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September 12 2017, 5:45 p.m.

In a stunning move, the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act that will roll back Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s expansion of asset forfeiture.

read more at https://theintercept.com/2017/09/12/in-surprise-vote-house-passes-amendment-to-restrict-asset-forfeiture/

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Former Congressional Aide, Brian O’Hara was elected by plurality in a special election to replace the resigning Senator Dan Newberry. The seat include much of Jenks and Sand Springs, along with West Tulsa.​  Gov. Mary Fallin ordered a special election to fill the vacancy in Oklahoma Senate District 37 caused by the irrevocable resignation of Sen. Dan Newberry.  Newberry, of Tulsa, announced his resignation earlier this summer to take a position in senior management with TTCU T…

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Republican leaders told President Trump they had a plan to get things done in Congress. They didn’t. And the swamp remains. So Trump made a deal with Chuck Schumer to raise the debt ceiling and free up billions for hurricane victims. Now he’s looking at Schumer for more deals. Republican Leaders Here’s what Rich Lowry has

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By PETER BAKERSEPT. 9, 2017

WASHINGTON — When Donald J. Trump set his sights on the presidency in the 2000 election, he pursued the nomination of the Reform Party, a home for disenchanted independents. “The Republican Party has just moved too far to the extreme right,” he explained. “The Democrats are too far to the left.”

read more at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/09/us/politics/trump-republicans-third-parties.html

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