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Five takeaways from heated Georgia governor debate

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp faced off Tuesday night in their first debate in Georgia’s razor-tight gubernatorial race. The debate, which also included Libertarian candidate Ted Metz, was marked by sharp personal attacks, hot-button issues such as immigration and health care, and continued allegations of voter suppression. There was also a moment of local TV Read More…

House Republicans postpone Rosenstein interview

House Republicans are postponing a closed-door interview with Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinConservatives fume over format of upcoming Rosenstein interview Papadopoulos set to testify before House lawmakers Rod Rosenstein has no conflict MORE planned for Wednesday. Reps. Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteConservatives fume over format of upcoming Rosenstein interview Rosenstein to appear for House interview next week Read More…

Live coverage: Abrams faces Kemp in Georgia debate showdown

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are set to clash on Tuesday in the first debate of their razor-tight gubernatorial race in Georgia.  The race has been marked by sharp attacks from both parties, especially over allegations of voter suppression. Kemp and Abrams are neck-and-neck, according to recent polls, and the race has been rated as a “toss-up” by Read More…

A convenient omission? Trump campaign adviser denied collusion to FBI source early on

By John SolomonOpinion Contributor Just weeks after the FBI opened a dramatic counterintelligence probe into President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump’s new tax cut: report MORE and Russia, one of his Read More…

Trump takes steps to punish Saudi Arabia

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump’s new tax cut: report MORE on Tuesday ramped up his rhetoric against Saudi Arabia over the death of Jamal Khashoggi, as the U.S. took Read More…

FBI unable to find photos of Comey, Mueller 'hugging and kissing' as Trump claimed

The FBI says it was unable to locate any photos of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyConservatives fume over format of upcoming Rosenstein interview Former FBI lawyer speaks with House lawmakers on Rosenstein, 2016 Emmet Flood steps in as White House counsel following McGahn departure MORE and special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US Read More…

Hollywood donors flood Dems with midterm cash

Hollywood Democrats are pouring money into the midterm elections, infusing races with cash in a last-ditch push to flip control of Congress. Some of the country’s most famous faces — including Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg, Alec Baldwin and Paul Rudd — have been splashing their signatures on big-money checks for House and Senate candidates in Read More…

Records contradict Gillum, show undercover FBI agents gave him Hamilton tickets

Records show that undercover FBI agents gave Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D) a ticket to “Hamilton” in 2016, contrary to his campaign’s previous explanation. Former lobbyist Adam Corey’s lawyer, Chris Kise, released the records Tuesday, only two weeks before the gubernatorial election in which Gillum narrowly leads his Republican opponent, former Rep. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisElection Countdown: Read More…

Pence: 'It’s inconceivable there are not people of Middle Eastern descent' in migrant caravan

Vice President Pence on Tuesday supported President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump’s new tax cut: report MORE‘s claim without evidence that “unknown Middle Easterners” are traveling with the group of Read More…

Cook shifts 8 House races toward Dems

Cook Political Report on Tuesday shifted eight House races toward Democrats and two in favor of Republicans with 14 days to go before the midterm elections. The nonpartisan election forecaster projected Democrats will have an edge in key swing districts following the party’s massive fundraising haul in the third quarter of this year. ADVERTISEMENT Rep. Read More…

Harley-Davidson sales plunge after Trump said he would back boycott

Harley-Davidson’s sales plunged by 13 percent last quarter after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump’s new tax cut: report MORE said he would support a boycott against the company.  The 13-percent drop between July Read More…

Man accused of groping woman: Trump 'says it's OK to grab women by their private parts'

A Florida man who was arrested for allegedly groping a female passenger while on a flight reportedly told authorities “the president of the United States says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts.” Authorities say in court documents seen by ABC News that Bruce Michael Alexander twice touched the breast of female passenger sitting in Read More…