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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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Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bidSHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement.



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The Latest: Wife loses bid to replace lawmaker who shot self

The Latest: Wife loses bid to replace lawmaker who shot selfSHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a special election to complete the remaining term of a Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself last year (all times local):



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The Latest: Wife loses bid to replace lawmaker who shot self

The Latest: Wife loses bid to replace lawmaker who shot selfSHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a special election to complete the remaining term of a Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself last year (all times local):



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Top German lawmaker in security row with Turkey at Munich meeting

Top German lawmaker in security row with Turkey at Munich meetingBy Paul Carrel and Andrea Shalal BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) – A row broke out on Sunday between a leading German politician of Turkish origin and Turkey’s delegation at the Munich Security Conference, with the lawmaker being given police protection after what he said was a tense encounter with Turkish bodyguards. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of Germany’s ecologist Greens until late last month and a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said he was given protection at the conference after police told him Turkish security, staying in the same hotel, had accused him of being a “terrorist”. “(The police) told me there was a problem with Turkish security, that they had pointed out that a terrorist, or a member of a terrorist organization, was staying (in the hotel) -so me,” Ozdemir told reporters after returning to Berlin.



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