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News : Politics

House lawmakers to interview Papadopoulos later this month

Saturday  01:36,   13 october 2018
cnn

George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, is making his first appearance testifying on Capitol Hill later this month. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Watchdog files Hatch Act complaint against Sanders for picture with Kanye in MAGA hat

Saturday  01:36,   13 october 2018
thehill

Watchdog organization Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a complaint against White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday, alleging she violated the federal Hatch Act. CREW's complaint to the Office >>>

Bipartisan Hill anger with Saudis flares after Khashoggi

Saturday  01:36,   13 october 2018
politico

The White House's response to the disappearance is also testing how willing Republicans are to break with Trump.“If it came to a vote in the Senate, it would fail," Corker recalled telling the contractor about the chance that lawmakers would... >>>

Trump to head to Florida, Georgia after Hurricane Michael

Friday  22:36,   12 october 2018
politico

"We are working very hard on every area and every state that was hit," the president tweets."People have no idea how hard Hurricane Michael has hit the great state of Georgia. I will be visiting both Florida and Georgia early next week. We are... >>>

GOP gov candidate says he will 'stomp' Dem opponent's face with 'golf spikes'

Friday  22:36,   12 october 2018
thehill

Republican Scott Wagner says he will stomp on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's (D) face with "golf spikes" in a Facebook Live video streamed on Friday. "Between now and Nov. 6, you better put a catcher's mask on your face because I'm going... >>>

Poll: More Americans disapprove than approve of Kavanaugh's confirmation

Friday  22:36,   12 october 2018
thehill

More Americans oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation than support it, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll released Friday. The poll showed that 41 percent of Americans support his confirmation while 51 percent... >>>

Dem Sen. Menendez faces unexpected danger in deep-blue New Jersey

Friday  22:15,   12 october 2018
foxnews

Menendez is facing an unexpectedly strong and well-funded challenge from a Republican nominee named Bob Hugin.Menendez went on trial in federal court last year, accused of illegally accepting gifts from a wealthy donor. A mistrial was declared after >>>

MSNBC Host told Jeb Bush 'He Should Have Punched' Trump

Friday  20:21,   12 october 2018
newsweek

“I told Jeb Bush after the debate that I thought he should have punched him in the face."During an episode of Wallace’s show, “Deadline: White House,” on MSNBC on Thursday, she was discussing Bush’s feud with Trump. Bush and Trump used to have... >>>

Hurricane Michael barrels into Florida races

Friday  19:39,   12 october 2018
thehill

Hurricane Michael spiraled into Florida’s closely watched gubernatorial and Senate races, bringing with it a chance for the candidates to make – or break – their campaigns.Nelson is also in the spotlight; it will be up to Congress to decide on a... >>>

Trump snubs Feinstein, Harris to nominate conservative judges to liberal 9th Circuit

Friday  19:12,   12 october 2018
foxnews

President Trump is plowing ahead to fill three vacancies on the liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, brushing aside Democratic resistance.Presidents traditionally work with senators from judicial nominees' home state — in this case, California — to >>>

Beto O'Rourke shatters fundraising records with $38 million quarter

Friday  18:42,   12 october 2018
nbcnews

The massive haul rivals fundraising marks for presidential campaigns of the past.O'Rourke, who faces incumbent Republican Ted Cruz in November, has highlighted small donations from individuals and eschewed special interest PACs. His campaign noted... >>>

GOP voter outreach hits 50 million, most ever

Friday  18:24,   12 october 2018
washingtonexaminer

The Republican National Committee on Friday said it has also reached out to a record 50 million voters. The RNC said that its voter outreach project broke its record by making contacts in 28 states and across 172 congressional districts that will... >>>

Beto O’Rourke Raises $38 Million in Third Quarter, Biggest Haul for Senate Candidate Ever

Friday  17:42,   12 october 2018
thedailybeast

No one has ever brought in this much money in a single quarter, and it came from 800,000 individual contributions, according to his campaign.O'Rourke raised more than $38 million in the third quarter of 2018 from 802,836 individual contributions.... >>>

Clinton and Pelosi take star turn — in GOP attack ads

Friday  16:36,   12 october 2018
politico

Republicans will face a massive gender gap at the polls, but they’re still betting big on an ad strategy that demonizes two powerful women.Over the last 30 days, close to 100 Republican-funded TV spots casting Hillary Clinton, House Minority Leader... >>>

Michelle Obama Wanted Democrats to ‘Go High.’ Now They Aren’t So Sure.

Friday  15:58,   12 october 2018
nytimes

‘When they go low, we kick them,’ Eric Holder said this week, articulating a strategy against Republicans that some Democrats find appealing.WASHINGTON — In 2016, Michelle Obama’s words became the Democrats’ defining creed to counter Donald J.... >>>