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Senate Democrat Who Claimed Hard Evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion: Uh, Never Mind

Guy Benson, Liberal Delaware Sen. Chris Coons caused a stir last week when he indicated during a televised interview that yet-undisclosed transcripts of recorded phone conversations conclusively prove that elements of the Trump campaign explicitly colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. Yet widely-circulated “bombshell” reports from the New York Times and CNN

Pence assures GOP lawmakers ObamaCare repeal is ‘first order of business’

Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday to assure Republican lawmakers and voters that “the first order of business” for the incoming Donald Trump administration is to repeal ObamaCare.  “It was a promise made on the campaign trail,” Pence said at a press conference with House Republicans. “The first order of business is

Republicans deliver on ‘Day One’ promise, begin ObamaCare repeal on Hill

Republicans delivered Tuesday on their “Day One” promise to start repealing ObamaCare at the start of the 115th Congress, introducing a resolution to dismantle the 2010 health care law. “Today, we take the first steps to repair the nation’s broken health care system, removing Washington from the equation and putting control back where it belongs:

Dems scramble to prevent their own from defecting to Trump

Senate Democrats have been scrambling to prevent two of their members from taking a post in the Trump administration, trying to prevent any defection that could bolster Republicans’ control of the chamber.  They recently launched a “full court press” to retain Sens. Joe Manchin, of West Virginia, and Heidi Heitkamp, of North Dakota, after each

Feinstein in 1999: Bill Clinton ‘Gave False or Misleading Testimony’

Terry Jeffrey,  Seventeen years ago, as a Republican-controlled Senate concluded its impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., expressed her concerns about how future generations would perceive what had happened. Feinstein — along with every other Senate Democrat and five Republicans — voted on Feb. 12, 1999 that Clinton was “not guilty”

Senate Compromising for U.S. gun control bill

U.S. senators pushed for a compromise gun control bill on Tuesday, a day after the Senate failed to advance four gun measures following last week’s mass shooting in Orlando, the deadliest in modern U.S. history. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would schedule a vote on a bill by fellow Republican Senator Susan Collins

Under pressure, senators formulate gun control compromise

Some Republican senators tried on Friday to craft a compromise bill to impose limited gun restrictions in the face of pressure from Democrats and public rage over the Orlando mass shooting, the deadliest in modern U.S. history. A gunman killed 49 people at the Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub last Sunday, sparking a scramble over competing

Missouri ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Defeated In House Committee Vote

Missouri’s so-called religious freedom bill may be dead for this year. The amendment to the state Constitution would have protected people who didn’t want to provide services related to same-sex marriages, including clerks, clergy and businesses. Wednesday’s 6-6 vote by a House committee stopped the measure from advancing, The Associated Press reports. Three Republicans joined