Mike Pence: 'Inappropriate' to have Bob Menendez in Senate if convicted of corruption

(link to post) Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that having Sen. Robert Menendez in the U.S. Senate would be “inappropriate” if he’s convicted in his federal corruption case. “I think that’ll be a decision for members of the Senate,” Mr. Pence said on “The Hugh Hewitt Show.” “But having a convicted felon in the…

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Activists, Democrats launch campaign against Obamacare 'sabotage'

(link to post) A grass-roots alliance launched a campaign Tuesday to highlight and resist President Trump’s attempts to weaken Obamacare, hoping to pin blame on the White House for stumbles in the markets before 2018 enrollment begins next month. Democrats swiftly aligned themselves with the campaign, which unveiled a website, StandUpToSabotage.com, and released a report…

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Trump says he 'doesn't know' how past presidents handled Gold Star families

(link to post) President Trump on Tuesday walked back some of his words about Gold Star families, saying he “doesn’t know” what other presidents have done. “I think I’ve called every family of somebody who has died,” Mr. Trump said on Fox News Radio’s “The Brian Kilmeade Show.” “As far as other representatives, I don’t…

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Ralph Northam clings to lead in Virginia governor's race

(link to post) Democrat Ralph Northam is holding onto a lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia governor’s race. Mr. Northam is outperfoming Mr. Gillespie by 48 percent to 44 percent margin among likely voters in a new poll from Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University, though the survey carries a…

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Rochester doctor facing deportation granted reprieve

(link to post)ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – A Rochester physician facing deportation to her native Malaysia has been granted a 30-day reprieve by federal immigration officials. Dr. Guan Lee left her Malaysian village as a teenager and built a life and a medical practice in Minnesota since entering the U.S. in 1992, but the 41-year-old physician…

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Trump Pushes Congress to Move on Bipartisan Health-Care Legislation

News and analysis from the WSJ’s Washington bureau Source: Wall Street Journal (mouthpiece of the Chamber of Commerce)

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4 Mexican men with felony convictions arrested in Arizona

(link to post)NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) – Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have arrested four men previously convicted for felonies in the United States and their native Mexico. Agents working near Sasabe early Monday arrested 44-year-old Aloberto Hernandez-Ortiz. A records check on his fingerprints showed he was convicted of murder in Florida and removed from…

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Donald Trump backs Mitch McConnell in abrupt reversal

(link to post) President Trump endorsed an intraparty revolt Monday aimed at ousting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, but hours later stood beside the Kentucky Republican in the Rose Garden and said their relationship was “outstanding.” The abrupt turnaround was dizzying, even by Mr. Trump’s standards. The president started the day by blasting Senate Republicans…

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Maryland to defend Hillary Clinton lawyers Cheryl Mills Heather Samuelson David Kendall

(link to post) Maryland officials appear to have begun to circle the wagons in defending Hillary Clinton’s lawyers, according to the lawyer trying to get them punished by the state bar. Ty Clevenger, who last month won a court order demanding the state’s attorney grievance commission investigate David E. Kendall, Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson…

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North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

(link to post) UNITED NATIONS (AP) – North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly’s disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world…

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