Republican U.S. House campaign arm cancels $2 million in Houston-area advertising

“Republican U.S. House campaign arm cancels $2 million in Houston-area advertising” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. WASHINGTON – The National Republican Congressional Committee has canceled about $2 million worth of advertising […]

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Ted Cruz dismisses concerns over Attorney General Bill Barr and the federal coronavirus response as politically motivated

“Ted Cruz dismisses concerns over Attorney General Bill Barr and the federal coronavirus response as politically motivated” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that […]

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Groups condemn forced hysterectomies in a Georgia detention facility

Nicole Martin, a sex education developer and co-founder of the grassroots reproductive rights organization Indigenous Women Rising (IWR), called forced hysterectomies reported by a whistleblower in a migrant detention facility in Georgia a crime against humanity. Martin, of Laguna Pueblo and Diné (Navajo Nation), likened the forced hysterectomies as “directly linked to genocide and colonization […]

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Presidential campaigns take flight in the age of the coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, limiting the number of rallies and in-person appearances of the candidates. When candidates do venture out, a familiar form of campaign transportation, the campaign bus, is likely to remain grounded, as tight quarters make social distancing nearly impossible. Until recently, candidates have relied primarily on […]

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Watch former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates discuss presidents, power and more at The Texas Tribune Festival

“Watch former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates discuss presidents, power and more at The Texas Tribune Festival” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Robert Gates served as the secretary of defense under […]

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Testimony highlights conflicting reports on support for Wild and Scenic bill for Gila Wilderness

Representatives from two opposing groups in New Mexico testified before the U.S. House Energy and Natural Resources Committee Wednesday, painting conflicting portraits of support for a bill that would see portions of the Gila River receive federal Wild and Scenic designations. The M.H. Dutch Salmon Greater Gila Wild and Scenic River Act would designate 446 miles of […]

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Rep. Max Rose and Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis’ nationally watched campaign for Staten Island’s House seat has turned into a referendum on Mayor Bill de Blasio. Both candidates in the swing-district race are slamming the mayor as their contest to represent the only borough to go for President Donald Trump in 2016 has become increasingly focused […]

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