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DOJ Rules Matthew Whitaker Can Serve as Attorney General

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/14/2018 at 1:30pm
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The Department of Justice has ruled that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker can serve in the position.

Whitaker came under criticism after President Donald Trump appointed him when Jeff Sessions stepped down. Whitaker served as Sessions’ chief of staff.

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Florida Recount: Palm Beach County Machines Overheat, Cause Mismatch Results

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:00am 11/14/2018 at 9:00am
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Why, Florida? WHY?! Just when it looked like Palm Beach County had better sailing than Broward County, news comes out that aging equipment has overheated and caused mismatched results. From The Miami Herald:

The county’s decade-old ballot-counting machines overheated and gave incorrect totals, forcing the county to restart its recount of about...

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Florida Recount: Judge Extends Deadline for Palm Beach County to November 20

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/13/2018 at 5:00pm

A judge has extended the recount in Palm Beach County to November 20. The original deadline was this Thursday. From The Palm Beach Post:

The order would include extending the recounting of votes in the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott, the governor’s race between Republican Ron...

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Florida Races: Manual Recount May Happen as Nelson Demands Scott Recuse Himself

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 2:00pm 11/13/2018 at 2:00pm
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I detailed yesterday how the recount in the Florida senate and governor races have become messy, especially in Broward County.

Now it looks like election officials may have to recount votes by hand instead if the results are too tight.

Incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson has also demanded that his opponent Governor Rick...

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Federal Judge Delays Georgia Governor Vote Certification, as Democrats Hunt for More Votes

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/13/2018 at 12:00pm
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On November 5, Common Cause Georgia filed a lawsuit that accused Georgia governor candidate Brian Kemp, who held the office of secretary of state until he resigned last week, “of acting recklessly after a vulnerability in Georgia’s voter registration database was exposed shortly before the election.”

The organization claimed that Kemp’s “actions...

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More VA Reform: Trump Ends ‘Official Time’

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:00am 11/13/2018 at 9:00am

President Donald Trump made a promise on the campaign trail that he would reform our beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs.

The latest reform puts an and to official time within the department, which means that medical employees at...

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Democrats Reportedly Have a ‘Subpoena Cannon’ Aimed at Over 85 Trump Targets

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Posted by    Monday, November 12, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/12/2018 at 3:00pm
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Back in September, Axios reported that the Democrats already had an agenda set for the possibility of the party taking over the House.

Well, that happened last Tuesday and now Axios disclosed that the agenda will see the light of day as the Democrats prepare a “subpoena cannon” aimed at over 85...

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Florida Recount: Broward County Recount is a Dumpster Fire, Palm Beach Officials Decry Deadline

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Posted by    Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/12/2018 at 1:00pm

The recount in Florida has to finish by Thursday, November 15, but officials in Palm Beach County claimed that the recount cannot possibly end by then.

It doesn’t help that President Donald Trump has demanded officials halt the...

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Pelosi May Face Her Own Resistance as She Vies to Become Speaker Again

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 4:30pm 11/9/2018 at 4:30pm
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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wants to become Speaker of the House again, but quite a few Democrats in the House do not want her to become their leader.

Eight representatives have already voiced their opposition while two more that won on Tuesday said on the campaign trail that they will oppose...

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Florida Recount Update: Rick Scott Suing Broward County, Palm Beach County

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/9/2018 at 1:00pm
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The Florida elections remain a mess. The heat has turned up even more since Governor Rick Scott announced last night he and the National Republican Senatorial Committee have decided to sue Broward County and Palm Beach County.

Scott is in a tight race with incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson.

Now it looks like Nelson ...

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Farrakhan denies chanting Death to America and Israel while in Iran, but his denial is laughable

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:30am 11/9/2018 at 11:30am
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On November 5, I blogged about anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan leading “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” chants in Iran.

The racist Nation of Islam leader has issued a laughable “denial” because it’s not actually a denial.

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Florida Teacher Finds Provisional Ballot Box at Broward County School

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:18am 11/9/2018 at 11:18am
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Lakeisha Sorey at Miramar Elementary School in Broward County found a provisional ballot box inside a closet.

Sorey did not touch it in order to avoid tampering. She phoned state Rep. Shevrin Jones (D) and the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office.

The woman at the office told Sorey the box probably contained blank...

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UPDATE: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00am 11/9/2018 at 10:00am

*UPDATE* Ginsburg has left the hospital after she broke three ribs when she fell at her office. The Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said that Ginsburg “is doing well and plans to work from home today.”

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More Senior Citizens Have Entered the Fast-Food Job Market

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:00am 11/9/2018 at 7:00am
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Bloomberg has reported that more senior citizens have entered the fast-food market as those restaurant chains have actively aimed to recruit this age demographic.

Yes, the job market is tight, but the senior citizens have what teenagers lack: social skills and punctuality.

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Alabama, West Virginia Pass Pro-Life Amendments

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Posted by    Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/8/2018 at 3:00pm

Unborn human beings in West Virginia and Alabama received a huge win on Tuesday when voters chose amendments that would protect their rights in utero if the Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade.

Without Roe vs. Wade, abortion would go to the states.

In West Virginia, voters chose to end taxpayer funded abortions....

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Authorities Identify Gunman Who Killed 12 at California Bar, Including a Sergeant

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Posted by    Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/8/2018 at 1:00pm
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Late Thursday night, a man opened fire on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA, during a college event. He killed 12 people, including Sgt. Ron Helus, who rushed to the building when he heard the man still shooting inside the bar.

Reports have surfaced that authorities identified the shooter...

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Defeated Harris County Judge Chooses to Release Juvenile Defendants After Election

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Posted by    Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:03am 11/8/2018 at 10:03am
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Harris County Juvenile Judge Glenn Devlin lost his re-election bid on Tuesday. For this reason, he has chosen to release the majority of juvenile defendants who appear before him. From Fox News:

“He was releasing everybody,” said public defender Steven Halpert, who watched the string of surprising releases. “Apparently he was saying...

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