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Trump Wonders Why Gillespie Oppo Research Failed To Find Northam Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/3/2019 at 12:00pm
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Despite his announcement Saturday that he has no intention of doing so, Virginia governor Ralph Northam (D) struggles against mounting pressure for him to resign, and President Trump is wondering why Ed Gillespie’s opposition research team didn’t uncover the Northam med school yearbook photo.

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GOP Develops Small Dollar Donation Fundraising System to Counter ActBlue

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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According to Politico, the GOP finally has an answer to the Democrat Party’s ActBlue, which brought in over $700 million small-dollar donations in 2018:

Following weeks of closed-door discussions, Republicans have agreed to create a new platform dubbed Patriot Pass, which will be used to cultivate and process online donations. The GOP...

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More Cases Discovered of Democrat Operatives Who Pushed Fake Political Pages, Ads on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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In December, I blogged about a New York Times report that described how Democratic tech experts adopted Russian tactics supposedly used in the 2016 election in order to help Democrat Doug Jones defeat Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race in 2017.

Three more reports have come out detailing how Democrat...

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Brenda Snipes to get her day in court on January 7, 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/21/2018 at 5:00pm
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You remember Brenda Snipes, the Broward County Elections Supervisor who provided plenty of drama in the Florida Governor and Senate races.

She came under such withering criticism that soon after the recount was done she submitted her resignation effective January 4, 2019, and seemed destined to ride off into the Florida sunset...

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Brenda Snipes sues for reinstatement as Broward Co. Elections Supervisor, seeks emergency injunction

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 4:08pm 12/18/2018 at 4:08pm
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Brenda Snipes, who resigned as Broward County Elections Supervisor effective January 4, 2019, then purported to rescind the resignation after Florida Governor and Senator-Elect Rick Scott removed her from office, has filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Northern District of Florida seeking reinstatement.

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Brenda Snipes legal fight takes a hit – Broward County Self-Evaluation reveals Elections Office unprepared

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/6/2018 at 1:00pm
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Outgoing Broward County Supervisor of Elections has vowed to fight in court after Gov. Rick Scott suspended her “due to misfeasance, incompetence and neglect of duty.”

A report from The Tampa Bay Times may not help Snipes since a Broward County self-evaluation shows during the election, the county had problem after problem...

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Did “ballot harvesting,” not a rejection of Trump, cost Republicans Orange County?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 8:14pm 12/2/2018 at 8:14pm
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What started as a good night for Democrats in the House on Election night 2018, turned into a very, very good result after paper ballots were counted days and sometimes weeks later.

In Orange County, often referred to as Reagan Country, it was a wipeout (see Map above).

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Brenda Snipes: On second thought, I’m not resigning as Broward Co. Election Supervisor

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 6:35pm 12/1/2018 at 6:35pm
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I’m so old, I remember when Brenda Snipes, the controversial and disgraced Broward County Supervisor of Elections resigned after a firestorm of controversy over her handling of ballot counting in the 2018 midterms.

The resignation was effective January 4, 2019, the day after Republican Rick Scott’s term as Governor was to end...

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Brenda Snipes resigned effective next January 4, but Rick Scott just preemptively suspended her

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8:30pm 11/30/2018 at 8:30pm
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Brenda Snipes, the Broward County Election Supervisor, is credited with making Florida ballot counting a joke, once again.

Republican Governor Rick Scott won the Senate race despite all the problems in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, where Bill Nelson closed the gap significantly after election day. Republican Ron DeSantis held off Andrew...

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Outgoing Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Will Get $130K in Pensions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation a few weeks ago after she faced criticism over how the county handled the vote counting on November 6. This latest election is not the only controversy she had during her tenure.

It looks like she won’t suffer much without her job because...

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Tonight We Find Out if Trump saved the Mississippi Republican Senate Seat (Update: Hyde-Smith wins)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 9:00am 11/27/2018 at 9:00am
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Mississippi citizens hit the polls today to vote in the special election for the senate seat after Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who took over in April after Thad Cochran retired, and Democrat Mike Espy tied on Election Day.

President Donald Trump went to Mississippi on Monday night in one final attempt to...

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WaPo Faces Backlash Over Criticism of Black Males who Voted Republican in Georgia’s Governor Race

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 6:00pm 11/24/2018 at 6:00pm
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The Washington Post is facing backlash over its “analysis” piece entitled “What’s up with all those black men who voted for the Republican in the Georgia governor’s race?”.

The article begins with the obligatory attack on white women, but we aren’t the “real” target this time.  Instead, the author is enraged that...

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Florida Investigating State’s Democratic Party for Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/21/2018 at 3:00pm
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Office of Statewide Prosecution has opened up an investigation into the state’s Democratic Party over allegations of election fraud. From WCTV:

Evidence reported to the Department of St...

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How Red is #NY27? Indicted Republican incumbent Chris Collins just declared victory

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:06pm 11/20/2018 at 7:06pm
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New York’s 27th congressional district, in the far western part of the state, is red.

How red? R+11.

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Hollywood Wants to Boycott Georgia Over Governor Race, But Abrams Pushes Back

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 11/19/2018 at 2:30pm
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Hollywood actors took to Twitter over the weekend to encourage others within the entertainment industry to boycott Georgia after Republican Brian Kemp defeated Democrat Stacey Abrams in the governor race.

However, Abrams has pushed back and asked Hollywood not to boycott the state.

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UPDATE: Democrat Ben McAdams Retakes Lead Over Rep. Mia Love

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/19/2018 at 12:30pm
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*UPDATE 11:56PM: Ben McAdams now leads by 739 votes.

*UPDATE 2:43PM: Love now has a lead of 1,516 votes over her Democrat challenger.

Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) has pulled ahead as officials continue to count votes for the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

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Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Submits Resignation

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 9:38pm 11/18/2018 at 9:38pm
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Controversial Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes has submitted her resignation just hours after a hand recount confirmed that Rick Scott won the Senate election.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel was the first to report the resignation:

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