Ohio County Elects All-Female, All-Democrat Governing Board

One of the biggest stories of the 2018 election was the success of women on the ballot. Voters sent a record number of women, at least 100 as of Thursday, to Congress while Michigan and Kansas both elected their first female governors, Democrats Gretchen Whitmer and Laura Kelly, respectively. Ohio…

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Commentary: Jim Jordan – Wartime Leader for the House GOP

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  Democrats have made it clear that once they take over the House in January 2019 that their “Resistance” will ramp-up to an all-out war on President Trump and the conservative agenda that won him the presidency in 2016 and grew the Republican Senate majority in 2018. House Republicans are…

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Commentary: Why is America Divided?

by Martin Cothran   In one sense political divisiveness has always been with us. The United States was birthed in political animosity. If you doubt it, go read about the contention between figures such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, or between Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. And, of course, there…

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Google Search Says Republican Women Are Enablers

by Peter Hasson   Republican women are “enablers,” according to Google search results. Google’s search results for the National Federation of Republican Women, the nation’s largest Republican women’s group, displayed the organization’s name instead as the “National Federation of Republican Enablers.” Google cited Wikipedia for the disparaging description, though Wikipedia’s…

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Trump Lands in Paris, Attacks Macron’s Call for European Military As Very Insulting

by Steve Herman   The moment Air Force One touched down Friday at Orly airport, U.S. President Donald Trump blasted a caustic message for his host, terming French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for a European military “very insulting.” In the touchdown tweet, Trump suggested Europe first pay “its fair share”…

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Gillum, Nelson Lawyers Fight to Include Non-Citizen’s Vote in Florida

by Luke Rosiak   Lawyers for Florida Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson both fought to prevent a non-citizen’s vote from being excluded Friday night, according to a transcript of a Palm Beach County Canvassing Board proceeding obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Michael Barnett, chairman of the…

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Incoming Members of Congress Want Medicare for All

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by Evie Fordham   The House Medicare for All Caucus could count some new members when the 116th Congress convenes in January, although progressive candidates on the whole had a less than stellar performance on Election Day Tuesday. Democratic Rep.-elects Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Deb Haaland of New…

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Stacey Abrams Allegedly Attempts to Run Illegal Ads in Support of a Non-Existent Gubernatorial Run-Off

Stacey Abrams

by Molly Prince   The Democratic Party of Georgia tried purchasing airtime on Friday to run campaign ads on a local Atlanta channel on behalf of gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Abrams and the Democratic Party attempted to buy a $250,000 advertisement on Atlanta-based WSB-TV in order to promote a gubernatorial runoff…

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Issue 1 May Be Dead But Lawmakers Have New Plan to Reform Ohio’s Drug-Sentencing Laws

Voters didn’t just reject Issue 1 in Tuesday’s election, they crushed it, with 63 percent voting against the ballot measure that sought to convert most drug-possession charges from felonies to misdemeanors, and remove the option of jail time from a judge’s list of sentencing options. But, according to a report in…

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