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News : Politics

Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact

Friday  14:06,   12 october 2018
msn

In the high-stakes race for Senate in Nevada, Democrat Jacky Rosen is taking on one of the biggest names in GOP politics by painting Sen. Dean Heller as someone without firm principles. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file) LAS VEGAS — Many Republicans are... >>>

Can we talk? Trump's riding high _ and he's got a lot to say

Friday  14:06,   12 october 2018
msn

Donald Trump would like to talk. And, boy, is he ever. The president is riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's successful confirmation _ and he's got a lot to say about that and lots of other things. And, boy, is he... >>>

Kavanaugh tensions linger after bitter fight

Friday  13:54,   12 october 2018
thehill

Republican and Democratic senators say they're ready to move on from the fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, but lingering tensions from one of the bitterest fights in recent Senate history are proving difficult... >>>

Republicans see silver linings in deep-blue states

Friday  13:27,   12 october 2018
thehill

Republicans are holding out hope that their side can make gains down the ballot – even in some of the bluest states in the country. The silver linings Republicans see around a dark blue cloud come in states where Democrats have held control for... >>>

Kanye West delivers jaw-dropping show in Oval Office

Friday  10:33,   12 october 2018
ap.org

Kanye West has delivered a memorable Oval Office visit with President Donald Trump. The rapper didn't rap. But, seated across from President Donald Trump at the Resolute Desk, the musician delivered a rambling, multipart monologue Thursday that >>>

Trump's Saudi embrace was always complicated

Friday  10:03,   12 october 2018
cnn

President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner are learning that hyper-personalized family diplomacy and throwing in their lot with foreign strongmen can come at a damaging political price. The disappearance and possible murder of the US-based dissident... >>>

Experts to Melania Trump: You Are Not the ‘Most Bullied Person in the World’

Friday  09:30,   12 october 2018
thedailybeast

On her recent swing through Africa, between visits with dignitaries and photo-ops in front of the Great Sphinx, First Lady Melania Trump declared that she could be “the most bullied person in the world.” To experts who study bullying and work... >>>

Senate heads home to campaign after deal on Trump nominees

Friday  08:03,   12 october 2018
thehill

The Senate left town on Thursday night until after the November midterm election with Republicans securing a deal on dozens of President Trump's nominees on their way out the door. The agreement allowed senators to wrap up their work weeks... >>>

Mich. candidate says he regrets remarks to woman in '89 video

Friday  07:57,   12 october 2018
cnn

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, the Republican nominee for governor, said Thursday that he regrets his behavior in a video from 1989 that appears to show him trying to flirt with a woman off camera as she sets up for an interview.... >>>

‘I like them very much:’ Trump has long-standing business ties with Saudis, who have boosted his hotels since he took office

Friday  05:36,   12 october 2018
msn

‘I like them very much:’ Trump has long-standing business ties with Saudis, who have boosted his hotels since he took officeTrump’s business relationships with the Saudi government — and rich Saudi business executives — go back to at least the... >>>

Flake calls Trump supporters' 'lock her up' chants 'disturbing,' and fears for future of Republican Party

Friday  05:24,   12 october 2018
foxnews

Flake calls Trump supporters' 'lock her up' chants 'disturbing,' and fears for future of Republican PartyIn his retirement interview with C-SPAN, Flake said the chants, which were sparked by Trump's campaign and have continued... >>>

New poll shows Democrat Shalala trailing GOP opponent in a district Trump lost badly

Friday  05:24,   12 october 2018
latimes

WASHINGTON - Donna Shalala may be in trouble. Shalala, a Democrat running in a Florida district that President Donald Trump lost by nearly 20 percentage points in 2016, is trailing Republican TV journalist Maria Elvira Salazar by 2 percentage points >>>

Uncovered Email Reveals John Kelly Called Elizabeth Warren ‘Impolite Arrogant Woman’

Friday  03:07,   12 october 2018
mediaite

In a private email exchange with his top aide, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly blasted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) following a phone call with her to discuss the administration's travel ban.Nestled in a trove of thousands of old emails... >>>

Rep. Chris Collins' trial date set for early 2020

Friday  03:00,   12 october 2018
cnn

A federal judge on Thursday set a trial date of Feb. 3, 2020, for the insider trading case in which Rep. Chris Collins, his son and another man are charged with securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements stemming from an alleged scheme... >>>

Clinton fires back at Trump: 'You asked Russia to hack me on national television'

Friday  02:03,   12 october 2018
thehill

Hillary Clinton offered one of her most direct rebukes of President Trump in months on Thursday after Trump accused her of colluding with Russia during the 2016 presidential election at his campaign rally in Pennsylvania Wednesday night. At the... >>>