Christie's Out, Abbott's Insanity, and Sherrod's Fundraising - The Weekly Six (1/14/23)
After a break last Sunday, I’m back today with another recap of the past week in politics. Let’s dive right on in, folks!
Iowa Iowa Iowa.
It’s the quintessential state for the presidential primaries process (although not for long within the Democratic Party as the state loses their prime calendar slot after an internal meltdown in 2020). The contest is already here for the GOP as caucusgoers brace freezing temperatures to make their way to the polls Monday.
Before these freezing temperatures, candidates made plenty stops within the state, with Ramaswamy and DeSantis in particular showcasing a clear blitz play for the state. The data map below shows campaign stops from January 1-4 alone.