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Why Western PA Democrats Are All In For Trump

Matt Vespa, Hillary Clinton needs to build a firewall in Pennsylvania. That’s what The Cook Report’s David Wasserman said prior to the Democrats’ national convention—and for good reason: the state is trending more Republican. It’s not a guarantee of a Trump win, but the latest polls have the billionaire leading in some key swing states,

Senate antagonist Cruz makes nice with campaign fundraisers

Longtime Senate troublemaker Ted Cruz is trying to make nice with some of his establishment colleagues, with peace offerings where it counts most: their campaign war chests. Invitations sent to top Republicans and donors on Wednesday said Cruz is teaming up with fellow Texan and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn to host fundraisers in Houston

Congress returns for brief, election-year session

Lawmakers return Tuesday to Capitol Hill for a short election-season session in which their main — though politically daunting — objective will be providing money to keep the government running, with outside hopes of providing funding to fight the growing, mosquito-borne Zika virus. The House and Senate will have less than four weeks to passing

Don’t look now, but the Senate GOP is having a helluva Primary season

NYT pounds Hillary over foundation – Trump reaffirms border wall – Audible: Whatever could he mean? – Drop the drone, take the cannoliToday Was a big day in the story of the GOP’s bid to hold the Senate. In order to keep control, Republicans need to limit their net losses in November to three seats –

Senate to Vote on Bill Punishing ňúSanctuary’ Cities

Josh Siegel, The Senate will vote next week on legislation that would block congressional funding to cities and municipalities that don’t comply with immigration-related requests from the federal government. Since the killing in San Francisco last July of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle and the arrest in her death of an illegal immigrant from Mexico with multiple