“I have to stop running, turn around, and confront it,” he wrote in a candid Facebook post.
Jason Kander may have lost his bid for Missouri’s seat in the Senate last year, but he’s still a rising star among Democrats.
Kander is giving an assist to Ossoff’s campaign for a Georgia House seat ahead of an election there in June.
“Voting in our country has never been easy, and unfortunately it’s never been guaranteed for everyone,” Kander wrote in a statement.
Baseball great Curt Schilling unleashed a nasty Twitter salvo against Jason Kander after the rising Democratic star slammed Donald Trump on a national TV appearance.
The Jewish Missourian and Army veteran, who narrowly lost a Senate race, was sniping at the Republicans who blocked former President Barack Obama’s nomination.
Kander, a rising star in Democratic politics who lost his Missouri Senate bid, is among the future party leaders who may step into to fill the power vacuum.
Democrats and Republicans are locked in a tight contest for control of the Senate, one that might be decided in Missouri. That’s where Jewish Democrat Jason Kander is on the verge of unseating Republican incumbent Roy Blunt.
The United States Senate has lots of outsize Jewish personalities, from Al Franken to Chuck Schumer to Bernie Sanders. If the polls in Missouri’s Senate race keep narrowing, their ranks might grow next January with the addition of Jason Kander, the mid-thirties Democratic challenger who’s narrowing the gap with Republican incumbent Roy Blunt.