The number – raised across all entities – is nearly $3.5 million more than what was raised in 2015. Republican attorneys general groups raised $12.6 million in 2015. … Read More

Where’s the money?

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A few months ago the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Attorney General Association (DAGA) announced they are gearing up to elect a “new wave of Democratic attorneys general in 2018”. A recent report from VICE News details the struggles they may have on this front. SHOT: From DAGA’s website: “And together (DNC and DAGA), we are paying attention to a number of key … Read More

ICYMI — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter: Charting a New Course for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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  Opinion: Charting a New Course for the Consumer Financial Protection BureauReal Clear Policy By Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter January 17, 2018 https://www.realclearpolicy.com/articles/2018/01/17/charting Last month, Richard Cordray stepped down from his post as the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB now has the opportunity to move in a new direction — one that respects constitutional limits, promotes … Read More

Wes Duncan Fundraising Haul

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Wes Duncan is running to be the next Nevada Attorney General. A proven leader — with a strong record of service to his country, state and community — the momentum for Wes continues to build. Wes’ campaign announced this week he raised over $516,000 in 2017 — outpacing his opponent by well over $100,000. Please retweet to spread the word.

Schimel Builds Money Advantage Over Kaul in AG Race

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) January 16, 2018 https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/wisconsin/ MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has the money edge over Democratic opponent Josh Kaul going into the new year. Campaign finance reports covering the second half of 2017 were due to the state Ethics Commission by the end of the day Tuesday. The state Republican Party issued a news release … Read More