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Combining liberal and conservative news on politics from RSS channels at Mother Jones and Washington Times, including:

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    When her elderly mom was dying in the hospital, Claire McCaskill, the Demo­cratic senator now facing a tough reelection fight in Missouri, noticed a disturbing pattern. Betty Anne McCaskill, 84, would seem energetic and upbeat until nurses came to check her pain levels on a 1-to-10 scale. Then she’d moan, “Ten! It’s a 10!” “She […]

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    Rep. Duncan Hunter, the Southern California Republican facing a rocky reelection battle after being indicted for misusing campaign funds, has upped his Islamophobic dog-whistling in recent weeks in an effort to discredit his opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar. In a letter distributed to San Diego voters by the Hunter campaign this week, three retired Marine Corps officers wrote that […]

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    As the midterm elections approach, Republicans have been ramping up their claims that they want to protect insurance coverage for people with preexisting conditions—essentially endorsing a popular Obamacare provision they’ve repeatedly tried to repeal. House Republicans have voted to repeal, replace, or wreck the Affordable Care Act more than 50 times since 2011. According to […]

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    When Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker told reporters in May 2016 he would sign a bill protecting transgender people from discrimination in public spaces, it was a huge win for Kasey Suffredini. “We were finally successful,” says Suffredini, the co-chair of Freedom for All Massachusetts, a coalition of advocacy groups that had been fighting for the civil rights of […]

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    In 2012, Democrat Heidi Heitkamp won a razor-tight race in North Dakota for US Senate. Her victory was an upset in a state that regularly elects Republicans by wide margins. In the months and years that followed, North Dakota Republicans passed a wave of new voting restrictions—aimed, Democrats believe, at removing Heitkamp from office by […]

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    For more than a year, Qatar has been locked in a diplomatic feud with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and other Middle Eastern nations, which blockaded their Persian Gulf neighbor over its close ties to Iran and alleged support for terrorism. This fight has spilled over into Washington, where the small but gas-rich country […]

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    President Donald Trump on Thursday lavished praise on Rep. Greg Gianforte, the Montana congressman who made headlines last year after body-slamming a reporter. Trump glowingly referring to Gianforte as “my kind of guy” because of the assault. “Any guy that can do a body-slam, he is my kind of guy,” Trump told supporters at a rally […]

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas next month.

    Vernon Robinson with Black Americans for the President's Agenda said Friday that the ...


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    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Two challengers from opposite ends of the political spectrum are looking at an uphill battle to knock off a popular incumbent in the first U.S. Senate race to use a ranked-choice style of voting.

    Independent Sen. Angus King, first elected in 2012, has enjoyed high approval ...


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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's praise of a congressman who body-slammed a reporter before his election last year (all times local):

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    The White House Correspondents' Association is accusing President Donald Trump of celebrating a crime when he praised a Republican Montana congressman who body-slammed ...


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    The White House Correspondents' Association on Friday rebuked President Trump for commending a congressman for assaulting a newspaper reporter and throwing him to the ground.

    "All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent assault on a reporter doing his Constitutionally protected job," Olivier Knox, president, White House ...


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    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire 1st Congressional District candidates Chris Pappas and Eddie Edwards are sparring weeks before the Nov. 6 election.

    New Hampshire Public Radio reports that the candidates discussed entitlement programs, prescription drug prices and paid family leave at a Thursday forum at Saint Anselm College.

    Democratic ...


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    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Democrats on Friday accused a Republican lawmaker running for a key state Senate seat of lying about cuts his party made to education.

    Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga said during a debate Wednesday that his party hasn't cut education since 2011. But Democrats note that Republicans cut ...


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    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he's back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress.

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Latest on a radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections next month (all times local):

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    Arkansas Republicans have filed an ethics complaint against a political action committee that's running a radio ad suggesting white ...


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    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on accusations that Republican state Senate candidate Dale Kooyenga lied about GOP cuts to education (all times local):

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    A Republican state Senate candidate's campaign says Democrats are twisting his remarks about cuts the GOP made to education.

    Dale Kooyenga said during a ...


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    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Some 3,000 Central American migrants prepared to cross into Mexico from Guatemala on Friday with hopes of eventually arriving to the United States. Busloads of Mexican federal police were gathering in Ciudad Hidalgo and a Mexican military helicopter flew along the river in anticipation.

    Here is ...


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    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A look at where the two candidates for Pennsylvania governor - Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican nominee Scott Wagner - stand on some key issues, from abortion rights to taxes. Wolf is seeking a second 4-year term. Wagner, who runs a waste-hauling company, served four ...


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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. accused a Russian woman Friday of a sweeping effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm election.

    The Justice Department unsealed the criminal complaint soon after U.S. intelligence agencies, in a rare ...


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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love has released a Federal Election Commission email saying she can legally keep most of the $1 million she raised for a primary where she was unopposed.

    Love said the email clears her in a fundraising flap that's taken center stage ...


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    COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) - Flashing lights shook William Johnson from a deep sleep around midnight earlier this month when U.S. Border Patrol agents surrounded his home. The 71-year-old retired chef peeked out a window, then waited for a knock at the door. It never came.

    "Guess they were looking for ...


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    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will be sentenced Feb. 8 for financial fraud crimes, a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, said Friday.

    Manafort was convicted of eight tax and bank fraud crimes by a Virginia jury in August. He later pleaded guilty before a different judge in D.C. to ...


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    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's chief prosecutor said he is investigating police officers who failed to keep safe an opposition politician who plunged from the 10th floor of a high-security building, even as he rejected calls for an independent probe into the suspicious death.

    The death last week of Fernando ...


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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Woman tied to Russian 'troll farm' charged in first federal case alleging foreign interference in 2018 midterm elections.


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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on U.S. election security (all times local):

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    A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a vast social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion.

    It's believed to be the first federal ...


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    The Justice Department announced charges Friday against a Russian operative the government says was meddling in this year's elections, marking the first set of charges beyond the 2016 presidential election.

    Federal prosecutors said the operation was a continuation of Russia's attempt's to sow discord in American politics.

    They accused Elena ...


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    Sen. Cory Booker says that Canada as a whole and its Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are in the process of "out-Americaning" the United States during the Trump administration.

    The New Jersey Democrat told an audience at at Allen University in South Carolina this week that a lack of "universal pre-school" ...


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    The Justice Department on Friday filed a complaint against Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, a 44-year-old Russian national who, prosecutors allege, was the chief accountant managing the finances for Project Lakhta, Russia’s political influence operation aimed at disrupting elections in the United States and other countries.  Khusyaynova is charged with participating in a conspiracy to disrupt US […]

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    It’s looking like voters are fans of Obamacare when they have a chance to directly vote on it—even in deeply red states like Utah. Utah is one of four states with ballot initiatives next month that ask voters about Medicaid expansion, the part of the Affordable Care Act that broadens eligibility for Medicaid to anyone […]

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    On Friday, the US attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia unsealed a criminal complaint accusing a Russian national named Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of conspiring to interfere in the US political system. The document maintains that as a financial officer, she was part of the effort mounted by the Internet Research Agency, a troll farm in […]