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Lt. Gov. Bryant talks about balancing faith and politics in speech at Bob Jones University - Greenville News


Greenville News

Lt. Gov. Bryant talks about balancing faith and politics in speech at Bob Jones University
Greenville News
In a speech peppered with scriptural references, Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant talked Monday night about balancing faith and politics. “We have a Biblical worldview that causes us to engage in the political process," said Bryant during a speech that about 25 ...

Politics Podcast: Could A Democrat Actually Win In Alabama? - FiveThirtyEight


Politics Podcast: Could A Democrat Actually Win In Alabama?
FiveThirtyEight
The highest-profile 2017 elections are not far off. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team takes stock of the candidates, polling and strategies in the Virginia governor's race and the Alabama special Senate election. In Virginia, Democrat Lt. Gov.

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: War of the Words - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: War of the Words
The Atlantic
In her first public comments since speaking with President Trump, Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sergeant La David Johnson, offered her account of the condolence call. Trump contradicted her remarks on Twitter, saying the conversation was “very ...

The political divide in the United States, animated - Washington Post


Washington Post

The political divide in the United States, animated
Washington Post
Political engagement,” Pew explained in 2014, “can take on many different forms, including voting, contributing money to a candidate or political group, working or volunteering for a campaign, attending a campaign event or contacting an elected ...

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Bernie Sanders brings local politics focus to Massachusetts races - Reuters


Reuters

Bernie Sanders brings local politics focus to Massachusetts races
Reuters
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders brought his strategy of trying to reenergize the Democratic Party by lending his star power to lower-level races to a small city just outside Boston on Monday, with a stop to endorse candidates ...

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Politics on display as David Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Politics on display as David Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize
Chicago Tribune
David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night's ceremony to ...

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Republican Investigator Trey Gowdy Stops Pretending, Admits 'This Is Politics' - New York Magazine


New York Magazine

Republican Investigator Trey Gowdy Stops Pretending, Admits 'This Is Politics'
New York Magazine
Gowdy's response to the New York Times about the Russia probe is a world-weary pose of realism. “Congressional investigations unfortunately are usually overtly political investigations, where it is to one side's advantage to drag things out,” says Gowdy.
Hopes Dim for Congressional Russia Inquiries as Parties Clash New York Times

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The GOP Is Wrestling With Tax Politics — But What About the Policy? - NBCNews.com


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The GOP Is Wrestling With Tax Politics — But What About the Policy?
NBCNews.com
So as Trump tells Republicans that passing their tax plan would be good midterm politics for the party, the questions become: Is it good politics to raise taxes on the middle class and upper middle class? Is it a good idea to further increase the ...
Trump Promises 'No Change to Your 401(k)' as Congress Considers a Contribution Cap New York Times
McConnell dismisses Trump attacks on him, GOP CNN

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Essential Politics: This is what happens when Steve Bannon comes to California - Los Angeles Times


Sacramento Bee

Essential Politics: This is what happens when Steve Bannon comes to California
Los Angeles Times
An explosive letter on the culture of sexual harassment that pervades California politics continues to reverberate in the Capitol. Mason reports that legislative leaders have begun looking into a graphic allegation of a lawmaker attempting a forced ...
Scarborough: Trump, Bannon Want To Destroy Republican Party ... RealClearPolitics

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The GOP's Abortion Ban Is About Politics, Not Science - FiveThirtyEight


FiveThirtyEight

The GOP's Abortion Ban Is About Politics, Not Science
FiveThirtyEight
To hear the bill's sponsors tell it, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) is about safeguarding fetuses that science has proven are capable of feeling pain. “No pain capable baby should have to undergo agonizing dismemberment in an ...