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There's Now a 'COVFEFE' Act

It would preserve Trump's tweets as official statements

(Newser) - First, covfefe made it into the Urban Dictionary . Now it could make it into the Presidential Records Act. Taking inspiration from White House spokesman Sean Spicer—who last week described Trump's tweets as "official statements by the president"—Illinois Democrat Mike Quigley on Monday introduced the Communications... More »

Democratic Reformer Wins Emanuel's House Seat

Quigley cruises to victory in Illinois' 5th district

(Newser) - Mike Quigley has cruised to victory in the special election for Rahm Emanuel's old seat in Congress, the Chicago Tribune reports. The reform-minded Democrat had 70% of the vote in Illinois' 5th congressional district, a heavily Democratic area on Chicago's north side, with 94% of precincts reporting. Quigley plans to... More »

Reformer Wins Rahm Primary

Without cash or unions, Quigley triumphs in crowded race

(Newser) - An Illinois official who ran on a message of reform won yesterday's Democratic primary to fill Rahm Emanuel's vacant seat in Congress, reports the Chicago Tribune. Mike Quigley, commissioner of Cook County, took 22% of the vote in a crowded field despite lacking both campaign cash and union support. "... More »

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