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Category: 2018 Elections

For Once, Devin Nunes Could Face a Bumpy Election Season

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)Tom Williams/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) represents one of the safest Republican congressional districts in California: In seven of his eight elections, he has captured more than two-thirds of the vote without breaking a sweat. Yet for the first time since he…

One of the Most Influential Unions in Texas Just Came Out Against a Rising Democratic Contender

Mother Jones illustration; Lizzie Pannill Fletcher for Congress Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. With support from progressive groups like EMILY’s List, Houston attorney Lizzie Pannill Fletcher has proven herself a top Democratic contender to flip Texas Republican John Culberson’s congressional seat this fall. But on Thursday, Fletcher faced stiff criticism…

While You Are Tweeting About the Nunes Memo, Russia Is Plotting Its Midterms Attack

Alexei Druzhinin/Planet Pix/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. It is working—the Trump-GOP campaign to distract attention from the Russia scandal. And this is placing the nation—literally and seriously—at risk.  For the past week or so, the big kerfuffle dominating the news related to Russia has been over the memo—a classified memorandum…