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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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Lawmaker who nearly beat Cochran to run for his seat again

Lawmaker who nearly beat Cochran to run for his seat againJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An insurgent Mississippi Republican on Wednesday once again jumped into the race for a U.S. Senate seat he sought in 2014, catching flak anew from fellow party members even though the seat will be open this time with the retirement of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.



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Alaska lawmaker cites Holocaust deaths to oppose gun control

Alaska lawmaker cites Holocaust deaths to oppose gun controlANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Republican and most senior member of the U.S. House argued against gun control by wondering how many Jewish people "were put in the ovens" because they were not armed.



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Gun-Carrying GOP Lawmaker Calls For Assault Weapon Ban: 'Not One More School Shooting'

Gun-Carrying GOP Lawmaker Calls For Assault Weapon Ban: 'Not One More School Shooting'Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.), a combat veteran and gun-carrying National Rifle Association member, is supporting a ban on “assault-style weapons” in the wake of a deadly mass shooting earlier this month. 



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