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Four dramas from Tuesday’s Arizona and Florida primaries


The headlines out of Florida and Arizona on Tuesday night were about the survival of "the establishment." Once again, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) put away an intemperate right-wing challenger. Once again, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was the future of Florida Republicans. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) will get a chance to return to Congress; the erratic and […]
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Congressional Democrats: Trump legitimizes white supremacists; Ryan and McConnell should disavow him

Donald Trump is reinforcing and validating white supremacists and inspiring violence against minorities, three congressional Democrats charged Tuesday as they called on House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to disavow their party's presidential nominee. Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) also called Trump's outreach to minorities a sham, and suggested […]
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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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