Tag archive for ‘GOP’
By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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State AG won’t consider GOP election complaint

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Attorney General's office has declined to consider the state Republican Party's complaints against an organization that sent voters mail last year praising Democratic legislative More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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GOP candidate accused of assaulting reporter wins House seat, apologizes for ‘mistake’

Montana GOP congressional candidate Greg Gianforte narrowly defeated Democratic challenger Rob Quist late Thursday night despite being charged with assault for “body slamming” a reporter. Gianforte was charged More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Vegas man pleads not guilty to paying for GOP voter sign-ups

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 29-year-old Las Vegas man pleaded not guilty to illegally paying a woman to improperly register Republican voters in a rural Nevada town ahead of the GOP primary election last year. Stephen Gregory More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Paul Ryan: GOP candidate should apologize after attack on reporter

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said he wouldn't block Greg Gianforte from sitting in Congress should the GOP candidate win a special election in Montana on Thursday, just hours after a reporter said he was body-slammed More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Reporter says GOP candidate lied about ‘body slam’ incident

The reporter who claims he was “body slammed” by a Montana GOP congressional candidate refuted the politician’s account of the incident, saying he never laid a finger on him. “The only thing More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House Republicans are ready to debate portions of their state government spending proposal. The House scheduled several appropriations subcommittee meetings Thursday to unveil More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Thursday's special election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault. Greg Gianforte More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Reporter claims he was ‘body slammed’ by GOP candidate

A reporter claims to have been “body slammed” by GOP House candidate and Trump Jr. hunting buddy Greg Gianforte — just one day before his congressional election in Montana. The alleged assault happened More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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23M would lose health insurance under GOP bill: CBO

An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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GOP lawmaker says partisanship clouding gas tax debate

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana Republican lawmaker chastised by her party's leaders for supporting a gas tax increase has shot back that the GOP effort to kill the bill is short-sighted partisanship. Rep. Julie More...