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GOP Now Uninterested In Using Former Trump Hotel

The Insider reports: Republican spending at the infamous DC hotel that was once owned by former President Donald Trump has dwindled to a pittance since he sold it, FEC records show. The glittering Trump International Hotel housed and entertained numerous Republican officials, candidates and lawmakers throughout the Trump presidency. But a new report from the ethics watchdog Citizens for Responsiblity …

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NY “Sadistic Sex Cult” Leader Sentenced To 60 Years

The Guardian reports: A financial fraudster who lured students at an elite New York liberal arts college into a cult-like world of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse was sentenced on Friday to 60 years in federal prison. Larry Ray, born Lawrence Grecco, was found guilty in April of sex trafficking and racketeering, among other related charges, stemming from the psychological …

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Trump Withdraws Frivolous Suit Against New York AG

ABC News reports: Less than a day after receiving a warning from a federal judge, former President Donald Trump has withdrawn his lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James. The withdrawal came in a brief document filed Friday morning with U.S. District Judge Donald Middlebrooks, who late Thursday warned Trump’s legal team that the lawsuit appeared to verge on …

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Iowa GOP Proposes New Restrictions On Food Stamps Recipients: No White Rice, Fresh Meat, Sliced Cheese

Axios reports: Iowa House Republicans are proposing restrictions on the state’s SNAP benefits that could dramatically limit what foods recipients can get at the store. The new bill introduces cumbersome rules that dictate what families can or can’t buy at the grocery stores, said Luke Elzinga, spokesperson for DMARC, a local food nonprofit. Proposed restrictions: No white grains — people …

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McDaniel: I Can Stop Trump From Forming Third Party

The Washington Post reports: Republican Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, facing a surprisingly aggressive challenge to her leadership, has argued in recent weeks that she is best positioned to prevent former president Donald Trump from forming a third party if he fails to win the 2024 GOP presidential nomination next year, according to multiple people involved in the conversations. She made the …

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Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine Says He’ll Run For Reelection

The Hill reports: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said on Friday that he will run for reelection in 2024, delivering some much-needed relief to Democrats seeking to defend their majority next year. “I am happy to announce that I will seek reelection in 2024 to keep delivering results for Virginia,” Kaine told reporters. Kaine’s decision not only likely prevents a crowded …

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Dem Rep. Ruben Gallego To Challenge AZ Sen. Sinema

CBS News reports: Arizona Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego on Monday plans to launch a challenge against Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, CBS News has learned. Gallego, an outspoken liberal Democrat, has long been critical of Sinema, who dropped her party identification as a Democrat to be an independent just after the party won the Senate last year. The Arizona senator still aligns …

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MS House Passes Transgender Youth Healthcare Ban

The Mississippi Free Press reports: A bill that would prohibit transgender minors from accessing trans-inclusive health care could become law after the Mississippi House passed it by 78-28 vote. The bill, known as the “Regular Experimental Adolescent Procedures (REAP) Act,” would prohibit standard treatments such as hormone therapy and puberty-blocking drugs by barring public funds from going to “any entity, …

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Santos: Same-Sex Parents Create “Troubled” Children

“The family unit has been under attack for decades in different ways. The flavor of the decade is same-sex couples. They’re teaching in schools that kids don’t need a mommy and a daddy, you can can have two mommies and two daddies. That’s an attack on the family unit. “I want to go back in time and think, ‘Why would …

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