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Graham: ‘Handful’ of GOP senators will vote to block Trump’s emergency declaration

Graham: ‘Handful’ of GOP senators will vote to block Trump’s emergency declaration

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) predicted on Friday that a “handful” of Republicans will back a resolution to block President Trump’s emergency declaration to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall. “A handful. ...

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Congress should terminate trumped-up national ‘emergency’

Congress should terminate trumped-up national ‘emergency’

Some pundits have suggested that this “emergency” declaration sets up a constitutional crisis that goes to the heart of the separation of powers. Article I, Section 9 states that: “No ...

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Steve King says he has ‘nothing to apologize for’ after racist comments

Steve King says he has ‘nothing to apologize for’ after racist comments

Rep. Steve King of Iowa, who recently received national backlash for comments supporting white supremacy and white nationalists, said on Thursday that he wasn’t sorry and that he would run ...

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Colorado governor: Federal crackdown would be ‘existential threat’ to marijuana industry

Colorado governor

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis called the possibility of a federal crackdown on legalized marijuana an “existential threat” to the cannabis industry in his state. In an interview at POLITICO’s State ...

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Governors must highlight commitment to free trade

Governors must highlight commitment to free trade

A transformation is occurring in my home state of South Carolina. What was once predominantly a textile state, it is now a center of advanced manufacturing, with a significant percentage ...

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Dems introduce resolution to overturn Trump’s emergency to build wall

Dems introduce resolution to overturn Trump’s emergency to build wall

Democrats in the House introduced a resolution on Friday that would block President Trump’s emergency declaration on the southern border, a step he took to free up as much as ...

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Trump endorses Cornyn in Senate reelection bid

Trump endorses Cornyn in Senate reelection bid

President Donald Trump endorsed Sen. John Cornyn on Thursday as the Texas Republican prepares for an uphill reelection battle following the state’s close and costly Senate election in November. “Senator ...

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Union leader says Green New Deal would make infrastructure bill ‘absolutely impossible’

Union leader says Green New Deal would make infrastructure bill ‘absolutely impossible’

The president of one of the largest construction unions in the country warned the Green New Deal will make it “absolutely impossible” for lawmakers to pass an infrastructure bill. “The ...

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Florida Dems knock Wisconsin governor’s convention ‘hissy fit’

Florida Dems knock Wisconsin governor’s convention ‘hissy fit’

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers pushed back Thursday against Miami-based critics of Milwaukee’s bid for the Democratic National Convention next year, telling his home-state newspaper that they’re missing the mark by ...

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North Carolina reporter says Harris was ‘struck’ by son’s testimony in ballot tampering case

North Carolina reporter says Harris was ‘struck’ by son’s testimony in ballot tampering case

North Carolina reporter Joe Bruno told Hill.TV on Friday that he believed Republican Mark Harris had decided to call for a new election in his disputed House race after listening ...

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