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Former First Lady Laura Bush: Stop Separating Families

On Sunday, Laura Bush condemned President Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy” in a rare break from retirement. Laura Bush has never been a political figure known for “making waves”. During her tenure as First Lady she served in the traditional ceremonial role. That is not to say

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Has Died

The longtime Congresswoman died early Friday. A news release drafted by her Chief of Staff, Liam Fitzsimmons, revealed Rep. Slaughter passed away this morning at George Washington University Hospital. The cause of her death is due to an injury she sustained in a fall last

Conor Lamb Wins Pennsylvania Special Election

In an election that should have been an easy win for the GOP, Lamb pulls an upset. On Tuesday, the Democratic Party did what most thought would be impossible. It pulled off a win in a congressional district that President Trump carried by twenty points

Phil Montag Fired After Steve Scalise Comments

Nebraska Democrat Fired After Scalise Comments

Phil Montag was fired from his volunteer position Thursday morning. Jane Kleeb, Nebraska Democratic Party chair, fired Montag after a recording surfaced on YouTube of him saying was glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot and then went further by saying he with the Louisiana congressman

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Step Down As House Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi: I’m Not Going Anywhere

Despite a rough few years for Democrats, the House Minority Leader says she’s not going anywhere. Brushing off critics from her own party, Nancy Pelosi says she plans to stay in her leadership position and claims. “I think I’m worth the trouble.” There is no

Karen Handel Wins Georgia 6th Election

Karen Handel Wins Georgia Election

The highly anticipated election showed Republicans are still strong in Georgia. While there were many whom were hopeful that Democrats could pull of a magic trick, anyone familiar with southern politics should have known better. Despite a strong runoff for Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel won