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Beto O'Rourke hires Iowa caucus architect as state tactician

Beto O'Rourke hires Iowa caucus architect as state tacticianDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa Democratic Party official is facing criticism for jumping to Beto O'Rourke's campaign — and bringing with him inside information that O'Rourke's rivals for the White House say could give the former Texas congressman an advantage on caucus night.



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Virginia's black caucus, House Dems, in go-slow move, call for Ralph Northam's ouster. But governor stays silent

Virginia's black caucus, House Dems, in go-slow move, call for Ralph Northam's ouster. But governor stays silentThe measured approach could slow the sobering prospects for Democrats that the top three executive positions might be vacated..



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‘Green New Deal’ Gains Momentum, But Few Progressive Caucus Democrats Pledge Support

‘Green New Deal’ Gains Momentum, But Few Progressive Caucus Democrats Pledge SupportJust three Democrats in the Congressional Progressive Caucus have pledged this



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Freedom Caucus Sinks Farm Bill

Freedom Caucus Sinks Farm BillWASHINGTON ― Republicans failed to come up with the votes Friday to pass a



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Freedom Caucus, Fox News Triggered Trump's Spending Bill Veto Threat

Freedom Caucus, Fox News Triggered Trump's Spending Bill Veto ThreatWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday signed a government spending



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Freedom Caucus Chairman Warns Paul Ryan To Tread Lightly On Immigration

Freedom Caucus Chairman Warns Paul Ryan To Tread Lightly On ImmigrationWASHINGTON ― As senators get closer to producing a bipartisan immigration bill, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) is warning Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to think twice about putting whatever comes out of that chamber on the House floor.



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Hispanic Caucus meets with Kelly, seeking compromise on immigration

Hispanic Caucus meets with Kelly, seeking compromise on immigrationWhite House chief of staff John Kelly met with members of the Democratic Congressional Hispanic Caucus amid negotiations to avoid a government shutdown.



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Freedom Caucus Leaders Suggest Jeff Sessions Should Go

Freedom Caucus Leaders Suggest Jeff Sessions Should GoWASHINGTON ― One of President Donald Trump’s greatest frustrations during his first year in office has been his hand-picked attorney general recusing himself from a Justice Department investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with the Russian government.



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John Kelly's Remarks On Civil War Blasted By Congressional Black Caucus Head

John Kelly's Remarks On Civil War Blasted By Congressional Black Caucus HeadWASHINGTON ― Adding to the resounding criticism of White House chief of staff John Kelly’s comments about the Civil War, the leader of the Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday said the remarks fit a larger pattern of “repeated attempts to whitewash history” by President Donald Trump’s administration.



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House Freedom Caucus announces support for new Republican healthcare bill to replace Obamacare

House Freedom Caucus announces support for new Republican healthcare bill to replace ObamacareThe House Freedom Caucus has announced it supports the new Republican health care reform bill that aims to replace Obamacare. The news marks a potentially bright contrast from the dramatic collapse in healthcare negotiations that occurred last month and appeared to put President Donald Trump’s promise to repeal and replace Obamacare — which is officially named the Affordable Care Act — in jeopardy. Mr Trump had vowed to revisit the healthcare negotiations following that collapse but observers have noted that cobbling together a healthcare repeal plan that pleases both the hard line conservatives in the Freedom Caucus and more moderate Republicans would be difficult.



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