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Arizona’s 8th District is not a place where demographics favor the Democrats

Tuesday  20:55,   24 april 2018
MSN

Even as demographics shift, the location of Tuesday's special election still favors the GOP.Since 2000 alone, we can see a dramatic shift in age and racial density in the country. Since congressional districts change their boundaries over time,[...]

Trump Picks 'Dandruff' Off Emmanuel Macron: 'We Have To Make Him Perfect'

Tuesday  20:34,   24 april 2018
HuffPost

President Donald Trump brushed what he said was dandruff from the shoulder of French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday in the White House Oval Office. “We have a very special relationship, in fact I’ll get that little piece of dandruff off,”[...]

What You Need To Know About The Special Election In Arizona

Tuesday  19:51,   24 april 2018
HuffPost

Tuesday is Election Day in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, where Democrats have mounted a serious bid to flip a GOP-held House seat in a district Donald Trump won by 21 percentage points. Democrat Hiral Tipirneni, a health care advocate and[...]

Comey book sales top 600,000 in first week

Tuesday  19:37,   24 april 2018
The Hill

Former FBI Director James Comey's new book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," sold more than 600,000 copies in its first week, including print, audio and e-books, according to the book's publisher, Macmillan's[...]

Trump says talks with North Korea going well ahead of summit

Tuesday  19:37,   24 april 2018
Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been "very honorable."WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been "very honorable" and that[...]

Pruitt to unveil controversial ‘transparency’ rule limiting what research EPA can use

Tuesday  19:10,   24 april 2018
MSN

The change would only allow the Environmental Protection Agency to consider studies for which the underlying data are available publicly.The rule, which Pruitt has described in interviews with select media over the past month, would only allow EPA[...]

Ronny Jackson hearing postponed indefinitely as VA nomination hangs on by a thread

Tuesday  17:56,   24 april 2018
CNN

Lawmakers leading the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs announced on Tuesday morning that the hearings will be delayed indefinitely, following allegations related to improper[...]

Avenatti Challenges Hannity to On-Air Face-Off

Tuesday  17:51,   24 april 2018
Newsweek

"No BS. Just a straight up discussion by two men," tweeted Avenatti.“We don’t agree on everything but we are both street fighters @seanhannity, which means something. Let’s set a booking so I can come on the show to talk about the case and [...]

GOP senator: Trump should have invited Dems to state dinner

Tuesday  17:18,   24 april 2018
The Hill

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said Tuesday he thinks President Trump should have invited Democrats and the media to the state dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron. "I think it would have sent a better message, just my opinion, if we included[...]

GOP senator: Trump should have invited Dems to state dinner

Tuesday  17:15,   24 april 2018
The Hill

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said Tuesday he thinks President Trump should have invited Democrats and the media to the state dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron. "I think it would have sent a better message, just my opinion, if we included a[...]

McCain at Home Recovering From Another Surgery

Tuesday  17:14,   24 april 2018
Roll Call

Sen. John McCain has been discharged from the hospital and spent time at his ranch in Arizona last night, according to a tweet from his wife, Cindy.Last Sunday, McCain, 81, was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix and underwent surgery to treat an[...]

Clinton gave 'f--k-laced fusillade' against Trump in debate prep

Tuesday  17:14,   24 april 2018
New York Daily News

"You want authentic, here it is," Clinton said in one session, according to Amy Chozick.The former Secretary of State took debate-prep sessions as “cathartic exercises” and her team members understood that she would sometimes go off on[...]

Trump Voters Driven by Fear of Losing Status, Not Economic Anxiety, Study Finds

Tuesday  16:30,   24 april 2018
The New York Times

A new study suggests that the white, Christian and male voters who supported Donald J. Trump were driven by concerns over losing their privilege.Or so that narrative[...]

How a convicted coal baron upended the West Virginia Senate race

Tuesday  16:10,   24 april 2018
Vox.com

Don Blankenship and Joe Manchin are headlining one of the most important 2018 Senate campaigns.Come November, West Virginia will be a top Republican target. It’s become something of a miracle the state still has a statewide Democrat at all, though[...]

'Real Indian' running against Sen. Elizabeth Warren sues after city tells him to stop calling her 'Fake Indian'

Tuesday  15:50,   24 april 2018
FOX News

<p>A self-described "real Indian" who is running against Mass. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suing after city officials demanded he take down his signs calling her a "fake Indian."</p>The upstart independent Senate[...]