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Mike Flynn, while serving as an adviser to the Trump campaign, met with top Turkish government ministers and discussed removing a Muslim cleric from the U.S.
But he still enjoys widespread support from his Democratic colleagues, including fellow New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. Menendez has been a mainstay in Washington for more than two decades.

Pelosi's office did not make her available for an interview with U.S. News, but two dozen current and former Hill and campaign staffers and advisers, House colleagues, senators, family members, friends, donors and opponents did provide their ...
George Allen's sad tale goes back to 2006, when he was seeking re-election to the Senate as the Republican standard-bearer.
Gorsuch has previously said he was acting as a lawyer for the government and not a policymaker while at the Justice Department in 2005 and 2006. During the testimony on Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced plans for a ...
Samuel Alito Jr., chosen by President George W. Bush, was confirmed 58-42 in 2006, but 72 senators voted to defeat a possible filibuster and allow his confirmation vote to go forward.

Lira, who became a Harvard Kennedy School fellow in 2015, has experience in both chambers of Congress, as well as on the presidential campaign trail. He served as the deputy communications director - and later digital director - for former Rep. Eric ...
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for Deripaska, a Russian billionaire, to advance the interests of Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition ...
In 2014, documents released by Edward Snowden showed that the National Security Agency had monitored Gill's emails from 2006 to 2008, the time period that included his campaign for office in Virginia. ... Gill will try to draw people back into the ...
LYNCHBURG, VA - JANUARY 18: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers the convocation at the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University January 18, 2016 in Lynchburg, Virginia. A billionaire real estate mogul and reality ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian president Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to ...
In that span, he served three terms as Delaware's attorney general, ran a losing U.S. Senate campaign in 1994 and, finally, in 2010 accepted President Barack Obama's nomination to serve as U.S.
Republican legislators in Kentucky and West Virginia seem to have a newfound respect for the federal government and its regulatory abilities.
"speculation that Trump had been in contact with Rybolovlev was stoked when FAA records showed the oligarch's A319 grey-and-white jet landed in Charlotte just as the then Republican presidential candidate was visiting the area for a campaign rally in ...
TOP CAPITOL HILL CHAIRMEN GO to the White House -- health care UPDATE: House looks better than the Senate -- WHAT MCCONNELL TOLD US -- WH launches nationwide health care push ... C.) and Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.). .... HMM ...
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, has announced that global pop icon and longtime equality advocate Katy Perry will be honored with HRC's National ...
You can try to overstate the dire shape the Democratic party is in, but it's not very easy. Since 2009, the party has lost control of the Senate, House, most governors' mansions, and the presidency. It is about to lose the Supreme Court for a ...

Lawyers for the city of Los Angeles in papers filed in federal court, Tuesday, June 6, 2006, accused the family of the slain rapper of going to "odious" and "absurd" lengths -- including lying -- to "satisfy their ambition to extract hundreds of ...
"Just breaking even with things the way they are would be a huge accomplishment for Democrats," said Kyle Kondik, who analyzes Senate races at the University of Virginia Center for politics. The path to a ... Tom Lopach, who headed up the Senate ...
As Republicans resist calls for a select committee or Special Prosecutor to oversee the matter, the Democrats' best hope for acquiring answers most likely remains an investigation by the Senate Intelligence Committee, where Mr. Warner is vice chairman ...
Braun was one of the "year of the woman" candidates in 1992 who decided to run for higher office after Anita Hill's testimony during Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearings.
CHESTER, VA - AUGUST 21: Presumptive Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) discusses economy with people as Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (L) looks on during a campaign stop at John Tyler Community College August 21, ...
As Ravel notes in her "Dysfunction" report, McGahn was so disdainful of the election laws that he once openly boasted to campaign-finance experts at a University of Virginia symposium: "I'm not enforcing the law as Congress passed it. I plead guilty as ...
"A Democrat that votes for cloture on Gorsuch is a Democrat voting to overturn Roe," said Heidi Hess, senior campaign manager at Credo Action, a liberal advocacy group with an email network of 5 million people, referring to the landmark Supreme Court ...
Instead, Miller, who also serves as vice chairman of the board at TowneBank, is on the board and executive committee of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Virginia House of Delegates Ethics Advisory Panel, will be busy with his two ...
Though Republicans are positioning a replacement candidate, at least one Democrat had declared for the Miller seat before Miller's announced switcheroo - and others could now jump in.
He also has a meeting with FCC chairman Ajit Pai, the National Economic Council and VA Secretary David Shulkin. He'll have dinner tonight with OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and HHS ... Poersch and Schumer know each other well -- Poersch served as ...
Vermont's Democratic party has elected the nation's first Muslim party chairman. Vermont is also home to independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who here addresses thousands at a pro-union rally near Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton, Miss., plant, Saturday, ...
George W. Bush's first campaign marked a significant shift in the state's voting patterns as it switched from reliably voting Democrat to Republican in presidential elections.
While she is "considering" a challenge to Sen. Tim Kaine in Virginia in 2018, acknowledged Frank Sadler, her former presidential campaign manager, there was no former announcement Saturday at the Heritage Hunt Country Club in Gainesville. All of the ...
The Senate on Thursday confirmed the two former Republican presidential candidates to serve in President Trump's Cabinet after a long delay.
The off-off-year elections - the small handful of major races that are held in neither presidential nor congressional midterm years - can often provide a potent snapshot of the political landscape.
There has been powerful push from the hard-left of the Democratic party, led by Sen. ... I will become an independent, continuing to vote for the best candidates, most of whom, I assume, will still be Democrats. But I will ... In 2009, Ellison ...
Even this former Democratic presidential candidate says the media's treatment of Trump is unfair U.S. President Donald Trump answers a question from CNN's Jim Acosta during a news conference announcing Alexander Acosta as the new Labor Secretary ...
She also served as an adviser to President Barack Obama's campaigns in 2008 and 2012. But Gerken said the ... Gerken, a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law school, taught at Harvard before joining the Yale faculty in 2006.
... evidence of bias in her favor. At times it seemed reporters covering the campaign were behaving like operatives working for the Democratic National Committee, sharing the results of the DNC's extensive opposition research efforts as though it were ...
Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, shown speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, is among the Democrats up for re-election in 2018.
"It drives what I do," state Sen. Chris Eaton, a Minnesota Democrat whose daughter, Ariel, died almost 10 years ago, said Tuesday.
It's of the same sort of New South Demographic that Robert Sarvis in Virginia polled double digits in and seems like a strong possibility for the Libertarians, with Bob Barr - a former Georgia Congressman - seeming like a good potential candidate ...
He also cites Trump's reorganization of the National Security Council last month, which has been seen as a downgrade in influence for intelligence officials.
But Moore already has run for governor twice, though neither campaign went well. In 2006, Moore challenged Gov. Bob Riley in the primary and lost 67-33.
Ellison is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the putative left-wing answer to the brinksmen of the Freedom Caucus on the right, and he was an early and fervent supporter of Sanders's Presidential campaign. ... Pete Buttigieg, the young ...
At least one other potential Senate candidate, state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, also said that he'd defer to Duffy if he got in.
Now comes Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, and his descent into oratorical nonsense. He deserves every word of the outrage he's receiving.
WeWillReplaceYou.org was formed by a group of progressive activists with backgrounds in the Bernie Sanders campaign, the environmental movement, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the DREAMer movement of young undocumented immigrants.
In the 2016 election cycle, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin donated to only one Democratic Senate candidate. But it wasn't Sen. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, the only Democrat who voted to confirm him for the position Monday night and who is up ...
During their 2006 campaigns, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and former Gov. Ted Strickland, both ... technology business in northeast Ohio created a "Tech Belt" with western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. A recent "Trust Belt" movement by central U ...
In 2006, Pearson was campaign director for the Democratic party of Virginia when Jim Webb knocked off GOP Sen. George Allen. During that ... "She didn't try to micro-manage me as a candidate," Wagner remembered. And when it came time for ... to ...
WASHINGTON - In 2006, the Senate approved the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the federal appeals court without anyone objecting.
His remarks echoed President Donald Trump's comments from earlier in the week in which the president urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell to "go nuclear" and scrap longstanding rules requiring 60 votes if Democrats move to block Gorsuch.


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