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Rand Paul endorses Liz Cheney’s opponent in congressional race


Just 24 hours before the polls open in Wyoming's primaries for an open House seat, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is endorsing state Sen. Leland Christensen over a much better-known candidate: Liz Cheney, the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney. "This race puts the big government Republicans against the constitutionalist Republicans," Paul said in an […]
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‘Lock her up’ sentiment comes to a congressional campaign

A Republican candidate for Congress in South Florida is looking to stand out by indicting Hillary Clinton. In a straight-to-camera TV ad, attorney Rick Kozell tells voters that "Hillary Clinton should be in prison" for a slew of reasons. "She sold her power to the highest bidder, jeopardized our national security, and then lied about […]
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Clinton urges GOP congressional leaders to take emergency action on Zika


MIAMI — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton challenged Republican leaders in Congress on Tuesday to take emergency action to combat the spread of the Zika virus in the United States and accused Republican opponent Donald Trump of dismissing a growing public-health crisis. "I am very disappointed that the Congress went on recess before actually agreeing on […]
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Florida Republican Party spokesman quitting because of Trump


The chief spokesman for the Florida Republican Party, who is Hispanic, is leaving his job and joining a conservative organization due to differences with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Wadi Gaitan, a former senior House Republican aide who focused on Hispanic affairs, becomes yet another high-profile Latino Republican official to leave his job because he […]
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