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Rep. Ron DeSantis Resigns From Congress To Focus On Florida Governor Race

Rep. Ron DeSantis Resigns From Congress To Focus On Florida Governor RaceRep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) is resigning from Congress to focus on his campaign



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Second cardinal withdraws from Ireland congress amid abuse scandals

Second cardinal withdraws from Ireland congress amid abuse scandalsThe meeting, a major congress held every three years, will be closed by Pope Francis during the first papal visit in almost 40 years to Ireland where a series of abuse scandals has also rocked the church’s standing in the once staunchly Catholic country. The withdrawal from the Dublin event followed a bombshell grand jury report this week that detailed widespread abuse by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania and a systematic cover-up campaign by their bishops over a 70-year period. Wuerl, who was Bishop for the Diocese of Pittsburgh in western Pennsylvania from 1988 to 2006, has not himself been accused of any wrongdoing against children.



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Minnesota primary: Ilhan Omar poised to become first Somali-American elected to Congress

Minnesota primary: Ilhan Omar poised to become first Somali-American elected to CongressIlhan Omar is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to US Congress. Ms Omar made history on Tuesday by winning a Democratic primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Republican Keith Ellison left the seat to run for state attorney general.



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Jahana Hayes Could Be Connecticut's First Black Democrat In Congress

Jahana Hayes Could Be Connecticut's First Black Democrat In CongressWith her primary win in Connecticut's 5th Congressional District on Tuesday,



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Ilhan Omar Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In Minnesota

Ilhan Omar Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In MinnesotaMinnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the



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Connecticut primary – LIVE: Educator Jahana Hayes hoping to become state's first black Democrat in Congress for 5th congressional district primary

Connecticut primary - LIVE: Educator Jahana Hayes hoping to become state's first black Democrat in Congress for 5th congressional district primaryThe biggest race as Connecticut residents goes to the polls for Tuesday’s primaries is for the governor’s office. Republicans believe they have a good chance of winning it back after losing control in 2010. Control of the narrowly divided General Assembly is also in play, especially the state Senate, now equally split between Democrats and Republicans.



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Sharice Davids Will Get A Chance To Be One Of The First Native American Women In Congress

Sharice Davids Will Get A Chance To Be One Of The First Native American Women In CongressSharice Davids, a former MMA fighter and White House fellow, won the



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Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In Michigan

Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In MichiganFormer Michigan state legislator Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic primary on



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ICE Director Erroneously Blames Congress For Family Separation Policy

ICE Director Erroneously Blames Congress For Family Separation PolicyThe acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Friday



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California votes today, with control of Congress in play

California votes today, with control of Congress in playFor the next 24 hours, California will be the center of the political universe — with repercussions that will almost certainly reshape this fall’s high-stakes midterm elections. Here’s everything you need to know about Tuesday’s key Golden State primaries.



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