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Poll: Immigration Top Issue for Americans Ahead of Midterm Elections

A Bridge Too Far

A new poll shows that immigration is the fastest rising concern for Americans of all political ideologies as the country heads into the 2018 midterm elections. The Gallup poll, taken July 1-11, found that 22 percent of those surveyed said that immigration tops their list of concerns, with just 19 percent who said “government” was their most important issue. That spike ...

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Republicans Come Out Ahead In California House Races

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  by Robert Donachie Democrats avoided a complete lockout in California Tuesday evening, narrowly advancing in a number of competitive House races that are likely to become critical in November. The state has a “jungle” primary system, wherein the top two vote-getters advance to the midterms. That was expected to threaten Democrats in a number of districts throughout the state, where ...

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A Wannabe Assassin And Self-Described Pedophile Is Running For Congress — Who’s To Blame?

Nathan Larson

by Anders Hagstrom A self-described pedophile and rapist who was imprisoned for threatening to assassinate the President of the United States is running for Congress, and The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Anders Hagstrom will tell you who’s to blame. Nathan Larson is the candidate, running in Virginia, and Democratic ex-Governor Terry McAuliffe is the man who allowed him to run ...

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Pro-Trump Congressman Wins Republican Senate Nomination Pennsylvania

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  by Henry Rodgers GOP Rep. Lou Barletta defeated state Rep. Jim Christiana to win the Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary Tuesday night. The Associated Press called the race for Barletta after 52 percent of precincts had reported their numbers, which showed he had 59 percent of the votes. Barletta will now take on Democratic incumbent Bob Casey Jr. in the high-stakes race for U.S. ...

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What Blue Wave? Trump Rides The Current Of Increasing GOP Turnout

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  by Henry Rodgers President Donald Trump touted the success of the three Republicans who won their state primaries Tuesday night. Trump sent out a tweet Wednesday morning congratulating voters for selecting candidates “who have a great chance of winning in November” and praised the GOP for tremendous “voter energy and excitement.” The tweet comes after the three primary elections in West ...

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Free Market Term Limits Breakthrough

Serial entrepreneur Norbert Richter claims no relation to the inventor of the Richter Scale, but if his breakthrough idea is successful, he’ll be causing political tremors for decades. Richter has used his failed congressional primary challenge as inspiration for a free market workaround that has the potential to be voter–imposed term limits. His new organization, FireYourCongressman.com, bypasses the roadblock that ...

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Democrats likely to copy Lamb’s tactic for midterms: Clinton’s triangulation

POlitical triangulation

Democratic party candidate Conor Lamb shocked the political world as he either won a House seat in a very red Pennsylvania district or came very close to doing so and he did it by copying Bill Clinton’s 1996 strategy of triangulation. Traingulate verb 1. The act of a political candidate presenting his or her views as being above and between the ...

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Democrat up 2 points in latest PA-18 special election poll

The special election for Pennsylvania Congressional District 18 could not be tighter and in the most recent poll, the Democrat is up over the Republican that Trump supports. Conor Lamb (D) has made a surprising push in the heavily Republican 18th district going from 12 points down in January to +2 over his Republican rival, Rick Saccone, yesterday. If Lamb takes ...

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Abolishing ICE Looks Likely To Become 2020 Campaign Issue For Democrats

A Bridge Too Far

  by Peter Hasson Left-wing pundits and activists are increasing pressure on Democratic politicians to embrace the fringe position of abolishing ICE. Once a fringe idea on the far-left, abolishing the nation’s immigration enforcement agency now looks likely to become a campaign issue in the Democrats’ 2020 presidential primary. Former Hillary Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon came out for abolishing ...

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Ted Cruz releases “If You’re Gonna’ Run in Texas” parody song radio ad [video and lyrics]

If you're gonna run in texas you can't be a liberal man

Texas Senator Ted Cruz tweeted out a brand new political ad that his Senatorial campaign released Tuesday that features a parody of the country song “If you’re gonna’ play in Texas.” The campaign changed the well-known lyrics from “If you’re gonna’ play in Texas, you gotta’ have a fiddle in the band” to “If you’re gonna’ run in Texas, you ...

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Gingrich’s Advice On Republicans Winning 2018: Toughen Up

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  by Nick Givas Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich gave the GOP his playbook on how to keep the House in Republican hands in the coming November, saying they have to toughen up and hit back if they want to win. “We are not tough enough, we’re not fast enough, we don’t think aggressively enough,” Gingrich said Wednesday at the ...

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