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Crucial Virginia House Races Tighten

Three of four crucial House races in Virginia are tightening, according to the latest polling. In Virginia’s Second District, Republican Rep. Scott Taylor leads Democrat Elaine Luria by only three points, according to a New York Times/Sienna poll released Tuesday. The GOP incumbent earns 45 percent support, compared to his challenger, who sits at 42 percent. Earlier this month, Taylor enjoyed a seven-point lead. In Virginia’s Fifth District, Republican Denver Riggleman and his Democrat opponent, Leslie Cockburn, are statistically tied in a race to fill the seat of a retiring…

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Democratic Candidate Stacey Abrams: ‘Undocumented’ Immigrants Are Part of the ‘Blue Wave’

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Tuesday that the “blue wave” is comprised of “undocumented” immigrants, among many others. Abrams made these comments in front of supporters at the Clayton County campaign office during an event with Senator Elizabeth Warren, as first reported by The Washington Free Beacon. “The thing of it is, the blue wave is African American. It’s white, it’s Latino, it’s Asian-Pacific Islander,” said Abrams, “it is disabled, it is differently-abled, it is LGBTQ, it is law enforcement, it is veterans.” “It is made up of those…

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***Live Updates*** Trump Holds Ohio Rally

President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Ohio on Friday evening, a day after his blockbuster White House meeting with Kanye West and NFL legend Jim Brown. Trump, who has been on a campaign and media blitz, will travel to Kentucky on Saturday evening for another rally as he barnstorms across the country to boost Republican candidates in key congressional races. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. — 8:10 PM: Trump wraps up another electric rally. Ohio. Fair to say the crowd has…

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Dana Rohrabacher: Trump to Reform Marijuana Policy After Midterms

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), long a champion of legalizing marijuana, told the Fox Business Network on Thursday that President Donald Trump intends to reform federal policies on marijuana after the midterm elections in November. Trump’s new policy is expected to approve the medical use of marijuana, while leaving the question of recreational marijuana to the states. That would fulfill a campaign promise from 2016, when Trump said he backed medical marijuana “100 percent.” Rohrabacher told Fox Business that the president had made a “solid commitment” to reform: ““I have been…

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NY Senate Candidate Chele Farley: Kirsten Gillibrand Has ‘Betrayed’ Israel

NEW YORK — New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is “America’s Neville Chamberlain, a public official who has betrayed the cause of a strong and free Israel,” charged Gillibrand’s Republican challenger, Chele Farley. Farley contended that Gillibrand has “emerged as a leader of the dangerous socialist left of the Democratic Party which has turned its back on Israel.” “New Yorkers deserve to know that in the name of blind ambition Kirsten Gillibrand has abandoned her principles,” said Farley in a campaign statement. The Republican candidate posited that Gillibrand is positioning herself…

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Report: Left-Wing Group Hid Democrat Harley Rouda’s Radical Questionnaire

A left-wing group deleted an online questionnaire showing that Democrat Harley Rouda supported radical policies such as “Medicare for All” after Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) drew attention to it, the Washington Free Beacon reports. Rouda and Rohrabacher are running neck-and-neck in California’s 48th congressional district in coastal Orange County. The Free Beacon notes that Rouda, like “democratic socialist” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), once supported “Medicare for All,” i.e. single-payer, government-run health care. But Rouda’s allies seem to realize that the policy is a liability in the 48th district: Rouda, who…

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Watch: GOP Ad ‘The Left: An Unhinged Mob’

The Republican National Committee (RNC) published an ad on Thursday casting Democrats and the broader left as “an unhinged mob,” blending together comments of incitement from Democrats with video segments of violent leftist protesters. Featured Democrats included Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Reps. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Maxine Waters (D-CA), former Attorney General Eric Holder, and Hillary Clinton. The Left: An Unhinged Mob. pic.twitter.com/d4YhXrAsXe — GOP (@GOP) October 11, 2018 On Sunday, Holder advised Democrat rally-goers in Stockbridge, GA, to “kick” Republicans who “go low,” eliciting applause from his audience: [embedded…

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Claire McCaskill Claims Trump’s Border-Wall Push Hurts Anti-Drug Campaign

President Donald Trump’s focus on border security is a “shiny object” which undermines the campaign to keep fentanyl drugs out of Missouri, says embattled Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill. McCaskill’s comments were directed at homeland security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during an Oct. 10 hearing in the Senate: I think, honestly, I’m going to be candid here. I think there has been so much political attention around border security and in Americans’ minds and I think frankly in the President’s mind. He sees this as agents along the border, all across the southern border and because there’s been all that political attention there, there’s been…

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Exclusive–Indiana GOP Hits Donnelly with Ethics Complaint Over ‘Illegal’ Use of Official Gorsuch Photo in Campaign Ad

The Indiana Republican Party will, on Thursday, slam Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), a vulnerable Democrat up for re-election, for what it says–and Donnelly’s own campaign spokesman admitted–is an illegal use in a campaign ad of an official U.S. Senate photograph of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Donnelly standing together before Gorsuch’s confirmation. Ahead of its public release, Breitbart News has obtained a statement from the Indiana GOP chairman and a letter the Indiana GOP sent to the U.S. Senate Ethics Committee alleging Donnelly’s campaign engaged in illegal activity that…

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2020 Hopeful Kamala Harris Heads to South Carolina, Early Primary State

Less than two years into her Senate tenure, 2020 hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is hitting the campaign trail in early presidential primary state of South Carolina. Sen. Harris will campaign for Democrats next week in Columbia and Greenville, according to Politico. An adviser told the outlet that events are likely to include fundraisers and public events for both the Democratic Party and candidates in the state. It marks the first time she has campaigned in the state. Politico reported: The first Southern state to vote, South Carolina has become…

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