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Some Texas lawmakers see less appetite for divisive measures

Texas’ last legislative session ended with one lawmaker threatening to shoot another after reporting Hispanic protesters to immigration agents, and corporate giants from Amazon to the NFL issuing warnings over a “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people. More than a year later, comes a test: whether a humbling 2018 for Texas Republicans will soften one of the most conservative statehouses in the country.

No deal to end shutdown; Trump says ‘could be a long time’

No one budged at President Donald Trump’s closed-door meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial government shutdown persisted through Day 12 over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They’ll all try again Friday.

College Republicans want to build another Trump wall at WSU

The Washington State University chapter of the College Republicans wants to build another mockup of a border wall on the Pullman campus to “own the libs mercilessly” and show support for President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration proposal.

Republicans face renewed pressure on Mueller protection bill

Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote now that President Donald Trump has pushed out Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

New York’s Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned Sunday why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan, and he blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech.

GOP pins hopes for keeping Ryan’s Wisconsin seat on Ryan 2.0

Ironworker Randy Bryce spent months gearing up to try to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in November’s election, cleverly cultivating an “Iron Stache” persona for a candidacy that was as colorful as it was unlikely. Then Ryan decided to retire, transforming a faint upset hope into a race Democrats are dreaming of as the possible capstone in a favorable midterm election.

Trump urges supporters to vote in wake of Kavanaugh hearing

President Donald Trump on Saturday turned his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November, saying they can help reject the “ruthless and outrageous tactics” he says Democrats used against the judge.