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Clueless GOP lawmaker suggests mass murderers are often Democrats

ALBANY — An upstate GOP congresswoman was criticized Wednesday for suggesting mass murderers tend to be Democrats. “It’s interesting that so many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats,” Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-Oneida County) told ...

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Once Cozy With Silicon Valley, Democrats Grow Wary of Tech Giants

Senators Mark Warner of Virginia and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota are demanding greater disclosures from companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter for political advertising on their sites. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, who has big political backers from Silicon ...

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Democrats want Senate to halt tax vote until Jones is sworn in

Senate Democrats want their Republican counterparts to delay negotiations on the White House’s proposed tax cuts until Doug Jones is seated as the junior senator from Alabama — but such a postponement isn’t likely. “It would be wrong for Senate ...

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Group threatens to back primaries against rebel Democrats

ALBANY — With Thanksgiving over, the intraparty battle among state Senate Democrats is heating up again. The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, a national group focused on electing Democratic state legislatures across the country, is threatening to help back primaries in ...

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State Senate big eyes takedown of breakaway Democrats’ chief

ALBANY — In what some say could torpedo efforts to reunify fractured state Senate Democrats, a top Dem had a conversation with at least one person about a potential primary challenge to the head of a breakaway group of Democratic ...

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Democrats to ask for probe into Tom Price's private jet use

Investigations into Health Secretary Tom Price’s private jet use might be taking off soon. Democrats in Congress are planning to call for an investigation into Price’s pricey travel history after a report revealed he had been using chartered jets for ...

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Trump denies he reached DACA deal with Democrats

President Trump denied he struck a deal with Democrats on immigration reform, just hours after congressional leaders declared victory in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) fight. “No deal was made last night on DACA. Massive border security would ...

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As Democrats Gather, a Russian Subplot Raises Intrigue

It was a remarkable moment: Even at the height of the Cold War it was hard to find a presidential campaign willing to charge that his rival was essentially secretly doing the bidding of a key American adversary. But the ...

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KING: Kaine pick shows Democrats aren’t welcoming progressives

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (l.) and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) (r.) acknowledge the crowd during a campaign event at Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College July 14, 2016 in Annandale, Virginia. (Alex Wong) NEW YORK ...

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