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Senate Fires Bipartisan Russia Warning At Trump

The Senate voted 98-0 to oppose giving Russia access to U.S. officials like former Ambassador Michael McFaul.

Politico


I.R.S. Will No Longer Force Kochs and Other Groups to Disclose Donors

The Trump administration will end a longstanding requirement that certain nonprofit organizations disclose the names of large donors to the I.R.S.

New York Times


After Putin Meeting, Trump Voters Mostly Dig In.

At a bar in central Pennsylvania, voters wondered if election meddling was really so terrible.

New York Times


‘The Warning Lights Are Blinking Red Again’

Intelligence officials are issuing the same warnings about our election infrastructure as they did before 9/11.

Brennan Center


GOP Senator: Republican Lawmakers Should 'Take Back Our Authority' After Helsinki Summit

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) is urging his GOP colleagues to crack down on President Trump's tariff authority following Monday's bipartisan backlash.

The Hill


Feinstein Gets Progressive Smackdown

California Democrats, torn by infighting between moderate and progressive factions, rebuked Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s bid for a fifth term.

Politico


Coons: Democrats Need To Abandon 'Wild-Eyed' Race to Left

The Delaware Democrat offers an opening shot to restore the voice of the more pragmatic wing of his party.

U S News


Republican Lawmakers Hate Trump's Trade War, But It's Not Clear If They'll Try to Stop It

GOP leaders have so far not supported a bill to limit President Donald Trump's ability to impose tariffs.

CNBC

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Jim Costa (D-CA)
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Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

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Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Jon Runyan (R-NJ)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
John Shimkus (R-IL)
Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
Justin Amash (R-MI)
Peter King (R-NY)

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Joe Manchin (D-WV)
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Joe Donnelly (D-IN)
Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Mark Begich (D-AK)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Max Baucus (D-MT)

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Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Mark Kirk (R-IL)

 

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ARE YOU A MODERATE?

You weigh arguments from both sides. You see complexity where others find certainty. You don't shout down discussion. You see the folly of absolutes. Compromise is a virtue. You are willing to give a little to get a little. You want government to work and believe it can, but fear it won't. Your decision is not whether to vote, but for whom to vote. You are willing to be persuaded. You are a moderate; you occupy the center. You represent the plurality of the national electorate. You are interesting. And you are not alone.

Third Way  More

4 FACTS ABOUT MODERATES

"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

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