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Kevin McCarthy, Pete King Lay Out Agenda for Next 100 Days

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6:30pm 1/22/2017 at 6:30pm

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Pete King (R-NY) laid out the details on the legislative agenda for the House for the next 100 days when they appeared on AM 790 in New York:

“We’re going to be going full steam to move forward with the Trump agenda to make...

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Prof: North Carolina No Longer a Democracy Because Republicans Win

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/4/2017 at 12:00pm

Who’s up for another round of professors say the darndest things?

From the Daily Caller:

Professor: North Carolina Is NO LONGER A DEMOCRACY Because Republicans Win Too Many Elections

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October Miracle: Our Olympians are getting a tax break

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/8/2016 at 3:00pm
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Instead of disturbing October surprises, I am delighted to bring you news of an autumn miracle.

Thanks to a new law proposed by an Illinois Republican, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic medalists will avoid paying taxes on their medals and winnings.

The Olympics were held in August, but Congress acted quickly to pass the...

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Republican Governors in Fantastic Shape for 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 10:30am 9/30/2016 at 10:30am
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In recent years, Republicans won a majority of governor elections, growing to 31 states. Even blue states like Massachusetts which don’t often vote Republican for president, will sometimes hand the role of governor to the GOP.

As far as 2016 goes, Republicans don’t have much to worry about.

The Washington Post

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Rumors of GOP Loss of Senate Vastly Exaggerated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 10:00am 9/29/2016 at 10:00am

For months now, “smart” people on the left and the right have claimed that Donald Trump would destroy the Republican Party’s chances of holding onto the Senate.

It’s now looking as though those predictions were premature.

Mike DeBonis of the Washington Post:

Democratic hopes of winning Senate fade as Trump proves less toxic for Republicans

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Cornell Republicans Fight NY GOP Expulsion Over Gary Johnson Endorsement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 16, 2016 at 9:00am 9/16/2016 at 9:00am
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As we reported recently, the College Republicans at Cornell University were stripped of their credentials by the New York Federation of College Republicans for endorsing Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.

The group is now fighting to be reinstated.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Cornell Republicans Fight Expulsion, Enlist Attorney in Appeal to National Committee

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Cornell Republicans Lose Credentials After Endorsing Gary Johnson

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 10:30am 9/5/2016 at 10:30am
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The College Republicans at Cornell University have endorsed the Libertarian Party candidate, Gary Johnson.

They announced their support for Johnson in a post on Facebook:

Dear Members and Alumni,

The Cornell Republicans, as the official representatives of the Republican Party at Cornell, are dedicated to promoting limited government and individual freedom. But our organization...

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Carly Fiorina Reportedly Angling for RNC Chair

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 6:30pm 8/13/2016 at 6:30pm

Carly Fiorina is no longer running for president, but it looks like she already has another job in mind. Many people are speculating that she will throw her hat into the ring to replace Reince Priebus as chair of the RNC.

Time reports:

Carly Fiorina Plotting Bid to Chair Republican National Committee

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Democrats Blame GOP After Blocking Zika Funding Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:00am 6/29/2016 at 7:00am

This story is a perfect example of why everyone hates Congress.

The senate tried to pass a bill funding research and prevention of the Zika Virus. Democrats blocked it and fully intend to blame the GOP for any spread of the virus.

Politico

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Reid “Fairly Certain” Democrats Will Retake Senate in November

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 4:40pm 5/1/2016 at 4:40pm

As he has repeatedly stated, Obama is confident that a Democrat will win the White House in November, and now Harry Reid is expressing that he is “fairly certain” that Democrats will take back the Senate t...

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The Conservative Divide Over Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:00pm 2/23/2016 at 1:00pm

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Republican side of the 2016 election has been the sharp divide among conservatives over Donald Trump. People tend to fall into one of three camps; love him, hate him or will support him if he’s the nominee.

On one side, you’ve got multiple conservative...

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Hillary: GOP Racist for Opposing Obama on Scalia Replacement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:30am 2/18/2016 at 8:30am

Just four years ago, the Democrats were calling the GOP the party of old white people. Today, Democrats are running two old white people while the Republican candidates have been extremely diverse.

Despite this new reality, Hillary Clinton is clinging to accusations of racism against Republicans, in this case because there is...

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GOP Establishment stuck on Stage 2 of Grief with Cruz, at Stage 5 with Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:35pm 1/21/2016 at 8:35pm
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Anyone who a year ago picked Donald Trump and Ted Cruz to be the two leading Republican candidates heading into the Iowa Caucuses either (i) is a liar, or (ii) should invest heavily in the lottery because they are beyond lucky.

Certainly, the powers that be in the Republican Party were not...

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Gallup: Those Identifying as Democrat at Historic Low

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 7:40pm 1/12/2016 at 7:40pm

Given the atmosphere of deep political division that has widened and deepened during Obama’s presidency and the clear dissatisfaction among Republican primary voters, Gallup’s latest poll on party identification makes sense.

According to Gallup, the percentage of people who identify with either the Democrat or Republican party is “nearing historic” lows.

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L.A. Street Artist Depicts GOP as Fossils-To-Be

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 5:45pm 1/7/2016 at 5:45pm

Employees at Los Angeles’ La Brea Tar Pits arrived Monday morning to find three signs hung on an outdoor display of elephants. The elephants stand in and around one of the museum’s tar pits that have seeped natural asphalt for tens of thousands of years. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is an active excavation...

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Democrats in Debt While Republicans Raise Millions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 10:30am 11/28/2015 at 10:30am

If current fundraising totals are any indication of the 2016 election, and they should be, the Republicans are in much better shape than the Democrats. The Republican National Committee is flush with cash, while the Democratic National Committee is mired in debt.

This news doesn’t apply to any single presidential candidate at...

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Arizona State Senator Switches Parties, Becomes Republican

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:00pm 11/27/2015 at 2:00pm

An Arizona state senator has jumped off the Democrat bandwagon and joined the Republican party.

Citing the values of self-determination and self-empowerment, Carlyle Begay announced his decision earlier this week.

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