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Bipartisan Senate bill aims to protect special counsel’s job

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Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are moving to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s job, putting forth new legislation that aims to ensure the integrity of current and future independent investigations.

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Marco Rubio has little to say about Donald Trump, but a lot about the media

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For anyone following national politics, it’s been a dizzying week. Marco Rubio isn’t sure what to make of it all. The Florida Senator, who turns 46 next weekend, was considered a possible nominee for President of the United States less than 15 months ago, but he’s now just a sideshow in the circus that is the Donald Trump presidency, and he’s getting frustrated about it. Speaking at the Pinellas County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day Dinner, Rubio touted his bill to reform…

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Marco Rubio scores backing of Nevada, Minnesota and North Carolina lawmakers

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The list of current and former lawmakers backing Marco Rubio is growing. On Monday, the Rubio campaign announced the backing of North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Nevada Rep. Cresent Hardy. The endorsements come just days after the Florida Republican came in second in South Carolina. “It has been a tough time in this country and this district and I think Marco will help bring our economy back. He will strengthen this country. He will…

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Stoneridge Group sends “redacted” Christmas message, pokes fun at Hillary Clinton emails

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With Christmas just around the corner, and New Year close behind, so arrives a flurry of politically themed holiday greetings, each providing a little bit of cheer (not to mention a few chuckles) to usher in 2016. One standout comes from Georgia-based political consultancy Stoneridge Group, a conservative firm for candidates looking for “bleeding-edge campaign know-how combined with an avant-garde approach to campaign execution” (as the Stoneridge website proclaims). Stonebridge offers a warm – yet highly redacted – Christmas message…

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