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  1. Trump boasts fundraising might for GOP: ‘I’m working hard for them’

    590kid.com - Idaho (ID) 10.07 / 18:06 590kid.com
    President Trump boasted Saturday on Twitter about small-dollar donations from his supporter is helping the Republican National Committee break fundraising records and that frequent detractor The Washington has taken notice. “Can’t believe I finally got [...] The post Trump boasts fundraising might for GOP: ‘I’m working hard for them’ appeared first on KID…
  2. Two Democratic and GOP Senators concur: Gun control laws don't work, would not have prevented Las Vegas shooting

    Sott.net - World 10.07 / 17:46 sott.net
    Leah wrote about Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) admitting that gun control laws don't work, which is a tacit admission that nothing would have stopped Stephen Paddock from killing 59 people and wounding another 527 in Las Vegas on October 1. Now, on the Republican side, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) also said on Hugh Hewitt this morning that there is not a single policy that Democrats have offered that would have stopped an event like this. Here's a partial transcript [emphasis…
  3. Mike Pence in Newport Beach for posh GOP fundraiser

    Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles 10.07 / 12:20 mynewsla.com
    Vice President Mike Pence will headline a fundraiser for local congressional representatives on Monday in Newport Beach. The fundraiser, which was initially planned at the Island Hotel, has been moved to the five-star Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 S. Pelican Hill Road, according to one of the organizers, Shawn Steel, chairman of the California Republican Party. …
  4. Maher Rips Dems for Over-Regulation: Feeds Into GOP Message Dems Don’t Want to Help — They Want to ‘Mi

    Breitbart.com - Celebrities 10.07 / 07:28 breitbart.com
    Friday on HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher closed the episode with an attack on Democrats for proposed legislation that would require auto manufacturers to install a signal that would remind drivers they left kids in their back seat. The so-called Hot Cars Act of 2017, a bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), drew Maher’s ire. “[I]t’s called the Hot Cars Act because ‘turn around, dipshit’ was too on-the-nose?” Maher said. &#…
  5. Paul Ryan touts GOP tax plan during Maryland factory visit

    Easing taxes on manufacturers and other businesses is critical to helping America remain competitive in an increasingly global economy, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday during a visit to a century-old manufacturing business on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Small businesses like Dixon Valve &…
  6. Sen. Krist slams GOP; party dismisses criticism of Gov. Ricketts (AUDIO)

    State Sen. Bob Krist breaks with the Republican Party in announcing an independent run for governor, but the party doesn’t view his candidacy as much of a threat. Krist, a retired Air Force pilot from Omaha, says a number of Republicans have expressed to him dissatisfaction with Gov. Pete Ricketts. “That there are a large…
  7. Release: South Dakota GOP Launches “Don’t Sign on the Line” effort to encourage voters to educate themselves on ballot m

    Dakotawarcollege.com - South Dakota (SD) 10.07 / 04:04 dakotawarcollege.com
    South Dakota GOP Launches “Don’t Sign on the Line” effort to encourage voters to educate themselves on ballot measures before they agree to them. With South Dakota’s ballot continually being used as a mad scientist’s laboratory, the South Dakota Republican Party’s governing body, the State Republican Party’s Central Committee, adopted the position at a recent meeting that voters should fully educate themselves before committing to sign a petition for any ballot measure. As a result, Continu…
  8. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker unveil tax plan in Milwaukee to counter GOP overhaul

    The senators said their "Stronger Way Act," which was first introduced last year, would raise incomes for low- and middle-income…
  9. GOP senators want review of Obama-era decision on bump stocks

    Thehill.com - Law 10.06 / 23:40 thehill.com
    A group of GOP senators is requesting the Trump administration review an Obama-era decision on a firearm attachment used by the gunman who killed at least 58 people in Las Vegas.Nine GOP senators sent a letter to Thomas Bra…
  10. Scalise: Pence aide ‘overzealous’ calling for a GOP purge

    Thehill.com - Politics 10.06 / 23:39 thehill.com
    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) said it's "overzealous" to call for a purge on GOP donors who haven't supported the administration's agenda.He was responding to a recent remark from Vice President Pe…
  11. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker unveil tax plan in Milwaukee to counter GOP overhaul

    The senators said their "Stronger Way Act," which was first introduced last year, would raise incomes for low- and middle-income…
  12. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker unveil tax plan in Milwaukee to counter GOP overhaul

    The senators said their "Stronger Way Act," which was first introduced last year, would raise incomes for low- and middle-income…
  13. AP FACT CHECK: Really? GOP thinks Dems soft on gun control?

    Standard.net - Utah (UT) 10.06 / 20:37 standard.net
    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not every day — or every year or every decade — you see Republicans raising questions about whether Democrats were tough enough on gun control when they were in power…
  14. GOP leaders on potential gun legislation: Nope

    Thegrio.com - Politics 10.06 / 19:29 thegrio.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are making clear that Congress will take no action on gun legislation in the wake of the massacre in Las Vegas. They refused to entertain Democratic demands to expand background checks for gun purchases and tighten restrictions on semi-automatic weapons, but also shelved their own House bill that would have loosened access to gun s…
  15. Senate panel OKs bipartisan children's health plan, but GOP resistance predicted

    Theadanews.com - Ada 10.06 / 17:57 theadanews.com
    WASHINGTON — The race is on in Congress to extend federal health care funding for 9 million children before states run out of money for the program over the next few m…
  16. House GOP slams cannabis twice

    Theleafonline.com - Politics 10.06 / 17:51 theleafonline.com
    Patients beware. The Republican party may be ready to follow through on its 2016 election platform threat to “roll back medical marijuana” and, in September, the GOP-dominated house threw a quick punch to the gut of the hemp industry, as well. For several years now, Congress has limited DEA funding to go after medical marijuana […] The post House GOP slams cannabis twice appeared first on The Leaf…
  17. Dem candidate calls female GOP rep a ‘child,’ says it’s fair to call him ‘sexist’

    590kid.com - Idaho (ID) 10.06 / 17:18 590kid.com
    A Democratic candidate is facing calls to apologize after referring to New York Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik, pictured, as a “child.”  (Official portrait/stefanik.house.gov) A New York Democrat running for the House of Representatives is under [...] The post Dem candidate calls female GOP rep a ‘child,’ says it’s fair to call him ‘sexist’ appeared first on KID…
  18. Warning signs emerge in GOP's tax reform push

    Thehill.com - Finance 10.06 / 16:32 thehill.com
    The GOP’s push for tax reform legislation is showing some early signs of trouble.With Republicans pivoting to their second big agenda item, leadership is facing a familiar dynamic: Divisions among members, competing demands and no room for e…
  19. Trump: Filibuster a 'death sentence' for GOP

    Thehill.com - Politics 10.06 / 16:31 thehill.com
    President Trump is renewing his call to end the filibuster in the Senate, calling it a "death sentence" for the Republican agenda."It's a disaster, OK. It's a disaster for the Republicans," he said in an…
  20. Tillis Touts GOP 'Dreamers' Bill At National Immigration Forum

    Wcqs.org - North Carolina (NC) 10.06 / 12:13 wcqs.org
    Republican Sen. Thom Tillisspoke candidly before the National Immigration Forum on Thursday, touting his proposal to offer a potential 15-year path to citizenship to so-called "Dreamers," all while shrugging off criticism of the bill from conservative hard-liners. "This will probably drive my press guy crazy," Tillis said, "But ... when I die, I'm going to be cremated. On my cremation urn or a little plaque next to it, I want to have two or three things -- husband, father, grandfather,…