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Hot Mess in Georgia: Karen Handel's Campaign Going Up in Smoke

8 hours ago   |   DCCC

In this edition: Brandon Beach and Marjorie Taylor Greene gang up on Karen Handel and the Georgia GOP clown car keeps on rolling There's blood in the water and Georgia...
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Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal...
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US lawmakers propose ban on export of tribes' sacred items

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

New Mexico Democrats are making a renewed push in Congress to ban collectors and vendors from exporting Native American ceremonial items.
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House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump's attacks at freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back”...
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Poll: Two-thirds of country favors statehood for Puerto Rico

Poll: Two-thirds of country favors statehood for Puerto Rico

14 hours ago   |   Politico

Two in three Americans support statehood for the island of Puerto Rico, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday morning. The 66 percent support for admitting the island as...
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Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

14 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says budget and debt negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the government's borrowing...
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The Cybersecurity 202: States don't have enough money to secure the 2020 election, new report warns

15 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

There are still gaping holes after Congress's cash infusion.
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House Rebukes Trump With Votes To Block Emergency Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia, UAE

House Rebukes Trump With Votes To Block Emergency Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia, UAE

15 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Trump has already said he plans to veto the measures, but they represent yet another standoff with lawmakers in Congress.
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Pressley: Only the ‘right' voices are welcome to speak

22 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

“If you're not prepared to come to that table and represent that voice, don't come, because we don't need any more brown faces that don't want to be a brown voice. We don't...
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Rep. Ted Lieu: Trump Is Implying Immigrants Are 'Somehow Less Loyal To Our Country'

Rep. Ted Lieu: Trump Is Implying Immigrants Are 'Somehow Less Loyal To Our Country'

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

In a raw op-ed, the congressman reflected on how his service in the Air Force and Congress haven't shielded him from racist remarks.
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Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be among the candidates facing off on the first night of the debate. Read more ...

Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. had downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest escalation of military tensions with Iran. Trump said... Read more ...

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

The Trump administration handed big industry another win. Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump said to... Read more ...

Trump pledges to 'look' at $10B Pentagon contract amid complaints about Amazon

Trump pledges to 'look' at $10B Pentagon contract amid complaints about Amazon

President Donald Trump pledged to "take a very strong look" at the $10 billion cloud computing contract the Pentagon plans to award later this year after receiving complaints... Read more ...

Rep. Omar Responds to 'Send Her Back!' Chant

Rep. Omar Responds to 'Send Her Back!' Chant

When President Trump spoke about Rep. Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina Wednesday, supporters broke out in a chant of "Send her back!" The freshman lawmaker from... Read more ...

House Republican campaign chair says there's no place for 'send her back'...

House Republican campaign chair says there's no place for 'send her back' language

The chairman of House Republicans' campaign arm on Thursday criticized the “send her back” chant that animated the crowd at Donald Trump's Wednesday night rally and added a new... Read more ...

Sen. Isakson hospitalized after fall

Sen. Isakson hospitalized after fall

Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson fell in his apartment and was hospitalized after fracturing four ribs, his office announced on Wednesday. The third-term Republican senator... Read more ...