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Republican Montana Congressional candidate in Fight with polls and body slamming repprter

Republican Montana Congressional candidate in Fight with polls and body slamming repprter

Get the hell out of here". "After asking Jacobs to lower the recorder, Jacobs declined". Gianforte asked Jacobs to lower a phone that was being used as an audio recorder, then tried to grab it, the campaign said in a statement. He's estimated to have spent more than $5.1 million of his own money on an unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign in 2016. The Guardian reported on April 28 that Gianforte has financial ties to a number of Russian companies that have been sanctioned by the United ...


Reporter: Montana House Republican candidate 'body-slammed' me

Reporter: Montana House Republican candidate 'body-slammed' me

It would also give Democrats grassroots momentum heading into two special House elections for Republican-held seats next month, in Georgia and SC. On a related note, Quist's closing message goes after the Republican health care plan for gutting protections for those with pre-existing conditions, while delivering a tax cut for the wealthy.



Texas Senate Passes Religious Adoption Bill

Greg Abbott's threat to call a special session on the transgender bathroom issue if the House failed to act. He says they could lose, though, if they oppose the bills. The fight over Texas' bathroom bill isn't over. "They fear being laughed at, teased, shamed, punished, spit on, beaten, or killed", Melinda Hunter, mother of a transgender girl, wrote in public testimony offered to the state legislature.


Betsy DeVos deserved to be booed by Bethune-Cookman graduates

Betsy DeVos deserved to be booed by Bethune-Cookman graduates

DeVos sought to underscore the Trump administration's commitment to historically black colleges and universities, known as HBCUs, telling her audience: "I am at the table fighting on your behalf". Over half of the students in the room even stood up and turned their backs to the Secretary of Education, sparking the hashtag #BacksToBetsy . On Twitter, images and videos of defiant graduating students inspired others to echo similar disapproval of DeVos with tweets carrying the hashtag ...


Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills

Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills

Patrick had pushed for the House to move on Senate Bill 6, the measure his chamber passed out in March, to regulate bathroom use for transgender Texans or to amend a bill with language from a related House measure. Just after midnight Monday, the Texas Senate scrapped much of a House plan to revise how the state funds education, replacing it with a controversial school voucher program for children with disabilities.


Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him

Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him

The Guardian reported on April 28 that Gianforte has financial ties to a number of Russian companies that have been sanctioned by the United States. Later, the statement added , "After asking Jacobs to lower the recorder, Jacobs declined". "Hi, I'm _ a volunteer for Rob Quist in MT". Jacobs also shared a photo of his broken glasses.as he was being taken away in an ambulance.