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The Republican pastor whose campaign was accused of election fraud in North Carolina won’t run in a new election as Mitch McConnell tries to lay blame on Democrats

Republican Mark Harris announced he would not run in a special election for a North Carolina congressional seat after his campaign was accused of financing an election fraud scheme in last November’s election. This comes five days after the state Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election […]
The Republican pastor whose campaign was accused of election fraud in North Carolina won’t run in a new election as Mitch McConnell tries to lay blame on Democrats
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives slam CNN for hiring an ex-Trump administration spokesperson to direct political coverage

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined a growing chorus of progressives and others who criticised CNN after news broke Tuesday that the network hired GOP operative Sarah Isgur to be a political editor. “Are we still pretending that hires like these are evidence of a meritocracy?” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted after noting that thousands […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives slam CNN for hiring an ex-Trump administration spokesperson to direct political coverage
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Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet lets loose on Ted Cruz on the Senate floor, accusing him of hypocrisy over the government shutdown

Sen. Michael Bennet, a moderate Colorado Democrat, excoriated his Republican colleague Sen. Ted Cruz on the Senate floor on Thursday over Cruz’s position on the government shutdown. Bennet accused Cruz, who forced a government shutdown in 2013, of shedding “crocodile tears” over the first responders who are going unpaid during […]
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet lets loose on Ted Cruz on the Senate floor, accusing him of hypocrisy over the government shutdown
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12 celebrities who are outspoken Republicans

Some celebrities have been vocal about being Republican. “Fuller House” star Candace Cameron Bure is a Republican, and she has expressed disappointment in her party. Caitlyn Jenner has been an outspoken Republican but has since said she rescinds her support of President Trump. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was the Republican governor […]
12 celebrities who are outspoken Republicans
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‘I guess I really am Mum’s favourite’: Arizona congressman hits back at his 6 siblings who attacked him in a campaign ad and endorsed his Democratic opponent

Arizona Republican Paul Gosar has accused his six siblings of being “disgruntled Hillary supporters” after they released a campaign ad endorsing Gosar’s Democratic opponent. In the ad, the siblings criticised their brother’s views on issues like health care and immigration, and argued that Paul Gosar doesn’t have Arizonans’ interests at […]
‘I guess I really am Mum’s favourite’: Arizona congressman hits back at his 6 siblings who attacked him in a campaign ad and endorsed his Democratic opponent
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Trump reportedly won’t comment on McCain while he’s still alive, and repeatedly says he should step down from his Senate seat

President Donald Trump reportedly won’t comment on ailing Sen. John McCain while he’s still alive, according to White House officials. The Washington Post reported after McCain’s announcement he would be stopping treatment for brain cancer, administration officials were given no direction to comment. This is the latest icy moment in […]
Trump reportedly won’t comment on McCain while he’s still alive, and repeatedly says he should step down from his Senate seat
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Disgraced Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he didn’t know what a ‘golden shower’ was when he told Sacha Baron Cohen it ‘wouldn’t surprise’ him if Trump had one

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has responded to being duped by Sacha Baron Cohen on his satirical show “Who is America?” Arpaio was tricked into believing he was being interviewed by a famous Finnish YouTube (played by Baron Cohen). During the interview, Arpaio appeared to confirm claims that Donald Trump […]
Disgraced Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he didn’t know what a ‘golden shower’ was when he told Sacha Baron Cohen it ‘wouldn’t surprise’ him if Trump had one
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Trump’s family separation policy is sending some Republicans over the edge

A slew of prominent Republicans are lashing out at the president and condemning their own party over the administration’s decision to forcibly separate migrant families. They’re arguing that the “zero tolerance” immigration policy amounts to “child abuse” and is a turning point for the GOP. “Some in my party are […]
Trump’s family separation policy is sending some Republicans over the edge
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US billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn accused of sexual assault

Dozens of people have accused Steve Wynn, a billionaire casino mogul who serves as the Republican National Committee’s finance chairman, of sexual misconduct, The Wall Street Journal reported. In one case, the report says, Wynn paid a $US7.5 million settlement to a manicurist who accused him of forcing her to […]
US billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn accused of sexual assault
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The top political donors in America, by state

The top political donors in each of the 50 states were recently ranked by career site Zippa. Across America, top political donors include Donald Trump, Sheldon Adelson, and Linda McMahon. The 34 Republicans on the list gave a combined total of $US136,042,800, while the 16 Democrats gave a combined total […]
The top political donors in America, by state
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A Trump presidency ‘could stand Britain in better stead for a trade agreement’

VIDEO: Michael van Dulken, who is Head of Research at Accendo Markets, spoke with Business Insider about how Donald Trump being elected US president will impact on the UK and European markets. Mr van Dulken said: "He does know how the world works from a business standpoint and that could stand Britain in better stead in terms of a trade agreement. "Maybe the policies that come true won't be quite as divisive as many had been preparing for."
A Trump presidency ‘could stand Britain in better stead for a trade agreement’