Politics

Boeing bagged billions in Pentagon contracts This specific summer

The Navy selected Boeing’s MQ-25 Stingray, a drone tanker designed to launch by a ship at sea in addition to refuel jets such as the F/A-18 Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler in addition to the F-35C. Per the contract, the defense giant will “provide the design, development, fabrication, test, verification, certification, delivery, in addition to support of four MQ-25A unmanned air ...

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Dean Heller leads Jacky Rosen in Nevada Senate race, poll says

Heller leads Rosen among likely Republican voters by 0 percent to 5 percent, men by 54 percent to 38 percent, white voters by 48 percent to 44 percent along with also independents by 42 percent to 39 percent. Rosen, meanwhile, has advantages among Democrats by 89 percent to 8 percent, Latino voters at 54 percent to 38 percent along with ...

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Democrats blame Michael Avenatti for Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

Kavanaugh’s seemingly obstacle-free path to a seat on the high court suffered a major setback in mid-September, when California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford went public with her allegation which an intoxicated Kavanaugh tried to rape her inside the early 1980s when they both were teenagers. Shortly after, The brand new Yorker published an allegation by Kavanaugh’s former Yale University ...

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‘Refugee’ soybeans in Dakotas look for home after China stops buying

“You’ve got these [grain] elevators in North Dakota, where all of a sudden their market they basically established themselves based upon China will be right now closed,” said Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, a trade group. “They call them ‘refugee’ soybeans because they don’t actually have a home anymore.” The cost paid to soybean farmers will ...

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Trump campaign aide Rick Gates reportedly asked Israeli intel firm in 2016 to draft plans for social media influence campaign

Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates leaves Federal Court on December 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. Rick Gates, a Trump campaign official, requested proposals through an Israeli company to create fake online profiles in addition to gather intelligence against Republican opponents in addition to Hillary Clinton in 2016, according to The completely new ...

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Bloomberg super PAC spends over $2 million on Democratic women in House races

A super PAC funded almost entirely by billionaire along with also former completely new York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has opened up its coffers to seven women running to unseat veteran Republican incumbents from the House of Representatives. The super PAC, called Independence USA, has spent just more than $2 million This particular month in backing the Democratic challengers, according to ...

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No plans to fire Rod Rosenstein 

President Donald Trump on Monday said he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, despite feverish speculation two weeks ago that will Rosenstein was on his way out. “I get along very well with him,” Trump said of Rosenstein. “I didn’t know Rod before [becoming president], yet I got to know him,” the president told reporters on ...

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Former Trump aide desire Hicks lands executive job at Fox

Months after leaving the White House, desire Hicks will head to Fox to become its brand-new chief communications officer. Hicks will be best known as one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted aides. She served as White House communications director as well as also also director of strategic communications for Trump until she left in April of This particular year. ...

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Democrats’ lead in polls may not lead to a ‘blue wave’

Polls This kind of year show that will Democratic voters have become “energized” enough to swing control of at least one branch of Congress inside coming midterm election. nevertheless data via past midterm “waves” suggest that will Democrats could be headed for a disappointing November. There’s plenty of reason for Democrats to be encouraged. To win back control of the ...

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