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Kevin McCarthy to speak at GOP convention


Updated at 9:47 p.m. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is slated to deliver a prominently timed speech at the Republican National Convention, two people with knowledge of his plans in Cleveland confirmed to The Washington Post on Monday, joining a roster of high-profile congressional Republicans slated to give addresses there next week. McCarthy's speech […]
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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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