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Ex-RNC chair mocks Trump’s attempts to convince people he’s not worried about Biden

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Former RNC chair Michael Steele mocked President Donald Trump’s attempts to convince people he’s not worried about Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy, in a Thursday MSNBC appearance.

“You’re going to get a lot of breast-beating and ugly tweets from the president, as we saw from the president this morning and which belies the fact he’s concerned,” said Steele.

“Joe, in my estimation of the candidates at the table at the moment, is the best prepared to actually go after Trump in a mature, sophisticated way without having to get in the gutter,” Steele said.

“The president responded to that immediately, and that should tell you everything that’s ahead for this president in terms of having to deal with a Joe Biden versus many of the others in the campaign,” he added.

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Mitch McConnell is America’s most unpopular Senator – and he just got another challenger

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, is the longest-serving Republican U.S. Senate leader ever, and now he is America's most unpopular Senator.

A Morning Consult poll released Thursday finds McConnell's approval rating is even worse than President Donald Trump's, just 36%. His disapproval rating stands at 50%. By comparison, Maine Independent Angus King is America's most popular Senator, with a 62% approval rating and a 28% disapproval rating.

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CNN host forced to explain to Republican Rick Santorum why Trump’s attack on Democratic lawmakers was racist

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During an appearance on CNN's "New Day" -- along with fellow Republican Charlie Dent (PA) -- ex-Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) received a lecture from host John Berman on why Donald Trump's tweets and attacks on four Democratic lawmakers were racist.

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Nancy Pelosi, other US House leaders to host event for Wendy Davis as she nears congressional run

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An invitation obtained by The Texas Tribune says the event is "in support of her campaign for Texas CD 21."

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