Nancy Pelosi warns fellow Democrats of “electronic Watergate break-in”

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi warned fellow Democrats on Saturday to change their cellphone numbers and not let family members read their text messages after personal and official information of Democratic House members and congressional staff was posted online.

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Donald Trump: We are making a big move for Connecticut

FAIRFIELD, Connecticut – Near the end of Donald Trump’s speech on the campus of Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, loud claps of thunder boomed throughout the gymnasium. Many in the crowd – 5,000 strong – blanched. Trump, already speaking for more than hour, continued undeterred. He didn’t seem to notice. It was an apt metaphor for the Trump candidacy.

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House panel finds US military compelled intel analysts to downplay ISIS threat – report

US military officials pressured lower-level analysts to downplay threats from Islamic State and Al-Qaeda in an intelligence report, a House Republican task force has found, sources told the Daily Beast.

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Trump ‘Second Amendment’ Comment Seen as Veiled Threat Against Clinton

Donald Trump’s comments Tuesday suggesting that “2nd Amendment people” could stop Hillary Clinton from making judicial nominations sparked outrage from opponents — but the campaign defended the remarks by arguing that Trump was referring to the group’s considerable political power.

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Paul Ryan Faces Off With Paul Nehlen as Wisconsin Votes in Primary

What should have been a fairly routine primary challenge for House Speaker Paul Ryan has now become a symbol of Republican Party problems: A fight pitting the establishment against GOP rebels, and their controversial presidential nominee against Washington leadership.

Before last week, few people even knew — or cared — that Ryan’s primary for re-election was approaching. But when Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he wasn’t ready to endorse Ryan and then praised his Republican challenger, Paul Nehlen, the political spotlight shined directly on Tuesday’s contest.

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AT&T, Verizon sued for giving businesses discounts on 911 fees

Nationwide, reports say call centers have been shorted by at least $600 million per year.

Calling 911 is one of those things you just expect to work regardless of the circumstances. A new lawsuit alleges that mobile carriers including AT&T and Engadget parent company Verizon are shortchanging the indispensable emergency service, however. Apparently, in an effort to cut deals with business customers, the aforementioned telcos have been lowering the typical $1 fee per-line charge that goes straight to funding 911 call centers, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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20 absurd headlines from Trump’s week

(CNN)In most campaign seasons, the days following the conventions are counted on to provide a bit of a breather ahead of the sprint to Election Day. But 2016 is a different beast — and Donald Trump a unique candidate. This past week delivered a volume of political attacks, zingers, morality plays and controversies unseen in modern politics.

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DNC CEO resigns in wake of email controversy

CEO of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), Amy Dacey, speaks at a  press conference pitching the borough of Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) outside the Barclay Center on August 11, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn will have to compete for the DNC alongside other cities including Philadelphia, PA and Columbus, OH.

(CNN)The CEO of the Democratic National Committee and two other high-level staffers left the organization on Tuesday in the wake of the committee’s hacked email controversy.

Amy Dacey is the highest-ranking official at the DNC to step aside due to the matter, a senior Democratic official said. The DNC also announced the departure of CFO Brad Marshall and and Communications Director Luis Miranda in a press release Tuesday afternoon.

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