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Category: 2018 Elections

If Paul Ryan Really Meant What He Just Said, the Abortion Debate Is Over

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Newscom via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Wednesday morning, after Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory in the special election election for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) offered up the best postgame spin he could muster. While the race hasn’t officially been called…

Democrat Leads in District Trump Won by 20 Points

Republican Conor Lamb at a campaign rally with President Donald TrumpKeith Srakocic/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The vote-counting stretched into Wednesday morning in Pennsylvania, where Democrat Conor Lamb narrowly leads Republican Rick Saccone in a congressional district that President Donald Trump carried by 20 points. Our own Clint Hendler…

“I Can’t Wait to Throw Punches at Rohrabacher.”

Democratic candidates challenging Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) at a debate in Irvine last Tuesday.Indivisible OC 48/Jon Barber Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. It was an hour and 40 minutes into a debate between Democratic candidates seeking to unseat Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) last Tuesday night when Harley Rouda laid his…

Donald Trump’s Nukes Plan Puts the Whole World in Peril

Mother Jones Illustration Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This article first appeared at TomDispatch.com. If you’re having trouble sleeping thanks to, well, you know who, you’re not alone. But don’t despair. A breakthrough remedy has just gone on the market. It has no chemically induced side effects and, best of…