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Maryland Democrat Apologizes For ‘N***** District’ Slur

A Maryland Democratic lawmaker apologized to the state’s legislative black caucus Tuesday after calling a district in Prince George’s County a “n***** district.” Del. Mary Ann Lisanti, who is white, was approached by the caucus regarding her alleged remarks Monday night, after news broke that Lisanti had said the racial slur at a cigar bar in Annapolis, Maryland, while speaking to ...

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These 3 Senate Republicans Support Resolution to Terminate Trump’s National Emergency

A number of Senate Republicans will vote “yes” for a Democrats resolution in an attempt to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency for border wall funding. The group of three Republicans have expressed their concerns with Trump’s declaration for a national emergency, saying they do not believe the president should be allowed to override Congress to such a degree. In ...

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Jon Stewart Joins Forces With 9/11 First Responders On Capitol Hill To Fight For Funding For Victims Of Terrorism

Comedian Jon Stewart visited Capitol Hill with first responders from September 11, 2001, to speak to Republican lawmakers about conserving the funding for health insurance to those affected by the terrorists attack Monday. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation, Stewart and three 9/11 first responders explained why they were inside the U.S. Capitol, saying they are ...

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Kamala Harris Says The Country Needs A President Who Can Prosecute Trump

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris said the U.S. needs a president who knows how to prosecute President Donald Trump, citing her former job as state attorney general Sunday. Harris, a 2020 presidential candidate, was in Bettendorf, Iowa speaking to a group of supporters, when she said, “we’re gonna need a fighter, and we’re going to need somebody who knows how to prosecute ...

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Fairfax Compares Himself To Lynching Victims — Continues To Refuse Calls For Resignation

Virginia Democratic Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax compared himself to lynching victims Sunday, as he faces two allegations of sexual assault including rape. In a speech on the Virginia Senate floor, Fairfax continued to deny any of the allegations, comparing himself to those lynched in Virginia between 1877 and 1950 in regards to no due process. Fairfax said the allegations he ...

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VA Republicans Schedule Hearings Into Sexual Assault Allegations Against Justin Fairfax

Virginia Republicans are planning to invite the two women who accused Virginia Democratic Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault to testify in front of them, as Fairfax has continued to deny the allegations. The Virginia Speaker of the House Kirk Cox blasted Democrats for refusing to investigate the two allegations against Fairfax Thursday, according to The Washington Post. Along ...

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House Introduces Resolution To Block Trump’s National Emergency

Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced a resolution to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency which would allow him to build a wall on the southern border Thursday night. Texas Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro introduced the resolution which he believes will pass the House, as 222 cosponsors have jumped on board. Castro sent out a tweet saying his resolution would ...

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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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Dick Durbin Reacts To Green New Deal: ‘What In The Heck Is This?’

Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin shared his views on the “Green New Deal” Wednesday, saying he doesn’t know what it is or if he would vote for it after reading the legislation. Durbin was asked on “Morning Joe” about the “Green New Deal” and if he would be supporting it after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he would be ...

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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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