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Marsha Blackburn (TN-SEN)

Senator Bob Corker (CFG Lifetime Rating: 80%) is retiring from his Senate seat, leaving an open race that could attract many candidates. Tennessee is a staunchly conservative, strongly Republican state that gave Donald Trump more than 60% of the vote in the 2016 Presidential election, meaning that the winner of…

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Josh Hawley (MO-SEN)

Hawley is challenging liberal Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill (CFG Lifetime Rating: 17%). She is far to the left of an increasingly conservative Missouri electorate, and is regarded as one of the most vulnerable Democrat Senators running for reelection in 2018. Hawley won more votes than any other statewide candidate (even…

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Kevin Nicholson (WI-SEN)

Conservative businessman Kevin Nicholson is running for the Senate seat currently held by liberal Democrat Senator Tammy Baldwin (Lifetime CFG Rating: 4%). Wisconsin has been shifting to the right in recent years, and thus Baldwin’s far left extremism is out of touch with the politics of the state, giving a…

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Matt Rosendale (MT-SEN)

State AuditorMatt Rosendale is challenging liberal Democrat U.S. Senator Jon Tester, whose lifetime Club for Growth rating during his 10 years in the Senate is an abysmal 14%. Rosendale is the strongest candidate to run against Tester, who is very vulnerable to a challenge considering that Donald Trump won Montana…

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Ted Budd (NC-13)

This district has been historically very conservative, both fiscally and socially.  However, Democrats have now begun targeting this area since it was Trump’s worst performing GOP district (52.7%) in North Carolina.  The Democrats have recruited a formidable opponent in Kathy Manning, a well-connected, Harvard-trained lawyer and philanthropist from Greensboro.  In…

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Michael Cloud (TX-27)

This seat is currently vacant.  The previous congressman, Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold (CFG Lifetime Rating: 78%), recently resigned due to a personal scandal.  The district is solidly red – Trump beat Clinton by 24 points.  The Cook Report considers it an R+13 district.  Democrats are vying for the seat, but…

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Russ Fulcher (ID-01)

Russ Fulcher is running for the Idaho First Congressional District open seat, currently represented by Congressman Raul Labrador (CFG Lifetime Rating: 93%), who is running for Governor. This district is strongly Republican, going for Trump with almost 64% of the vote, making it likely that the winner of the primary…

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Mark Green (TN-07)

This seat is currently held by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (CFG lifetime: 90%), who is likely running for the U.S. Senate to replace the retiring Sen. Bob Corker (CFG lifetime: 80%). President Trump won this district with 67% of the vote, and the Cook Report has it as a strong R+20…

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Scott Perry (PA-10)

Congressman Perry was first elected in 2012 in Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district. He decisively won that election and subsequent re-elections. The district was reliably conservative with Trump winning 58.6% of the vote last year. The Cook Report had it as an R+11 district. However, earlier this year, the state supreme…

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Bunni Pounds (TX-05)

In the March 6th primary, Bunni Pounds advanced to the May 22nd primary runoff. She won the second most votes among nine Republicans who were running. This district is heavily Republican (R+16 Cook PVI), meaning that the winner of the primary runoff will be a favorite to win the general…

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Dino Rossi (WA-08)

Dino Rossi is running for the Washington 8th Congressional District open seat, currently represented by Congressman Dave Reichert (CFG Lifetime Rating: 46%), who is retiring. This district is very competitive, with Hillary Clinton having defeating Trump by three points in 2016, but Rossi  has demonstrated past electoral success here in…

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Chip Roy (TX-21)

Incumbent Congressman Lamar Smith (CFG Lifetime Rating: 74%) is retiring, leaving an open seat in a solidly Republican district that Trump won over Clinton by 10 points. The field is very crowded on the Republican side, with 18 candidates running. This is a great opportunity for an upgrade, considering that…

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Greg Steube (FL-17)

Republican Congressman Tom Rooney (CFG Lifetime Rating: 72%) is retiring after the end of his current term, leaving this seat open for the 2018 election. This district is strongly Republican (Cook PVI: R+13), going for Trump with 62% of the vote in 2016. Senator Steube is a frontrunner for the…

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Van Taylor (TX-03)

Texas State Senator Van Taylor is running for the open House seat currently held by retiring Congressman Sam Johnson (Lifetime CFG Rating: 88%). This district is strongly Republican, and Taylor will be the strong favorite in both the primary and general elections.

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Ron Wright (TX-06)

In the March 6th primary, Wright vaulted into the runoff, coming in a strong first place and exceeding the vote margin of the runner-up by more than 20 points, likely making him the favorite moving forward. This district is solidly Republican (R+9 Cook PVI), making the winner of the primary…

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