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Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

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Democrats flipped a GOP-held Kentucky state House seat on Tuesday, handing the party its 37th state legislative pickup nationwide since Donald Trump won the presidency.

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How Pennsylvania's new districts could impact Congress

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After a lengthy court battle over gerrymandering, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court redrew the state's districts . MSNBC's Steve Kornacki explains how the new map could prove to be a big win for Democrats.

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House Republican oversight chair seeks EPA chief's travel details

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The Republican head of the U.S. House of Representatives oversight committee sought details on Wednesday on how Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt got clearance to take numerous first class-flights revealed in recently released travel records. Trey Gowdy, who led a high-profile investigation into a 2012 attack on a diplomatic compound in Benghazi during former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's tenure, sent a letter to Pruitt questioning whether the administrator followed federal regulations regarding official travel. The letter comes a day after House Democrats sent a similar letter requesting details of Pruitt's first- and business-class travel and the process for requesting permission for each premium flight.

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Beyond ‘Obamacare’: New liberal plan on health care overhaul

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A major liberal policy group is raising the ante on the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all. Called “Medicare Extra for All,” the proposal to be released Thursday by the Center for American Progress gives politically energized Democrats more options to achieve [...]

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Democrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering

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U.S. Democratic leaders called on Congress on Wednesday to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation $300 million to fight foreign efforts to interfere in congressional and state elections in November, amid growing concerns about potential Russian influence on the polls. Citing warnings from intelligence agencies that Russia is trying to influence the upcoming vote, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi asked that the additional funds be included in a bill to fund the government which Congress aims to pass by March 23.

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Republicans will sue to block court-drawn Pennsylvania congressional map

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State and national Republican officials will file a federal lawsuit as soon as Wednesday seeking to block a new Pennsylvania congressional map released on Monday by the state's high court, the party's congressional campaign arm said on Tuesday. The new map would give Democrats better odds of capturing as many as half a dozen U.S. House of Representatives seats in Pennsylvania, where Republicans currently hold 13 of the 18 seats. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court drew a new map for the state's 18 congressional districts after previously invalidating the existing lines as an unconstitutional gerrymander, finding the Republican-controlled legislature drew them to marginalize Democratic voters.

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Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Republican state senator who shouted at University of Idaho students in the Capitol to lobby for a birth control bill on Monday now faces an ethics complaint after a tweet from an account presenting as the lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.

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Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

Added: 21.02.2018 20:44 | 0 views | 0 comments


Democrats flipped a GOP-held Kentucky state House seat on Tuesday, handing the party its 37th state legislative pickup nationwide since Donald Trump won the presidency.

From: www.yahoo.com

How Pennsylvania's new districts could impact Congress

Added: 21.02.2018 20:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


After a lengthy court battle over gerrymandering, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court redrew the state's districts . MSNBC's Steve Kornacki explains how the new map could prove to be a big win for Democrats.

From: www.yahoo.com

Anderson Cooper Shreds Trump: ‘He Went To Play Golf While They Held Funerals’

Added: 21.02.2018 20:35 | 0 views | 0 comments


CNN’s Anderson Cooper took Donald Trump to task on Monday for a weekend in which the president fired off angry messages on Twitter about Democrats, the Russia investigation, Oprah Winfrey and more.

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