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Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.18.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

* Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) had a fundraiser scheduled for a Loews hotel in Orlando next month, but in the wake of his anti-election efforts, the hotel has now canceled the event.

* On a related note, a group of staffers who worked for former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) have formed a new political action committee intended to blunt Hawley's political ambitions. The entity is called JOSH PAC, an acronym for "Just Oust Seditious Hacks."

* Though some turnover among congressional staffers is common, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) lost her communications director after less than two weeks on the job. "Following the events of January 6th, I've decided to part ways with the office," Ben Goldey wrote in his resignation letter, referencing the date of the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

* As Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) faces intra-party criticism for her vote to impeach Donald Trump, the Casper Star-Tribune published an op-ed yesterday praising the congresswoman, written by three former Republican governors of Wyoming, among others.

* On a related note, Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) is standing by his vote for Trump's impeachment, though he conceded yesterday it "may very well" cost him his congressional career.

* And Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will officially give up her Senate seat today. Her successor, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla (D) will reportedly be sworn into office on Wednesday.