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Rick Perry to Join National Security Council

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:30am 4/6/2017 at 7:30am

Wednesday, the White House issued a memo outlining changes to the administration’s National Security Council. Steven Bannon, former Chief Executive of Breitbart News was removed from the NSC, which will now include former Texas Governor, Rick Perry.

From Houston local news:

WASHINGTON (TRIBUNE) – A new memorandum Wednesday revealed that U.S. Secretary...

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Ryan On Health Insurance Reform: “We’ve got time to figure this out”

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/5/2017 at 5:00pm

House Republicans held meetings late into Tuesday night, hoping to find some consensus on health insurance reform before the upcoming recess to no avail.

By all accounts, there’s still no other Obamacare repeal plan and so lawmakers, including Vice President Pence, are still trying to make the failed American Healthcare Act...

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Steve Bannon Cut from National Security Council

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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A recent revamp of Trump’s National Security Council cut former Breitbart News Chief Executive Steve Bannon’s role entirely.

Bannon’s role as a National Security Advisor was controversial from the get-go.

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ESPN Hellbent on Destroying Remaining Viewership With More Political Chat

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:00am 4/5/2017 at 7:00am

What’s the fastest way to ruin anything? Inject politics into it. This well-known, but unwritten rule of the Universe seems to have escaped ESPN, who’s now doubling down on their political banter.

The once great sports broadcasting network recently revised their discussion rules so as to accommodate for increased political commentary germane...

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Don’t You Dare Place Your Marriage Above Your Politics

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/4/2017 at 5:30pm
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Last week, the Washington Post published a profile on Vice President Pence’s wife, Karen.

As WaPo reported, Mrs. Pence “never weighs in on or attempts to influence policy” nor does she wish to speak on her husband’s behalf. Though if you’d like to learn more about her work in art therapy, she’ll...

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Trump to Donate Presidential Salary from First Quarter to National Park Service

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/4/2017 at 4:30pm
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Before being elected, Trump promised to donate his presidential salary. Monday, the White House announced $78,333.32, Trump’s salary since taking office will be donated to the National Park Service. The funds will be used to maintain historic battlefields.

From The Hill:

President Trump will donate his first three months of salary to the...

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Report: Richmond Fed Reserve Pres Jeffrey Lacker Resigns, Says May Have Revealed Confidential Info

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 1:54pm 4/4/2017 at 1:54pm
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President of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, Jeffrey Lacker resigned Tuesday saying he may have disclosed confidential information about policy operations in a 2012 conversation.

From the NY Post:

WASHINGTON — Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker left the U.S. central bank on Tuesday after saying a conversation he had with a Wall...

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Fox News Pulls the Plug on ‘Red Eye’

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/4/2017 at 1:30pm
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Monday, it was announced that the best show on Fox News was getting axed. After a ten-year run, Red Eye will be no more. Not because the show wasn’t popular, but because the network wants more live news. At 3 AM.

From Matt Welch at Reason:

On Monday afternoon, without any real...

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McConnell: ‘I’ll file cloture on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch’ (Updated)

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:21pm 4/4/2017 at 12:21pm
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As Senate Democrats continue to politicize the confirmation of Trump Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, Senate Majority leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell announced he’ll file cloture Tuesday.

Democrats have promised to filibuster the Gorsuch confirmation vote. Cloture, if passed, would limit the filibuster.

During floor debate Tuesday, McConnell said:

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Senate Dems Have the Votes to Filibuster, Nuclear Option Imminent?

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/3/2017 at 1:00pm
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Friday, the Senate will hold a confirmation vote fo Trump Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. Senate Democrats are feverishly working to whip up enough votes to filibuster Gorsuch’s confirmation.

As it stands, Senate Democrats are still short the votes need to block Gorsuch’s ascension to the Supreme Court.

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VIDEO: You probably have committed a crime not even passed by Congress

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/2/2017 at 12:00pm
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Of the more than 500,000 federal crimes, fewer than 5,000 were passed by Congress.

How is this happening? Why is this happening?

And what can we do about it?

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Trying to Make Abortion Cute: A Look Inside Planned Parenthood’s New D.C. HQ

https://www.washingtonian.com/2017/03/29/look-inside-swanky-smart-design-planned-parenthoods-new-dc-headquarters/
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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/31/2017 at 7:30pm
https://www.washingtonian.com/2017/03/29/look-inside-swanky-smart-design-planned-parenthoods-new-dc-headquarters/

Planned Parenthood recently opened their new D.C. headquarters office. Built in an old auto shop, Planned Parenthood’s new digs cost $19.7 million to build and was funded by private donations (all the more reason America’s largest abortion purveyor doesn’t need federal monies, but I digress).

The Washingtonian took a tour of...

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Report: U.S. Citizen Names Unmasked ‘for Political Purposes’ to ‘Embarrass Trump and His Team’

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 4:10pm 3/31/2017 at 4:10pm
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Fox News is reporting the individual who unmasked names of US citizens in intelligence reports is a high-ranking, well-known individual. The network also alleges Trump and the names of members of his transition team were unmasked for purely political purposes.

Adam Housely, Fox News reporter on the Nunes/intel report beat, confirmed a ...

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Protests Cause Former Sen. Jim Webb to Decline Naval Academy Award

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Posted by    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/30/2017 at 5:00pm

Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), decided to turn down a Distinguished Graduate Award from the Naval Academy Alumni Association. Webb graduated from the academy in 1968.

According to the AP, Webb’s sin was an article he penned almost forty years ago, “In 1979, Webb wrote an essay for Washingtonian magazine called “Women...

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Democratic Challenger to Ted Cruz’s 2018 Senate Run Emerges

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Posted by    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/30/2017 at 3:00pm
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Democratic U.S. Congressman Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke will reportedly launch his 2018 Senate campaign tomorrow. The Irish-American Congressman represents Texas’s 16th district in west Texas, home to border town El Paso.

O’Rourke looks to be the most formidable Democratic Senate contender Texas has seen in years. At 44-years-old, O’Rourke is a former...

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Cake and the Failure of GOP Healthcare Legislation

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:45pm 3/29/2017 at 7:45pm

Just how badly did the GOP’s first attempt at repealing Obamacare fail, and what are your thoughts on buttercream frosting?

Sunday I joined the Matthias Shapiro (one of my very first politifriends) and Jordan Ecarma of CRC Media on their Paradox podcast where we tackled terrible opinions, the AHCA flop, and...

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Planned Parenthood Supporters Forked over $47K to Democrats Behind Undercover Investigator Charges

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4:47pm 3/29/2017 at 4:47pm
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Tuesday, California’s Attorney General slapped two undercover investigators from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) with a whopping fifteen felony charges. CMP instigated a Congressional investigation when they exposed Planned Parenthood’s baby part selling.

Today, the 9th circuit granted the National Abortion Federation (NAF) a

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