“Republicans Largely Stay Silent After Sen. Bob Corker’s Rebuke Of President Trump” Reply


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“If you were expecting Sen. Bob Corker’s (R-Tenn.) scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump to open a floodgate of similar GOP recriminations, you’d be mistaken.

Most Senate Republicans refrained from weighing in on Corker’s remarkable interview with The New York Times on Sunday, in which the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman warned that the president’s volatile behavior and rhetoric could set America “on the path to World War III.” MORE

“Analysis: Supreme Court Arguments Bode Badly For Partisan Gerrymandering”


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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States listened to oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, the gerrymandering case.

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“For Mitch McConnell, it’s the beginning of the end”


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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who once infamously professed hope that he could reduce President Barack Obama to a “one-term president,” is now seeing his own place in history left in shambles.

In this week alone, McConnell has seen Sen. Luther Strange of Alabama — an incumbent for whom he took considerable flak in endorsing for reelection in the Republican primaries — suffer a humiliating defeat, according to Axios. McConnell’s latest effort to repeal Obamacare also met an inglorious end, as the Senate majority leader’s inability to wrangle enough Republican Senators behind the controversial measure forced him to pull it before it could even appear for a vote.” MORE

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“‘We Are Outraged’: Thousands Of Faith Leaders Oppose GOP Health Care Bill”


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WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. Capitol Police arrest protesters from handicap advocacy organizations as they shout and interrupt a Senate Finance Committee hearing about the proposed Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. Demonstrators disrupted the hearing to protest the legislation, the next in a series of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

“It Isn’t Your Imagination. America Really Does Despise The Republican Party.”


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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speak to reporters after meeting with President Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

“Obama’s Assessment Of The Graham-Cassidy Bill”


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“These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 Election”


HUFFINGTON POST

“The Department of Homeland Security told told election officials in 21 states on Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems in the 2016 election.

DHS contacted officials in all 50 states to tell them whether they had been targeted. The department declined to publicly name the 21 states hackers tried to breach.”  MORE

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