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Manu Raju
Senior Congressional Correspondent, . Prowling the Capitol halls, covering the Hill and politics. Die-hard Chicago sports fan. Wisconsin Badger for life.
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Harry Reid urged candidates to release “all the records” — even though Trump, whom he called “fat,” has not released any. “It’s going to be an issue, in my opinion. Age is going to be an issue,” said Reid, 80, adding “health records are part of the game"
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Breaking: Harvey Weinstein found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in first degree involving one woman and rape in third degree involving another woman, acquitted on the more serious charges of predatory sexual assault.
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erica orden 2h
A verdict has been reached in the Harvey Weinstein trial in New York.
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“I’m not one that subscribes to this collective freak out,” Sen. Chris Van Holden says to of the 2020 presidential race, saying his “biggest concern” is unifying the party against Trump
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Some Dem pushback to Bernie Sanders’ Castro comments
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Manu Raju Feb 23
Trump this morning on his trip to India: “I hear it's going to be a big event. Some people say the biggest event they've ever had in India.”
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Manu Raju Feb 23
Clyburn: “If you look at how well we did the last time...these are basically moderate and conservative districts... In those districts, it’s going to be tough to hold onto those jobs if you have to make the case for accepting a self-proclaimed Democratic socialist,” he told ABC
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Manu Raju Feb 23
Chris Murphy on Trump’s allegation that he violated the Logan Act, says he informed State ahead of his meeting with Zarif. He says he’s “not negotiating with Iran” but had meetings. “It’s dangerous that this administration is not talking to Iran,” Murphy told
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Manu Raju Feb 23
“I think lying to federal investigators he should be prosecuted for,” VP chief of staff Marc Short says on Fox when asked about Roger Stone, breaking from Trump’s claim of an unfair prosecution
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Mike Warren Feb 21
On Iowa caucus night, as the disaster unfolded, chairman Tom Perez was 1000 miles away at DNC HQ in DC, working the phones. He spent last week meeting with frustrated Dems on the Hill. Tomorrow, he’ll be in Nevada on caucus day. From me and :
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Mike Warren Feb 21
Replying to @MichaelRWarren
Perez went on an apology tour/charm offensive on Capitol Hill last week, meeting with select members of the Progressive Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the political arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
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Manu Raju Feb 15
See you in a few days, folks
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Manu Raju Feb 15
Replying to @mkraju
Asked if he thinks Kobach can win a general election, NRSC Chairman Todd Young said: "All I have to answer that question is recent history -- the gubernatorial race, which he lost." Kobach said the 2020 electorate and issue set will be far different than 2018
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Katelyn Polantz Feb 14
Full coverage of the Andrew McCabe investigation end, and what newly unsealed court records tell us how it went down (or had little development at all) over the past several months:
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Manu Raju Feb 14
Replying to @arogDC @Kevinliptakcnn
“It's likely that the Senate candidate who will do the best is the one who can best articulate Trump's position and is most associated with Trump in his positions," Kobach said. "And the person who best fits that bill would be me." w/
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Manu Raju Feb 14
New - GOP leaders worry about Kobach’s candidacy costing them . But Trump recently met with Kobach, who also is working with Kushner. Trump advisers urge him to consider another candidate but he’s been coy. NRSC also met a new candidate weighing run
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Dana Bash Feb 14
37 new accusers have come forward since told me last month she was assaulted by her doctor. These women are demanding the case be re-opened ⁦⁩ story is coming up on ⁦⁩ ⁦cc ⁩ ⁦⁦
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Manu Raju Feb 14
NRSC’s latest effort to make its case that Doug Collins’ candidacy could hurt them up-and-down the ticket in Georgia. The Senate GOP campaign arm has been engaged in a tense back-and-forth with Collins.
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Manu Raju Feb 14
A sign of the House Dem shift post-impeachment: Barry Berke and Norm Eisen both leaving the House Judiciary Committee after they played a major role in pushing proceedings ahead
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Alex Thompson Feb 14
Steyer and Klobuchar did not know the name of the president of Mexico, in interviews w/ “I forget,” says Steyer. "Can you tell me his name?" Klobuchar: “No." Pete knew.
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