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Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election for congress, rallying G.O.P.

April 25, 2018
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
The former Arizona state senator Debbie Lesko fended off an unusually strong Democratic challenge to win a special congressional election on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press, demonstrating the resilience of the Republican base but also the eagerness of liberals to compete in even the most heavily conservative districts.
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Pruitt to unveil controversial ‘transparency’ rule limiting what research EPA can use

April 24, 2018
Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis | The Washington Post
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to propose a rule Tuesday that would establish new standards for what science could be used in writing agency regulations, according to individuals briefed on the plan. It is a sweeping change long sought by conservatives.
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Romney failed to win at Utah convention, but few believe he’s doomed

April 24, 2018
Jonathan Martin, Julie Turkewitz | The New York Times
Mitt Romney wound his way through this city’s tulip festival on Monday, shaking hands, hugging toddlers and shrugging off his failure to sew up the nomination for an open Senate seat at this state’s Republican Party convention last weekend.
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Mike Pompeo on track for confirmation for Secretary of State

April 23, 2018
Susan Davis | NPR
CIA Director Mike Pompeo is on track to make history this week, but probably not in the way his supporters envisioned.
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White House fears VA secretary will get denied

April 23, 2018
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Senior administration officials and senators from both parties on the Veterans Affairs Committee are growing increasingly concerned about Ronny Jackson's prospects to be confirmed as Trump's Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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‘I was Trump before Trump was Trump’

April 23, 2018
Jeremy Peters | The New York Times
Republican candidates all over are parroting the president, spouting his catchphrases and donning his hats as they try to show loyalty.
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The one woman in Republican leadership is under siege

April 23, 2018
Rachael Bade | POLITICO
If 2018 is the year of the woman, don’t tell Cathy McMorris Rodgers. The lone female member of House Republican leadership is under siege in D.C. and back home in Washington state.
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A tribute to Barbara Bush

April 20, 2018
Remembering “The Enforcer.”

Latest updates in the Russia probe, North Korea announces plans to suspend nuclear missile tests

April 20, 2018
The panelists analyzed a week that saw the release of memos written by former FBI director James Comey and the addition of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani to President Donald Trump’s personal legal team. And, days after Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the country announced its plans to suspend nuclear missile tests and close a test site.
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