(Politico) - While Democratic presidential contenders scrap over the finer details of Medicare for All and how to tackle climate change, Republican attorneys general across the country are ready to undercut a progressive agenda if Donald Trump is ousted. Read more here.
(New York Times) - To win financial backing from Democratic Attorneys General Association, candidates will be required to publicly state their support of abortion. Read more here.
In the 2019 AG elections, Republicans picked up two seats, and once the new incoming AGs take office, the AG political landscape will be comprised of 26 Republicans and 25 Democrats.
In comparison to 2018 in which there were 31 State Attorney General (AG) elections, 2019 is much quieter, with only three—Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Despite the small number of AG elections, each is noteworthy and the outcomes have the potential to change the AG political landscape, currently comprised of 27 Democrats and 24 Republicans.
(Law.com) - When Lori Kalani was senior in-house counsel and director of government affairs for DISH Network Corp. a few years ago, she visited every state attorney general’s office to better understand how and why they worked the way they did. Read more here.