David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

David M. Drucker

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Recent articles by David:

In Michigan, Democrats appeal to black voters to bolster Gretchen Whitmer

Democrats are relying on black voters to deliver Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer a second term, with a group backed by the Democratic Governors Association financing a fresh advertising campaign targeting this crucial bloc. → Read More

Kinzinger-aligned group gets into candidate recruitment business

The political nonprofit organization aligned with Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), a staunch opponent of former President Donald Trump, is launching a candidate training program to recruit political leaders who share the group’s “pro-freedom, pro-democracy” agenda. → Read More

Democrats spy political recovery as voters prepare to tune into midterm election campaign

Democrats are savoring a spate of positive developments in Washington, hoping a year of political struggles is behind them just as the battle for Congress in midterm elections comes into focus. → Read More

Republicans eye red Florida future with growing Hispanic voter registration

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the suspension of a state attorney on Thursday morning in news his team teased the night before. DeSantis announced that Florida state attorney Andrew Warren would be suspended, effective immediately, for failing to enforce the state's laws dealing with crime and regulating abortion. → Read More

Midterm Memo: Republicans concerned Kansas anti-abortion ballot measure loss a bad sign for fall

Kansas voters rejected a ballot amendment removing the right to an abortion from their state constitution, the first vote on the issue since the Supreme Court overturned its previous ruling in Roe v. Wade. → Read More

Trump's near-perfect August primary night and how it could go south in November

Republicans endorsed by Donald Trump won key primaries in Arizona and elsewhere Tuesday, providing the former president fresh reinforcements in the midterm elections and reversing a string of losses in nominating contests earlier this year. → Read More

Polling in New York governor's race tough for Lee Zeldin's prospects

The Republican electoral wave building across the United States is bypassing New York, as fresh public opinion polls show Gov. Kathy Hochul with a commanding lead over Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY). → Read More

Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds Trump-maligned mail-in voting practices

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld universal mail-in voting, rejecting Republican claims that legislation approved in 2019 by the commonwealth’s GOP-controlled legislature is unconstitutional. → Read More

House GOP group emphasizes need to avoid governance problems of past majorities

Republican pragmatists preparing for life in the House majority are urging colleagues to be ready to compromise to get things done, warning that simply opposing President Joe Biden would no longer be acceptable. → Read More

House hopeful Bo Hines has message for GOP donors: He's not Madison Cawthorn 2.0

Bo Hines typically begins meetings and telephone calls with possible campaign contributors wryly observing that he and Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) are nothing alike. → Read More

National Republicans aim to help Lanhee Chen break California GOP losing streak

California has not elected a nonincumbent Republican to statewide office since 2006. Lanhee Chen, the GOP nominee for state controller, is betting he can make some history. → Read More

Democrats' confidence ahead of midterm elections buoyed by string of legislative wins

Democrats were hopeful that a flurry of legislative victories notched 100 days out from the midterm elections would stabilize President Joe Biden’s political standing and boost the party’s dire 2022 prospects. → Read More

Midterm Memo: Only a Trump endorsement can save Eric Greitens as Missouri Senate bid falters

Disney will allow political issue ads to run on Hulu, the company confirmed Wednesday, days after Democrats criticized the streaming platform for declining to run digital advertisements on guns and abortions. The Disney-backed platform's advertising guidelines will now fall in line with Disney's cable networks, which include ESPN and FX, after years of prohibiting issue advertising. → Read More

Trump and Pence bring clash to Washington with same-day competing speeches

The most acrimonious American political divorce in generations stormed through Washington on Tuesday as former President Donald Trump and his onetime running mate, former Vice President Mike Pence, delivered dueling policy speeches telegraphing a looming 2024 confrontation. → Read More

Pence-backed candidate rebuts polling advantage of Trump's Kari Lake in Arizona

Dueling polls paint starkly contrarian pictures of the Arizona Republican gubernatorial primary pitting the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump against the contender backed by Gov. Doug Ducey and former Vice President Mike Pence. → Read More

Republicans blame drop in online GOP grassroots fundraising on inflation and Trump

Online donations from grassroots Republicans sagged in the second quarter as skyrocketing inflation and aggressive digital fundraising by former President Donald Trump crowded out money for GOP candidates and organizations. → Read More

Zach Nunn of Iowa says a new House Republican majority has to deliver on policy

Zach Nunn is fond of the words “practical” and “pragmatic.” → Read More

Tom Barrett goes after bipartisanship of Michigan Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin

Republican Tom Barrett responded candidly when confronted with the political reality that he wouldn’t have the power to do much of anything on his own if voters in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District send him to Washington this November. → Read More

GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik digs at colleague Liz Cheney in touting fundraising haul

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) raised more than $3 million in the second quarter, bringing her total haul for the 2022 cycle to $15 million-plus. → Read More

State-level abortion laws threaten to split Republicans and boost Democrats

The opposition to abortion that unified Republicans for a generation is poised to disintegrate, with internecine battles arising over how far the party should go with laws affecting when a woman could terminate her pregnancy. → Read More