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Texas Oil Regulator Loses to GOP Primary Challenger in Big Upset

(Bloomberg) — A member of the top energy regulator in Texas lost his place on November’s ballot to a Republican challenger, a major upset for an incumbent supported by some of the oil industry’s biggest names. Ryan Sitton, whose six-year term ends in January, conceded to Jim Wright as the party’s nominee for a spot […]

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GOP Rep. Defends Trump’s Ukraine Call As ‘Blunt Talk Of A Manhattan Businessman’

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) on Sunday shrugged off President Donald Trump’s efforts to get Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, chalking up the president’s actions as “the blunt talk of a Manhattan businessman.” McClintock, who is a member of the House Judiciary Committee, said during an appearance on ABC’s “This Week” that Trump […]

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Vulnerable Democrats spooked by GOP impeachment ad onslaught

Meanwhile, swing-district Democrats are receiving little reinforcement from their own party or even other liberal coalitions. Democratic and pro-impeachment groups have spent about $2.7 million in TV ads, according to an analysis of spending by the ad tracking firm Advertising Analytics. And more than $600,000 of that total went to ads targeting Republican incumbents, not […]

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