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Rep. Tom Rooney Is the Latest Republican Who Isn’t Seeking Reelection in 2018

Florida Rep. Thomas Rooney is the latest Republican who will not seek re-election in 2018, according to Politico’s Jake Sherman. In a statement tweeted by Sherman, Rooney said, “After what will be 10 years in the United States Congress representing the good people of Florida’s Heartland, it’s time to “hang em up” as my old(…)

A Senior Republican Senator Admonishes Trump: ‘American Is an Idea, Not a Race’ – New York Times

New York Times A Senior Republican Senator Admonishes Trump: 'American Is an Idea, Not a Race'New York TimesWASHINGTON — It was just after President Trump had finished railing in the Oval Office against African immigrants he said came from “shithole countries” when a senior Republican senator, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who was there to(…)

Senate Passes Sweeping Republican Tax Overhaul Bill – New York Times

New York Times Senate Passes Sweeping Republican Tax Overhaul BillNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The Senate passed the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades early Saturday, with Republicans lining up to approve an overhaul that will touch almost every corner of the United States economy, affecting families, small business owners and …How all but one Republican(…)

Senior Texas Republican Swept Up Into Storm Over Explicit Photo – New York Times

New York Times Senior Texas Republican Swept Up Into Storm Over Explicit PhotoNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The heightened scrutiny of sexual impropriety on Capitol Hill has swept up a senior House Republican who apologized Wednesday for a sexually explicit photograph that wound up on the internet and raised the possibility that he had been …Congressman on(…)