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Stage Name ‘Kid Rock’ May Not Be Allowed on Michigan Ballot

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/15/2017 at 2:30pm

Musician Kid Rock has made waves since he hinted that he may challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) in November 2018. But Michigan rules may prohibit the name Kid Rock and force him to use his real name Robert Ritchie. Roll Call reported:

If Ritchie were to submit enough valid signatures to make...

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Are GOP Donors Withholding Funds Due to Obamacare Debacle?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 8/8/2017 at 8:30pm

CNN reported that GOP donors have started to withhold funds and donations after the GOP controlled Senate could not repeal and replace Obamacare. From CNN:

At least $2 million in contributions promised to the National Republican Sena...

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Businessman Danny Tarkanian Will Challenge Nevada Sen. Heller in Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/8/2017 at 4:00pm
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Businessman Danny Tarkanian, who has run for different political offices in Nevada,  announced on Fox this morning that will challenge Republican Nevada Senator Dean Heller next year in the primary.

Tarkanian called Heller a “Never-Trumper” and promised to carry out President Donald Trump’s policies. From NBC News:

Heller charted a meandering course through...

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Taylor Force Act heads to Senate floor after Foreign Relations Comm approves 17-4

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/3/2017 at 2:30pm

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted in favor of the Taylor Force Act 17-4, which now heads to the Senate floor. Five Democrats voted yes: Ben Cardin, Robert Menendez, Christopher Coons, Time Kaine, and Edward Markey.

The act is named after American veteran and college student Taylor Force, who w...

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Senate Foreign Relations Comm to vote Thursday on Taylor Force Act

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/2/2017 at 4:30pm

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has added more conditions to the Taylor Force Act, which includes cutting aid to Palestinian Authority (PA) since it rewards terrorists who kill Jews. From

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Congress Will Face Debt Ceiling Decision Immediately After Recess

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:12am 7/31/2017 at 10:12am
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After failing to do anything with Obamacare, Congress has gone on recess without addressing the debt ceiling.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has warned Congress to address the debt ceiling for the past seven months and do something before recess. Mnuchin said the government needs to raise the debt ceiling before September...

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Russia Retaliates Over New U.S. Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 28, 2017 at 1:09pm 7/28/2017 at 1:09pm
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President Donald Trump hasn’t even signed the bill to pass new sanctions on Russia, but the Kremlin decided not to waste time. On Friday, Russian officials demanded that America reduce its number of diplomats to 455 by September 1 and shut down numerous American properties in the country.

No one knows exactly how...

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Lindsey Graham: ‘Russians Were Behind Org That Tried to Get Dirt on Trump’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/27/2017 at 4:00pm
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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told Fox News and CNN that the Senate Judiciary Committee learned from Bill Browder, the CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital, that Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier that contained false information about President Donald Trump, also worked for the Russians. He said:

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Can Kid Rock Beat Debbie Stabenow in Michigan?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 24, 2017 at 10:00am 7/24/2017 at 10:00am
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Social media erupted on Sunday when a poll showed musician Robert Ritchie, aka Kid Rock, up by four points over incumbent Democratic Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow. Delphi Analytics, whose website just launched this month, released the findings:

Of respondents who stated a preference between Debbie Stabenow and Robert Ritchie, 54% stated they would...

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McConnell Plans To Force Vote On ObamaCare Repeal, Hopes GOP Accountability Revives Replace Effort

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 4:34pm 7/22/2017 at 4:34pm

One of my favorite things to come out of the Republican ObamaCare flailing is Kemberlee’s term for it:  a cluster. It is that.  But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly has one card left up his sleeve, and he intends to use it next week: force his caucus to record for...

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Caitlyn Jenner Considering Run For Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/16/2017 at 4:00pm
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Caitlyn Jenner is mulling over the possibility of running for Senate.  Jenner “came out” as a conservative Republican in 2015.

The Hill reports:

Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner is the latest celebrity to reveal she has considered launching a run for Senate, telling radio host John Catsimatidis she is in the...

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Study Shows Senate Dems Don’t Practice The Diversity They Demand of Others

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 7:00pm 7/2/2017 at 7:00pm
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Democrats pride themselves on diversity and inclusiveness, so we might expect to see a united colors of Benneton ad in the Senate yearbook.  But we’d be wrong.

According to the Washington Post, they have seen a report released by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that shows that the majority of Senate...

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Senate Delays GOP Health Care Vote Until After July 4th

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:46pm 6/27/2017 at 2:46pm

The Senate will delay a procedural vote to begin debate on the Republican Health Care bill until after the July Fourth recess, CNN reports.

Senate Majority Leader McConnel had hoped to open debate on...

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Pat Toomey: “The Senate bill will codify and make permanent the Medicaid expansion”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 5:00pm 6/25/2017 at 5:00pm
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Appearing this morning on Meet the Press, Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) defended the Senate health care bill.

Pushing back against the premise that the Senate bill will destroy Medicaid and leave those who qualify for it under ObamaCare out in the cold, Toomey explained that the Senate bill “will codify and make...

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Grassley: Schumer Publicly Stated Trump Was Under Investigation … Knowing Full Well It Was Untrue

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has called out Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) over his public comments about the president being under investigation.

The problem, Grassley states, is that Schumer knew this was untrue because former FBI head James Comey had briefed not only the Senate Judiciary Committee but the Gang of...

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Senate Committee Investigating if Lynch Interfered With FBI’s Hillary Email Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/23/2017 at 4:00pm

The top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have launched an investigation into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch to find out if she interfered with the FBI’s probe into Hillary’s email server.

Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) <...

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Why Did Claire McCaskill Ignore Two Women Testifying About Islam?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:41pm 6/16/2017 at 5:41pm
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Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing called “Ideology and Terror: Understanding the Tools, Tactics, and Techniques of Violent Extremism.”

There were four witnesses who testified before the panel.

Two women, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Research Fellow, Hoover Institution Stanford University. Hirsi Ali is a...

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