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Upend Washington: Bannon Class and Gop Incumbents

upend washington: Bannon is promoting challengers to GOP incumbents and the party's preferred candidates in next year's midterm elections, according to CTV. It's an insurgency that could imperil Republican majorities in the House and Senate. They include a convicted felon, a perennial candidate linked to an environmental conspiracy theory, and a Southern lawmaker known for provocative ethnic and racial comments. The emerging Bannon class of rabble-rousers share limited ideological ties but have a common intent to upend Washington and knock out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., standard-bearer of the establishment. The main thing that binds them together is a rejection of the Republican Party establishment, a rejection of the political elites, the financial elites and the media elites, said Andy Surabian, a former Bannon aide and senior adviser to the pro-Trump PAC Great America Alliance. It's a crop of candidates that unnerves a GOP that lost seats and a shot at the Senate majority in 2010 and 2012 with political novices and controversial nominees and fears a stinging repeat in 2018. ( As reported in the news.