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Openly Trans Roem, Other New Virginia Lawmakers Have Little Luck Making Laws

Openly Trans Roem, Other New Virginia Lawmakers Have Little Luck Making Laws

By Alan Suderman and Sarah Rankin | Feb 16
Democrats from around the country cheered last year when a bumper crop of new candidates in Virginia surpassed all expectations, winning 15 seats previously held by Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Romney Makes It Official: He's Running for Utah Senate Seat

Romney Makes It Official: He's Running for Utah Senate Seat

By Michelle Price And Bill Barr | Feb 16
Republican Mitt Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah.

Gov't Says Health Costs Growing Faster Than Economy

Gov't Says Health Costs Growing Faster Than Economy

Feb 15
U.S. health care spending will keep growing faster than the overall economy in the foreseeable future, squeezing public insurance programs and employers who provide coverage, the government said Wednesday.

AP Sources: Romney Focusing Senate Bid on Utah, Not Trump

AP Sources: Romney Focusing Senate Bid on Utah, Not Trump

By Michelle L. Price And Steve Peoples | Feb 14
Mitt Romney on Thursday will announce his bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump.

GOP Women Chafe at Trump's Mixed Signals on Abuse Charges

GOP Women Chafe at Trump's Mixed Signals on Abuse Charges

By Laurie Kellman And Steve Peoples | Feb 14
The Trump White House's handling of abuse charges against men in its midst is frustrating prominent Republican women as the party's yearslong struggle to attract female voters stretches into the 2018 midterm elections.

Trump Breaks Silence, Denounces Domestic Violence

Trump Breaks Silence, Denounces Domestic Violence

By Deb Riechmann and Zeke Miller | Feb 14
President Donald Trump broke his silence Wednesday after defending a former aide who was accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives.

AP Sources: Mitt Romney to Launch Senate Campaign Thursday

AP Sources: Mitt Romney to Launch Senate Campaign Thursday

By Michelle L. Price and Steve Peoples | Feb 14
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will announce Thursday that he's running for the Utah Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, three people with direct knowledge of the plan confirmed Wednesday.

GOP Pol's Parents Donate to the Max... to Out Democratic Opponent

GOP Pol's Parents Donate to the Max... to Out Democratic Opponent

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 14
A 40-year-old Republican politician seeking office for the first time has most definitely left the nest: Mom and Dad have contributed the maximum amount allowed under law to the Democratic rival he hopes to unseat.

Voting Machines Didn't Produce 4 Million Fraudulent Votes

Voting Machines Didn't Produce 4 Million Fraudulent Votes

Feb 14
A voting machine company didn't cause malfunctions that created 4 million fraudulent Democratic votes, as a hoax site claimed. Federal elections officials say the company named in the piece doesn't exist.

Chicago Clergy to Back Dreamers with Lenten Fast

Chicago Clergy to Back Dreamers with Lenten Fast

Feb 14
Chicago clergy announced a Lenten fast Monday in support of Dreamers.The action, called "United in the Cross of Christ with Dreamers," is a 40-day fast intended to bring attention to the plight of Dreamers.

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