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Republicans are now positioned to not only undo much of the Obama administration’s accomplishments but to also pursue their own generational remaking of the federal government’s role in American life and commerce.
Trump’s presidential nomination did not prompt the anti-GOP wave Democrats hoped for
Ryan’s future has been thrown in doubt by tensions over how he, as the most senior elected Republican in the country, has handled the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump.
“It is my honest opinion that the Clinton Foundation represents potentially one of the greatest examples of political corruption in American history,” said Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), who leads the Constitution and Civil Justice subcommittee.
Russ Feingold and Ron Johnson are separated by a point, according to a new Marquette Law School poll.
The simple truth is this: it’s unlikely lawmakers will do anything more than vent, rant, and beg for Comey to release new information about either Clinton or Trump.
Ads released this week by national groups largely steer clear of the email controversy and stick with themes that Democrats and Republicans have been developing for months.
Richard Burr, Hillary Clinton
Reid’s letter is the most forceful denunciation leveled by a high-ranking elected official against the FBI director after he disclosed possible new evidence in the Clinton email case.
“[Trump has] 25 million followers,” on social media, GOP strategist Frank Luntz said. “If he tweets, ‘Call your congressman and tell [them] not to support Ryan.’ That could be the end of the GOP.”
Leaving Trump is proving hard to do for some Republican lawmakers.
“I’d forgotten that your parents came all the way from Thailand to serve George Washington,” Kirk said to Rep. Tammy Duckworth, whose late father was a U.S. born Marine veteran.
Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) was pressed on his presidential vote less than a week after a recording emerged capturing Trump discussing kissing and grabbing women without their consent.
A 30-seat gain is a tall order for Democrats, and these districts summarize their challenges.
“I’m in the race of my life,” says the senator.
The Democratic nominee is trying to capitalize on Trump’s troubles to win back Congress.
“I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up,” McCain said before walking the comment back.
Obama’s fundraiser for Tammy Duckworth may help her win back the Senate seat he once held.
The speaker said, the source on the phone call explained, that he will only focus on defending the House. Republicans are becoming increasingly worried about retaining their 30-seat House majority.
“DJT is a malignant clown - unprepared and unfit to be president of the United States,” tweeted Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.),