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Acting Like The Majority Party (Robert Coon On Politics)
Robert Coon

Acting Like The Majority Party (Robert Coon On Politics)

Now that the August recess is over and members of Congress are back at work, GOP leaders in the House of Representatives are finding themselves in a familiar situation - infighting within the caucus. As the minority party in Washington, some level of internal conflict is expected, but will the GOP be able to coalesce if they win majority of the Senate this November?
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Asa Hutchinson Raised More Than $420K in August; Mike Ross Took In $370K

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson's campaign says he raised more than $420,000 in his bid for Arkansas' top office last month.
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Hillary Clinton in Iowa Stirs 2016 Speculation

Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock."
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