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David McCormick concedes to Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary

Oz used Trump’s endorsement as a proof of his commitment to conservatism while the ex-President launched an assault on his opponents, claiming the surgeon has the best shot to win the senate seat in the midterm election in the battleground state that Biden won in 2020.

Democrats’ worst Trump nightmare

There’s something much worse than losing the House, and possibly the Senate, that’s rattling top Democrats who are studying polling and election trends:

The big picture: It’s the possibility of a re-elected President Trump with a compliant, filibuster-proof Senate majority in January 2025.

Hillary Clinton’s Odd Midterm Counsel

Just when you think the midterms couldn’t get worse for Democrats, up pop two of the most useless purveyors of strategic advice you can imagine.

Inflation surges 8.5% in March, hitting a new 40-year high

The Labor Department said Tuesday that the consumer price index – which measures a bevy of goods including gasoline, health care, groceries and rents – rose 8.5% in March from a year ago, the fastest pace since December 1981, when inflation hit 8.9%. Prices jumped 1.2% in the one-month period from February, the largest month-to-month jump since 2005.

House GOP Leader Won’t Commit to Biden Impeachment

“Look, one thing we learned that the Democrats did is they used impeachment for political reasons,” he told Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo on April 10.

Former President Donald Trump was impeached twice in Democrat-led efforts. However, those impeachments ultimately failed in the Senate.

Dems air anxieties after Biden’s brutal NBC poll

Democrats across the political spectrum are panicking about a recent NBC News poll showing President Biden’s approval rating at the lowest levels yet — 40%.

Why it matters: Moderate and progressive Democrats, particularly in the House, are fearful of an electoral tsunami this November. They tell Axios they’re unsure whether the party can repair the damage in time.

How Peter Thiel’s Money Could Shape the Midterms for Donald Trump

The news of Thiel’s political ambitions arrived shortly after it was revealed that Trump entered 2022 with an unprecedented war chest of $122 million raised via donations to his political committees, hundreds of thousands of which have already been given to candidates endorsed by the former president.

What To Make Of Polls That Show Americans Are Trending Toward The GOP

Overall, it’s probably too early to say how much of the Republican shift in partisan identification is real, or how long it will last. However, it’s also not clear whether this particular data point tells us much more about the electorate than we already know from Biden’s job approval, generic congressional ballot polling and other political polls.