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Category: 2018 Elections

Jim Jordan Is Lying About Voting Rights

Alex Brandon/AP Last week, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) sent an alarming email to his supporters. Jordan, who is one of Donald Trump’s most vocal defenders on Capitol Hill, warned that Obama-era Attorney General Eric Holder is on the cusp of using the courts to “steal” his congressional seat and replace him with a “radical liberal.”…

California Republican Pleads Guilty to Misusing Campaign Funds

Gregory Bull/AP After claiming for a year that he was the victim of a political “witch hunt” by federal prosecutors as part of a “deep state” conspiracy, disgraced Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of misusing campaign funds for extramarital affairs with lobbyists and congressional aides, family vacations, his children’s private school tuition,…

“What Happened to Her Isn’t Right”: Democratic Women Grapple with the Fallout of Katie Hill’s Resignation

Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.) speaks at a press conference outside of the Capitol on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call via AP “It’s just fucked.” Since Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.) announced she was leaving Congress on Sunday night, Democratic lawmakers and their staffers on Capitol Hill are grappling with the complicated circumstances of that…

Corey Lewandowski Turned a Hearing on Trump’s Obstruction Into the Launch of His Senate Campaign

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.Alex Wong/Getty Images For a lot of people, testifying before Congress under subpoena about involvement in the president’s alleged obstruction of justice would complicate a nascent Senate campaign. But Corey Lewandowski treated his testimony on Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee…