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Pennsylvania's 2018 US Senate Race Gets First GOP Entry

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s 2018 race for U.S. Senate is getting underway.

Rick Saccone, a fiery Republican state lawmaker from suburban Pittsburgh, formally declared his candidacy Monday to challenge Democratic U.S. 109 more words


White House accused of blocking information on bank's Trump-Russia links

New commerce secretary Wilbur Rosss response about possible links between Bank of Cyprus, Russian agents and Trump officials wasnt released to Senate The White House has been accused of withholding information from Congress about whether Donald Trump or any of his campaign affiliates have ever

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Where's Rubio? Unknown group wants to know

It’s Wednesday afternoon. Do you know where one of your U.S. senators is?

Speaking Up for America – a group that doesn’t appear to be registered as a corporation or a political committee in Florida or with the Federal Elections Commission – has paid for… 340 more words


Daines' absence from Montana Capitol

“Senator Steve Daines failure to show up today and answer tough questions from his bosses — the people of Montana — was a cowardly move,” said Nancy Keenan, executive director of the Montana Democratic Party. 47 more words

Federal Government

How to be president 101: Political Capital

Somewhere in the White House sits a giant sheet of posterboard with “CAMPAIGN PROMISES” scribbled across the top.  Each morning I imagine Donald Trump wakes up, looks at it like it’s the queen’s mirror from Snow White and thinks, “which of you suckers can I check off today? 1,130 more words


Misunderstanding the Welfare State

Last week in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, in the heart of his home district, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) found himself in an unexpected situation. At his own town hall, the Republican leader of the House Oversight Committee faced a crowd of rambunctious, aggressive constituents holding signs calling the prominent congressman a “disgrace” and “spineless”. 873 more words