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Senate GOP Campaign Arm Throws Support Behind Kari Lake For 2024

The Senate Republican Party's campaign arm is backing Republican candidate Kari Lake in the Arizona Senate race, the Daily Caller News Foundation confirmed Tuesday.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) has recruited Republican candidates for top races in Montana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Nevada, but has not yet endorsed candidates in the Arizona primary. Lake could be drawn into a three-way race for the seat currently held by independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, who has not yet announced whether she will run for re-election, and Democratic front-runner Rep. Ruben Gallego. There is.

“Kari Lake is one of the most talented candidates in the country,” Montana NRSC President Steve Daines told DCNF in a statement. “Mr. Cali is building an effective campaign that has what it takes to flip Arizona's Senate seat in November. I am proud to support Cali Lake for U.S. Senate. think.”

The NRSC will host a fundraiser for Lake in Washington, D.C., on March 6, with Daines and Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming also in attendance, people familiar with the plans told DNCF. It's planned. (Related: Exclusive: Kali Lake gets two major America First endorsements from Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Matt Gaetz)

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 8: Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) arrives to attend the Senate Republican Conference at the U.S. Capitol on February 8, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

“I am honored to have the support of Chairman Daines and the NRSC,” Lake told Politico in a statement. report news. “We are uniting the Arizona Republican Party and we have a clear path to victory. The Senate majority is passing Arizona.”

In addition to former President Donald Trump, Lake also joined Barrasso, Alabama's Tommy Tuberville, Arkansas' Tom Cotton, Tennessee's Bill Hagerty, Kansas' Roger Marshall and Kentucky's Roger Marshall. It has received support from several senators, including Rand Paul. Representatives Elise Stefanik of New York, Jim Banks of Indiana, and Matt Gaetz of Florida also support Lake.

Several other lesser-known Republicans are running in primaries against Lake, the 2022 Republican gubernatorial candidate, including Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb.

cook political report characterize her own movie theater seat held He joins controversial Democratic senators Jon Tester of Montana and Sherrod Brown of Ohio in the “toss-up” category for one term.

The NRSC also supports former Navy SEAL Tim Sheehy of Montana, Army veteran Sam Brown of Nevada, former Republican Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, and former hedge fund CEO David of Pennsylvania. Supporting Mr. McCormick. The Senate Republican Party's campaign arm has remained neutral in the Ohio Senate primary, where several prominent Republicans are running, and has hired Republican businessmen. Eric Hovde In Wisconsin.

Lake's campaign did not immediately respond to DCNF's request for comment.

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