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Murkowski, Collins Will Not Vote for DeVos

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

She loses another then the Senate will not confirm her.

Murkowski, Collins Will Not Vote for DeVos

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2/1/2017 at 3:02pm
Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s pick for Education Secretary, may have escaped her Senate committee hearing, but she just lost two Republicans on the Senate floor. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine told the Senate that neither one can vote to confirm DeVos: “I come to the floor to…
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5 Quick Facts About SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

Could be the youngest justice ever confirmed

5 Quick Facts About SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

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2/1/2017 at 2:50pm
Never heard of Neil Gorsuch before last night? The NTK Network put together a brief overview of Judge Gorsuch’s credentials: 1. Gorsuch was born in Denver and serves there as a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. 2. He was nominated to that post in 2006 by President…
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Trump: “Mitch, Go Nuclear” if Democrats block Gorsuch

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

Liberals Gone Wild could create showdown

Trump: “Mitch, Go Nuclear” if Democrats block Gorsuch

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2/1/2017 at 2:37pm
After intense blowback and promises of confirmation obstruction for Trump’s SCOTUS nominee, Neil Gorsuch, Trump suggested the Senate employ the “Nuclear Option” to move Judge Gorsuch to Justice Gorsuch. The Nuclear Option would allow the Senate to confirm Gorsuch with a simple majority as opposed to 60 votes. “Mitch, go nuclear,” Trump said…
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Social Security Withheld From Over 100,000 Older Americans Due to Student Loan Debt

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

“This number is expected to continue to grow”

Social Security Withheld From Over 100,000 Older Americans Due to Student Loan Debt

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2/1/2017 at 1:30pm
Pay attention, college students. The debt you accrue obtaining your degree never goes away. The Daily Caller reports: Social Security Withheld From 114,000 Seniors Because Of Student Loans Social Security benefits were withheld from an estimated 114,000 individuals of at least 50 years in age as of 2015 in order to repay their student…
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Sessions Approved While GOP Changes Committee Rules to Approve Price, Mnuchin

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

All three move to the Senate floor for confirmation votes

Sessions Approved While GOP Changes Committee Rules to Approve Price, Mnuchin

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2/1/2017 at 1:03pm
Senate Republicans found a way to end the Democrat boycott of approval votes for President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee changed the rule stating at least one member from each party must attend a meeting for the committee to do its work. The Democrats boycotted the hearing…
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Amid growing ties, Israel-India mark 25 years of diplomatic relations

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

Prime Minister Modi to visit Israel this summer, Indian Ambassador to Israel says

Amid growing ties, Israel-India mark 25 years of diplomatic relations

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2/1/2017 at 11:30am
This week, India and Israel celebrate 25 years of bilateral diplomatic ties. On January 29, 1992, foreign ministers from Israel and India signed an agreement establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Jerusalem in June or July to highlight the significance of this…
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Protesters at U. Michigan March Against Campus Deer Cull

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

“Hey-hey! Ho-ho! U of M deer killing’s got to go!”

Protesters at U. Michigan March Against Campus Deer Cull

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2/1/2017 at 10:30am
I’m no hunter but my understanding is that culling deer populations is necessary and good for the deer. M Live reported: Ann Arbor deer cull protesters march on University of Michigan campus With the killing of up to another 100 deer in Ann Arbor now underway, protesters are once again demonstrating and speaking out. About…
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Manchin Blames Dems for Nuclear Option: Harry Reid ‘Dead Wrong’

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

Manchin: Senator Byrd would be rolling over in his grave over Dems 2013 use of nuclear option

Manchin Blames Dems for Nuclear Option: Harry Reid ‘Dead Wrong’

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2/1/2017 at 10:00am
Did Joe Manchin just open the door for Republicans to invoke the nuclear option if necessary to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court? In appearances on CNN and MSNBC this morning, Dem Senator Manchin blasted his fellow Dems for having invoked the nuclear option in the first place. Said Manchin on…
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The New York Times Spinning of the Sally Yates Firing

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

The MSM, hard at work

The New York Times Spinning of the Sally Yates Firing

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2/1/2017 at 8:30am
In his pre-presidential life, Trump was famous for saying, “You’re fired!” to people on his TV reality show. But Trump’s firing of acting AG Sally Yates was no reality show. In real life, an AG advises a president on the law, but if that AG refuses to enforce an order that…
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Liberty University President to Head Two Higher Ed Task Forces for Trump

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

“to reform the Department of Education”

Liberty University President to Head Two Higher Ed Task Forces for Trump

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2/1/2017 at 7:30am
Jerry Falwell Jr. was an early and vocal Trump supporter so this is hardly surprising. The News & Advance reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. to lead two of President Trump’s higher ed task forces Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said he will lead two new presidential task forces to be created…
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Will Israel bar entry of foreign BDS activists?

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2017

Does Israel have an obligation to allow foreigners who seek to damage it into the country?

Will Israel bar entry of foreign BDS activists?

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2/1/2017 at 7:00am
On Monday Jan. 30, Israel’s parliament (the Knesset) was set to pass into law a bill that bars BDS (boycotts, divestments and sanctions) advocates from the country. The bill would extend the ban to those who back the anti-Israel BDS movement as well as those who support the boycott of settlement goods…
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Chris Matthews: Dems who vote for Gorsuch “will have to answer” for it for 30 years

Posted by  ▪  January 31, 2017

He will “be on that court for 30 years … they will have to answer for this guy”

Chris Matthews: Dems who vote for Gorsuch “will have to answer” for it for 30 years

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1/31/2017 at 9:15pm
On MSNBC this evening, Chris Matthews cautioned Democratic Senators that if they vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, they will have to answer for it for the rest of their political career. His reasoning was a supremely political one: that at age 49, Gorsuch is likely to be on…
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Army Corps to Grant Easement Needed to Complete Dakota Access Pipeline

Posted by  ▪  January 31, 2017

Another campaign promise fulfilled

Army Corps to Grant Easement Needed to Complete Dakota Access Pipeline

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1/31/2017 at 9:02pm
While everyone is focused on Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Gorsuch, the Army Corps is pushing ahead with plans to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline. BREAKING: North Dakota senator: Acting Army Secretary directs Army Corps to grant easement to finish Dakota Access pipeline.— Meg Kinnard (@MegKinnardAP) February 1, 2017 From local news,…
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TRUMP NOMINATES NEIL GORSUCH for Supreme Court Scalia Seat

Posted by  ▪  January 31, 2017

Conservative judicial superstar

TRUMP NOMINATES NEIL GORSUCH for Supreme Court Scalia Seat

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1/31/2017 at 7:25pm
UPDATE: It’s Neil Gorsuch I’ll admit it, I did some trolling tonight Earlier: Who will it be? Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman are considered the two most likely nominees to fill the Scalia Seat. The gossip (i.e. media reports based on conversations with unnamed “sources”) claim it’s Gorsuch. Regardless of the choice — or if…
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Duke University Vows to Protect International Students From Trump

Posted by  ▪  January 31, 2017

Fear mongering.

Duke University Vows to Protect International Students From Trump

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1/31/2017 at 6:00pm
This is just more over reaction from liberals acting as if squads of uniformed officers are going to invade college campuses and drag students away in the middle of the night. The Daily Caller reports: Duke University Pledges To Protect International Students From Trump Duke University faculty and leadership vowed to help protect international…
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Gov. Abbott Bans Sanctuary Cities in Texas

Posted by  ▪  January 31, 2017

“Texas can’t change federal immigration laws. What Texas can do is to enforce existing law.”

Gov. Abbott Bans Sanctuary Cities in Texas

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1/31/2017 at 5:37pm
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared a ban on sanctuary cities in the state. He stated that elected officials do not get to choose which state and federal laws to enforce: “As elected officials, it is our responsibility to protect all Texans,” Abbott said during his State of the State speech today…
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Marquette U. Employee Caught Trying to Keep Students From Hearing Ben Shapiro Speech

Posted by  ▪  January 31, 2017

Busted.

Marquette U. Employee Caught Trying to Keep Students From Hearing Ben Shapiro Speech

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1/31/2017 at 4:30pm
Why are so many people who work in higher education so afraid of Ben Shapiro? One administrator at Marquette has been caught trying to take a seat at a Shapiro speech she worn’t use in order to deny it to someone else and encouraging others to do the same. The College Fix…
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