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In this March 21, 2016 file photo,New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a new conference in New York. Escalating a political fight over global warming, House Science Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, issued subpoenas Wednesday, July 13, 2016, to Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, seeking …

Alleged Abuse Victim Urged to Keep Quiet to Protect ‘Democrat’ Schneiderman

In the bombshell New Yorker piece that resulted in Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s resignation over multiple allegations of sexual misconduct Monday night, one of his accusers claims that she was urged to keep quiet about his alleged physical abuse because “Schneiderman was too valuable a politician for the Democrats to lose.”

Los Alamitos council meeting (KABC-7 via Associated Press)

Revolt Against California’s ‘Sanctuary State’ Laws Grows in Orange County

The revolt against the State of California’s “sanctuary state” laws is growing in Orange County, with supervisors scheduled to discuss a resolution Tuesday condemning the state’s defiance of federal immigration law, and possibly directing the county to join the federal lawsuit against the Golden State.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including …

Biden Discusses ‘Latino Resistance to Trump’ with Hispanic Activists

Former Vice President Joe Biden headlined a Tuesday fundraiser for a Latino “resistance” group that ran an infamous ad in last year’s Virginia gubernatorial contest that smeared Republicans as racist who want to run over children of color with pickup trucks.

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California Braces for First Trump Visit as President

President Donald Trump will make his first visit Tuesday to the State of California since taking office last year — and the state is bracing for his arrival, hot on the heels of the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against “sanctuary state” laws last week.

Trump reaches out State of the Union (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Trump Uses State of the Union to Reach Out to California

In the introductory portion of his speech, Trump addressed the recent emergencies and natural disasters that had struck California and the rest of the nation, sounding a unifying theme right from the outset.

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2017: The Year in ‘Resistance’

The year 2017 saw the emergence and growth of the so-called “Resistance,” the left-wing opposition to President Donald Trump that is now the basis of the Democratic Party’s grass-roots strategy for the 2018 midterm elections.

Dark Capitol (Mark Wilson / Getty)

Republicans Could Face Bloodbath in 2018 Midterm Elections

The Republican Party is in deep trouble for the 2018 midterm elections, less than a year away. All of the signs point to a “wave” election for Democrats, in spite of the booming economy and high consumer and business confidence.

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Nancy Pelosi vs. Tom Steyer over Trump Impeachment Ads

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democrat billionaire mega-donor Tom Steyer are fighting over Steyer’s new $10 million ad campaign urging Congress to impeach President Donald Trump.

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Holder: I’m a Member of the Resistance

During an interview broadcast on Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s “The Lead,” former Attorney General Eric Holder state that he is a member of the resistance and thinks he has to be a part of it. Anchor Jake Tapper asked Holder, “Has it

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California’s ‘Resistance’ to Trump Has Been a Dud

The 2017 California state legislative session began with the metaphorical roar of “resistance” to President Donald Trump’s policies, but is ending with a weak whimper. According to a piece published on the CalMatters blog, the “resistance” movement launched with so much fanfare that “[a] hashtag