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Senate Caves to Big Dairy, Will Continue Funding the FDA’s Study of the Definition of “Milk”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/2/2018 at 1:00pm
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Have you ever come across something so dumb it leaves you speechless? I give you the latest in dumb government: What products should be called milk?

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced an amendment that would have stopped “spending on a Food and Drug Administration study on what can be marketed as milk”...

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Rick Scott Well Positioned to Beat Bill Nelson in FL Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:00am 7/17/2018 at 11:00am
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Florida’s Republican governor Rick Scott is challenging Democrat Bill Nelson for the U.S. Senate this fall. Nelson has been in office since 2001. The GOP believes this is one of the seats they can pick up and they have good reasons to think so.

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What If Democrats Hadn’t Over-played Their Hand On Gorsuch Nomination?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/15/2018 at 6:00pm

Last year, we covered Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, including their misguided insistence on using the filibuster in an attempt to stop the nomination.  At that point, former Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had eliminated the filibuster on lower court nominations but since there was no Supreme Court...

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California Democrats toss Sen. Feinstein under bus, endorsing rival De León in Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/15/2018 at 2:00pm

It appears that the recent and entirely unexpected defeat of Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the number 4 Democrat in the House, at the hands of newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a far-left progressive who organized for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during his presidential run, has sent shock waves through the country that have...

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New Yorker Column Summarizes the Left: Everything is Broken Because They’re Losing

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 10:00am 7/15/2018 at 10:00am
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After Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, the left targeted members of the Electoral College for harassment in an effort to reverse the outcome. When that didn’t work, they began wailing that the EC system was outdated and unfair. That was just the beginning.

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Trump Asks The $64,000 Question: Why Didn’t Obama Do Anything About Russia?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/14/2018 at 6:00pm

I’ve been waiting for this for a long time.  The Russia meddling with the 2016 election has been a bone of #Resistance contention since the election day “upset” that stunned everyone but those across America who saw something in Trump and believed in him.

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Ballotpedia Report Crashes Democrats Hopes for an Actual Blue Wave

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/29/2018 at 1:00pm
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The Democrats are desperate to crash the House and Senate in November, taunting the right that a blue wave is coming their way. Do they even know what is considered a wave in elections?

I guess not because analysis from Ballotpedia shows the Democrats that it’s not just taking over the House...

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Pompeo Tells Senators the Health Attacks on U.S. Employee in China ‘Consistent’ With Those in Cuba

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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This is a subject that has strayed into the background and I’m thankful the Washington Free Beacon reported on it last night. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked him about the attacks:

“That’s a very good question,” Pompeo told...

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Manchin Used Heimlich Maneuver on McCaskill When She Choked at Caucus Luncheon

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:30am 6/25/2018 at 11:30am
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EVERYONE should learn how to do the Heimlich maneuver because you never know when you’ll need it. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) used the life-saving technique on his colleague Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) at a caucus luncheon. From The Washington Post:

A spokesman for Manchin said the accident occurred Thursday, when Senate Democrats...

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CBS News Poll: Florida Gov. Rick Scott has Slim Lead Over Incumbent Senator Nelson

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:00am 6/25/2018 at 11:00am
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A new poll from CBS News has Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) with a lead over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson, 46% to 41%. If this sticks, it’ll be a huge loss for Democrats in a swing state.

The five point margin is the largest Scott has held over Nelson since the governor...

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Mitt Romney Vows To Continue Speaking Out Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 3:30pm 6/24/2018 at 3:30pm
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Former Massachusetts governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney is running for the Senate in Utah. The GOP primary in Utah will take place on Tuesday.

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Mitt Romney: Trump Will “Solidly” Win Second Term

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:30pm 6/10/2018 at 3:30pm
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Having failed to secure the GOP nomination in his bid for the U. S. Senate in Utah, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) will face off against Mike Kennedy in the June 26th GOP primary.

Up by 43 points, Romney is the overwhelming favorite to go on to face (and defeat) Democrat...

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Kenneth Marcus confirmed to head Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 1:23pm 6/7/2018 at 1:23pm

Kenneth Marcus has been confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education. In that capacity, he will lead the Civil Rights Office, which was scandalized during the Obama administration, particularly on the issue of campus due process.

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The ‘Blue Wave’ Hits a Few Bumps in California’s Jungle Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 9:00am 6/6/2018 at 9:00am
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June 5 was the most important primary night for 2018 with a handful of states hitting the polls. Most eyes stayed on California since the state has a crazy jungle primary, which means the top two candidates will land on the ballot even if they’re in the same party.

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Sick of Democrat Stonewalling, McConnell Cancels August Recess to Pass Bills, Vote on Judges

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/5/2018 at 2:00pm
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Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has announced he cancelled August recess so the upper chamber can vote on bills and President Donald Trump’s nominees.

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Menendez Holds Four Point Lead Over Challenger in Latest Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/25/2018 at 1:00pm
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Scandal-ridden Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has taken a tumble in polls, which means his re-election isn’t such a sure thing.

Menendez only has a four point lead over his Republican challenger Bob Hugin, a former pharmaceutical executive.

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House Passes Prison Reform, But Senate May Not Ever See It

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/23/2018 at 1:00pm
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The House passed the FIRST Step Act 360-59 on Tuesday that brings reforms to the federal prison system, but the Senate may not ever see it as both sides of the aisle have problems with it.

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