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The National Republican Senate Committee(NRSC) is the Republican Hill committee for the United States Senate, working to elect Republicans to that body. The NRSC was founded in 1916 as the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee. It was reorganized in 1948 and renamed the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
The NRSC helps elect Republican incumbents and challengers primarily through fundraising.
|Joseph M. McCormick||IL||1921–1923|
|George H. Moses||NH||1923–1925|
|Lawrence C. Phipps||CO||1925–1927|
|Jesse H. Metcalf||RI||1927–1929|
|George H. Moses||NH||1929–1931|
|Henry D. Hatfield||WV||1931–1933|
|Daniel O. Hastings||DE||1933–1936|
|John G. Townsend Jr.||DE||1936–1945|
|Everett M. Dirksen||IL||1957–1959|
|Andrew Frank Schoeppel||KS||1959–1961|
|Thruston Ballard Morton||KY||1963–1967|
|Peter H. Dominick||CO||1971–1973|
|H. John Heinz III||PA||1979–1981|
|H. John Heinz III||PA||1985–1987|
John Eric Ensign is an American veterinarian and former politician from Las Vegas, Nevada. A member of the Republican Party, Ensign was a Congressman and United States Senator from Nevada; he served in the latter seat from January 2001 until May 2011, when he resigned amid a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into his attempts to hide an extramarital affair. Following his resignation from the Senate, Ensign returned to Nevada and resumed his career as a veterinarian.
Roger Frederick Wicker is an American attorney and politician who is the senior United States Senator from Mississippi, in office since 2007. A member of the Republican Party, Wicker previously served as a member of the United States House of Representatives and the Mississippi State Senate.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is the Democratic Hill committee for the United States House of Representatives, working to elect Democrats to that body. The DCCC recruits candidates, raises funds, and organizes races in districts that are expected to yield politically notable or close elections. The structure of the committee consists, essentially, of the Chairperson, their staff, and other Democratic members of Congress that serve in roles supporting the functions of the committee.
The Hill committees are the common name for the political party committees that work to elect members of their own party to United States Congress. The four major committees are part of the Democratic and Republican parties and each work to help members of their party get elected to each chamber.
The 2008 United States Senate elections were held on November 4, 2008, with 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested. Thirty-three seats were up for regular elections; the winners were eligible to serve six-year terms from January 3, 2009 to January 3, 2015, as members of Class 2. There were also two special elections, the winners of those seats would finish the terms that ended January 3, 2013.
The 2006 United States Senate election in West Virginia was held November 7, 2006. Incumbent Democrat Robert Byrd won re-election to a ninth term. He was sworn in on January 4, 2007. However, he died in office on June 28, 2010, before the end of his term. This was Robert Byrd's closest re-election.
The 2006 United States Senate election in Rhode Island was held November 7, 2006. Incumbent Republican Lincoln Chafee sought re-election to the seat he had held since 1999, when he was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the death of his father John Chafee. He lost to Democratic nominee Sheldon Whitehouse by a 7 point margin.
Benjamin L. Ginsberg is an American lawyer. He is most well known for his work representing the Republican Party and its political campaigns, candidates, members of Congress and state legislatures and governors, as well as corporations, trade associations, businesses, and individuals participating in the political process.
Christopher Joseph LaCivita is an American political consultant, and partner in FP1 Strategies, a national public-affairs and campaign firm. Since 2004, he has been president of the firm Advancing Strategies LLC. He was formerly with Crosslink Strategy, a conservative lobbying and political consulting firm founded by former John McCain advisor Terry Nelson, a founding partner of FP1 as well. LaCivita is often mentioned for his role as media advisor to the Swift Boat Veterans, an independent-expenditure group credited with a significant impact on the 2004 presidential election.
The 2008 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 4, 2008. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John Warner decided to retire instead of seeking a sixth term. Democrat Mark Warner won the open seat by a decisive margin. Warner became the first Democrat to win this seat since 1966. This was also the first time since 1964 that the state voted simultaneously for a Democratic presidential candidate and a Democratic Senate candidate, having voted for Barack Obama in the presidential election, albeit by a far lesser margin. This was Virginia's first open-seat election since 1988.
The 2008 United States Senate election in New Mexico was held on November 4, 2008 coinciding with the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Pete Domenici decided to retire instead of seeking a seventh term. All three of New Mexico's U.S. Representatives retired from the House to run in this election, which was the first open Senate seat in the state since 1972. Pearce narrowly defeated Wilson in the Republican primary, but Udall won the general election after an uncontested Democratic primary. Democrats won this seat for the first time since 1973, the NM-01 House seat for the first time ever, and the NM-02 seat for the first time since 1981, giving New Mexico an all-Democratic Congressional delegation for the first time since 1969.
Kelly D. Johnston is a former Secretary of the United States Senate. He served as the 28th Secretary of the Senate and was nominated by Bob Dole, who was Senate Majority Leader at the time. He was the first Secretary of the Senate from Oklahoma and the second youngest ever chosen.
The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) is the affiliate of the Republican Party in the U.S. state of Florida.
The Green Senatorial Campaign Committee (GSCC) is the Green Party committee for the United States Senate, working to elect Greens to the United States Senate. The GSCC filed with the US Federal Election Commission for official recognition in September 2006, which was received in February 2007. This is the first time a party other than the Democrats or Republicans have had a Senatorial Campaign Committee recognized by the FEC.
The 2008 United States Senate election in Alaska was held on November 4, 2008. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator and former President pro tempore Ted Stevens ran for re-election to a seventh term in the United States Senate. It was one of the ten Senate races that U.S. Senator John Ensign of Nevada, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, predicted as being most competitive. The primaries were held on August 26, 2008. Stevens was challenged by Democratic candidate Mark Begich, the mayor of Anchorage and son of former U.S. Representative Nick Begich.
Patrick Davis is a political consultant and strategist. Davis has worked in the George H.W. Bush Administration and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, most notably as Political Director in 2004. Davis also served as the Executive Director of the South Dakota Republican Party before going into private business in 2005. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Jo Ann, and their two children, Ben and Kate.
The 2010 United States Senate election in Florida took place on November 2, 2010, concurrently with other elections to the United States Senate in other states, as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.
The 117th United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. It convened in Washington, D.C., on January 3, 2021, during the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency, and will end on January 3, 2023. It will meet during the first two years of Joe Biden's presidency.
Gordon H. Hensley is a Republican consultant and long-time advisor to senate and presidential campaigns, specializing in communications strategy, speechwriting, and press relations. He is the owner of sm/c/p Inc., based in Alexandria, Virginia, and a partner at Health Media Management Group LLC. In December 2016, his name was advanced by associates of Donald Trump for a senior communications post in the Trump Administration. Instead, Hensley continued his work for health-care clients, until May 2020, when he accepted appointment as a senior public affairs adviser at the US Department of Health & Human Services.
Katherine Marie Walsh is an American Republican political operative who served as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Implementation in the Donald Trump administration. She also worked with the Trump-aligned 501(c)(4) advocacy organization America First Policies.