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Dem Rep. Lofgren: Trump ‘Openly Invites Foreign Interference’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) touted the SAFE Act and stated that President Trump “openly invites foreign interference and refuses to hold Russia accountable for its continued efforts to undermine our elections.” Transcript as Follows: “Hi.

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Dems. Recall Holocaust In Push For More Syrian Refugees

Over the weekend, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the administration is planning to admit at least 185,000 refugees over the next two years, including 10,000 Syrians in the first year. In reaction, Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security reiterated their call for more Syrian refugees. While Democrats push for more Syrian refugees, Republicans are highlighting the national security risks associated with admitting thousands of individuals from terrorist hot spots — particularly when ISIS has indicated it seeks to use the refugee flow as a means of infiltrating the West.

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Democrats Call For Improved Communication Following Steinle Murder

“Whenever an innocent person is lost to violence, as a society we should consider what steps we can take to make our communities safer. Moving forward, we believe San Francisco and the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice should improve communication to ensure all interests are weighed in future cases,” the two California lawmakers wrote in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

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Congressional Dems Junket to Karnes City, Rip into Obama

Eight Democratic members of Congress flew into south Texas on Monday to see the detention camps holding thousands of illegal aliens. Lead by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, they visited one camp in Karnes City and another near Dilley, and came away with stark impressions.

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Big Tech Donors Mostly Lean Dem

National Journal took at look at campaign donations this cycle and details what it describes as ” some of the most influential political donors in tech this cycle” here. At the same time, with so many options available to inject money into political

CA Atty General Convenes Group to Provide Lawyers for Illegals

California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris is looking to provide illegal immigrants who are flooding across the border with lawyers, which will ensure they get better treatment than Americans who are not guaranteed representation in civil cases. According to the Los

CA Atty General Convenes Group to Provide Lawyers for Illegals

Union Threatens Dems Who Oppose Keystone Pipeline

A construction trades union is jumping into the 2014 midterms. While it isn’t surprising when a union engages in politics, this particular union is going against the usual grain for union political expenditures by using its campaign dollars to threaten

Union Threatens Dems Who Oppose Keystone Pipeline

House Committee Approves 20-Week Abortion Ban

By JIM ABRAMSAssociated PressWASHINGTONThe House is girding for another wrenching debate on abortion after a House panel on Wednesday approved legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks. Several recent court decisions

House Committee Approves 20-Week Abortion Ban

Holder: No Written Recusal on AP Phone Record Grab

During his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder said there is nothing in writing verifying he actually recused himself from the Associated Press phone records seizure scandal. “We looked,” Holder said when being questioned

Holder: No Written Recusal on AP Phone Record Grab

Anonymous Attacks Threaten to Derail Very Reforms They Want

There’s been a rash of activity recently by the “hackivist” group Anonymous against US government websites as part of what’s been called #OpLastResort. The attacks started when group attacked Department of Justice computers on January 25th. The attack was significant

Anonymous Attacks Threaten to Derail Very Reforms They Want