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GOP Sees Recall Elections As Means To Win Back Power In The West
By James Anderson, AP
Republicans are using recalls not to oust corrupt officials, but in an attempt to game the system and flip seats they otherwise could not win in a regular election.
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Recall Campaigns Against State Lawmakers Are On The Rise?
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Angry conservatives are pushing for recall elections to yank Democrats out of office.
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Texas Democrat Wendy Davis Is Officially Running For Congress
The former state representative famously filibustered for 11 hours straight in an attempt to block an anti-abortion bill.
Ron Johnson: 'I Don't Agree' With Trump's Latest Attack On Democrats
The Wisconsin Republican was pressed on Sunday to disavow the president's statements against four women of color in Congress.
Democrats’ Path To National Power In The 2020s Runs Through Small Races In Texas
Last year, Sharon Hirsch lost her race for the Texas House by fewer than 400 votes. Now, she's ready for another fight in 2020.
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Trump Reverses Again, Says Crowd Chanting 'Send Her Back' Are 'Patriots'
By Alan Fram, Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, AP
Trump returned to a familiar pattern: ignite a firestorm, backtrack, then strongly reaffirm his original, inflammatory position.
Elizabeth Warren To Join Airport Workers At Protest Inside Reagan National
The workers, who prepare in-flight meals and snacks, are demanding a minimum wage of $15 and threatening to go on strike.
Kentucky's Only Congressional Democrat Has A Theory For How To Beat Mitch McConnell
Boosting turnout in Kentucky's blue cities may be Democrats' only chance to unseat the unpopular Senate leader.
Ilhan Omar Welcomed Home
Rep. Ilhan Omar was welcomed back to Minnesota by giant crowds after a week of racist attacks by the president of the United States.
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It's 2019 And Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Ignoring Muslim Voters
Muslim organizers say the candidates' lack of interest in an upcoming gathering reflects a much larger apathy toward their community.
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Mitch McConnell Gets Another Democratic Challenger In Kentucky's 2020 Senate Race
Farmer and military veteran Mike Broihier announced his bid to unseat the powerful Senate majority leader.
Colbert Thinks Trump Accidentally Revealed Way Too Much About His Marriage
"The Late Show" host jokes about a curious word choice in the president's latest attack on Democrats.
House Votes To Table Trump Impeachment Resolution
But an increasing number of Democrats voted to debate impeaching the president.
GOP Sen. John Kennedy Calls 4 Minority Congresswomen 'Whack Jobs'
The Louisianian did not hide his disdain for the lawmakers known as "the squad."
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House Democrats Plan Vote On $15 Minimum Wage
It's been more than a decade since Congress passed an increase to the federal wage floor.
Democrat Sara Gideon Raised Way More Money From Mainers Than Susan Collins Last Quarter
Maine's House speaker raked in over $1 million in 10 days as part of her campaign to unseat the Republican senator.
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This Was Elizabeth Warren’s Plan All Along
The policy system she built in her Senate office now fuels her 2020 Democratic presidential bid.
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House Votes To Condemn Trump's Attack On Congresswomen As Racist
That's only a small part of the story, because the House floor was chaos Tuesday.
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Anthony Scaramucci Calls Trump Attack On 4 Democrats 'Racist And Unacceptable'
The former White House communications director joined those condemning the man he briefly served.
Nancy Pelosi Has Lost Control
New York's corrupt machine is running its own show for House Democrats.
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Trump Doubles Down On Racist Tweetstorm With New Attack On Democrats
The president isn't backing down after his racist attack on progressive female lawmakers.
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'Fox & Friends' Hosts Fawn Over Trump's Racist Rant Against Democratic Congresswomen
The three Fox News personalities shared a good laugh about the president's vitriolic remarks. “Comedian in chief," Todd Piro said.
Bernie Sanders Suggests Nancy Pelosi Should Lay Off Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Asked whether Pelosi was being too tough on the freshman congresswoman, Sanders said, “I think a little bit.”
Nancy Pelosi Emerges As Unexpected Villain At Netroots Nation
Activists are furious that she has publicly criticized progressive members of the House Democratic Caucus.
House Democrats Feud With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief Of Staff On Twitter
The clash with Saikat Chakrabarti came after Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly asked her colleagues to stop airing their grievances online.
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Bernie Sanders Skips Netroots Nation Convention Amid Feud With Daily Kos Founder
The senator's supporters say his absence doesn't matter.
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