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Cook Report Shifts Party Predictions in California Post-Primary

Predictions of a “blue wave” in the 2018 midterms didn’t produce a Democrat tsunami in California last Tuesday, but new predictions from the Cook Political Report suggest Republicans shouldn’t let their guard down just yet.

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Duncan Hunter Supports Tax Reform, Though California May Pay More

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) said that despite the fact that some Californians could suffer higher taxes as the result of Republican tax reform efforts in Congress, he still supports the plan because he believes it will help the majority of citizens throughout the rest of the nation.

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Iran Missile Threat Prompts Calls in Congress to Expand U.S. Missile Defense

A group of 25 Republican House lawmakers, joined by one Democrat, have sent a letter urging President Donald Trump to significantly increase funding to various programs aimed at developing an earth- and space-based “robust missile defense architecture” capable of protecting the U.S. homeland against “any threat from any nation,” not just Iran and North Korea.

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Trump Vs. Sanctuary Cities: Congress Ready to Help

Cities across the country are lining up for a standoff with President Donald Trump over the issue of sanctuary city policies. Republican representatives in Congress are also lining up to put more teeth in existing law that already requires 100 percent cooperation with immigration authorities by local and state law enforcement agencies.

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Exclusive — Duncan Hunter on Trump’s ISIS Plan: ‘We’re Going to Kill You’

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), the first Congressman to endorse presumptive GOP presidential nominee billionaire Donald Trump and one of the leaders rallying support to his side on Capitol Hill, is specifically calling on his defense-minded colleagues to get on the Trump Train. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Hunter also outlined a very specific yet simple plan Trump has for defeating the Islamic State.

Republican Presidential Nominee Governor Mike Huckabee (R-ARK) speaks to the crowd during the Eagle Forum's Eagle Council Event at the Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri on September 11, 2015. A number of Republican Presidential Nominees will address the crowd over the next two days to express …

Mike Huckabee Will Tour U.S. Border With Mexico

GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is heading to the Mexican border this weekend. On Saturday, former Congressman Duncan Hunter and officials from the National Border Council will accompany Huckabee on his tour of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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House Passes Bill Penalizing Sanctuary Cities

Introduced by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), the Sanctuary Cities legislation came to the floor in response to the outcry over the murder of Kathryn Steinle earlier this year. The bill passed 241-179 Thursday afternoon.

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NumbersUSA Opposing Sanctuary City Bill, Supporters Argue It’s a Step Forward

“While we appreciate the intent behind the Hunter sanctuary bill (H.R. 3009), NumbersUSA has no choice but to oppose it,” the limited immigration group said in a statement issued to House Members Tuesday, adding the bill does not confront the “largest sanctuary jurisdiction of all: the Federal government.

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GOP Rep. Slated To Introduce Legislation Targeting Sanctuary Cities

Hunter’s bill would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to restrict funding to any state or locality that has in place a law, policy or procedure in contravention of federal immigration law, preventing “state or local law enforcement officials from gathering information regarding the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual.