‘Hot As a Pistol’ Steel Industry Driving Economic Growth in Ohio

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One of the highlights of President Trump’s Make America Great Again rally in Lebanon, Ohio, Friday night was the news on jobs, and particularly manufacturing jobs. For a rust-belt state like Ohio, the Trump administration’s two-year focus on fair trade and deregulation has helped both the steel and coal industries.…

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Georgia GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Misleadingly Accused Of Racist Voter Suppression … Again

by Molly Prince   Georgia’s Democratic candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams, is calling for her GOP challenger to resign after a report emerged on Tuesday that his office was sitting on more than 53,000 voter applications, however, Abrams fails to provide color on why the applications were not fully processed.…

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Why Conservatives Can’t Understand Liberals (and Vice Versa)

by Jon Miltimore   It’s probably important to preface any conversation on morality by noting that humans often struggle—mightily—to agree on what morality is. While it’s a thorny topic to define and explain, it would, of course, be foolish to avoid the pursuit of moral truths for this reason. Jonathan Haidt,…

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House Chairman Plans To Subpoena Rod Rosenstein ‘Very Soon’

by Chuck Ross   The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Saturday that he will subpoena Rod Rosenstein “very soon” if the deputy attorney general does not agree to an on-the-record interview with Congress. “[Rosenstein] has not agreed to come for a transcribed interview on the record. He needs…

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Legal Watchdog, Citing Secret Material in Clinton Emails, Presses State Department in Court

by Kevin Mooney   In federal court hearings this week, a watchdog legal group keeps the heat on the State Department for answers about the exposure of classified information during Hillary Clinton’s use of unsecure email to conduct official business when she was secretary of state. A hearing is set…

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Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son Writes What His Dad Would Have Thought About Contentious Kavanaugh Confirmation Fight

by Nick Givas   Christopher Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, said his father would not have been surprised by the drama surrounding Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. “Would he have been surprised by the heated debate, political maneuvers, protests, last-minute delays and uncorroborated allegations of sexual misconduct that…

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Security Adviser Bolton Vows Tougher Approach to China

Reuters   National security adviser John Bolton has vowed to further intensify the Trump administration’s tough approach to China, saying Beijing’s “behavior needs to be adjusted in the trade area, in the international, military and political areas.” Speaking in a radio interview on the Hugh Hewitt Show recorded Thursday and…

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Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown Has ‘Voted Like a Hollywood Liberal,’ Opponent Renacci Says at Trump Rally

Lost amid the Trumpmania at Friday night’s “Make America Great Again” rally in Lebanon, Ohio, was a rousing speech by the GOP candidate for U.S. Senate — Congressman Jim Renacci. Usually when a candidate gets up to speak during a Trump rally, it’s difficult for him or her to maintain…

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