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WJXT Jacksonville
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted a minute ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Walden talks Trump, vetsbranch. However, he said Obama had enacted a record number of new regulations t
Walden talks Trump, vets
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted a minute ago
branch. However, he said Obama had enacted a record number of new regulations that reshaped policy, which is the job of the House and Senate. “This is where democracy begins to break down and I think we’ve got to pull it back,” said Walden. “It... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Framework of Michigan budget is setSnyder says the budget and talks about restructuring Detroit's ailing school di
Framework of Michigan budget is set
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 minutes ago
Snyder says the budget and talks about restructuring Detroit's ailing school district are "two separate issues." The House and Senate are at odds over how much to spend on Detroit Public Schools and regulating charter schools in the city.... Read more
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NBC News
Zika Funding Critical as GOP Remains Suspicious About Fundingask for it for a slush fund. We need it. We are now using money that we otherwi
Zika Funding Critical as GOP Remains Suspicious About Funding
NBC News / Posted 7 minutes ago
ask for it for a slush fund. We need it. We are now using money that we otherwise would be using for other things." The House and Senate didn't approve anything until this month, and they have each offered wildly different plans — $1.1 billion... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lightning rod Emanuel leaning against Springfield visit to lobby on CPS fundingdemanding no change at all," Maisch said in a statement. The back-and-forth de
Lightning rod Emanuel leaning against Springfield visit to lobby on CPS funding
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 minutes ago
demanding no change at all," Maisch said in a statement. The back-and-forth demonstrates the battle lines for the November House and Senate elections, which will pit the power and money of organized labor and House Speaker Michael Madigan's vast... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A third year with a phony budget? If so, Governor, grab the veto penSeven days to resolve, or not, a host of other policy issues, including school
A third year with a phony budget? If so, Governor, grab the veto pen
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 minutes ago
Seven days to resolve, or not, a host of other policy issues, including school funding, that have been floating between the House and Senate. Get ready. It looks like they're going to do it again. Since last summer, we've been writing about... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 26 minutes ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Framework of Michigan budget is setSnyder says the budget and talks about restructuring Detroit's ailing school di
Framework of Michigan budget is set
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 28 minutes ago
Snyder says the budget and talks about restructuring Detroit's ailing school district are "two separate issues." The House and Senate are at odds over how much to spend on Detroit Public Schools and regulating charter schools in the city.... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 35 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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NJ.com
U.S. House passes Lautenberg chemical safety billHouse Energy and Commerce Committee. "So this legislation is long past due, and
U.S. House passes Lautenberg chemical safety bill
NJ.com / Posted 39 minutes ago
House Energy and Commerce Committee. "So this legislation is long past due, and I hope that it will soon be law." Both the House and Senate passed different versions that were reconciled by congressional negotiators. An agreement was announced last... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas congressional delegation wrestles with White House over Zika-fighting fundsit a “common sense” and “budget-neutral” solution. Kathryn Knight, a spokeswom
Kansas congressional delegation wrestles with White House over Zika-fighting funds
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 40 minutes ago
it a “common sense” and “budget-neutral” solution. Kathryn Knight, a spokeswoman for Roberts, said the senator “hopes the House and Senate can work together quickly to protect our communities without further growing the national debt.” One day... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
KTXS Abilene / Posted 49 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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KECI Missoula
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
KECI Missoula / Posted 52 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 54 minutes ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tapeBurdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill d
House passes narrow Zika measure designed to remove red tape
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted an hour ago
Burdens Act of 2015," passed with mostly Republican votes, 258-156. The bill does not authorize any new money, and the House and Senate are still at a stand-off over how much additional federal funding Congress will approve for federal agencies... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. House to vote on public records reform on Wednesdayconsumers and constituents everywhere. It really does modernize and hopefully m
Mass. House to vote on public records reform on Wednesday
WWLP Springfield / Posted an hour ago
consumers and constituents everywhere. It really does modernize and hopefully make more transparent our government.” The House and Senate bill would have state agencies fulfill requests within fifteen days. City and town clerks, twenty-five days.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sen. Norris takes issue with governor’s view of his refugee resolutionSJR467 directs the attorney general to initiate legal action regarding refugee
Sen. Norris takes issue with governor’s view of his refugee resolution
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted an hour ago
SJR467 directs the attorney general to initiate legal action regarding refugee placements in the state and authorizes the House and Senate speakers to hire outside counsel if the attorney general declines. "I trust the attorney general to... Read more
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Salon.com
House GOP invokes Zika to pass bill relaxing pesticide rulesBarack Obama’s $1.9 billion request to battle Zika, which is linked to severe b
House GOP invokes Zika to pass bill relaxing pesticide rules
Salon.com / Posted an hour ago
Barack Obama’s $1.9 billion request to battle Zika, which is linked to severe birth defects. Negotiations on separate House and Senate bills providing emergency Zika funding are just getting underway and aren’t expected to finish before a... Read more
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The Advocate
Common Core revisions face public hearing Friday, then final legislative votesfor and against the changes will then part of the BESE record, and summaries wi
Common Core revisions face public hearing Friday, then final legislative votes
The Advocate / Posted an hour ago
for and against the changes will then part of the BESE record, and summaries will be sent to the leaders of the House and Senate education committees, Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego and House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Senator ‘troubled’ by Gov. Haslam’s remarks on refugee resolutionSJR467 directs the attorney general to initiate legal action regarding refugee
Senator ‘troubled’ by Gov. Haslam’s remarks on refugee resolution
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
SJR467 directs the attorney general to initiate legal action regarding refugee placements in the state and authorizes the House and Senate speakers to hire outside counsel if the attorney general declines. "I trust the attorney general to... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Trump is the best choice for Americathey just know why Trump is so popular. Really? I thought you elite establishme
Trump is the best choice for America
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 hours ago
they just know why Trump is so popular. Really? I thought you elite establishment snobs were smart. You sand give us the House and Senate majority and we’ll stop Obama. We gave you both and what did you do? Nothing. John Boehner rolled over like... Read more
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The Advocate
Common Core revisions face public hearing Friday, then final legislative votesfor and against the changes will then part of the BESE record, and summaries wi
Common Core revisions face public hearing Friday, then final legislative votes
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
for and against the changes will then part of the BESE record, and summaries will be sent to the leaders of the House and Senate education committees, Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego and House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Trump is the best choice for Americathey just know why Trump is so popular. Really? I thought you elite establishme
Trump is the best choice for America
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
they just know why Trump is so popular. Really? I thought you elite establishment snobs were smart. You sand give us the House and Senate majority and we’ll stop Obama. We gave you both and what did you do? Nothing. John Boehner rolled over like... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party votingfrom using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill wa
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party voting
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 hours ago
from using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill was passed by Republicans who control the House and Senate. Snyder said 40 other states have similar bans. Straight-party voting is popular in the Michigan's largest... Read more
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NBC News
Gingrich Thinks GOP Can Attract Latinos, Minorities: Is it Too Late?alienated voters." All of the seats were winnable and had the candidates won,
Gingrich Thinks GOP Can Attract Latinos, Minorities: Is it Too Late?
NBC News / Posted 3 hours ago
alienated voters." All of the seats were winnable and had the candidates won, the GOP would have a secure majority in the House and Senate, Gingrich states. For Democrats, wrong words in Iowa and Colorado cost them in 2014. "Thinking though the... Read more
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NBC News
John Kasich Won't Release His Delegatesand while he is still undecided over whether to support Trump, the governor is
John Kasich Won't Release His Delegates
NBC News / Posted 3 hours ago
and while he is still undecided over whether to support Trump, the governor is planning on doing a lot of campaigning for House and Senate candidates from now through the election. The governor recently had phone conversations with Speaker of the... Read more
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Breitbart
RNC, Donald Trump Reveal 2016 Trump Victory Leadership TeamRepublican Party to ensure Hillary Clinton is defeated in November and Republic
RNC, Donald Trump Reveal 2016 Trump Victory Leadership Team
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
Republican Party to ensure Hillary Clinton is defeated in November and Republican candidates maintain the majority in the House and Senate. This is an impressive leadership team comprised of talented individuals working together to unite the party... Read more
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The Hill
Tech companies warn senators not to 'weaken' email privacy billinitial question on what version of reform the Senate panel would approve, sinc
Tech companies warn senators not to 'weaken' email privacy bill
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
initial question on what version of reform the Senate panel would approve, since there are minor differences between the House and Senate bills. Advocates had pressed the upper chamber to simply take up the House version, which was approved on a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party votingfrom using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill wa
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party voting
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 hours ago
from using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill was passed by Republicans who control the House and Senate. Snyder said 40 other states have similar bans. Straight-party voting is popular in the Michigan's largest... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party votingfrom using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill wa
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party voting
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 hours ago
from using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill was passed by Republicans who control the House and Senate. Snyder said 40 other states have similar bans. Straight-party voting is popular in the Michigan’s largest... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party votingfrom using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill wa
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party voting
News 10 WILX / Posted 3 hours ago
from using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill was passed by Republicans who control the House and Senate. Snyder said 40 other states have similar bans. Straight-party voting is popular in the Michigan's largest... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party votingfrom using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill wa
Lawsuit challenges Michigan ban on straight-party voting
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 hours ago
from using a single mark to vote for all candidates from one party. The bill was passed by Republicans who control the House and Senate. Snyder said 40 other states have similar bans. Straight-party voting is popular in the Michigan's largest... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
RNC Picks Trio of Conservative Stalwarts for Platform Committeeon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC Picks Trio of Conservative Stalwarts for Platform Committee
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump, RNC roll out team for joint fundraising effortRepublican party to ensure Hillary Clinton is defeated in November and Republic
Donald Trump, RNC roll out team for joint fundraising effort
The Washington Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Republican party to ensure Hillary Clinton is defeated in November and Republican candidates maintain the majority in the House and Senate,” Mr. Trump said in a statement, calling the money “an investment in the Republican party and the future of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Snyder: Budget deal is close, but some issues unresolvedSnyder says the budget and talks about restructuring Detroit's ailing school di
Snyder: Budget deal is close, but some issues unresolved
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Snyder says the budget and talks about restructuring Detroit's ailing school district are "two separate issues." The House and Senate are at odds over how much to spend on Detroit Public Schools and regulating charter schools in the city.... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
After Tennessee Gas Pipeline's demise, Mass. focus shifts to green energyconditions and insufficient demand among natural gas distributors in the region
After Tennessee Gas Pipeline's demise, Mass. focus shifts to green energy
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 hours ago
conditions and insufficient demand among natural gas distributors in the region. But passing the legislation in the House and Senate before formal sessions end July 31 is expected to be difficult because there's limited agreement among... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proposed Immunization Law Under DiscussionSerious discussions have begun to enact a new law on sustaining immunization fi
Proposed Immunization Law Under Discussion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Serious discussions have begun to enact a new law on sustaining immunization financing. The house and senate health committees are discussing with the Ministry of Health on how to create public awareness on the proposed immunization financing... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Do Campaigns Use Surrogates?at campaign events, creating hype for presidential aspirants who may or may not
Why Do Campaigns Use Surrogates?
The Atlantic / Posted 4 hours ago
at campaign events, creating hype for presidential aspirants who may or may not be more charismatic than they are. Or those House and Senate members taking to cable news to assert their chosen contenders’ bona fides. Candidates depend on these... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
RNC picks conservative trio for platform teamon almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social co
RNC picks conservative trio for platform team
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 hours ago
on almost every major issue. However, in selecting a trio of staunch social conservatives and top-ranking members in the House and Senate, the RNC appears to be making good on a promise Trump made in private meetings that he would not engage in a... Read more
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