Trump’s troubles weighing on Iowa Senate race as Joni Ernst fights for reelection

For her part, Greenfield said Ernst hasn’t lived up to her pledge to be an independent voice for Iowans.

“She went to Washington, she joined party leadership and she votes with (Senate Majority Leader) Mitch McConnell and party leaders 97% of the time,” Greenfield said in an interview. “That doesn’t sound very independent to me.”

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Opinion | Looking for a single responsible Republican in the Senate

It is premature for Chairman Graham to commit to a hearing schedule when we do not know the full extent of potential exposure stemming from the president’s infection and before the White House puts in place a contact tracing plan to prevent further spread of the disease.

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Sly Lincoln Project Ad Urges Voters To Stop Lindsey Graham’s ‘Suffering’

The Republican-led Lincoln Project on Friday urged Americans in its latest mocking ad to end the suffering of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).

Graham appeared to be in a meltdown Thursday when he said in a Fox News interview that he was getting “killed” on fundraising in his tight race against Democratic rival Jaime Harrison because his detractors “hate my guts.”

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Senate Democrats warn GOP of plans to retaliate if McConnell advances Trump court pick

Senate Democrats, lacking votes to stop President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat, are weighing an array of tactics to battle back — ranging from bringing the chamber to a screeching halt this year to pushing legislation to expand the court if they win the majority in the fall.

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Senate Democrats refuse to play McConnell’s game on policing bill, get back up from NAACP

The opposition of the NAACP to this bill takes that away from McConnell. It makes it clear that the bill is useless and not worth Democratic votes, not unless they’re allowed to help shape it. Democrats don’t feel any need to play McConnell’s game. Hawaii’s Mazie Hirono summed it up perfectly: “I’m not going to vote on a half-ass bill.”

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