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Pelosi under fire from Democrats: ‘It’s time for her to go’

WASHINGTON – Democrats are wondering if is time to ditch Nancy Pelosi as their leader after suffering a stinging defeat Tuesday night in the special election for a congressional seat in Georgia. The ultra-liberal House minority leader was featured in numerous GOP ads linking her to 30-year...


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Planned Parenthood Loses Big, Spent $734,000 in Failed Georgia Race

Jon Ossoff lost the House race in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District despite receiving nearly three-quarters of $1 million from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. googletag.cmd.push(function...


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Montana Initiative Could Limit Transgender Use of Bathrooms

A conservative group wants to let Montana voters decide whether transgender people must use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their gender at birth — a move that could thrust the state into the national debate over transgender rights. ...


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Hollywood Fail: Jon Ossoff Loses Georgia Congressional Election Despite Massive Celebrity Help

Democrat Jon Ossoff lost his bid against Republican Karen Handel in Georgia’s Sixth District special congressional election Tuesday night, representing a stunning rebuke of Hollywood and the numerous celebrities who stumped for and contributed to the Democrat’s campaign.The race to fill the s...


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Clinton Handling of Emails Could Cause Revocation of Her Security Clearance

The State Department has opened a formal inquiry into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her aides mishandled classified information while she was the nation's top diplomat, Fox News has learned. Despite being under investigation, Clinton and her staffers still have security cl...


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Republican Aligned With Trump Wins South Carolina House Seat

Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the South Carolina congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, who resigned to the White House budget director. ...


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Republican Handel Wins Georgia House Seat

Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia, avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Incomplete returns show Handel winning almost 53 percent of the vote over Democrat Jon Ossoff, who won about just...


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What is John Ossoff Hiding? Reporter Barred From Event

The Washington Free Beacon was told by Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff's campaign that it was not welcome to cover remarks that he was scheduled to deliver to supporters on the night before Tuesday's special election. The Free Beacon was approached immediately upon entering Ossoff's Monday nig...


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The Russians Do It Again: Democrats Get Crushed In Georgia Election Despite Spending Millions More

Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a closely-watched special House election Tuesday night, the Associated Press projected. The loss was a disappointing setback for Democrats, who had hoped to capitalize on President Trump’s low approval ratings to win the long-standing...


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Obama and Climate Change: Is It Really About The Climate?

Just yesterday we noted that President Obama pocketed $3.2 million for a 1.5-hour speaking gig at a climate change conference in Milan...an exorbitant fee, by anyone's measure, which Dilbert creator Scott Adams most accurately described as a "pre-bribe." And while we're certain that Obama'...


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A Republican National Committee Database of Nearly Every Voter Was Left Exposed on the Internet for 12 Days

The lapse in security was striking for putting at risk the identities, voting histories and views of voters across the political spectrum, with data drawn from a wide range of sources including social media, public government records and proprietary polling by political groups. Chris Vicke...


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Nevada Governor Vetoes Medicaid-For-All Bill

Gov. Brian Sandoval waited until the last day he could - Friday - to veto a measure that would have offered a state-sponsored health insurance option to all residents regardless of income. If he hadn't signed it or vetoed it by midnight, it would have become law. ...


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Confrontation With Fugitives Sparks Talk About Gun Ownership

The harrowing confrontation between escaped Georgia fugitives and a Tennessee man had rekindled rallying cries about the value of gun ownership. Patrick Hale, 35, of Christiana was in his car, gun in hand, with his 3-year-old daughter when he came face to face with fugitives Ricky Dubose a...


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U.S. Rescinds Obama Plan for Some Illegal Immigrants

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly signed a memorandum on Thursday rescinding an Obama-era plan to spare some illegal immigrant parents of children who are lawful permanent residents from being deported, the department said in a statement. ...


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Shots Fired at Truck Flying 'Make America Great Again' Flag

Several shots were fired at a truck flying a 'Make America Great Again' flag and an American flag on a highway in Indianapolis on Tuesday. Indiana State Police said a Chevrolet Malibu with Louisiana license plates pulled up next to a blue 2001 Dodge pickup truck along I-465, and a male pa...


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Trump Administration Amends Travel Ban Date to Keep Legal Battle Alive

The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90-day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. The amendment appears intended to avoid the administration's legal case...


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Dem Rep Hakeem Jeffries SNAPS: ‘Every Racist In America Voted For Donald Trump’ (VIDEO)

Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries claimed that “every racist in America voted for Donald Trump” during House proceedings Monday evening. The congressman from New York was delivering a speech on the House floor Monday when he went on a rant about white supremacy and hate crimes bei...


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Nearly 200 Democrats in Congress Suing Trump, Citing Business Conflicts

Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress filed a lawsuit against President Trump on Wednesday morning alleging that his continued ties to his business empire violate the U.S. Constitution. The unprecedented legal action accuses Trump of violating the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constit...


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California Democrat Drafts Article Of Impeachment Against Trump

Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA) has drafted an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Sherman insists Trump obstructed justice by impeding or halting a criminal investigation into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn. His article claims Trump urged former FBI direc...


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Comey's Source Handing Documents to FBI After Leak Revelation

The intermediary who helped James Comey leak at least one memo to The New York Times is handing “revelant materials” over the FBI, he confirmed to Fox News. Daniel Richman has acknowledged he was the source that Comey used to get notes from a dramatic meeting with President Trump out into...


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Will 2017 Be the 'Year of the Transgender Candidate'?

Virginia native Danica Roem is running for a seat in her state's House of Delegates. Should she emerge victorious from the June 13 Democratic primary, the 32-year-old would challenge longtime Republican incumbent Bob Marshall to represent Virginia's 13th district and become the first openly trans...


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Dem Rep Introduces 'COVFEFE Act' to Preserve Trump Tweets

A Democratic congressman wants to make sure President Trump’s tweets are preserved for posterity. Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., on Monday introduced a bill aptly named the “COVFEFE Act,” in reference to one of Trump’s more amusing Twitter misfires. The bill would amend the Presidenti...


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Jon Ossoff Gets Massive Out-of-State Support in House Race

Jon Ossoff, the Democrat leading the polls ahead of a special House election in Georgia, has earned nearly all of his campaign contributions in recent weeks from sources outside the state. According to The Washington Free Beacon, Ossoff — who will face Republican Karen Handel on June 20 —...


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Top Senator Democrat: We Need to Investigate Whether Lynch Gave Cover to Clinton Campaign

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Sunday that Congress should investigate whether former Attorney General Loretta Lynch pressured former FBI Director James Comey to cover for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. "I think we need to know more about that," Feinste...


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Gingrich: Mueller Will Not Conduct a Neutral Investigation

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich Sunday cast doubt on special counsel Robert Mueller's ability to remain neutral in his investigation of President Donald Trump's campaign and collusion with Russia, saying fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony has already tainted the investigation. ...


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Protesters Rally Against Sharia Law in Dozens of US Cities

On its website, ACT described sharia, which covers many aspects of Muslim life including religious obligations and financial dealings, as incompatible with human rights. It said sharia justifies the oppression of women and homosexuality, and advocates female genital mutilation. ...


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Border Patrol Arrests in 2017 Break Historical Trend

The chief of the Border Patrol’s El Paso sector says President Trump should get the credit for a break in a historical trend in illegal immigration.  New data out for the month of May shows the Border Patrol apprehended 19,967 illegal immigrants last month. That’s 35,475 fewer apprehensio...


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President Trump: America is going to build again. Under budget and ahead of schedule. Time to put AmericaFirst!

America is going to build again. Under budget and ahead of schedule. Time to put #AmericaFirst! #Infrastru...


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Dem-Tied Group Charged in Voter Registration Fraud Scheme

Twelve employees of an Indiana group tied to former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and former President Bill Clinton were charged Friday for allegedly submitting fake or fraudulent voter registration applications before the 2016 presidential election. The Indiana Voter Registration Pro...


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Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Think Christians Are Fit For Public Office

Sanders tried to impose an unconstitutional religious test, calling Christianity 'hateful.' Article VI of the U.S. Constitution states that “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.” Sanders flirted with the boundar...


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Trey Gowdy to Serve as Next Chairman of the House Oversight Committee

The Republican Steering Committee has elected Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., to serve as the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. ...


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House Passes Bill to Dismantle Dodd-Frank

The House of Representatives voted Thursday for a bill that would dismantle many of the laws that regulate Wall Street, a major legislative step in the Republicans’ deregulation efforts that worry consumer advocates. The Financial CHOICE Act proposes to scrap much of the landmark Dodd-Fra...


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CNN Corrects Story After Comey Testimony Contradicts Reporting

The CNN report said Comey was expected to dispute President Trump's claims that Comey said he was not under investigation on multiple occasions. The report, titled “Comey expected to refute Trump," was based on unnamed sources and said Comey's conversations with the president "were much m...


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Comey: Loretta Lynch Request to Call Clinton Probe a ‘Matter’ ‘Confused Me and Concerned Me’

Former FBI Director James B. Comey said a concerning request by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch about how he refer to the probe of Hillary Clinton’s private email server played a part in his decision to buck Justice Department tradition and to publicly announce the closure of the case. ...


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Michigan State House Approves Carrying Concealed Guns Without Permit

Legislation to allow Michigan gun owners to carry a concealed handgun without a permit was approved in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday, in a move that follows the lead of a dozen other states. The package of four bills, whi...


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Trump ‘Feels Vindicated’ by Comey Testimony

President Trump said through his lawyer Wednesday that he “felt vindicated” by former FBI Director James Comey’s prepared testimony released ahead of his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. “The President is pleased that Mr. Comey has finally publicly confirmed hi...


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Trump Touts 'New Era' with $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

President Trump presented his vision to rebuild America’s infrastructure in Cincinnati on Wednesday as Washington prepared for blockbuster intelligence hearings. The White House has dubbed this week “Infrastructure Week,” and has held events to promote the administration’s $1 trillion pla...


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DOJ Ends Holder-era ‘Slush Fund’ Payouts

The Justice Department announced Wednesday it will no longer allow prosecutors to strike settlement agreements with big companies directing them to make payouts to outside groups, ending an Obama-era practice that Republicans decried as a "slush fund" that padded the accounts of liberal interest ...


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Ethics Office Won’t Probe Trump on Domestic Emoluments

The Office of Government Ethics (OGE) won't probe whether President Trump’s business dealings violate a constitutional provision limiting the a president's income to their official salary. OGE Director Walter Shaub told Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) in a Monday letter that his office lacks ...


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Trump Pitched Republican Leaders on a Solar-Paneled Border Wall

President Donald Trump pitched an idea for a border wall covered in solar panels in a meeting with Republican lawmakers on Tuesday, according to Axios. Trump reportedly said...


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Nikki Haley Issues Tough Demands to UN Human Rights Council

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday issued a tough warning and a short list of changes that “are the minimum necessary to resuscitate” the notorious U.N. Human Rights Council—a 47-nation, that includes China, Cuba, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela among its members, and which s...


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Should Justice Ginsburg Disqualify Herself in the Trump Travel Ban Case?

It’s obvious that judges should extinguish all politics in public comments when elevated to the Bench. Because justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has failed to follow these rules, she should disqualify herself from the U.S. Supreme Court’s review of President Trump’s revised travel ban.  ...


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GOP Senator Voices Concerns About Pro-Dem Firm Working 2020 Census

Concerns are being raised on Capitol Hill about whether partisan politics could impact the 2020 Census and swing congressional redistricting in favor of Democrats. A pro-Democratic analytics firm that describes itself as “a platform for hope and change” was included as a subcontractor in ...


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NY Judge Escorted Out in Handcuffs, Smiles During Arrest

A New York judge is facing jail time for missing a court appearance related to an August drunk driving arrest, and she’s apparently happy about it. The judge, Leticia Astacio, was beaming as she happily greeted reporters waiting for her at the fifth floor elevator bank of the Monroe Count...


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Bernie Sanders Made More Than $858k in Book Royalties Last Year

Bernie Sanders made more than $858,000 in royalties for two new books last year, according to the 2016 financial disclosure the senator quietly filed on Sunday. And he’s ke...


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Sen. Warner Admits There's "No Smoking Gun" in Russia Investigation

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) appeared on both CNN and CBS Sunday, and one of the topics he discussed is the ongoing investigation into any Russian involvement in last November's election and any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.  CNN's Jake Tapper cut to the chas...


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Still Sore: Hillary Blames DNC, SCOTUS, ‘1,000 Russian Agents’ for Loss

Hillary Clinton spoke to Goldman Sachs for the very simple reason that she got paid, the former Democratic presidential candidate told an audience at Recode’s annual coding conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Clinton took the opportunity to blame numerous players for her Nov. 8...


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House Issues Subpoenas to Top Officials Related to Obama Unmasking Scandal

The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas on Wednesday, in a sign that its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election is ramping up in scope and intensity, according to people familiar with the matter. The Republican-led committee issued four subpoenas ...


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Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says

A December meeting between Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and one of the senior advisers in the Trump administration, and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak at Trump Tower focused on Syria, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News Monday. During the meeting the R...


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