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Jim Carrey Targets California Republicans in 2018

Left-wing actor and comedian Jim Carrey told the Hollywood Reporter that he is targeting California Republicans, including House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes, for defeat in the 2018 midterm elections.

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Zuckerberg’s Investor Group Pushes for Pre-Election Amnesty

Silicon Valley investors, including Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg, are joining the Koch network’s push for a quick amnesty that would also keep the issue of cheap-labor immigration out of the November election. 

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), speaks to the media after attending the weekly House Republican Conference, at the Capitol Hill Club, December 6, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Scalise: I ‘Wouldn’t Run Against’ McCarthy for Speaker

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said he would not run against House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) if McCarthy runs to replace Paul Ryan (R-WI) as House Speaker. Scalise said,

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Run for Re-Election

“This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his last year as a member of the House,” Buck said in a statement to reporters. He confirmed that Ryan would serve out his full term and retire in January.

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Next Round in Trump vs. California Fight: Water

The next battle between the State of California and the Trump administration — after clashes over the environment, “sanctuary” laws, and the border wall, to name a few — will be over water.