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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Matthew Chapman

Another Bad Day For Sarah Sanders In Omarosa Flap

Tuesday was not a good day for White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

August 15, 2018
Ross, Trump, Billionaire Cabinet

Complaint Alleges Criminal Violations By Trump Commerce Secretary

The complaint, according to the overview, calls for “an investigation into whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated the criminal laws on conflicts of interest and false statements.”

August 14, 2018
Melania Trump takes the stage after her introduction by her husband, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention, July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Melania’s Family Immigration Lawyer Blasts Trump Policy

Melania Trump’s Slovenian-born parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, officially became naturalized U.S. citizens.

August 12, 2018

Truly Evil? Melania’s Parents Naturalized Via ‘Chain Migration’

Today, First Lady Melania Trump’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, officially became naturalized U.S. citizens after having moved from their native Slovenia several years ago.

August 11, 2018
Trump, Sessions, Preet Bharara

Will Federal Judge Jail Sessions For Contempt In Asylum Case?

One person who agrees is Paul Schmidt, a retired former immigration judge and general counsel for the now-defunct predecessor of ICE, the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

August 11, 2018

Missouri Voters Kill ‘Right-To-Work’ Referendum

In Missouri, workers stood up and said no to the erosion of their right to organize.

August 9, 2018
Senate Health Bill

GOP Barely Holds House District Trump Won By 11 Percent

And although Republicans seemed to have pulled off a narrow victory and hold onto the seat, the results cannot be encouraging for them.

August 9, 2018
paul ryan

Former GOP Colleague Trashes Ryan For ‘Selling His Soul’

“And I’ll tell you this,” he added. “Legacies will be remembered for people who stuck on principle and didn’t fail in the face of adversity. He’s failed in the face of adversity.”

August 8, 2018

Cruz Attacks Backfire As Small Donors Flock To O’Rourke

Cruz responded to news of the tight race with three separate ads attacking O’Rourke on Friday.

August 7, 2018
Josh Hawley

Anti-Gay Hate Group Paid Missouri Senate Candidate

Missouri Republican Josh Hawley was paid by a group that wants to sterilize trans people and criminalize homosexuality.

July 5, 2018

Yet Another GOP Candidate Found Promoting Neo-Nazi Ideology

Republican candidate Russell Walker has stated “God is a racist and a white supremacist” and Jewish people “descend from Satan.”

July 1, 2018
corey stewart

GOP Nominates Neo-Confederate For Virginia Senate Seat

Corey Stewart had ties to an overt white nationalist. Virginia Republicans nominated him anyway.

June 14, 2018
Patrick Morrisey GOP

GOP Candidates Seek To Kill ‘Pre-existing Conditions’ Coverage

GOP Senate candidates Josh Hawley and Patrick Morrisey want to wipe out one of Obamacare’s most popular provisions.

June 9, 2018
Dana Rohrabacher

GOP Fails To ‘Lock Out’ Democrats In Key California House Races

Republicans had hoped to lock out Democrats from key races in the California primaries, but they failed — and now the chance for Democrats to retake the House is that much stronger.

June 7, 2018
Donald Trump CNN

Top GOP Woman In House Could Lose Seat Over Trump

Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not used to competitive elections. But her embrace of Trump has put her in danger.

June 6, 2018

Blankenship Wants To Run 3rd Party Candidacy In W. VA

Don Blankenship is back, and he plans to be Republicans’ worst nightmare.

May 22, 2018
Susan Ellis Wild

Progressive Woman Defeats Trumpist ‘Democrat’ In PA Primary

Susan Ellis Wild defeated the anti-choice, anti-immigrant Trump-loving John Morganelli to run for Congress in the state with the largest all-male delegation.

May 17, 2018

Trump Heading To Nashville For Sinking Senate Nominee

Once again, Trump is on his way to deep red country to bail out a struggling Republican.

May 16, 2018
Trump, Inauguration

Trump Trading Barbs With ‘Trumpier’ Candidate In West Virginia

On the eve of the primary, West Virginia’s most bombastic candidate, U.S. Senate hopeful Don Blankenship, has turned on the man he is emulating.

May 8, 2018

Kansas Republicans Turn On Kris Kobach, Top GOP Vote Suppressor

Republican legislators voted overwhelmingly to ban state funds from being used to pay any penalties Kobach might face after a federal judge found him in contempt of court.

May 1, 2018
SD meets with Missouri governor

Missouri Senate Race Turns Against GOP Over Scandals

Republicans’ political fortunes have taken a turn in Missouri. GOP officials in the state are panicking over the fiasco surrounding Gov. Eric Greitens. And polls show their commanding lead over Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race has reversed.

April 24, 2018
trump campaign finance

In Red Arizona, Disdain For Trump May Elect Democratic Senator

According to OH Predictive Insights/ABC15, Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema trounces all three major GOP competitors in the race to fill retiring Republican Jeff Flake’s Senate seat. She leads Rep. Martha McSally 48 to 42, former state Sen. Kelli Ward 50 to 40, and disgraced ex-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio 59 to 33.

April 20, 2018

McConnell Suspected Of Partisan Abuse Of Power (Again)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is no longer confident he can keep his GOP majority this fall. It’s apparently so bad, he’s resorting a desperate Hail Mary tactic: keeping the Senate open so long that red-state Democrats will be trapped in Washington and unable to go home to campaign for re-election.

April 20, 2018

Ted Cruz Is In Denial As Texas Race Tightens

There’s more bad news for Ted Cruz in his effort to hang onto his Senate seat. A new shock poll released by Quinnipiac on Tuesday revealed that the Texas race is suddenly neck and neck. Cruz is up by just 47 to 44 percent over his challenger, Democratic El Paso Rep. Beto O’Rourke.

April 19, 2018

As Republicans Reject Their Nominee, Democrat Surges In Tenn Senate Race

In one of the biggest surprises yet in the battle for control of the Senate, former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen has taken a 10-point lead over GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn in the new Middle Tennessee State University Poll. This is the latest of multiple polls giving Bredesen the lead.

April 6, 2018