Trump sanders win new hampshire primary” by Josh Feldman, Right Wing Watch, August 3, 2016:
A new race is heating up in the historic western Maryland hamlet of Harford, with three candidates vying for the GOP nod. Jon Ossoff, a 35-year-old former congressional aide who has been endorsed by the Tea Party Patriots and is backed by former Mitt Romney speechwriter Karl Rove, is the frontrunner and has won the race with more than 52 percent of the vote. But Ossoff’s campaign is running into a problem: As a lawyer by day, Ossoff is struggling to get his wife to leave her home.
Harmonization of Washington by Jonathan Martin
Politico: The GOP’s most visible candidate in the fall, Jon Ossoff, is doing “just fine” after becoming a casualty of this summer’s Trump-Clinton mudslinging
“I’m pretty comfortable with the fact he’s going to win,” Ossoff adviser Ben Thompson added.
“If you look at a lot of our opponents, they all had significant issues in their lives, they were very hard-working,” said Katie Packer, the former Virginia House speaker turned TV communications consultant and longtime GOP operative, who is backing Ossoff. “I think what’s most important is, it’s not just the candidates [who are not ready to campaign]. We don’t want our families to feel like they can’t participate in this country.”
“We’평택안마re looking forward to the next 10 days,” she continued.
The candidates are each well-received in one of the most liberal enclaves of Washington: the region’s coastal suburbs, which have traditionally gone for the “outsider” party; they represent a different side of the argument in this election and they reflect the challenges many residents face when a Democratic or Republican wins the White House — and both Trump and Clinton’s pasts are rife with controversial positions on social issues and other social issues. In suburban Maryland, it’s very common to see people of every political party and ethnic group in line at one polling place voting.
The political system, however, is too dysfunctional in places like Harford and other parts of the West to be competitive with the GOP or to win the popular vote, especially if Democrats take the presidential nomination.
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