Republicans Will Reject Trump's Budget, but Still Try to Impose Austerity

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Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, on Tuesday in the press briefing room at the White House. Credit Jim Bourg/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Finally some good news for President Trump: His new budget stands absolutely no chance of being ...The enormity of Trump's scam is coming into viewBudget bloodbath a result of lawmaker refusal to confront entitlement spendingThe 15 heartless proposals in Trump's budget

Sanders delegate wins NY state election in district that voted big for Trump

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Democrat Christine Pellegrino has defeated her Republican challenger in a New York state special election, just months after the the district went big for President Trump in the 2016 presidential race. Pellegrino, a delegate for Sen. Bernie Sanders Democrats Pellegrino, Benjamin Win NY Legislative SeatsIn upset, Democrat Pellegrino wins 9th District Assembly seatDemocratic women just won 2 state-level special elections in red districts

How Trump killed political mudslinging

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GREAT FALLS, Mont. — In Montana's upcoming special election, Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist are getting pounded on the airwaves and in the local papers. Democrats paint Gianforte as an out-of-touch plutocrat with financial ties to ...Pence records robocall for GOP candidate ahead of Montana special electionnow reading: Dems Target Trumpcare in Uphill Montana House RaceAre Democrats Getting Their Hopes Up in Montana's Special Election for Nothing?

Evidence Mounts for Trump's Meddling in Russia Probe. But Is It Obstruction?

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First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter. Play. Facebook · Twitter; Embed. Russians contacted Trump campaign, ex-CIA chief John Brennan testifies 2:18.Why The Russia Investigation Matters And Why You Should CareWhite House gears up for prolonged Russia fightAs allegations about Trump and Russia proliferate, so do investigations

Video shows stretch of iconic Calif. highway buried after massive landslide

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Last Updated May 23, 2017 7:26 PM EDT. BIG SUR, Calif. -- A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it Massive mudslide buries part of famed highway, reshapes coastlineLandslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damageMassive rockslide wipes out swath of California's scenic coast road

Democrats' Incessant Trump Bashing Will Pay Electoral Dividends

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In the aftermath of Hillary Clinton's defeat, the narrative goes something like this: Democrats are internally divided, with the far-left wing led by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren battling it out with the establishment Clinton wing of the party Tim Kaine: Democrats need to talk to the middle classTime to panic? Young Republicans ditching GOP like never beforeThey're Talking A Better Game, But Will Democrats Fight Back?

Cleanup begins after possible tornado rips through Sealy

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There are shocking images out of Sealy as residents and county crews have been cleaning up after a possible tornado tore through the area Tuesday. The damage can be seen throughout the town with downed power lines and trees and roofs ripped from ...Cleanup West of Houston After Severe StormsPossible Tornado In Sealy Closes Schools, Overturns 18-Wheelers In Parking Lots5 things to know Wednesday: Half of Sealy still without power after likely tornado

AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

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WASHINGTON — Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment ...What is the "tax gap" the White House wants to shrink?Mick Mulvaney: 'Trumponomics' is whatever achieves 3 percent growthTrump Budget Director: We Didn't Make a Childish Math Error! (They Did.)

New Orleans Mayor Celebrates the Unity of the Melting Pot as Confederate Statues Fall

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As the Confederate statues came down last week, Crescent City Mayor Mitch Landrieu reminded his constituents and all Americans of the power of the melting pot. John Avlon. 05.23.17 12:00 AM ET. Among his many political sins, President Donald Trump ...Mitch Landrieu's Speech on the Removal of Confederate Monuments in New OrleansBlack caucus: White rep should resign over lynch commentLynching re-emerges in new rhetoric of hate

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