Wisconsin Republicans Try to Shrink Power of New Democratic Governor #news @nytimes

Wisconsin Republicans Try to Shrink Power of New Democratic Governor #news @nytimes

ImageTony Evers, left, the Democrat who defeated Gov. Scott Walker, at his election night party in Madison, Wis.CreditCreditJohn Hart/Wisconsin State Journal, via Associated PressMADISON, Wis. — Facing the prospect of sharing political power for the first time in almost a decade, Republicans in Wisconsin are racing to set new limits on the authority of Democrats…

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Republicans’ Senate wins will help President Trump, his judicial and Cabinet nominees, and GOP chances in 2020 #trump @realDonaldTrump

Republicans’ Senate wins will help President Trump, his judicial and Cabinet nominees, and GOP chances in 2020 #trump @realDonaldTrump

Richard Wolf and Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY Published 8:18 a.m. ET Nov. 7, 2018 | Updated 10:26 a.m. ET Nov. 7, 2018Sen.-elect Josh Hawley walks on stage with his wife Erin to make his victory speech during an election watch party Tuesday night in Springfield, Mo.(Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP)WASHINGTON – Republicans held on strongly Tuesday to their second-most important bastion of power: the United States Senate.That means President Donald Trump, who holds the most important power center, can continue getting conservative federal judges confirmed – something he has done in…

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Republicans worry that Trump’s closing argument will cost them seats #trump @realDonaldTrump

Republicans worry that Trump’s closing argument will cost them seats #trump @realDonaldTrump

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 6, 2018 / 12:21 PM GMTBy Leigh Ann Caldwell and Jonathan AllenWASHINGTON — After largely standing by President Donald Trump as he has led his party for the past two-plus years, some Republicans now worry that his campaign rhetoric has gone too far and will cost some GOP candidates their races and jobs in Tuesday’s midterm elections.Trump has spent the final stretch of this election season in some of the most conservative…

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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Rand Paul is doing a dangerous thing

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Rand Paul is doing a dangerous thing

South Carolina senator speaks out on ‘Fox News @ Night’ about the need to pass budget deal. FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for…

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Republicans Have a Humming Economy to Tout, but Trump Rhetoric Muddies the Message #news @nytimes

Republicans Have a Humming Economy to Tout, but Trump Rhetoric Muddies the Message #news @nytimes

Image“We have the greatest economy in the history of our country,” President Trump said at a rally in Huntington, W.Va., on Friday. “But sometimes it’s not as exciting to talk about the economy.”CreditCreditGabriella Demczuk for The New York TimesIn normal political times, a glowing report on the nation’s economy just before Election Day would be…

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Crypto coins crypto 4 Reasons Republicans Are Excited for the Midterms (and 4 Reasons They Aren’t) #politics #news

Crypto coins crypto 4 Reasons Republicans Are Excited for the Midterms (and 4 Reasons They Aren’t) #politics #news

Crypto coins crypto On Politics With Lisa LererImageCreditCreditJ. Scott Applewhite/Associated PressHi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host.[Get On Politics delivered to your inbox.]A big irony of the final stages of these midterms is that after all of the special elections, domestic and foreign policy crises, and general craziness out of Washington over the past nine months, the fundamentals of this race look pretty much like they did at the beginning of the year.That’s good news for Republicans, who spent…

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Republicans Hold Cash Edge Heading Into Final Stretch of the Midterms #news @nytimes

Republicans Hold Cash Edge Heading Into Final Stretch of the Midterms #news @nytimes

ImageThe Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam Adelson, have ranked as the biggest donors of disclosed money during the midterms, having donated $112 million to Republican super PACs through the end of last month.CreditCreditLior Mizrahi/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Republicans entered the final month of the campaign with more money in the bank…

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Gerrymander Jewelry Ad (VIDEO)

Gerrymander Jewelry Ad (VIDEO)

Visit http://www.gerrymanderjewelry.com to get one of our six pre-made districts in exchange for a donation to OMG WTF. You can also request your own and we’ll send you a quote. And also visit https://www.omgwtf.vote to make sure you’re registered to vote. ABOUT: Forget circles, squares, or rectangles — the modern district approaches a hectagon (a…

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Republicans accuse Democrats of ‘mob’ tactics as midterm races head down to the wire

Republicans accuse Democrats of ‘mob’ tactics as midterm races head down to the wire

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Demonstrators protest against the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be a Supreme Court Justice outside of the office of US Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September 24, 2018.  In its closing arguments before the November midterm elections, the Republican Party is doubling down on the culture war. “The left” is more than just a threat to conservative policies, according to a new ad released Thursday by the Republican National Committee. Rather, according to the GOP group, it’s “an unhinged…

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Republicans who clucked that Clinton and Obama disrespected the Oval Office never heard Kanye West’s f-bomb

Republicans who clucked that Clinton and Obama disrespected the Oval Office never heard Kanye West’s f-bomb

Felicia Sonmez National reporter on The Washington Post’s breaking political news team October 11 at 7:10 PM For more than 10 minutes Thursday, President Trump was struck nearly speechless as rapper, activist, entrepreneur and MAGA-hat wearing, Trump-loving, dragon-energy-exuding Kanye West held forth in an Oval Office soliloquy that included an f-bomb, references to male genitalia and a presidential hug that looked more like a mauling. West, slouched in a chair facing the president, called himself a “crazy mother- (expletive)” and rued the “bull- (expletive)” the president endures. He called the 72-year-old…

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Eric Holder on Republicans: ‘When they go low, we kick them’

Eric Holder on Republicans: ‘When they go low, we kick them’

(CNN)In the debate over whether Democrats should go low against President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers or rise above partisan attacks, count former Attorney General Eric Holder as an advocate of getting into the gutter.Holder, while campaigning in Georgia on Sunday, told an audience that he disagreed with former first lady Michelle Obama’s much touted mantra, “When they go low, we go high.””It is time for us as Democrats to be as tough as they are, to be as dedicated as they are, to be as committed as they are,”…

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Republicans may have traded majorities in Congress for a conservative Supreme Court

Republicans may have traded majorities in Congress for a conservative Supreme Court

(CNN)What’s next? Election Day in less than one month, Brett Kavanaugh headed to the Supreme Court and American voters — maybe mobs of them — will head to the polls. President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans have a legacy-building conservative to replace swing vote Anthony Kennedy and ensure a rightward tilt for decades to come.…

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‘SNL’ turns into Republicans locker room party in the wake of Kavanaugh’s confirmation

‘SNL’ turns into Republicans locker room party in the wake of Kavanaugh’s confirmation

(CNN)They were cheering, wearing goggles and drinking beer. It was a “Saturday Night Live” locker room party for Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. The NBC sketch series wasted no time addressing the excitement and disappointment felt by Senate members on Saturday. The second episode of the show’s 44th season had Kenan Thompson as CNN’s Don Lemon in…

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White Dwelling In Chaos After Donald Trump Jr. Releases Emails | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

After Donald Trump Jr. released a string of emails showing he was offered & wanted damaging information from Russia on Hillary Clinton, the White House is reportedly in chaos. Our panel reacts. » Subscribe to MSNBC: About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching…

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Politics Republicans Stick With Trump Despite Major Legal Trouble For Ex-Top Aides

Politics Republicans Stick With Trump Despite Major Legal Trouble For Ex-Top Aides

Politics Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,) speaks during a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., the same as double headlines about Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. Also pictured are Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D, and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn. R-Texas. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Zach Gibson/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,) speaks during a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., the same as double headlines about Paul Manafort and Michael…

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President Trump Staffers Reportedly ‘Absolutely Terrified’ Of Omarosa Tapes | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Trump called his fired aide Omarosa a ‘dog’ today in part of a tweetstorm. Meanwhile, the Trump White House staff is reportedly on edge as Omarosa releases yet another tape. Donna Edwards, Philip Rucker, & Jonathan Lemire discuss. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines,…

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House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein

House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein

Rod Rosenstein: Articles of impeachment filed by Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and 9 other House Republicans against Deputy Attorney General Wednesday A handful of conservative members of Congress officially introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday in a move that had been threatened for weeks. The articles were introduced by…

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Republicans unleashed their outrage at Trump’s ‘disgraceful’ performance at Helsinki summit — here’s what they had to say

Republicans unleashed their outrage at Trump’s ‘disgraceful’ performance at Helsinki summit — here’s what they had to say

Outraged Republicans call Trump’s Putin summit conduct ‘disgraceful’ Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm on Capitol Hill following his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The political salvos came from both sides of the aisle after Trump on Monday stopped far short of condemning Russian meddling in the 2016 US election…

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Republicans few and far between come to Trump’s defense after his remarks with Putin get shredded as ‘disgraceful’

Republicans few and far between come to Trump’s defense after his remarks with Putin get shredded as ‘disgraceful’

Few Republicans defend Trump amid criticism of Putin press conferenceDonald Trump. Grigory Dukor/Reuters Several Republicans came to President Donald Trump’s defense after his remarks during a Monday press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin were slammed as “disgraceful” by politicians and pundits on both sides of the aisle. At the Helsinki, Finland, press conference, which…

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