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No Sign of Breakthrough After Pompeo Meets With Saudi Rulers Over Missing Journalist Foreign Affairs
No Sign of Breakthrough After Pompeo Meets With Saudi Rulers Over Missing Journalist

Scrambling to defuse a growing diplomatic crisis, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo held hastily arranged talks Tuesday with the rulers of Saudi Arabia but they failed to ease growing suspicions that a Virginia-based... Read More

Lindsey Graham Sees Big Election Night for Senate Republicans 2018 Midterms
Lindsey Graham Sees Big Election Night for Senate Republicans

Sen. Lindsey Graham is very bullish on the chances of Republicans expanding their Senate majority on Election Day in three weeks. “We’re off to the races. Everything is breaking our way,” the South Carolina senator said... Read More

Top-Spending Republican Group Says Little About Trump Tax Law in Campaign 2018 Midterms
Top-Spending Republican Group Says Little About Trump Tax Law in Campaign

A deep-pocketed Republican group that began the year vowing to focus on the tax overhaul has mentioned the GOP’s signature legislative achievement in just a fraction of its TV ads in 2018, a signal that the issue hasn’t... Read More

The Russia Investigation Shadows Trump’s Presidency, but Few Democrats Campaign on It Political News
The Russia Investigation Shadows Trump’s Presidency, but Few Democrats Campaign on It

This summer, with the midterm elections only months away, Democratic pollster Celinda Lake worried that her party was failing to capitalize politically on the investigation of Russian interference in the last presidential... Read More

McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits In The News
McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blamed rising federal deficits and debt on a bipartisan unwillingness to contain spending on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, and said he sees little chance of a major deficit reduction deal while Republicans ... Read More

An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress Spotlight
An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress
2018-10-17 00:07:54
by TWN Staff

If you ask Ben McAdams how he has managed to accomplish so much as Salt Lake County Mayor, his answer is pretty simple. Collaboration and bipartisanship. Once a politically toxic approach in many areas of the... Read More

Microsoft Co-Founder and ‘Idea Man’ Paul Allen Dies at 65 In The News
Microsoft Co-Founder and ‘Idea Man’ Paul Allen Dies at 65

Paul Allen, the taciturn computer programmer who founded the software behemoth Microsoft with Bill Gates when he was 22 and walked away eight years later with what would become one of the largest fortunes in the... Read More

Democrats Double Down After 8 Years Defending Health Care Law 2018 Midterms
Democrats Double Down After 8 Years Defending Health Care Law

Democrats have devoted half their advertising spending in midterm races to health care, according to a report released Monday from a left-leaning group that seeks to protect provisions of former President Barack Obama’s... Read More

Republicans Worry That Trump and His Aides Have No Idea the Hell That May Await Political News
Republicans Worry That Trump and His Aides Have No Idea the Hell That May Await

Republicans who support President Donald Trump have grown fearful that the White House is unprepared for the onslaught that may await them in January. If a “blue wave” succeeds in giving the Democrats control at... Read More

Congress and Western Allies Demand Answers on Fate of Journalist as Saudi Arabia Balks Foreign Affairs
Congress and Western Allies Demand Answers on Fate of Journalist as Saudi Arabia Balks

October 14, 2018 By Laura King WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump faced growing pressure from congressional allies and Western partners to vigorously seek answers from Saudi Arabia over the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, even as the kingdom on Sunday harshly... Read More

Trump Suggests That Defense Secretary May Be Planning to Quit In The News
Trump Suggests That Defense Secretary May Be Planning to Quit

President Donald Trump hinted that Defense Secretary James Mattis may be planning to quit his administration, and described the former U.S. Marine Corps general as “sort of a Democrat.” In an excerpt from CBS’ “60... Read More

Republicans Remain Favorites to Hold Control of the Senate. A Look at the Key Races 2018 Midterms
Republicans Remain Favorites to Hold Control of the Senate. A Look at the Key Races

Republicans currently control the Senate 51-49. Democrats need to flip at least two seats to become the majority, which would give them the ability to block President Donald Trump’s appointees to federal judgeships and ... Read More

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