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Elise Viebeck is an enterprise reporter covering Congress and national politics. She joined The Washington Post in 2015.
The Senate candidate, in remarks to voters in Utah, avoided blaming President Trump or the Department of Homeland Security for the humanitarian crisis.
The third-ranking House Republican started at second base as Republicans faced Democrats in the annual Congressional Baseball Game.
Heidi Heitkamp “voted NO on our Tax Cuts, and always will vote no when we need her,” Trump tweeted.
The party hopes to flip a cluster of House seats currently held by Republicans in its effort to claim a majority in November.
It’s unclear, though, whether the forces propelling them will lead to wins in November.
The party settled some divisive and crowded primaries Tuesday; people in Idaho, Oregon and Nebraska also went to the polls.
The former congressman told a reporter he will not reimburse taxpayers on advice from his lawyers.
Efforts focus on proposed ‘lookback’ provisions that would allow accusers to bring older cases against the organization.
Voters in Ohio, North Carolina and Indiana picked nominees for federal and state offices Tuesday. GOP leaders feared a Don Blankenship win would cost them a shot at a Senate seat in West Virginia.
The California Democrat is calling fellow lawmakers about a suit filed April 27 claiming a Los Angeles-area politician fondled a 16-year-old after giving her a strange-tasting drink.