The office of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R., Wash.) says organizers of a local Women’s March backed out of an agreement to play a message she recorded after learning she was unable to attend due to the government shutdown, according to the local Spokesman-Review.
Former Democratic congressman Brad Ashford is taking credit for the current military progress made in the Middle East as he campaigns to regain his seat in the House, but records show he missed key committee hearings regarding the fight against ISIS during his two-year stint in Washington, D.C.
Florida senator Bill Nelson (D.) is labeling himself as a career-long opponent to drilling off his state’s coast, but he briefly dropped his guard during former president Barack Obama’s first term.
A column published by Puerto Rico’s most circulated newspaper said disaster relief decisions on the island are controlled “behind closed doors” by “the Jews.”
The Washington Post quietly put a reporter on leave after the Washington Free Beacon discovered her attendance at a secretive meeting of the Democracy Alliance, a liberal donor club where members are directed to spend at least $200,000 a piece to advance progressive causes, CNN reported on Thursday.
Shoppers hoping to buy Michael Wolff’s new Fire and Fury book on the Trump White House have accidentally been buying a book by a World War II historian that now finds itself on some of Amazon’s bestseller lists, the Guardian reported.
An infrastructure briefing by senior administration officials to a bipartisan group of senators was derailed on Tuesday by New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D.), who accused the administration of “killing people” by not prioritizing a multibillion-dollar tunnel project for her home state, a source familiar with the briefing told the Washington Free Beacon.
The conservative Senate Leadership Fund is out with new ads targeting West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D.) for his vote against tax reform, saying his vote was a “huge mistake” that will haunt him with voters in November.
A top Republican opposition research firm responded to buzz over Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 presidential prospects by saying it is prepared to examine her just as it would any other potential Democratic candidate.