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There will not be another John McCain who will soon enter the Senate

McCain had a lifelong conservative vote rate of 81% at the conservative Club for Growth. True GOP moderates like Maine Sen. Susan Collins and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski have CFG scores of 35% and 55%, respectively. The Heritage Foundation gives McCain a lifetime rating of 60%, compared to 24% for Collins and 34% for Murkowski What McCain was was a …

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John McCain, a last lion of the Senate

As the first senator in 1987, he met with federal agencies on behalf of a donor and savings and loan chairperson. The subsequent Keating Five scandal, which lasted from 1989 to 1991, was a public humiliation for Mr. McCain, a real blow to someone who lived by a strict code of honor. The only Republican he sued received the mildest …

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Wess Mitchell testifies in the Senate about Putin Threat

"Putin's thesis is that the American Constitution is an experiment that will fail if properly challenged from within," Mitchell continued. "Putin does not want to break the American republic by one or two elections, but systematically ignites the fault lines within our society, and accepting this fact is absolutely necessary in order to develop a long-term response to the problem." …

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Russian hackers targeted US Senate, think tanks: Microsoft

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. accuses hackers affiliated with the Russian government of launching cyberattacks on the US Senate and conservative American think tanks, and warned that Moscow will extend attacks prior to November's congressional elections. FILE PHOTO: A Microsoft logo is seen in Los Angeles, California, USA, on November 7, 2017. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson / File Photo The world's …

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The Russians tried to hack the Senate and conservative think tanks, Microsoft says

The company said it has issued a court order that allows it to control six websites created by a group called Fancy Bear. The group was behind the 2016 Democratic National Committee hacker and was led by the Russian military intelligence unit GRU, according to cybersecurity companies. The websites could have been used for cyber attacks on candidates and other …

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Bernie Sanders Wins Democratic Nomination for the Vermont Senate Seat

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont will easily return to his state's Democratic primary on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press, in November. But Mr. Sanders is presumed to be in power in the 2016 presidential election: A self-described democratic socialist, he plans to reject the nomination and run instead as an independent, according to advisers. Mr. Sanders follows this course …

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The Argentine Senate just barred legal abortion

BUENOS AIRES – The Senate of Argentina rejected a bill on the legalization of abortions on Thursday that sealed a defeat in a grassroots movement that put reproductive rights at the top of the country's legislative agenda and spurred activist groups across Latin America [196592002] The vote shook the nation as enemy camps fought indecisive senators until the last few …

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