Cal Poly faculty resolution imperils conservative events

The faculty government at California Polytechnic Institute, San Luis Obispo will vote Tuesday evening on a resolution to cap the amount the university will pay for security at speaking events at $5,000. The Cal Poly College Republicans say the bill is …

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Favored governor candidates snubbed in Minnesota conventions

Both leading candidates to become Minnesota’s next governor failed to nab their party’s endorsement at conventions on Saturday, as party activists picked outsiders who hew more closely to their respective bases. State Rep. Erin Murphy won an endorsement from Democrats at their convention in Rochester, after a six-ballot battle with Rep. Timothy James Walz Senate must pass Mission Act to give veterans care they deserve Avoid political games with crucial VA reform bill House panel advances major VA reform bill MORE In Duluth, state Republicans picked Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson , the party’s 2014 nominee for governor.

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Bennett doubles-down, would not appoint Cindy McCain to Senate

That includes Bennett’s intent to deny Arizona’s governor, Doug Ducey, the GOP nomination for another term in that post by tapping into support from Republicans who are not fans of John McCain. “You look for where your potential votes are …

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John Boehner Attacks Republican Party, Gets Put in His Place by Former Colleague

John Boehner must miss the days when Republicans were losing. The former speaker of the House, who was driven out of his post three years ago by congressional conservatives tired of getting run over by then-President Barack Obama, tried to strike back against the party this week by telling an interviewer that the Republican Party…

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Noem claims advantage in legislative experience

Kristi Noem, people saw few differences between her and Republican primary opponent Marty Jackley. Both support pro-life legislation, smaller government, lower taxes, and Second Amendment rights. Both are conservative farm and ranch Republicans with …

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Scott Rasmussen: Republicans poised to gain Senate seats in 2018

Last December, Democrat Doug Jones won a Senate race in Alabama by defeating a horribly flawed Republican candidate Roy Moore. For the first time, it appeared that the Democrats had a plausible path to winning control of the U.S. Senate in 2018.

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Devin Nunes threatens hearings and retaliation after anti-GOP Google glitch

Last week, Republicans responded with outrage after a Vice story noted that a Google algorithm listed “Nazism” under the California state GOP’s ideologies in its search results. On Sunday, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee threatened to retaliate against the company with congressional hearings and called for the creation of a conservative Internet search engine to take Google’s place.

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End of an era? Tea party class of House Republicans fades

The Republican newcomers stunned Washington back in 2010 when they seized the House majority with bold promises to cut taxes and spending and to roll back what many viewed as Barack Obama’s presidential overreach. Eight years later, the House Tea Party Caucus is long gone.

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Race for House Control Is a Toss Up

The CBS News/YouGov Battleground Tracker finds the 2018 midterm elections looks like a toss-up contest for control of the House, as the Democrats would most likely get 219 seats if the election were today (just one more than the 218 needed for a majority) and the Republicans 216.

With a margin of error of nine seats on the model, control is totally up for grabs.

“This would amount to a sizable gain for Democrats, who currently hold 195 seats (including vacant seats) – yet it just barely puts them in position to take control, given the deficit they have to make up. But it’s not yet the massive “blue wave” that some pundits have speculated will sweep the Democrats to a comfortable majority, despite their high-profile wins and strong turnout in recent special elections.”

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