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GOP Lawmaker Wants To Ban Stylized Masks On House Floor

(CNN) - A Republican congressman wants to ban stylized facemasks on the House floor. Representative Jim Banks of Indiana says masks worn by some members of the House have diminished the seriousness and decorum of their duties. In a…

GOP Convention In North Carolina Closed To Press

(CNN) - Next month's Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, will be closed to the press. A convention spokesperson cites social distancing requirements and resulting capacity restrictions. Not even all the delegates will be able to cast votes…

Obama Sends Cease And Desist Letter To GOP Super PAC

(CNN) - Representatives for former president Barack Obama are demanding a Republican Super PAC stop airing an ad that quotes Obama. The commercial in question uses Obama's words to imply former president Joe Biden supports "plantation politics." The former…

Poll: Democrats Want Anyone But Trump, GOP Rally Trump

(CNN) - When it comes to the 2020 presidential race, most Democrats say, all they want is someone who can beat president Trump. A new Monmouth University poll found that 56% of Democrats want a strong candidate against Trump,…

Study: Obamacare Premiums to Rise 18% From GOP Changes

(CNN) - According to a new study; Obamacare premiums will rise an average of 18-point-2 percent next year due to GOP-backed changes to the health law. That's according to a report released Monday by the Urban Institute. The study finds…

GOP Representative Tom Rooney Retiring

(CNN) - Another Republican congressman is calling it quits. Florida representative Tom Rooney announced Monday he won't run for re-election this year. The congressman issued a statement saying:"After what will be 10 years in the United States Congress representing the…

AT&T Promises $1K Bonuses After Tax Overhaul

(CNN) - AT&T is offering holiday bonuses to workers to celebrate the passing of the GOP tax bill. AT&T pledged on Wednesday to give its more than 200,000 U.S. workers a $1,000 bonus. The Republican tax plan slashes the tax…

House GOP to Introduce Billion Disaster Aid Bill

(CNN) - House Republicans will introduce legislation Monday that would earmark $81-billion for disaster relief. The move comes after a devastating hurricane season and wildfires that continue to ravage California. The White House asked for $44-billion in relief funds recently,…

Handmaids Greet Roy Moore Campaign in Alabama

  Former White House Strategist Steve Bannon campaigned Tuesday night for Republican Senate Candiate Roy Moore. The campaign rally took place in Fairhope, Alabama. A group of women showed up dressed as Handmaid's. They were escorted…

GOP leaders now backing Moore, despite allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders in Washington are coming to grips with the possibility — perhaps even probability — that Alabama's Roy Moore will win his special election next Tuesday and join them in the capital. Looking past allegations of…