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House Ethics Committee Sanctions Meadows, Kihuen

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/16/2018 at 5:00pm

The House Ethics Committee has sanctioned Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-NV) over sexual harassment allegations.

The committee concluded that Kihuen sexually harassed females within his office while it found that Meadows kept his chief of staff even though there were credible harassment allegations against him.

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Man who shouted “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” at Fiddler on the Roof performance is anti-Trump, contrary to initial media reports

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/16/2018 at 3:00pm
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On Wednesday night, a man in Baltimore shouted, “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” during a production of Fiddler on the Roof.

When reports came out, outlets like Mediaite and The New York Post referred to the man as a President Donald Trump supporter. I scoured previous reports and most of them buried this...

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Trump ‘Just Finished’ Answering Mueller’s Questions, Hasn’t Submitted Them

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1:28pm 11/16/2018 at 1:28pm
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President Donald Trump told the media in the Oval Office that he answered all the questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

He has not submitted the answers, but he wrote them out personally.

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Chuck Grassley Will Leave Judiciary Committee for Finance Committee

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/16/2018 at 1:00pm
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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has decided to leave the Senate Judiciary Committee, which he chaired, to lead the Senate Finance Committee. From Politico:

“The economy is better than it’s been in years and there’s a sense of optimism about the future of our country that people haven’t felt in a long time...

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Theresa May Faces More Brexit Problems as Cabinet Members Resign

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/16/2018 at 1:00pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May remains on shaky grounds after two cabinet members resigned a day after she announced that the cabinet backed her proposal on Brexit.

She has now lost a total of 12 cabinet members in the last year. From

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Florida Recount: Judge Rules in Two Challenges, Broward County Finishes Manual Recount

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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The drama continues in Florida!

A judge has ruled in two legal challenges while Republican Senate candidate Gov. Rick Scott claimed that Broward County intentionally missed the deadline and caused him to lose almost 800 votes.

Broward County started its manual recount at 8AM ET and managed to finish it at...

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Stacey Abrams May Sue for Do-Over in Georgia Governor Election

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:00am 11/16/2018 at 9:00am
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Georgia’s Democrat governor candidate Stacey Abrams’ campaign has started to prepare to push for a new election for the governor’s race.

The campaign’s argument in court “would be that as many as 18,000 voters could have been disenfranchised.” From the Associated Press:

The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been...

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Florida: Broward County Hits Deadline, Palm Beach County Misses Due to Faulty Machines

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Posted by    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:56pm 11/15/2018 at 4:56pm
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The Florida recount drama continues as Palm County Beach missed the 3PM ET deadline due to faulty machines. Broward County managed to make the deadline at the last minute.

Florida has posted the results. It looks like Republican Ron DeSantis will win over Democrat Andrew Gillum, who refuses to concede.

The race between...

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Kamala Harris Asks Acting ICE Director: ‘Do You See Any Parallels’ Between ICE and the KKK?

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Posted by    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 2:30pm 11/15/2018 at 2:30pm
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I’d say I can see Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) 2020 presidential aspirations go down the drain, but something tells me this won’t affect her.

During the confirmation hearing for Ronald Vitello, the acting ICE director, to become the permanent director, Harris asked him if he sees any parallels between ICE and the...

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Democrats Ready to Scream ‘Stolen Election’ if Kemp Wins in Georgia

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Posted by    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 2:00pm 11/15/2018 at 2:00pm
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You think it’s chaos in Florida, but have you looked at the Georgia governor race? If Republican Brian Kemp defeats Democrat Stacey Abrams, you can expect a war.

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Judge Gives Voters in Florida Until Saturday to Verify Ballots

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Posted by    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:16pm 11/15/2018 at 12:16pm
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US District Judge Mark Walker ruled that people in Florida have until 5PM ET on Saturday to verify their ballots after officials rejected them due to a signature mismatch.

While it is a blow to Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott, it’s not a full win for incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson since...

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Florida Recount: ‘Bill Nelson Needs a Miracle’ to Beat Rick Scott

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Posted by    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:00am 11/15/2018 at 11:00am
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Marc Caputo at Politico penned a piece last night that has some harsh realities for incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson as the recount in Florida continues.

Despite all the lawsuits Nelson has filed, experts believe he will come up short to Republican Governor Rick Scott.

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Filmmaker Ami Horowitz: The Caravan is ‘Highly Organized,’ ‘Paid for by a Number of Organizations’

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3:30pm 11/14/2018 at 3:30pm
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Filmmaker Ami Horowitz traveled to Mexico and mingled inside the caravan headed to America. He revealed his findings to Tucker Carlson (emphasis mine):

“What we do know is this thing cost millions and millions of dollars. The mainstream media, and there are so many layers [of] onions...

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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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