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Oklahoma Republicans refuse to bow to teachers’ demands
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Oklahoma Republicans refuse to bow to teachers’ demands

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday that the Oklahoma Legislature has no plans to bow to striking teachers' demand to eliminate a capital gains tax break as a way to end a walkout now in its second week. Rep. John Pfeiffer, a House majority floor leader, also said lawmakers are unlikely…

Some Republicans call for impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, but will others follow?
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Some Republicans call for impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, but will others follow?

Two Republican senators said Tuesday that they would support impeachment if President Donald Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller while he investigates potential Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Yet, despite the dramatic ending of Trump's presidency being mooted by Republicans for the first time, there appears little prospect anytime soon of the threat gaining…

Republicans seek alternative to ‘Nazi’ candidate after he secures nomination
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Republicans seek alternative to ‘Nazi’ candidate after he secures nomination

Arthur Jones, known for his racist and anti-Semitic views, is running to represent Illinois' 3rd District. (Elyse Samuels/The Washington Post) Republicans, looking to mitigate the embarrassment of a neo-Nazi grabbing the party’s nomination in an Illinois congressional race, are considering an independent or write-in campaign for an alternative candidate. “Arthur Jones is not a real Republican —…

Republicans are panicking after a Democrat just cleaned up in a deep-red district — and the results should ‘terrify’ them
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Republicans are panicking after a Democrat just cleaned up in a deep-red district — and the results should ‘terrify’ them

Donald Trump. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Republicans are increasingly concerned about the 2018 landscape after Democrat Conor Lamb appeared to pull off an unlikely win in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District. The race was officially still too close to call, but Lamb declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone. It came in a district where President Donald Trump…

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