• Democrats took a big risk by pouring millions into ads elevating election-denying candidates in GOP primaries this year. It looks like it paid off

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    In New Hampshire, Republican Senate candidate Don Bolduc benefited from over $3 million in Democratic spending against a more conventional GOP rival. Scott Eisen/Getty Images
    Democrats spent millions this year to boost election in less electable, election-denying GOP primaries.
    That spending prompted internal Democratic strife and criticism from anti-Trump Republicans.
    But those candidates were all projected to lose following Election Day, showing the upside of the strategy.
    Even as Democrats sounded the alarm about the unprecedented threat posed to democracy by Republicans who denied the...
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  • A long-shot Democratic candidate raised more than $15.6 million to defeat Marjorie Taylor Greene. He lost by 31 points

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia at a Trump rally in Wilkes-Barre, PA on September 3, 2022. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
    Marjorie Taylor Greene's Democratic opponent, Marcus Flowers, raised $15.6 million for his campaign.
    He lost by 31 points on Tuesday in a race never seen as even remotely competitive for Democrats.
    It's the latest example of a long-shot Democrat raking in cash by taking on a high-profile GOP opponent.
    Democratic candidate Marcus Flowers raised more than $15.6 million for his campaign to take on Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, according to...
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