GOP operatives convicted of funneling Russian donations to Trump’s 2016 campaign

This Tuesday, before September 20 David Pitt | AP WASHINGTON – A Republican political operative and former campaign operative was convicted in federal court this week of funneling $25,000 from a Russian businessman to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Jesse Benton was convicted Thursday of six counts that included making an illegal solicitation contribution, attempting … Read more

Factbox: Republicans flip moderate in Democratic Iowa, Edison Research projects

Nov 9 (Reuters) – It was still unclear on Wednesday afternoon whether Republicans or Democrats would emerge from the US midterm elections with control of the House of Representatives. Republicans shed some seats and appeared hung to win the House. But with dozens of races still up for grabs, any Democratic pickups could narrow their … Read more