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Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune


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Rosenstein's Hill tormentors surprisingly cautious after bombshell report

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's critics on Capitol Hill aren't calling for his head - at least for now. President Donald Trump's top congressional allies have spent...
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Some Democrats warn of dangers of election overconfidence

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The fight for the House majority is over. At least that's the sense from a growing number of Democrats who are increasingly confident in their quest to seize...
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Congress calls on Google to address YouTube, children's privacy

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy. Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island...
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Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms approach

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The fight for the House majority is over. At least that's the sense from a growing number of Democrats who are increasingly confident in their quest to seize...
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Conservatives warn of Republican complacency ahead of U.S. election

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Conservative candidates sounded alarms to their evangelical supporters on Friday about voter complacency that could allow a Democratic takeover of Congress and an undermining...
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Scoop: Ben and Jerry jump into battle for the House

1 day ago   |   Politico

Ben and Jerry want a new flavor in Congress - and they'll be fighting for it by the pint. The famous co-founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, joined by MoveOn.org, announced a...
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Joe Biden Endorses Staten Island Democrat Max Rose's Bid For Congress

Joe Biden Endorses Staten Island Democrat Max Rose's Bid For Congress

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

“Staten Islanders and South Brooklynites deserve a representative who works as hard as them and that is Max Rose,” the former vice president said.
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POLITICO Playbook: The case for Trump to shut down the government

1 day ago   |   Politico

THE POLITICAL CASE FOR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT... If you're Trump, is there any cogent case to NOT shut down the government one week from today? Here...
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Handel, Woodall try to focus campaigns on themselves instead of Trump

1 day ago   |   AJC

Georgia's two most-targeted GOP members of Congress have sought to neutralize attacks by focusing on their work, not President Donald Trump.
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Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About...

Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation

It's still unclear whether Blasey, who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, will be testifying at an open hearing. Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: Report

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: Report

However, a source tells HuffPost that the deputy attorney general's comments about recording Trump were “sarcastic.” Read more ...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government Vehicles

But Administrator Brock Long won't lose his job - for now. Read more ...

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Square Off In First Debate Of Texas Senate Race

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Square Off In First Debate Of Texas Senate Race

The candidates battled over hot-button issues like immigration, gun rights and trade. Read more ...

Judge Orders Commerce Secretary To Testify About Census Citizenship Question

Judge Orders Commerce Secretary To Testify About Census Citizenship Question

A federal judge in New York has ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to face questioning under oath over his decision to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020... Read more ...

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

The president had been restrained in responding to the accusation by Christine Blasey Ford that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both... Read more ...

Report: Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump

Report: Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump

The New York Times is out with quite a story: It says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording President Trump last year and using the recordings to... Read more ...

3D-Printed Gun Creator Cody Wilson Arrested In Taiwan After Sexual Assault...

3D-Printed Gun Creator Cody Wilson Arrested In Taiwan After Sexual Assault Charge

He'll likely be deported to the U.S., where he'll face a charge of sexually assaulting a minor. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett...

Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh

"In the very near future, judge Kavanaugh will be on the United States Supreme Court,” the Senate majority leader said. Read more ...

Christine Blasey Ford May Testify Next Week After All

Christine Blasey Ford May Testify Next Week After All

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s is willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, the... Read more ...