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OPINION: Kris Kobach’s Winning Delusion

If you want to know where a political party is heading, look at what’s buoying the candidates who take on incumbents during primary season. The long-shot victory of [millennial] Alexandria…

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Democrats Improve Midterm Chances by Going Mainstream

Democrats’ optimism over major midterm election gains this November was bolstered in a series of primaries on Tuesday, despite a disappointing loss in a special race for a heavily Republican…

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New Yorker Arrested for Threats to GOP Lawmakers

A Puerto Rican native upset at the Republican stance on illegal immigration was charged Friday with phoning terroristic threats against top Republican lawmakers in Washington. Rep. Steve Scalise, wounded in…

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Republicans Pick Charlotte to Host 2020 Convention

The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential-nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, the same city that hosted the Democratic National Convention in 2012. The Republican National Committee finalized its…

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Wave of Condemnation Hits Trump After Summit With Putin

“Bizarre.” “Shameful.” ‘”Disgraceful.” That’s the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki…

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The Civil Majority

Is this the end of civility? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was verbally set upon in a restaurant parking lot over the weekend by a self-appointed posse of immigration shamers…

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Free Speech Divides the Left and the Right

With respect to free speech, people seem increasingly drawn to a simple narrative. Those on the left used to like freedom of speech — but now, not so much. Those…

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House Republicans Grill FBI, Justice Leaders on Russia Probe

Republicans accused top federal law enforcement officials Thursday of withholding important documents from them and demanded details about surveillance tactics during the Russia investigation in a contentious congressional hearing that…

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House Rejects Republican Immigration Bill, Ignoring Trump

The Republican-led House rejected a far-ranging immigration bill on Wednesday despite its eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump, as the gulf between the GOP’s moderate and conservative wings proved too…

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Trump Urges House GOP to Back Immigration Bill

President Donald Trump made a startling last-minute pitch Wednesday for a far-reaching Republican immigration bill that remained on track for defeat, just days after telling House lawmakers to stop wasting…

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