Roll Call: Latest News on Capitol Hill, Congress, Politics and Elections
April 2, 2015

Remainders: Conservatives Buy Airtime for Mark Sanford

Here’s what you might have missed “At the Races” on Thursday …

What we’re mulling on Thursday…

  • #SC01: Independent Women’s Voice, a conservative group backing former Gov. Mark Sanford, spent about $65,000 on television in the special election, according to two Democratic operatives who monitor media buying. A number of other Republicans and conservative groups have lined up for Sanford in the past week.
  • #IN05: Freshman Rep. Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind. has a primary challenge: Carmel businessman David Stockdale will announce his candidacy on Saturday, according to a release.
  • #LA06: Businessman Paul Dietzel II announced Thursday he will run for Rep. Bill Cassidy’s seat. Cassidy is running for the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., in 2014. The 6th District is a Republican stronghold, and the GOP field could end up being fairly crowded.

Sign In

Forgot password?

Or

Subscribe

Receive daily coverage of the people, politics and personality of Capitol Hill.

Subscription | Free Trial

Logging you in. One moment, please...