Aftab Pureval: Publicly Silent, or Nearly So, on Abortion, Amnesty, and Sexual Abuse

Aftab Pureval

Aftab Pureval, the 35-year-old Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, is the Democrat nominee challenging incumbent Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH-01) in Ohio’s First Congressional District. Pureval’s prospects for success in unseating Chabot appear to hinge heavily on avoiding discussion of three key issues. On the first two, abortion and illegal-immigrant amnesty,…

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Democrat Sen. Chris Coons Says He ‘Has To Be Careful’ In Saying Cory Booker Violated Rules With Kavanaugh Docs

Chris Coons

by Nick Givas   Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware wouldn’t confirm if his colleague Sen. Cory Booker would face ethics violations, for his behavior at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. Booker admitted to violating committee rules on confidential documents, when he claimed to have released information about Kavanaugh despite knowing…

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Drain The Swamp: EPA Shed 1,200 Jobs In Trump’s First Year And A Half

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by Evie Fordham   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shed approximately 1,200 jobs as roughly 1,600 employees departed and less than 400 new employees were hired during President Donald Trump’s first year and a half in office. Departing employees included “at least 260 scientists, 185 ‘environmental protection specialists’ and 106…

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Will Pence Cast The Tie-Breaking Vote For Brett Kavanaugh?

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by Kevin Daley   Vice President Mike Pence is prepared to cast a tie-breaking vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, should the Senate split 50-50 in a vote on his nomination. Speaking Sunday to CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Pence said he hopes the Senate will not…

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Maria Butina Worried Russian Email Hacks Would Hurt Attempts To ‘Befriend Politicians’

Maria Butina

by Chuck Ross   Maria Butina, a Russian national accused of acting as an unregistered foreign agent, expressed concern in July 2016 that her efforts to establish relationships with American politicians would be disrupted by Russian hacks of Democrats’ emails. “Right now I’m sitting here very quietly after the scandal…

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1851 Center for Constitutional Law Aims to Stop ‘Scam’ Tax Against Homeowners ‘Protecting Themselves’

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Cities throughout the U.S. have started charging fees for home-alarm systems, but one watchdog organization in Ohio is pushing back, saying the fees amount to an unconstitutional “double taxation,” and has filed a lawsuit seeking to have them stopped. The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law is suing the city of…

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