GOP steps up flirtation with Manchin

GOP steps up flirtation with Manchin

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans are flirting with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) as he faces backlash from his own party over his opposition to Build Back Better. GOP senators, most of whom are friendly with Manchin, are making it clear they would welcome him into…

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McConnell says he thinks Manchin ‘would be more comfortable’ in GOP

McConnell says he thinks Manchin ‘would be more comfortable’ in GOP

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a new interview that Republicans would “love” to have Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) join their ranks, adding that he thinks Manchin would “be more comfortable” in the GOP. “Obviously we…

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Newt Gingrich urges GOP to nix negative Biden talk and focus on these key issues to win

Newt Gingrich urges GOP to nix negative Biden talk and focus on these key issues to win

This post was originally published on this site Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich has issued a call to Republicans running to take back control of the U.S. House and Senate in 2022: limit the public attacks of President Joe Biden and refocus on policy changes to help the American...

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Republicans ‘scrambling’ to find the next Glenn Youngkin as they struggle to replicate their success in Virginia: report

Republicans ‘scrambling’ to find the next Glenn Youngkin as they struggle to replicate their success in Virginia: report

This post was originally published on this site Republicans saw success in Virginia’s 2021 gubernatorial election after losing the White House and Senate in 2020, but are struggling to duplicate that model heading into the midterm elections, according to the National Journal. “In the aftermath of Glenn Youngkin’s upset victory...

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Republicans Threaten Government Shutdown Over Vaccine Mandates

Republicans Threaten Government Shutdown Over Vaccine Mandates

This post was originally published on this siteWith federal funding set to lapse on Friday, President Biden’s mandate for large employers has emerged as a sticking point over a stopgap spending bill.

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Bowman urges GOP leaders to strip Boebert of committee assignments

Bowman urges GOP leaders to strip Boebert of committee assignments

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jamaal Bowman (N.Y.), a member of the progressive “Squad” of Democratic lawmakers, urged GOP leadership on Wednesday to strip Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) of her committee assignments due to her Islamophobic comments. “The fact is that…

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GOP anger with Fauci rises

GOP anger with Fauci rises

This post was originally published on this siteAnthony Fauci has taken GOP anger with him to a new level by stating that Republicans who criticize him are “really criticizing science because I represent science.” The right exploded at the weekend remarks from an interview with “Face the…

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GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s estranged wife wins custody dispute amid abuse allegations

GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s estranged wife wins custody dispute amid abuse allegations

This post was originally published on this siteLaurie Snell — the estranged wife of Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell — was awarded primary physical custody and sole legal custody of the couple’s three children, according to a judge’s order that was made public Monday.

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Ohio House passes GOP bill to arm teachers — despite opposition from police and teachers

Ohio House passes GOP bill to arm teachers — despite opposition from police and teachers

This post was originally published on this site Some teachers-turned-legislators urged their colleagues to vote against a bill to authorize school boards to allow teachers and other school personnel to come armed to school. House Bill 99 would create a minimum amount of training, 20 hours initially and four hours...

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