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Rep. Michael Grimm's (R-NY) campaign sent an email to supporters Sunday that hit Bill Maher's "Flip A District" campaign and warned of the liberal comedian's "anti-Catholic, leftist propaganda," the New York Observer reported.
Matthew Dowd, the former George W. Bush strategist, chided Republican presidential contenders for "kissing the ring" of super donor Sheldon Adelson at a Las Vegas confab the billionaire casino magnate hosted this weekend.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he feels "exonerated" by a report compiled by lawyers representing his office that clears him of wrongdoing in the George Washington Bridge lane closing scandal.