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New York Times: Intelligence contractor is charged in first leak case under Trump Politico: Boris Johnson: ‘No reason’ to cancel Donald Trump’s UK visit CNN Politics: Trump’s populist wing on the rise NBC News: Jeremy Corbyn: Socialist opposition leader gives … Continue reading

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Campaign Headlines

Roll Call: Minnesota’s Rick Nolan not running for governor WRAL News: US Supreme Court tosses NC legislative districts; no special election ordered Washington Post: Amid Trump’s unpopularity, Democrats face rising criticism for failing to invest more in special elections Sioux City Journal: Weaver … Continue reading

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Sen. Franken talks climate change and Putin

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New York Times: Trump unlikely to impede Comey testimony  Politico: Trump needs a win in Congress, which is unlikely CNN: How Greg Gianforte’s body slam might save a Democratic Senate seat in Montana Washington Post: At home, GOP senators voice skepticism about … Continue reading

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New York Times: The U.S. is the biggest carbon polluter in history. Will it walk away from the Paris climate deal? CNN: Trump and Europe don’t mix, and that will have lasting consequences Politico: Could the Russia investigation reveal Trump’s tax returns? … Continue reading

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New poll in the SC-5th shows Democrat behind by not as much as you might think, under the circumstances

Here we go again with a special election in a very Republican district with the media suggesting there is a race when there really isn’t one. A poll by Anzalone Liszt Grove Research was completed on May 25th for the … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord Politico: Support for Trump impeachment rises CNN News: Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontation The Hill: White House preps broad exemption from birth control mandate NBC News: Kathy … Continue reading

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Jerry Springer for governor of Ohio? Come on. No

Are you ready? Probably not for this. Jerry Springer, that Jerry Springer, is being touted as a candidate for governor of Ohio on the Democratic side for 2018. He was mayor of Cincinnati so it’s not as rediculous as it … Continue reading

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Trump’s goal was to win an election, not govern a country

Donald Trump’s finest moment was winning the presidency, and though we can argue about how legitimate the win was, no one is going to take his victory away now. The election is over but Trump seems to want nothing more … Continue reading

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Violent offender wins Montana House seat

Absolutely no surprise that Republican Greg Gianforte won the House special election for Montana’s only seat yesterday. The margin of victory was a little surprising, around 7 points, given that this one should never have been that close. Trump won … Continue reading

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Jared Kushner is having a bad day (video)

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Did you hear the one about how the Russians duped the FBI into body-slamming Hillary Clinton? (video)

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Campaign Headlines

Washington Post: DCCC sees ‘tough road’ in Montana, commits $2 million more to Georgia Roll Call: 19 House races shift towards Democrats StarTribune: Sen. Al Franken won’t run for president in 2020 Nola.com: Desiree Charbonnet announces she’s running for mayor [of New Orleans] … Continue reading

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Could the special House election in Montana actually be close?

Just because Vice President Pence took a break from lying for Trump to record a robocall in support of Republican candidate Greg Gianforte three days before the Montana special House election doesn’t mean the GOP is in trouble here, but … Continue reading

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NBC News: President meets with Palestinian President Abbas New York Times: ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester concert attack; Toll rises to 22 Politico: Trump promises solidarity with U.K. against ‘evil loser’ terrorists CNN Politics: Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of … Continue reading

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Other Campaign News

NBC News: Republican Carlos Curbelo wants you to know he called for impeachment first Governing: ‘This job is hard’ says Texas GOP chairman as he resigns Daily Kos: Both Democrats crush Republic frontrunner for this fall’s crucial gubernatorial race in Virginia … Continue reading

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Montana House special election is May 25th. Hang on

Election Day in Montana is May 25th so things are getting tense for the two candidates competing for the open state-wide House seat left vacant when Ryan Zinke became Trump’s Interior secretary. New ads from both sides are going up … Continue reading

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Roger that, “Little Marco”

“People got what they voted for.” Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Face the Nation (5/21/17), speaking about the turmoil in the WhiteHouse.

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Morning Headlines

Politico: Trump softens his tone in Islam New York Times: Killing C.I.A. informants, China crippled U.S. spying operations Washington Post: McMaster does not deny details of Trump’s discussion with Russian officials NBC News: Consevative media’s alternative take on Trump and Russia … Continue reading

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Quotable Quote: Conservatives are getting nervous about how this Trump thing ends

“With a horde of vocal Trump supporters cheering on every inane statement, delusion, lie and bad act, the majority of the American people can be forgiven for thinking the GOP as a whole has lost its mind. The Republicans may … Continue reading

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