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Marjorie Taylor Greene lays out demands for GOP House speaker vote if Republicans retake majority in 2022

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “We know that Kevin McCarthy has a problem in our conference. He doesn’t have the full support to be speaker,” Greene said on an episode of Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz’s podcast that aired Thursday morning. “He doesn’t have the......

G.O.P. Cements Hold on Legislatures in Battleground States

New York Times
Republicans are locking in newly gerrymandered maps for the legislatures in four battleground states that are set to secure the party’s control in the statehouse chambers over the next decade, fortifying the G.O.P. against even the most sweeping potential Democratic wave elections. In Texas, North Carolina, Ohio and Georgia, Republican......

GOP lawmakers take issue with Pritzker’s comments after Rittenhouse verdict

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Kevin Bessler, The Center Square Several downstate Illinois lawmakers are blasting Gov. J.B. Pritzker for his comments following the Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty verdicts. A Wisconsin jury acquitted the 18-year-old from Antioch, Illinois, on charges stemming from killing two......

GOP and exiled activists fight Chinese push to join Interpol leadership

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Dunleavy An alliance of international legislators, including Republicans in Congress and exiled Chinese activists, is opposing efforts by a top Chinese internal security official to join the leadership of Interpol. Hu Binchen, the deputy director general for the......

‘Nothing about this is normal’: RNC payments to Trump attorneys irk GOP officials

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The separate payments to Fischetti and Malgieri LLP totalling $121,670, listed in the committee’s latest filing to the Federal Election Commission, were first reported on Monday. Ronald Fischetti, a partner at the New York-based firm, was hired by the......

Sean Parnell Suspends G.O.P. Senate Bid in Pennsylvania

New York Times
Sean Parnell, a leading Republican candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania, suspended his campaign on Monday after a judge ruled that his estranged wife should get primary custody of their three children in a case in which she accused him of spousal and child abuse. Mr. Parnell, who was endorsed by......

GOP embraces natural immunity as substitute for COVID-19 vaccines

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Tallahassee, Fla. – Republicans fighting President Joe Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandates are wielding a new weapon against the White House rules: natural immunity. They contend that people who have recovered from the virus have enough immunity and antibodies to......

GOP governor: House Republicans trying to punish colleagues who backed infrastructure bill ‘have their priorities screwed up’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “When we talk about kicking people off of committees because they don’t like one vote or the other — again, I just think they have their priorities screwed up,” Sununu told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.”......

G.O.P. Donors Back Manchin and Sinema as They Reshape Biden’s Agenda

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Over the summer, as he was working to scale back President Biden’s domestic agenda, Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia traveled to an $18 million mansion in Dallas for a fund-raiser that attracted Republican and corporate donors who have cheered on his efforts. In September, Senator Kyrsten......

Ohio House GOP Passes Vaccine Mandate Ban After Months of Effort

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click to enlarge Graham Stokes/Freelance Photographer/OCJ Groups opposed to mandated vaccinations protest on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse, inside the House Health Committee meets to discuss HB 248 which would prohibit mandatory vaccinations and vaccination status disclosures, Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The legislation also extends a broad immunity for......

David Drucker on how the GOP is navigating Trump –

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former President Trump has been teasing another run at the presidency in 2024 — just one of many reminders for the Republican Party that its future hangs in the “huge, looming shadow” of the 45th president, say Washington Examiner senior political......

Peng Shuai: GOP rep asks President Biden to end talks with China

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Jerry Lai/USA TODAY Sports Editor’s note: This story contains descriptions of sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or at https://www.rainn.org Rep. Jim Banks (R., Ind.) penned a letter to President Joe Biden, Secretary of......

GOP paints Biden’s choice for bank regulator as radical

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Joe Biden’s choice to become one of the top banking regulators endured a contentious nomination hearing Thursday, with Republican senators warning she would nationalize the U.S. banking system and Democrats saying she’s eminently qualified and would be......

Georgia releases redistricting proposal that shores up GOP power

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Georgia released its redistricting proposal on Wednesday, one that would shore up Republican control of the state by giving the GOP an opportunity to flip at least one seat red. Republicans currently hold an 8-6 majority in......

GOP senators appalled by ‘ridiculous’ House infighting

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Republican senators are expressing shock and disbelief that conservative allies of former President TrumpDonald TrumpOn The Money — Biden puts oil industry on notice The Memo: Gosar censured, but toxic culture grows Cleveland’s MLB team officially changing......

CBS Evening News, November 17, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, November 17, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Man who shot Ahmaud Arbery testifies; Pope Francis performed miracle on ailing boy, mom says Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

GOP can’t escape ‘self-inflicted injuries’ as they fight to reclaim House

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here But while tensions have certainly escalated, Republicans say the Gosar vote hasn’t split the party, particularly compared to other moments this year. All but two Republicans voted against the censure, arguing that Democrats went too far in stripping him from......

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