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The Daily BeastOct 16, 2018
Lindsey Graham Tells ‘Fox & Friends': Killer Saudi Crown Prince Has ‘Got to Go'
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "wrecking ball" in an interview with Fox & Friends Tuesday morning, as it was revealed that officials found "certain evidence" that missing Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

"I know this: Nothing happens in Saudi Arabia without MBS knowing it," Graham told co-host Brian Kilmeade. "I think he's on a bad track. I can never do business with Saudi Arabia again until we get this behind us."

"I've been their biggest defender on the floor of United States Senate," Graham continued. "This guy is a wrecking ball. He had this guy murdered in a consulate in Turkey and to expect me to ignore it. I feel used and abused. I was on the floor every time defending Saudi Arabia."

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Yahoo PoliticsOct 16, 2018
In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat
MOUNT JULIET, Tenn.—Marsha Blackburn was navigating her way from table to table saying hello to voters inside a small restaurant in this bustling suburb of Nashville before sunrise last Saturday when a man took her hand and offered a distinctly odd greeting. Blackburn, the eight-term Republican congressman (her preferred title) from middle Tennessee who is now vying for the state's open U.S. Senate seat, broke into a wide smile. The number has become a shorthand for one of her main arguments against her Democratic opponent, Phil Bredesen, who has made the race closer than expected in heavily Republican Tennessee.


Democracy NowOct 16, 2018
Ari Berman: Republicans in North Dakota Are Attempting to Disenfranchise Thousands of Native Voters
The Supreme Court has ruled it will allow the state of North Dakota to enforce a new voter ID requirement that will make it harder for Native Americans to vote during the midterm elections. The state's new voter ID law requires voters to show identification demonstrating a residential street address; but this has already rendered many tribal IDs invalid, since many Native Americans who live on reservations depend on post office boxes to receive mail. The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer. The race is expected to help decide who controls the U.S. Senate. We speak with Ari Berman, senior writer at Mother Jones, reporting fellow at The Nation Institute and author of "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America." His latest piece is titled "Inside the Unlikely Movement That Could Restore Voting Rights to 1.4 Million Floridians."
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