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Democrat Congressman Wants ‘Taxpayer-Funded Dorms’

Democratic members of Congress want taxpayers to subsidize their housing, signing onto legislation that would allow them to deduct living expenses for members of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) introduced a bill that would ban members of Congress from sleeping in their offices and would change the tax code to allow House members to deduct their spending on housing in D.C. up to $3,000. The deduction would not apply to senators.

Court Rejects Abortion Giant’s Demand for Church Emails

A federal appeals court rejected a Texas abortion chain’s demand for all private communications from the state’s 23 bishops.

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted an emergency appeal from the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops after a lower court gave the church 24 hours to hand over decades of private records to Whole Women’s Health.

Dem Candidate in California Never Voted in State Elections Before Filing to Run in 2017

Democratic congressional candidate Josh Harder pitches himself as a “fifth-generation resident of California’s Central Valley” to the constituents of the 10th Congressional District, but he didn’t vote in any state elections in the district before filing to run for Congress last April.

Trump Signs Order Halting Family-Separation at the Border

President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting the practice of separating children from parents who enter the United States illegally after a nationwide outcry opposing the policy and pressure from Republicans in Congress trying to find a solution to end it.

Trump had defiantly defended the practice and blamed Democrats for the problem for several days as dissent against the separation policy continued to expand and images of crying immigrant children sleeping on floors in cages filled news reports.

RNC Sets Another Fundraising Record, Hauls in $14.6 Million for May

The Republican National Committee has set another non-presidential year fundraising record, raising $14.6 million in the month of May.

The haul, announced on Wednesday, brings the RNC’s total fundraising numbers for the first two months of the second quarter of 2018 to nearly $28 million. The RNC raised $39 million during the first quarter.