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Republicans dodge Kansas nightmare as Marshall defeats Kobach

Republicans dodge Kansas nightmare as Marshall defeats Kobach

Rep. Roger Marshall won the GOP primary for an open Senate seat in Kansas on Tuesday, turning aside the controversial Kris Kobach — to the relief of Republicans concerned that Kobach could put not just the state but the party’s Senate majority at risk this fall. Marshall had 37 percent of the vote compared to 26 percent for Kobach when The Associated Press called the race. The result was a more decisive victory for Marshall than expected by many Republicans,…

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Endangered Republicans to McConnell: Don’t leave town

Endangered Republicans to McConnell: Don’t leave town

Vulnerable Republicans have a clear message for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: no deal, no recess. With talks between the White House and Democratic leadership at an impasse, Senate Republicans up in November are pressing for the chamber to stay in session until some agreement is reached. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), who faces a potentially competitive re-election challenge, said that it would “look like a dereliction of duty” for the Senate to go home without clinching a deal as millions…

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White House eyes executive orders to upend virus negotiations

White House eyes executive orders to upend virus negotiations

The White House is considering a trio of executive orders aimed at shaking up coronavirus relief negotiations with Democrats, a sign of frustration within the Trump administration at the sluggish pace of the talks with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. The three actions under consideration would delay the collection of federal payroll taxes, reinstitute an expired eviction moratorium, and in the riskiest gambit of them all, extend enhanced federal unemployment benefits using unspent money already appropriated…

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Trump backtracks on mail-in voting, says it’s OK to do in Florida

Trump backtracks on mail-in voting, says it’s OK to do in Florida

President Donald Trump on Tuesday reversed his opposition to mail-in voting and encouraged it — at least in one crucial battleground state — after railing against the practice for months amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Whether you call it Vote by Mail or Absentee Voting, in Florida the election system is Safe and Secure, Tried and True,” Trump wrote in a tweet. “Florida’s Voting system has been cleaned up (we defeated Democrats attempts at change), so in Florida I encourage all…

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‘Never Trump’ Republicans team with progressives to convert the president’s religious base

‘Never Trump’ Republicans team with progressives to convert the president’s religious base

A left-leaning group focused on persuading religious Americans to vote out Donald Trump in November has recruited some of the president’s leading Republican agitators to assist them. On Wednesday, Vote Common Good will launch a new partnership with the Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump GOP group founded by veteran Republican strategists, to mobilize faith voters to reject Trump on Election Day. The initiative will focus on courting white evangelicals and white Catholics — two demographics Trump won by significant margins in…

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***Live Updates*** MI, KS, MO, AZ, WA Election Results

***Live Updates*** MI, KS, MO, AZ, WA Election Results

In Kansas, Kris Kobach will try to win the Republican Senate nomination against Rep. Roger Marshall. Squad member Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) faces a primary challenge in Michigan while Cori Bush, who is backed by the Justice Democrats, is trying to unseat Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO). Voters in Missouri will also vote to expand Medicaid while Sheriff Joe Arpaio will attempt to make a comeback in Arizona. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times Eastern. Powered by…

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Trump: I Want $600 Unemployment Benefits to Continue

Trump: I Want $600 Unemployment Benefits to Continue

During an interview with Gray Television on Tuesday, President Trump stated that he wants people receiving unemployment benefits to continue to get $600 a week in enhanced unemployment benefits and stated that for people who are on unemployment, “it’s not Powered by WPeMatico