Trailer: Omicron yawns: As a looming vivid variation, Republicans resist tougher mandates
Seven other Democrats are retiring in counties where Biden scores 10 or less, or Donald Trump narrowly scores; all the legislators that are being targeted by the Republican National Congressional Committee. Two of them, Representative. GK Butterfield (NC) and Representative Filemon Vela (Tex.), announce their impending retirement as Republicans draw a map making it harder for them to keep their seats. One of them, Representative. Ron Kind (Wis.), retired before a Republican map made his district, where Trump brought 5 points, more favorable to the GOP. Reply. Cheri Bustos (Illustrated) and Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (Ariz.) Both retired even after the cartographers mapped out winnable counties, Illinois Democrats in the first case, a nonpartisan commission in the second. . And two more, Representative. Conor Lamb (Pa.) And representative. Charlie Crist (Fla.), was leaving to search for offices across the state.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/11/30/trailer-omicron-yawn-covid-variant-looms-republicans-run-harder-against-mandates/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_politics Trailer: Omicron yawns: As a looming vivid variation, Republicans resist tougher mandates