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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally for Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bannon wants to oust Republican senators that he sees as disloyal to President Donald Trump. But when he comes to Southern California Friday, Oct. 20 he'll be in a state Trump lost by over 4 million votes and where Republicans have become largely irrelevant in state politics. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)

Bannon brings message of Republican revolt to California

- Associated Press

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. But when he comes to Southern California on Friday, he’ll be in a state Trump lost by over 4 million votes and where Republicans have become largely irrelevant in state politics.

Tom Steyer (Associated Press) **FILE**

Tom Steyer calls for Trump impeachment in new television ad

- The Washington Times

Billionaire activist Tom Steyer is calling for President Trump’s impeachment in a new television ad, warning viewers that he is a “clear and present danger who is mentally unstable” and urging voters to pressure Congress to give the commander in chief the boot.

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- Associated Press

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Amy Mashberg gathered with other protesters outside of U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas to speak out against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the President's immigration priorities Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 in Austin, Texas. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday defended "sanctuary city" prohibitions while addressing a small group that included a Democratic sheriff who changed her jail policies last month under the threat of facing criminal charges herself. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

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- Associated Press

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