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Fundraising Manager at the Worcester Branch, political junkie, and author of the IRI newsletter.

6-12-2017 Highlights from last week…

Week in Review President Donald Trump declared “total and complete vindication” after former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. But Trump’s initial frustration that led to Comey’s firing may darken a cloud that has formed over his administration, including questions about whether he […]

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6-12-2017 POLITICO’S Morning Score Election Info (VA,CO,UT)

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN – “Virginia governor candidates sprint to primary finish,” by Campaign Pro’s Kevin Robillard: “The Democratic candidates to be Virginia’s next governor spent the final days of their primary in very different comfort zones, highlighting two starkly different interpretations of the energy currently coursing through their party. While […]

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6-12-2017 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Maryland said they will sue President Donald Trump on Monday, alleging that he has violated the Constitution’s emoluments clauses by accepting payments from foreign governments through his businesses. (The Washington Post) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions canceled planned testimony before House and […]

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6-09-2017 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief President Donald Trump criticized the congressional testimony of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, saying: “Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication…and WOW, Comey is a leaker!” Trump’s remarks came a day after Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. (The Washington […]

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6-08-2017 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey will testify today before the Senate Intelligence Committee. In his opening statement, published Wednesday, Comey said that President Donald Trump asked him in late March to “lift the cloud” put over his administration by the FBI’s Russia probe. (Politico) Director of […]

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6-07-2017 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief President Donald Trump said he will nominate Christopher A. Wray, a former assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, to be director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Wray recently served as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s lawyer during the fallout from the Bridgegate scandal. (The New […]

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6-06-2017 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief At a White House meeting today, President Donald Trump will press congressional leaders to pass a health care overhaul bill and raise the debt ceiling before the August recess, his legislative director said. If successful, the fall legislative calendar would likely be devoted to tax reform and government […]

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