Monthly Archives: August 2017

“Manafort Notes From Russian Meet Refer to Political Contributions”

NBC News: Manafort’s notes, typed on a smart phone and described by one source briefed on the matter as cryptic, were turned over to the House and Senate intelligence committees and to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. They contained a reference … Continue reading →

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Kobach Doubles the Number of Voting Prosecutions for Noncitizen Voting in Kansas—To Two Cases

Lawrence-Journal World reports.   … Continue reading →

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“Kris Kobach’s new job: Columnist for Breitbart”

KC Star: Each of Kobach’s columns has a footnote that mentions his campaign and includes the address for Kobach’s campaign website. It also touts Kobach’s role as vice chairman of Trump’s election commission. “The link to the campaign site is … Continue reading →

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GOP lawmaker aims to force vote to protect Dreamers

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kcheney@politico.com (Kyle Cheney)

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GOP aims to approve Harvey relief as soon as next week

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Burgess Everett


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Harvey scrambles fall fiscal fights

Congress is eager to deliver disaster relief, but it’s complicating plans to avoid a government shutdown and debt ceiling breach.

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jdawsey@politico.com (Josh Dawsey)

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GOP senators: Comey drafted statement clearing Clinton before her interview

Grassley, Graham say evidence suggests decision not to file charges was ‘prejudged’.

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jgerstein@politico.com (Josh Gerstein)

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Pro-Trump tweeters take credit for pressuring Ryan

Using fake quotes, the president’s social-media backers sent out memes suggesting the House speaker supported ‘antifa’ anarchists.

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Shawn Musgrave


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Kobach Sanctions Appeal: Correction

I’ve deleted an earlier post which contained incorrect information about a Kobach dismissal of an appeal. It did not involve the issue of sanctions. I relied upon incorrect information in a reporter’s tweet. I regret the error.

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“Why Is This Dem Fixture Giving Cover To Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Panel?”

TPM: Gardner, the nation’s longest-serving secretary of state, is by far the most prominent Democrat on the commission. On Sept. 12 he will host its second meeting, in New Hampshire. Those moves have frustrated Democrats and even some Republicans back … Continue reading →

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