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In the NewsJul 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

COLORADO SUN: Both Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper claim credit for Colorado’s economy. But how much do they deserve?

For a decade before the coronavirus crisis, a wave of economic growth swept through the United States, and Colorado was at its crest.

In the NewsJul 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

THE HILL: Chamber of Commerce endorses Ernst for reelection

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced its support for Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) for reelection, adding her to the list of Republican Senate incumbents the powerful lobbying group is backing.

In the NewsJul 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

MORNING SCORE: Dems move to keep primary, superdelegate reform for 2024

ENDORSEMENT CORNER — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is backing Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and presenting her with its Spirit of Enterprise award at an event in Webster, Iowa.

In the NewsJul 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

CNN: Trump tells associates on Air Force One he will not intervene in Kansas' US Senate GOP primary

President Donald Trump indicated to associates during a flight on Air Force One on Wednesday that he would not intervene in the US Senate Republican primary in Kansas despite the fears among top Republicans that the state could elect a nominee who will lose the seat and thus the Senate, according to three sources with knowledge of the conversation. ...

In the NewsJul 30, 2020 - 4:30pm

NEW YORK TIMES: Republicans and White House at Odds Over Kansas Senate Race

As the Kansas Senate primary barrels to a close, tensions are rising between Senate Republicans and the White House over the potential nomination of Kris Kobach, who party officials fear would jeopardize the seat and further imperil their Senate majority.

In the NewsJul 27, 2020 - 4:30pm

NEW YORK TIMES: A Republican Panic Button

“There’s a long way to go. Trump’s numbers are obviously down, but they are going to come back,” said Scott Reed, the chief strategist for the United States Chamber of Commerce and a longtime G.O.P. strategist. “This will be a tight race at the end of the day.”

In the NewsJul 26, 2020 - 4:15pm

THE HILL: Trump has 100 days to turn things around

President Trump faces a steep climb to a second term with 100 days to go before the presidential election. 

In the NewsJul 25, 2020 - 4:30pm

NEW YORK TIMES: Trump’s Covid Failures Reshape Race and Lift Biden

“This presidential race is going to tighten,” said Scott Reed, who was the campaign manager for Bob Dole, the Republican senator who ran for president in 1996. “Stepien has brought a much-needed dose of discipline to the campaign and the results are clear — sharper press conferences, masks and booting the Florida national convention. The economy is maintaining strength, and now all that is needed is a vaccine to give the country hope and optimism about the future.”

In the NewsJul 24, 2020 - 4:30pm

BLOOMBERG: Super PACs Flood Consequential Kansas GOP Primary’s Final Days

Kris Kobach’s candidacy invited summer storms of campaign spending from across the political spectrum as Kansas Republicans pick their nominee to succeed veteran Sen. Pat Roberts.

In the NewsJul 24, 2020 - 4:15pm

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Democratic Dollars Force Republican Spending in Red States

On a call with donors on Tuesday, the GOP-aligned U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s chief political strategist, Scott Reed, made the stark case to donors: “The four most dangerous words in politics for the business community will be—Senate Majority Leader Schumer,” referring to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York. The group heard from Tommy Tuberville, the Republican nominee in Alabama, another deep-red state where the GOP has to spend money after the upset victory by Democrat Doug Jones nearly three years ago.