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Accountability | Arizona

McSally’s New TV Ad Includes False Attack Questioning Sinema’s Patriotism

By on September 10, 2018.

Independent fact-checkers declared Rep. Martha McSally’s new ad attacking her opponent’s patriotism to be false. PolitiFact Arizona rated McSally’s attack ad “mostly false” on Monday, saying McSally’s ad “ignores critical facts that would give a different impression.”

Accountability

Interior Didn’t Disclose Zinke’s Trip to Istanbul, Where He Has Ties to Turkish Interests

By on September 10, 2018.

Facing criticism of secrecy around Secretary Ryan Zinke’s schedule, the Interior Department pledged in early August it would release his calendar every week. It lasted all of three weeks.

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Bannon: Trump Was ‘Bad Father,’ ‘Terrible First Husband,’ ‘Terrible Boss That Grabbed You by the Pussy’

By on September 7, 2018.

In explicit terms, Steve Bannon acknowledged that Donald Trump was the “perfect foil” for feminists and women in the #MeToo era, according to Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book about the Trump White House.

Accountability | North Dakota

Cramer’s Proposed Funding Cuts Would Shutter ND’s Rural Airports

By on September 6, 2018.

During Washington budget negotiations last year, Rep. Kevin Cramer called for eliminating a federal program that provides funding to keep open rural airports his constituents depend on in rural North Dakota and Minnesota.

Accountability | Virginia

Taylor Falsely Claims He Was Out of Town When Campaign Submitted Forged Signatures

By on September 5, 2018.

Rep. Scott Taylor falsely claimed he was more than 150 miles away from his district when his campaign staffers collected more than 50 fraudulent signatures to place an independent candidate on the ballot who they hoped would smooth his path to re-election.

Accountability | Virginia

Former Trump Appointee Tied to White Supremacists Gave to Brat’s Campaign

By on September 4, 2018.

A Trump administration appointee who recently resigned in the wake of a report outlining his ties to white supremacists is a campaign donor to Rep. David Brat, R-Va., according to campaign records reviewed by the American Ledger.

Accountability | Montana

Rosendale Courts White Supremacists in Rapid Rise

By on September 4, 2018.

As Matt Rosendale rose to prominence in Montana politics, he repeatedly leaned on Facebook groups trafficking in extremist and racist rhetoric and campaigned alongside white supremacist and anti-gay leaders to bolster his career. During Rosendale’s rise from an obscure state legislator to state auditor and now the GOP nominee for Senate, he was an administrator of a 95,000-member Facebook group where conservatives share racist and incendiary posts.

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