Lindsey Graham Proposes Short-Term Reopening of Government

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday encouraged President Trump to reopen government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over the border wall . If there’s no deal at the end of that time, Graham said, Trump should be free to take the dramatic step of declaring a national emergency to build it.

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House GOP Unhappy With Comey’s Answers Behind Closed Doors

House Republicans interviewed James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January. GOP lawmakers who stepped outside while the questioning was underway indicated they weren’t satisfied and might try to bring him back another day.

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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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