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In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of just how badly the party wants to dethrone one of the GOP's most recognizable governors. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)

Trump’s Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump’s call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead of Tuesday’s primary where Trump allegiance has been a central focus.

FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, testifies before a House Judiciary Committee joint hearing on "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 12. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ** FILE **

Peter Strzok, face of anti-Trump resistance in government, fired from FBI

- The Washington Times

FBI agent Peter Strzok became a face of anti-Trump resistance within the government. It’s now cost him his job. Mr. Strzok confirmed Monday that he had been fired from the FBI, months after an internal watchdog revealed damning text messages he exchanged with paramour and fellow FBI employee Lisa Page vowing to “stop” Donald Trump’s rise to the White House.

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Democratic candidate Elaine Luria is trying to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor (pictured) in Virginia's 2nd District. (Associated Press)

Democrats sue to remove independent 'spoiler candidate' from tight House race

Associated Press

Democrats in Virginia have filed a lawsuit to try to remove an independent candidate from the ballot in a tight congressional race. The Democrats filed their suit Monday against the state and its election officials. Democrats claim the petitions to place Shaun Brown on the ballot were riddled with forged signatures and other problems.

Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, left, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Defense strategy unknown as prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial

- The Washington Times

Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's office rested their case Monday afternoon in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. But the strategy of Mr. Manafort's attorneys, who are scheduled to present their case Tuesday morning, remains unknown. Defense attorneys have not indicated whether they will present any evidence or call any witnesses.