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  1. WH Staff Secretary Rob Porter ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Townhall

    White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned Wednesday following allegations of domestic abuse from two of his former ex-wives. Colbie Holderness, his first wife, told the Daily Mail about the tumultuous times during their five-year marriage, which included being choked, punched, and verbally and emotionally abused.

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  2. Paul Manafort Sues DOJ, Special Counsel For Mission CreepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Townhall

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort issued a lawsuit against the Special Counsel and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Wednesday afternoon, arguing Robert Mueller's probe of the 2016 presidential election has expanded far beyond his original jurisdiction. "Early in the process, Mr. Mueller's investigation diverged from its focus on alleged collusion between the Russian government and President Trump's campaign toward Mr. Manafort, who served as President Trump's campaign manager for a few months in 2016," the lawsuit, filed in Washington D.C. civil court, states.

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  3. Cities Sue Defense Dept. Over Gun-check System FailuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Townhall

    Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system. New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia said in court papers that the military's broken system for relaying such information helped spur the massacre of 26 people inside a Texas church last month.

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  4. That Bloodbath in the Old DominionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Townhall

    The day after his "Silent Majority" speech on Nov. 3, 1969, calling on Americans to stand with him for peace with honor in Vietnam, Richard Nixon's GOP captured the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey. By December, Nixon had reached 68 percent approval in the Gallup Poll, though, a year earlier, he had won but 43 percent of the vote. 1 comment

  5. Former Trump Campaign Chairman Turns Himself Into The FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Townhall

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort left his home in Alexandria, Virginia Monday morning and turned himself in at FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. He is expected to surrender to charges handed down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Manafort and his lawyer just walked through the front door of the FBI field office in DC pic.twitter.com/DAgYAgFBU6 Although the indictment with the details has not been unsealed, according to reports Manafort is facing charges on tax fraud and other white collar crimes completely unrelated to the 2016 presidential election.

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  6. By George! Christ Church Will No Longer Honor WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Townhall

    Fox & Friends Saturday reported this morning that leaders of the church where President George Washington attended will be removing a plaque in his honor out of concern the memorial to the first President offends parishioners. Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia will take down a memorial marking the pew where Washington sat with his family, saying it is not acceptable to all worshipers.

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  7. Virginia Resident Sent to Prison for Supporting ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Townhall

    Mohamad Jamal Khweis, a resident of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced to 20 years in prison today for supporting ISIS. Khweis joined ISIS in 2015, after reportedly falling in love with a woman in the group.

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  8. Scalise Rejects Colleague's Notion that Disasters Are God's Way of 'Telling People to Move'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Townhall

    Rep. Steve Scalise is starting to inject his voice back into the political arena after his harrowing experience on the baseball field over the summer. Scalise was shot in the hip at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA by a man who wished harm on Republican lawmakers.

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  9. Paul Manafort Was Wiretapped By US Government Before and After ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Townhall

    CNN is reporting in an exclusive story that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was wiretapped by the US government both before and after the election. The wiretaps concerned a possible connection to Russian involvement in the election.

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  10. An Alternative to Tearing Statues DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Townhall

    I wonder how my old pal Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan would view race relations today were he around. In 1970, he wrote a memo to his boss, then-President Richard Nixon, counseling a period of "benign neglect" for the discussion of racial issues.

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  11. If We Erase Our History, Who Are We?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Townhall

    When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, Fields put Charlottesville on the map of modernity alongside Ferguson. Before Fields ran down the protesters, and then backed up, running down more, what was happening seemed but a bloody brawl between extremists on both sides of the issue of whether Robert E. Lee's statue should be removed from Emancipation Park, formerly Lee Park.

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  12. The FBI Raided Manafort's HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Townhall

    The FBI raided former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's house a few weeks ago, meaning that the investigation into his business ties has become more serious. The raid was part of the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

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  13. Steve Scalise Upgraded to 'Fair' Condition; Undergoes Another SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Townhall

    Nearly a month after he was shot and wounded at baseball practice in Alexandria, VA, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains hospitalized at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. On Thursday, he was upgraded from "serious" condition to "fair" condition.

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  14. Colleges: Islands of IntoleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Townhall

    Is there no limit to the level of disgusting behavior on college campuses that parents, taxpayers, donors and legislators will accept? Colleges have become islands of intolerance, and as with fish, the rot begins at the head. Let's examine some recent episodes representative of a general trend and ask ourselves why we should tolerate it plus pay for it.

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  15. Congressional Shooter's Wife Tormented by Husband's AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Townhall

    The widow of a man who wounded a congressman and four others in a shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice said she is tormented by thoughts that she could have done more to help her increasingly angry husband. Suzanne Hodgkinson said her husband James was once a fun-loving man who changed after a long illness in the 1990s.

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  16. Watch: Karen Handel Sworn In As The Newest Member Of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Townhall

    Well, it's official: Karen Handel is now the Republican congresswoman representing Georgia's sixth district. The most expensive House race ended with Handel beating Democrat Jon Ossoff by a roughly 52/48 margin.

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  17. The Unbearable Smugness Of Being...A DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Townhall

    It was a different time, a crazy time, all thosedays agoway back at the end of last week. I remember it like it was, well, just last week, when Democrats suggested that maybe, just maybe, the political rhetoric in the country was a little too heated after one of their own tried to murder as many Republican Congressmen as possible.

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  18. Listen: Chaffetz Releases Voicemail of Death Threat He ReceivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Townhall

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz shared a death threat he received with Fox News Thursday in which a man left a voicemail on his office phone saying he was going to "hang [Chaffetz] from a lamppost." "Hey Jason Chaffetz - I suggest you prepare for the battle, motherf***er, and the apocalypse," the man yelled.

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  19. FBI: Congressional Baseball Shooter Acted Alone; Wasn't TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Townhall

    James T. Hodgkinson, the man who opened fire at the Republican's baseball practice a week ago in Alexandria, Virginia, acted alone and was not part of a terrorist organization, according to the FBI. The Bureau is investigating the incident as an "assault on a member of Congress" instead of a terrorist incident.

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  20. The Painful Reality of "Love Trump Hate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Townhall

    Although longtime Democrat voter and Bernie Sanders supporter James Hodgkinson is the one who pulled the trigger at the GOP batting practice in Alexandria, Va. on June 14, the Democratic Party and its leftist media sidekicks should take a long look in the mirror.

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