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Georgia Lawmaker Arrested Amid Protest To Count Every Vote In Governor Race

Georgia Lawmaker Arrested Amid Protest To Count Every Vote In Governor RaceA Georgia state senator who joined protesters at the state Capitol building in



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Philippines' Duterte orders arrest of critical lawmaker

Philippines' Duterte orders arrest of critical lawmakerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a lawmaker fiercely critical of his deadly drug war, the second presidential critic from the Senate to be threatened with detention. Senator Antonio Trillanes, who is holed up in the Senate to avoid arrest, has also in the past accused Duterte of corruption and his son of involvement in drug dealing, drawing a pledge of revenge from the president. Trillanes’ arrest order stems from an amnesty granted in 2010 over his involvement in a coup attempt against then-president Gloria Arroyo and another effort to overthrow her.



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Michigan Lawmaker Under Fire For Alleged Racial Slurs Against Asian Opponent

Michigan Lawmaker Under Fire For Alleged Racial Slurs Against Asian OpponentMichigan state Rep. Bettie Cook Scott is facing calls from 19 groups to



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Arizona Lawmaker: Immigration A 'Threat' Because 'There Aren't Enough White Kids'

Arizona Lawmaker: Immigration A 'Threat' Because 'There Aren't Enough White Kids'An Arizona state lawmaker faces backlash after claiming immigration represents



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Democratic Lawmaker Gives Scott Pruitt Brutal Reality Check During Senate Hearing

Democratic Lawmaker Gives Scott Pruitt Brutal Reality Check During Senate HearingSen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) offered a harsh dose of reality to embattled EPA



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New U.S. sanctions will hurt Washington and Europe more than Russia: lawmaker

New U.S. sanctions will hurt Washington and Europe more than Russia: lawmakerNew U.S. sanctions against Moscow will be hard for Russia but do more damage to the United States and Europe, RIA news agency cited a senior Russian lawmaker as saying on Sunday. U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said earlier on Sunday that Washington was preparing new sanctions against Russia over its support for Syrian President Bashar-al Assad.



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Father Seeking Justice For Teen’s Alleged Rape At Hands Of Indian Lawmaker Dies In Custody

Father Seeking Justice For Teen’s Alleged Rape At Hands Of Indian Lawmaker Dies In CustodyIn a grim development to a sexual assault case involving a state lawmaker in



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Lawmaker Says Rumor Swirling That Ryan Will Resign; Speaker's Aide Says Otherwise

Lawmaker Says Rumor Swirling That Ryan Will Resign; Speaker's Aide Says OtherwiseA Nevada lawmaker says Capitol Hill is buzzing with a rumor that House Speaker



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GOP lawmaker knocks Trump for Putin call but refuses to distance himself from president

GOP lawmaker knocks Trump for Putin call but refuses to distance himself from presidentA top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee chastised President Trump for congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection — but then refused to distance himself from Trump.



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Alabama Lawmaker Opposes Arming Teachers Because 'Lady Teachers' Are 'Scared Of Guns'

Alabama Lawmaker Opposes Arming Teachers Because 'Lady Teachers' Are 'Scared Of Guns'An Alabama lawmaker says arming teachers to protect against gun violence in



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