Blue Wave Sweeps Inland in GOP Loss of Rural California Seat

A week ago on Election Night, Republicans had cause to believe the seawall they built against the predicted “blue wave” in California was going to hold up. Now, it looks like the wave will wash away the GOP’s remaining hopes for relevance in the Golden State as many of the slender leads held by congressional incumbents in competitive races have either vanished or narrowed.

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Newly Empowered Dems Take Aim at Trump Business Conflicts

Beyond trying to get their hands on the Holy Grail of President Donald Trump’s business dealings — his tax returns — House Democrats are prepared to use their newfound majority and subpoena power to go after all manner of financial records that could back up their claims that he’s using his presidency to enrich himself and his family.

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GOP’s Hunter Rallies Voters at Border Stump, Despite Indictment

U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter doubled down on xenophobia at a press conference at the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday as late polling shows he’s still likely to win re-election despite facing federal charges of misusing campaign funds and the racist rhetoric his campaign used against his Mexican-Palestinian opponent.

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