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GOP, home to Trump and Tea Party, decries Dems’ mob rule

It's not unusual for Republicans and Democrats alike to sharpen their rhetoric as elections draw near in hopes of drawing loyal voters to the polls.

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Senate heads for exits as vulnerable Democrats get campaign time and McConnell gets his judges

After bare-knuckled Kavanaugh fight, few Democrats were eager to meet GOP demands. But campaign realities dictated otherwise.

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GOP now on the offensive in several Senate races, could expand majority even if House flips

With less than a month until November's midterm elections, Republicans are now going on the offensive in several Senate races as part of a reinvigorated effort not only to hold onto their slim majority in the upper chamber, but to expand it significantly.

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Kanye West meets with President Trump at the White House; Candace Owens and GOP Michigan Senate candidate John James weigh in on 'Hannity.'

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If GOP is the anti-labor party, why do Pa. unions still endorse Republicans? | Will Bunch

The GOP has made it clear in recent years that it's the anti-labor party, with particular ire aimed at the teachers' union - even in Harrisburg, where legislative leaders have tugged Republicans to the far right. So why do so powerful unions - the PSEA, AFL-CIO, building trades, etc. - continue to...

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If GOP is the anti-labor party, why do Pa. unions still endorse Republicans? | Will Bunch

The GOP has made it clear in recent years that it's the anti-labor party, with particular ire aimed at the teachers' union - even in Harrisburg, where legislative leaders have tugged Republicans to the far right. So why do so powerful unions - the PSEA, AFL-CIO, building trades, etc. - continue to...

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Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) - Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that's been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to...

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A dilemma for New Jersey Democrats: an unpopular senator, or Trump's GOP

In a state that hasn't elected a Republican to the Senate since 1972, the cloud over Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez has made for a much tougher race than usual, but Democrats believe President Trump will ultimately bring liberal voters to support the incumbent.

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A dilemma for New Jersey Democrats: an unpopular senator, or Trump's GOP

In a state that hasn't elected a Republican to the Senate since 1972, the cloud over Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez has made for a much tougher race than usual, but Democrats believe President Trump will ultimately bring liberal voters to support the incumbent.

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Murphy official who quit faced sexual assault allegation, sources say. GOP wants an investigation.

Albert Alvarez abruptly resigned last week from Gov. Phil Murphy's administration. The allegation stems from the spring of last year, when Murphy was running for governor. A top staffer in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration who resigned last week faced an allegation of sexual assault during a...

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott: 10 notable legacies of the Republican during eight years in office

In his nearly eight years running Florida, GOP Gov. Rick Scott has a varied list of accomplishments and failures - depending on your point of view.         

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Fox News and the GOP Seem to Have Forgotten Who the President Is

Republicans are suddenly blaming the left for the culture of violence Trump has spent three years cultivating

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Democrats gain ground in the battle to flip governors' seats from red to blue. Republican Governors Association communications director speaks out.

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Cuomo hasn’t agreed to a single debate with GOP challenger Molinaro

With the election less than a month away, Gov. Andrew Cuomo still hasn’t agreed to a single debate with Republican challenger Marc Molinaro. Critics — who include Democrats — say that’s not how democracy should operate. “The opponent is not Donald Trump. The opponent in Marc Molinaro,”...

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Andrew Cockburn suggested the GOP candidate, an Air Force veteran who planned bombing raids, was “snorkeling.”

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The GOP gubernatorial candidate is also the official in charge of elections. Perfect!

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Democrats gain ground in the battle to flip governors' seats from red to blue. Republican Governors Association communications director speaks out.

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Republican’s vile slur against Democratic candidate gets him fired

A GOP official in Kansas stepped down from his post after threatening to send a Native American congressional candidate “packing to the reservation” in a Facebook post. Michael Kalny, of Shawnee, resigned from his position as a Republican precinct committee member on Wednesday after sending the...

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