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Senate Republicans Raise Historic Number In Fundraising For January

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The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised a historic amount of money in the month of January, as Senate Republicans gear up for a fight to take back the Senate. The NRSC raised a record $5.58 million in January 2019, the most money ever raised by the committee in the month, The Washington Examiner reported Wednesday. The high fundraising numbers come as ...

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House Freedom Caucus Creates New Leadership Positions To Help Fight Dems In Congress

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The House Freedom Caucus created three new leadership positions in 2019 which were filled Friday in order to help combat the Democratic majority in the House, The Daily Caller has learned. The caucus, whose mission statement is to “give a voice to countless Americans who feel that Washington does not represent them,” elected three members Friday to fill new positions created by ...

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Rep Hank Johnson Says ICE ‘Terrorizes’ Communities In America

Georgia Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson criticized Immigrations Customs Enforcement (ICE) for “terrorizing” communities in the U.S. after a famous rapper who lived in Atlanta was arrested by ICE for being an illegal immigrant. Johnson was asked by TMZ about the rapper, 21 savage, and his arrest Tuesday, in which he advocated for the rappers release, saying ICE purposely arrested him during ...

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Democrats Divided On ‘Green New Deal’

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Democrats in the U.S. Senate are divided over the “Green New Deal,” making the likelihood of the legislation passing slim, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. The “Green New Deal” has sown division among Democratic senators, many of whom question the practicality of the resolution. The proposed legislation, advocated by progressive Democrats, aims to tackle climate change ...

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Democrats Remain Defiant, Double Down On ICE Bed Cap As Border Negotiations Close

Republican and Democrat party leaders held separate press conferences on Tuesday afternoon to discuss where things presently stand after a preliminary agreement was reached by a bipartisan panel of House and Senate appropriations committee members late Monday evening. The compromise includes $1.37 billion for border fencing along the US-Mexico border in addition to a hard cap on the number of ...

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Republicans Divided On ‘Agreement In Principle’ Over Wall Funding As Government Is Days Away From Shutdown

Democrats and Republicans in Congress reached an “agreement in principle” on President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall funding Monday night, as the government is days away from a potential shutdown. However, Republicans seem divided on the issue. The agreement reportedly includes $1.375 billion for physical barriers, which would be bollard, or basically a concrete-filled barrier that protect office buildings and ...

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Senators Who Condemned Kavanaugh Refused To Denounce Fairfax

Democratic senators who condemned Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of unproven sexual misconduct allegations refused to acknowledge the sexual assault allegations that have emerged against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax when asked by The Daily Caller News Foundation Thursday. When asked if the same standard should be applied to Fairfax, a Democrat, as it was applied to Kavanaugh during his confirmation ...

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Democratic Senators Refuse To Acknowledge Virginia Lieutenant Gov Fairfax Sexual Assault Accuser

Democratic Senators on Capitol Hill refused to acknowledge the sexual assault allegations that have emerged against Virginia Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax, when asked by The Daily Caller News Foundation Tuesday. WATCH:  Sen. Bernie Sanders will not say if he believes VA Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s accuser… pic.twitter.com/zU69QSzXGD — Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) February 5, 2019 Less than an hour later, Sen. Sanders ...

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Ben Sasse Is Putting Senators On The Record Over Stance On Infanticide

Nebraska Republican Sen. Ben Sasse plans on putting senators on the record over their stance on infanticide, or the intentional killing of newborn children, on the Senate floor Monday evening. Sasse is advocating to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would not make abortion illegal, but would hold doctors responsible for not taking care of a child that was ...

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Cassidy Blasts Dem Senators For Staying Silent About Northam Late-Term Abortion Comments

Louisiana Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy blasted Democratic Senators for their silence over Virginia Democratic’s comments regarding late-term abortion Friday morning, as over 10 Democratic members of Congress have denied hearing them. Even the babies being aborted aren’t this silent https://t.co/wb1eUlihzN — U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (@SenBillCassidy) February 1, 2019 Cassidy’s comments come after The Daily Caller News Foundation asked a ...

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Pelosi Refuses To Acknowledge Northam’s Late-Term Abortion Comments

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi refused to acknowledge Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s comments on late-term abortion, claiming she does not know what he said Thursday. “I just don’t know what he said yesterday,” Pelosi said in response to a reporter’s question about Northam’s comments. This comes as Northam defended the “Repeal Act,” a proposed bill that would remove ...

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Mitch McConnell Says He Would Consider Bill To Prevent Future Government Shutdowns

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he would consider legislation that would prevent the government from shutting down in the future, as many others in Congress have come out in support of ending the possibility of a shutdown. “I don’t like shutdowns. I don’t think they work for anybody and I hope they will be avoided. I’d be open ...

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Rep Duffy Introduces Massive Tariff Bill– Making Trade Competition ‘Fair’ |

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Steve Duffy is introducing a bill which he believes will help the economy by making tariffs reciprocal between countries that want to do business with the U.S. Thursday, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. The legislation would make it so that other countries, such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and others would be forced to pay ...

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