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House Democrats launch ad blitz linking Trump to GOP members

House Democrats are launching a seven-figure television and online ad campaign aimed at tying GOP incumbents to Donald Trump in the run-up to the Republican National Convention, wagering that their long-shot hopes of winning back the majority will rest heavily on their ability to link the mogul to vulnerable down-ballot Republican contenders. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said […]
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Obama urges lawmakers to agree on Zika funding

President Obama called on Congress Friday to break a partisan deadlock over funding to fight the Zika virus before lawmakers start their summer break later this month. "I expect Congress to get this funding done before they leave for vacation, before t...
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Here’s why Hillary Clinton is about to start airing TV ads in Nebraska

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign said Thursday that it would expand its eight-state television advertising effort to include what at first blush might seem an unlikely location: heavily Republican Nebraska. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is planning to go up in the state’s 2nd Congressional District, which is centered on the city of Omaha. Nebraska is […]
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March of Dimes petitions Congress to fund fight against Zika

The March of Dimes is petitioning lawmakers to fund Zika prevention efforts, days after congressional efforts to fight the virus failed. The organization, which works to end premature birth and birth defects, put a petition on its website Thursday to tell lawmakers that fighting Zika should be a bipartisan effort. Senate Democrats blocked a $1.1 million funding package as […]
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