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Source: CBS News

Full transcript: "Face the Nation" on October 14, 2018

Today 13:37 GMT

JOHN DICKERSON: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the case that the behavior of Democrats with respect to this confirmation was a shot in the arm for Republicans and that the President was, essentially, playing on that idea that Democrats overreached

JOHN DICKERSON: But what the congressman and others are saying is-- is that if you believe the science about human contribution that there are mitigation efforts you can take with greenhouse gases and that that's where there needs to be a little more focus from Republicans is on admitting that that climate change is caused by human activity and taking actions with-- whether it's coal plants or emissions from cars or methane gas to actually get-- get it where the problem is occurring.

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Source: Fox News

Neither Republicans nor Democrats have a monopoly on incivility

Today 10:51 GMT

He’s had harsh words for former Attorney General Eric Holder, who told Democrats to “kick ‘em” when Republicans “go low.” McConnell characterized the Democrats’ tactics after the fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh as “toxic, fringe behavior.”

Of course, the question now is whether Democrats are also “whipping up” demonstrators on the left to attack Republicans.

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Transcript: Sen. Ben Sasse on "Face the Nation," October 14, 2018

Today 07:00 GMT

The following is a transcript of the interview with Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska that aired Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, on "Face the Nation."

BEN SASSE: There's a lot that's going on that's acute the last two years, but I think what we're really struggling with is decades in the coming.

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Source: Washington Post

A senator snatched a student’s phone while being asked about Georgia voter registration uproar

Today 13:37 GMT

Ended abruptly with the lawmaker snatching the student’s cellphone away while he was being asked about possible voter suppression in the state.

Before he could continue, Perdue snatched the phone out of the student’s hands, as evidenced by what followed and the suddenly erratic video.

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Source: Global News

Democrats turn to authenticity as way to gain mass appeal

Sunday 23:40 GMT

Sutton, an underdog against Rep. Kristi Noem, a Republican backed by Trump, says the injuries were a turning point in his decision to enter public service.

WATCH: Joe Biden says he believes many Democrats could defeat Trump, predicts good chance at winning Senate. His campaign announced a record $38.1 million raised during the past three months. The push also coincides as the #MeToo movement has demanded greater accountability, and social media allows a candidate such as O’Rourke to draw thousands of Twitter views of his speeches from behind the wheel of his pickup truck.

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Source: Fox News

Amid Kavanaugh cacophony, Congress forges bipartisan agreements on key issues

Sunday 12:39 GMT

Their articles take you inside the halls of Congress, and cover the spectrum of policy issues being introduced, debated and voted on there.

One may wonder how lawmakers can find themselves in an imbroglio over a major issue like Kavanaugh – yet forge major bipartisan accords on other. Schumer also extracted a concession from McConnell: send senators home until November 13th.

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Source: Fox News

Tarlov on 2020: Bloomberg Could Go Toe-to-Toe With Trump, Kamala Harris Could Be 'Formidable'

Saturday 18:10 GMT

On "Outnumbered Overtime" Friday, Fox News contributor Jessica Tarlov examined some of the possible Democratic 2020 presidential candidates and how they might fare against President Trump. During his marathon interview with "Fox & Friends" on Thursday, Trump said he likes his chances against any of the top names that have been floated as possible opponents, including Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.),

Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg re-registered as a Democrat this week amid rumors he's planning to launch a 2020 bid, and Tarlov said he could pose an interesting challenge to the president.

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Flake calls Trump supporters' 'lock her up' chants 'disturbing,' and fears for future of Republican Party

Saturday 00:36 GMT

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said in a recent interview that he hopes somebody runs against President Trump in the 2020 election, and that Trump supporters' continued chants of "lock her up" — typically in reference to Hillary Clinton — are "disturbing."

In his retirement interview with C-SPAN, Flake said the chants, which were sparked by Trump's campaign and have continued throughout his presidency, are more concerning than the controversial things Trump says.

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Source: Global News

U.S. senators urge Justin Trudeau to drop China’s Huawei from Canada’s upcoming 5G network

Saturday 20:00 GMT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been sent a letter from American politicians urging Canada to ban equipment from Chinese company Huawei from Canadian wireless networks.

“In contrast to Mr. Scott’s comments, however, three former senior Canadian national security officials warned earlier this year against the inclusion of Huawei in Canada’s 5G network,” they wrote. WATCH: Trudeau says decision to ban Huawei 5G technology will be based on facts and evidence. Neither Huawei nor the Prime Minister’s Office has responded to a request for comment from Global News as of time of publication.

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Source: Fox News

GOP senator demands records on FBI’s contact with DNC lawyer over Russian meddling

Saturday 19:05 GMT

A top Republican senator is demanding documents regarding the FBI’s 2016 interactions with a lawyer working for the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign who provided information on Russian meddling.

Sussmann’s contact with Baker suggests another connection between the early stages of the FBI’s Russia probe and those working with the DNC and Clinton campaign. Sussmann's bio on the Perkins Coie website describes him as a former senior Justice Department official with extensive national security and cybersecurity experience: "[Sussmann] is engaged on some of the most sophisticated, high-stakes matters today, such as his representation of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in their responses to Russian hacking in the 2016 presidential election."


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