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Duncan Hunter Indictment Bumps Midterm Map: 63 Must-Win Seats for GOP

The indictment of Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50) by the Department of Justice on charges of campaign finance law violations last week has increased the number of GOP-held seats Republicans must win to maintain their majority in the House of Representatives by one.

Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis listens to questions from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., about his views on women and gays serving in the military, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Mattis Urges Trump to Exempt Iraqis Aiding U.S. Military from Executive Order

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers have sent a letter urging President Donald Trump to honor a request by Secretary of Defense James Mattis to exempt Iraqis who served as “interpreters, aides and other allies who risked their lives alongside U.S. personnel in Iraq” from the recent national security executive order.

More than 20 immigration activists chant slogans and brandish banners on the front steps of the North Carolina Attorney General's office in Raleigh, N.C. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Immigration activists made a trip from Chapel Hill to Raleigh to protest slience from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper on whether …

Battle Over ‘Sanctuary Campuses,’ In-State Tuition to DREAMERs Heats Up

Universities and colleges have reacted to President Donald Trump’s election by declaring their campuses safe zones from immigration authorities. The funding battle over sanctuary cities and other jurisdictions has intensified and expanded to “sanctuary campuses.” Representatives in the U.S. Congress

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Rep. Duncan Hunter: ‘I Am Done Explaining Trump’

The second congressman to endorse Donald J. Trump for president told reporters Thursday that he is no longer commenting on the presumptive nominee and it does not surprise him or bother him that Trump does not meet personally with his congressional supporter.

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Duncan Hunter: Replace Navy Sec’y over Gender Plan

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) of San Diego is calling on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to replace Navy Secretary Ray Mabus over a demand that the Marine Corps integrate recruit training by gender.

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Unprecedented: Pentagon to Award Military Drone Pilots

The contributions and meritorious service of drone pilots who have been providing direct support for years to troops in and outside the combat zone are to be officially recognized by new awards the Pentagon is expected to create as part of a broad review of the medal award process conducted by the military services, defense officials revealed Wednesday.

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Hunter to McCain: Hold Army Sec Nomination Over Afghan Child Rape Scandal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) should hold up the nomination for the next Secretary of the Army until the military overturns its decision to kick out a decorated Green Beret for striking a child rapist, according to Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA).

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Colonel: ‘A Good Deal of Evidence’ Ransom Was Paid For Sgt. Bergdahl

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jason Amerine, a Green Beret war hero, told lawmakers that the government retaliated against him, in part, because he told Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) that the Obama administration paid a ransom that ended up stolen for accused deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.