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Outgoing Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill dismisses Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a ‘shiny new object’ and says her ‘rhetoric is cheap’

Sen. Claire McCaskill, an outgoing Missouri Democrat, had sharp words for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a newly elected US House representative, calling her a “bright, shiny new object” who hasn’t yet proven she can make changes in Washington. McCaskill, a moderate who believes the Democratic Party must do more to appeal to […]
Outgoing Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill dismisses Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a ‘shiny new object’ and says her ‘rhetoric is cheap’
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Claire McCaskill says she fears Democrats won’t ever win back senate majority, and slams her own party for not embracing moderates

Recently ousted Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill gave a candid interview about regrets and disappointments in how Democrats handled the 2018 Senate elections. McCaskill said Democrats will continue to suffer in Senate elections if moderates are not empowered in an effort to convert many supporters of President Trump. McCaskill lost to […]
Claire McCaskill says she fears Democrats won’t ever win back senate majority, and slams her own party for not embracing moderates
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A Democratic senator in a tight re-election race says Russians are interfering in his campaign — but some top officials say they don’t know what he’s talking about

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson has claimed the Russians have “penetrated” state systems ahead of his re-election bid. Florida’s secretary of state said they do not have any evidence of what Nelson has claimed, and began probing federal agencies for answers. But so far top agencies and the Senate Intelligence Committee […]
A Democratic senator in a tight re-election race says Russians are interfering in his campaign — but some top officials say they don’t know what he’s talking about
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Russian hackers reportedly targeted a vulnerable Democrat using a similar method that led to the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2016

Russia’s GRU foreign-intelligence agency reportedly targeted Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri last year, according to a report from the Daily Beast published on Thursday. The same group was suspected of hacking the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2016, and several members were indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller earlier […]
Russian hackers reportedly targeted a vulnerable Democrat using a similar method that led to the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2016
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Senate Democrats have made a brilliant move to try to save an open internet

Democratic senators have gathered enough support to force the Senate to vote on a resolution to restore net neutrality. They need only a simple-majority vote to approve the resolution. While that’s a long shot, there’s a political reason for them to force a vote: It could make Republican senators take […]
Senate Democrats have made a brilliant move to try to save an open internet