Melanie Watson

lifelong Republican

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Melanie Watson is a lifelong Republican. She lives in Dallas, Texas.

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The big political story of the day is obviously from Alabama. Last night Democrat Doug Jones won the US Senate race in an upset victory over Republican Roy Moore.

What does Doug Jones' win mean for Steve Bannon and 2018?

The big political story of the day is obviously from Alabama. Last night Democrat Doug Jones won the US Senate race in an upset victory over Republican Roy Moore.

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The GOP controls the White House and both Houses of Congress, but that's not stopping former Trump aide Steve Bannon from fomenting a revolution.

Can Bannon topple the GOP ruling class?

The GOP controls the White House and both Houses of Congress, but that's not stopping former Trump aide Steve Bannon from fomenting a revolution.

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