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GOP House Rep. Charlie Dent Abruptly Resigns

Back in December, Pennsylvania GOP House Rep. Charlie Dent announced that he would retire at the end of this term, citing Trump’s “divisiveness” as among his reasons. Today Dent revealed that he will resign from the House “in the coming weeks,” opening up the likelihood of a special election ahead of the midterms.  UPDATE: Here’s his statement. Serving the 15th ...

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GOP House Rep Blasts Rand Paul’s Shutdown Theatrics: It’s Easy To Understand Why His Neighbor Went Nuts

The Hill reports: Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) said on Friday that he could understand why Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) neighbor, who attacked him last year, was annoyed with him after Paul blocked a deal from keeping the government open on Thursday. “When Rand Paul pulls a stunt like this, it easy to understand why it’s difficult to be Rand Paul’s ...

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GOP House Rep: “Divisive” Trump A Factor In My Exit

CNN reports: Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania, said Republican candidates facing re-election would have to surpass challenging hurdles, among them Trump’s divisive nature as the figurehead of the party. “Well, at least in my case, I would say the President was a factor, but not the factor for me deciding to leave,” Dent told CNN’s Poppy Harlow, while a “a very ...

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GOP Rep. Charlie Dent Slams Ted Cruz

“I support Israel, but what Senator Cruz did was outrageous and incendiary. He showed a true lack of sensitivity for the people he was speaking to, especially the religious leaders who were there. It was a political speech, inappropriate and, overall, an uncomfortable moment. He was speaking to people outside of the building. It was a willful and deliberate confrontation, ...

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Paul Singer’s Super PAC To Donate $2M To Pro-Gay Marriage GOP House Candidates

Billionaire investor Paul Singer’s American Unity super PAC plans to donate at least $2M to the campaigns of GOP House candidates that endorse same-sex marriage. The group has drawn up plans to back seven congressional candidates ahead of November’s elections and could add more to the roster, said Jeff Cook-McCormac, a senior adviser to American Unity PAC and its policy ...

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