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By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah governor race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's surprising decision not to run for re-election next year gives the GOP congressman a chance to avoid a potentially damaging re-election campaign and make a future More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Ed Cox may regret name after Cuomo ally’s dirty jab

New York politics has landed in the gutter. A top political ally of Gov. Cuomo on Wednesday used an offensive slur to refer to Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox. Charlie King issued a written statement to reporters More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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New Mexico construction contractor announces US Senate bid

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Commercial construction contractor Mike Rich of Albuquerque is pursuing the GOP nomination to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich - becoming the first challenger in the 2018 political More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by opposition to President Donald Trump have rallied behind a candidate More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Renewable energy tax cut rewrite may be uphill battle for GOP :experts

The past decade has brought about a monumental shift in how fuel sources benefit from the U.S. tax code, with renewable energy more than lapping its counterparts in the oil, gas, and coal sectors. Federal tax "preferences" More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Trump raises $13.2 million for re-election campaign

President Trump’s re-election campaign is already in full swing — two weeks shy of the 100th day of his administration. His three campaign committees raised a record $13.2 million in the first three months More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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GOP state Rep. David Brumbaugh dies at 56

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma House speaker's office says state Rep. David Brumbaugh has died. He was 56. Office spokesman Jason Sutton says in a statement that Brumbaugh's family confirmed he died Saturday More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Another GOP state talks Medicare expansion, avoiding term

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A trio of Republican legislators in North Carolina with health care backgrounds are proposing breaking from GOP opposition to a key element of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Republican attacks GOP rivals over Confederate flag

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina Republican running to replace U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney has blasted two GOP rivals for voting to remove the Confederate flag from the state's capital. News outlets report that More...

By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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GOP hopefuls for Virginia governor show varied debate styles

Three Republicans vying to be governor of Virginia are showing markedly different styles ahead of the June primary. At a candidate debate Thursday at Liberty University, frontrunner Ed Gillespie largely ignored More...