Dem who actually won a special election: We don’t need more career politicians

Oklahoma state senator Michael Brooks, a rare Democrat who’s won a special election, has a message for his party: voters reward a focus on local issues.

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Dem who actually won a special election: We don’t need more career politicians

Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash

The US Marine Corps transport plane that crashed, killing all 16 troops aboard, plummeted to the ground after “something went wrong” while at cruising altitude, a general said Wednesday. The Marine Reserves KC-130T plane was heading from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina on Monday on a mission to transport personnel and equipment to Naval Air Field El Centro, California. It crashed in rural Mississippi after losing contact …

Clinton calls Trump’s budget ‘a blow to women and children’

Hillary Clinton took aim on Friday at President Trump’s proposed cuts to U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy. According to Reuters’ tabulation, Trump’s proposed budget contains a 28 percent cut for U.S. diplomacy and foreign aid next year. Clinton made her position clear.

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POTUS tweets put White House spin on Comey’s testimony

The White House responded to a day of damaging testimony to Congress on Monday by FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers with a series of tweets intended to cast the news in the best possible light. The official @POTUS account sent out a series of clips from the House Intelligence Committee’s hearing into the 2016 election, focusing on three issues: Russian efforts to influence the vote, …