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Dems see 2018 election boost from Trump tax plan

A Democratic congressional candidate outside Philadelphia calls the Republican tax overhaul a “cynical bill” that will redistribute wealth upward. One of her counterparts in California dismisses estimates of tax savings for most U.S. households and...

‘Most dangerous president in American history’

Trying to quell accusations that he is ousting activists from the party’s left flank, Democratic Chairman Tom Perez told fellow Democrats on Saturday that unity is crucial in the fight against President Donald Trump,...

GOP governors peddle ‘fake news’

Republican governors are getting into the “news” business. The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. The Free Telegraph...

GOP districts divided over immigration

Anthony Pham immigrated to the United States in 1982 from Vietnam and became a citizen five years later, after President Ronald Reagan signed an immigration law that sped the legalization process for millions of...

Georgia referendum on Trump?

The most expensive House race in U.S. history heads to voters Tuesday in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Either Republican Karen Handel will claim a seat that's been in her party's hands since 1979 or...

Georgia election a two-candidate runoff

A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018...

Checking duality of Jeff Sessions

Senators at next week's confirmation hearing will confront competing versions of Jeff Sessions, the Alabama senator who is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general. His supporters will frame the 70-year-old Republican, who grew up...

Trump disavows, condemns alt-right

President-elect Donald Trump is again distancing himself from the alt-right movement as its white supremacist members claim his election as a boon for their agenda. "I disavow and condemn them," Trump said Tuesday during a...

Young Obama fans hesitant on Clinton

Paulos Muruts is set to cast his first presidential ballot for Hillary Clinton — if he makes it to the ballot box. "I might need someone on Election Day to actually convince me to go...

Cuban shifts could affect Florida vote

Francis Suarez comes from a long line of civic and political leaders who have formed the Republican bedrock in south Florida's Cuban community for a half-century. Yet the 38-year-old Miami city commissioner hasn't decided...