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  • Senator rips phone out of student's hand as he's asking question

    Georgia Sen. David Perdue has stirred up a host of new questions after he appeared to dodge a college student's inquiry by ripping the student's cellphone out of his hand in the midst of a video recording. The GOP senator was at Georgia Tech on Saturday to campaign for Georgia gubernatorial...

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  • GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority

    Republicans have begun to concede defeat in the evolving fight to preserve the House majority. The party's candidates may not go quietly, but from the Arizona mountains to suburban Denver to the cornfields of Iowa, the GOP's most powerful players this midterm season are actively shifting...

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  • 'I don't know that it's man-made:' Trump asks for proof of climate change

    President Donald Trump, in a wide-ranging interview on CBS' "60 Minutes," dithered on whether he believes climate change is manmade, called the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "disgusting," defended his friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and said he believed, despite...

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  • Ohio US senate candidates spar over health care, immigration

    Candidates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign sparred Sunday over health care, approaches to climate change, student loan debt, immigration, tariffs and gun control in the first of three debates. Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci repeatedly criticized incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown as being a...

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  • Georgia senator accused of briefly snatching student's phone

    A Georgia Tech political group said Sen. David Perdue snatched a phone from a student who was video recording while asking the Republican lawmaker a question about Georgia's governor's race. Young Democratic Socialists of America's Georgia Tech chapter posted video from the phone on...

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  • Group led by Steve Bannon spending $3 million on digital ads ahead of midterms

    Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's political arm is spending $3 million on digital ads targeted at getting out the vote ahead of the midterms, according to Bannon. The new push, just three weeks before the midterms, is funded by Bannon's new outside political group, a 501(c) 4,...

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