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Republicans Gaining Ground in Midterm Election Polls

Congressional Republicans are surging in polls against Democrats on the generic ballot, narrowing Democratic leads in a Fox News poll, presenting evidence that increasingly suggests the GOP might retain control of Congress in the U.S. House after the November 2018 midterm elections.

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McConnell’s Senate Approves $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has approved a $1.3 trillion measure bestowing hefty increases on military and domestic programs. It gives President Donald Trump just a nibble of the money he’s wanted to build his wall with Mexico.

Perry Parker, of Seminary, launches his campaign for Congress in Mississippi's Third Congressional District, at state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Parker, a businessman, is hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., who decided not to run for reelection. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi Candidate Perry Parker: GOP Confused by a Businessman Who Wants to Grow the Economy Instead of Building a Power Base in D.C.

Perry Parker, an international businessman and a Mississippi farmer who is running for Congress in Mississippi’s third district, told Breitbart News Saturday that the Republican establishment does not “know what to make of a businessman who just wants to grow the economy, and not looking to build a power base in Washington, DC.”

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Senate Passes Dodd-Frank Reform Bill

The Senate passed a bill that would roll back financial regulations created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank banking overhaul.