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The GOP's Suburban Nightmare – Politico

The GOP's Suburban Nightmare – Politico

Surveying the Democratic wreckage after a disastrous 1952 campaign, Robert Taft, the typically taciturn Ohio Republican senator, made a bold prediction about the opposition. “The Democratic Party,” the one-time Senate majority leader asserted, “will never win another national election until it solves the problem of the suburbs.” Taft wasn’t exactly ...

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Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session – New York Times

Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session – New York Times

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Trump said on Wednesday that he was crafting legislation to bar new immigrants from receiving welfare for at least five years. He announced the proposal in a conquering-hero-returns speech in Iowa, his first trip back to the political battleground state since he won it in ...

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The Latest: Johnson says hacking didn't alter ballot counts – Washington Post

By Associated Press, WASHINGTON — The Latest on former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says cyberattacks orchestrated by the Russian government did not alter any ballots, ballot counts or the reporting of election ...

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Homeland Security official: Russian government actors tried to hack election systems in 21 states – Washington Post

By Matt Zapotosky and Karoun Demirjian, People connected to the Russian government tried to hack election-related computer systems in 21 states, a Department of Homeland Security official testified Wednesday. Samuel Liles, the Department of Homeland Security’s acting director of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis Cyber Division, said vote tallying ...

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Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters – Washington Post

By Thomas Beaumont | AP, DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa independents who helped Donald Trump win the presidency see last year’s tough-talking candidate as a thin-skinned chief executive and wish he’d show more grace. Unaffiliated voters make up the largest percentage of the electorate in the Midwest state that backed Trump in ...

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