After Horrific OSU Terror Attack, Aftab Pureval’s Greatest Concern Was for Ohio’s Muslim Refugees

Aftab Pureval

One of Aftab Pureval’s favorite topics is “diversity.” The 35-year-old Democrat, running for Ohio’s District 1 congressional seat against incumbent Republican Rep. Steve Chabot, loves to channel Hillary Clinton’s “diversity is our strength” message. He and his foot soldiers have spent a lot of time campaigning at the University of…

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Pope Francis: Resign, and Let Pope Benedict Return from Retirement

Pope Francis

by Richard A. Viguerie and Mark Fitzgibbons   The sex abuse scandal and its cover-up within the Catholic Church require solutions that the institutional Church will be incapable of achieving on its own. But the more serious problem is that since Vatican II the Church has been AWOL on Biblically based…

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Republican Dave Joyce Releases Campaign Ad Distancing Himself from Trump

David Joyce

In a risky political move, Rep. Dave Joyce recently tried to distance himself from President Trump in a congressional district that the president won by 12 percentage points in the 2016 Election. Joyce, who is seeking reelection in Ohio’s 14th Congressional District, recently released an ad in which he touts…

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Democrat Abigail Spanberger Unhappy Her Past Was Revealed

Abigail Spanberger

by Richard McCarty   Abigail Spanberger is mad. Real mad – and threatening legal action against the Congressional Leadership Fund. Spanberger is the Democrat candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 7th District. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a Republican super PAC, recently obtained a document showing that Spanberger worked at the controversial Islamic Saudi Academy in…

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FAKE NEWS: Mainstream Media Continues to Prove It Is Nothing but Propaganda

Donald Trump

By Printus LeBlanc   To say the relationship between the mainstream media and President Trump is rocky would be an understatement. The mainstream media has waged a jihad against Trump since he descended from the escalator in Trump Tower on June 16, 2015, to announce his candidacy for President. The press…

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Facebook Flags, Censors NPR Report on Inflated Government School Shooting Statistics

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by John Miltimore   Earlier this week, NPR reported on the high number of school shootings alleged by the U.S. Department of Education. The 240 school shootings detailed in the department’s report on the 2015-2016 school year was significantly higher than other estimates. So NPR, with the assistance of the non-profit group Child…

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Democrats Run Candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Backed By Soros-Obama-Clinton Political Machine

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George Soros’s infamous Secretary of State Project may no longer be functioning, but it remains the worst-kept secret in Washington that the Soros-Obama-Clinton political machine is trying to get far-left activist Democrats elected to positions that oversee the elections process in key battleground states. Ohio is one of a handful…

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Danny O’Connor’s Campaign ‘Foot Soldiers’ Part of Orchestrated Campaign to Intimidate Conservatives

Of all Danny O’Connor’s far-left endorsements, from Planned Parenthood and MoveOn.org to various organizations funded by billionaire activists like George Soros, one of the most troubling may be a group called Indivisible. While O’Connor tries his best to play the role of “moderate” Democrat and craft his comments in a…

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Gun-Control Advocates Sending Mega-Bucks to Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown’s Campaign Coffers

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, never met a gun-control proposal he didn’t like, and one look at his campaign contributions explains why he is so enamored with the idea of disarming law-abiding Americans. According to data collected by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Brown is the second-leading politician in Washington…

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Keith Ellison’s Smear Campaign Against His Opponent Continues While He Avoids Responding to Abuse Accusations

Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison’s campaign for Minnesota attorney general is smearing Republican opponent Doug Wardlow for previously working for an organization labeled an “extremist group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). “Wardlow has proudly worked for an organization the Southern Poverty Law Center labeled an anti-LGBTQ ‘hate group,’ testified against allowing…

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Used Hillary Clinton’s ‘Enemies List’ Disguised As an Intelligence Document

Robert Mueller, Hillary Clinton

By Robert Romano   When you get right down to it, almost every person being targeted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller or targeted by the Justice Department in 2016 and 2017 via the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court was named in the Christopher Steele dossier, which was paid for by the…

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Koch Network Launches Massive Ad Campaign to Bring Down Incumbent Democrat Senators in MO and WI; Is Sherrod Brown in OH Next?

The Koch Network is preparing to launch a multi-million dollar ad campaign across three swing-states in the hopes of bringing down key Democrats in the midterm elections. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is not on the list of targets. . . yet. Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a Koch-backed group, announced Wednesday…

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Pureval Stakes His Congressional Run on Belief That Ohio’s First District Wants More Gun Control

Aftab Pureval

If there’s one issue that could decide Ohio’s First Congressional District race, it’s gun control. Voters have a clear choice between Rep. Steve Chabot, an 11-term incumbent with a track record of supporting the Second Amendment, and his Democrat challenger Aftab Pureval, who has been upfront about his disdain for…

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With the End of the Fiscal Year September 30, Congress Is Running Out of Time to Fund ‘The Wall’

Donald Trump, The Wall

By Robert Romano   The 2018 fiscal year will end on Sept. 30 but Congress is no closer to achieving key Trump administration priorities including fully funding the southern border wall, something President Donald Trump has been demanding since 2017 and campaigned on extensively in 2016. So far, both the House…

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Ohio-14 Candidate Betsy Rader Blatantly Violates Pledge to Not Accept Special-Interest PAC Money

Betsy Rader

Democrat congressional candidate Betsy Rader has made a big deal out of her Republican opponent’s acceptance of PAC money indirectly related to Ohio’s opiod crisis. She is running against incumbent Rep. David Joyce, R-Ohio, calling on the congressman to reject donations from three pharmaceutical companies caught up in the opiod…

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In Minnesota Debate GOP Challenger Blasts Sen. Amy Klobuchar for Opposing SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Klobuchar, Newberger

Sen. Amy Klobuchar squared off against her Republican challenger State Rep. Jim Newberger at the Minnesota State Fair Friday, sparring over issues of immigration and President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Immediately out of the gate, Klobuchar boasted a record of being…

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Richard Cordray Tweets His Admiration for ‘Good People’ at Terror-Tied Islamic Organization

Richard Cordray

Richard Cordray, Ohio’s Democrat nominee for governor, attended a candidates’ forum Monday sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, an organization that has been repeatedly tied to groups and people involved in terrorist-related activity. The U.S. Justice Department named CAIR an unindicted co-conspirator in a high-profile 2008 terror-funding trial involving the…

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Trump Words of Warning About Cordray: ‘He Was Terrible’ …’He Will Ruin Your State’

Donald Trump, Richard Cordray

President Donald Trump weighed in with his opinion about the Democrat candidate for Ohio governor, a man he’s had some experience with in Washington. Trump singled out Richard Cordray during a speech Friday night before a Republican fundraiser in Columbus. Cordray spent six tumultuous years as the first director of…

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GOP Candidate for Attorney General in Minnesota Says Democrat Opponent Keith Ellison ‘Not Authorized to Practice Law’ in the State

Ellison, Wardlow

In a damning Monday press release, Republican candidate for Minnesota attorney general Doug Wardlow claimed that his opponent Keith Ellison is “not authorized to practice law” in the state. According to the release, the State Office of Lawyer Registration reveals that Ellison surrendered his law license in 2012 and is…

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Democrat Aftab Pureval Allegedly Broke Ohio Election Laws in Race to Upend Rep. Steve Chabot

Aftab Pureval

Aftab Pureval, the Democratic challenger for Ohio’s District-1 congressional seat, violated state and federal elections laws when he comingled funds between two separate campaigns for two different offices, according to a complaint filed with the Ohio Elections Commission. Pureval spent money donated for his Clerk of Courts race in Hamilton…

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Democrats, Gay Rights Advocates Support Rader Effort to Unseat Republican Joyce in 14th Congressional District

Betsy Rader, David Joyce

Geauga County employment attorney Betsy Rader, a Democrat, is running to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. David Joyce in Ohio’s 14th Congressional District. Rader, a graduate of Yale Law School, advocates for employees’ rights, including discrimination cases and whistleblower protections. She also offers services as a mediator and human resources consultant.…

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Commentary: What the Mainstream Media Doesn’t Get About Trump Support

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by ConservativeHQ.com Staff   Much to the amazement of the establishment media, President Trump’s job approval rating held steady despite former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s conviction on tax and bank fraud charges and ex-personal lawyer Michael Cohen’s guilty plea last week, according to the results of two polls released over…

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Why is ‘Pro-Israel’ Sherrod Brown Accepting Money from Donors Tied to Anti-Israel Terrorists?

Sherrod Brown

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, likes to tout his support for Israel and the “strong U.S.-Israel relationship,” but some of his supporters throwing money at his 2018 re-election campaign are known for having the opposite interest. Brown has scooped up thousands of dollars in donations from individuals associated with the Council…

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DNC Chair Tom Perez Runs Away When Asked If He Believes Keith Ellison Accuser

Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Tom Perez is refusing to state whether or not he believes the recent domestic-violence allegations leveled against his right-hand-man Keith Ellison. In a recent video first obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation, Perez is shown running away as he is asked if he believes…

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Carol Swain Commentary: The Destruction of Silent Sam

by Carol M. Swain   American philosopher George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Those words are worth remembering. As a 1989 alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I am appalled how, on August 20, 2018, law-enforcement officers stood down while anarchists,…

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Buckeye Institute Files Its Third Lawsuit Calling for End to Compelled Union Representation for Public Employees

Robert Alt

The Buckeye Institute filed its third lawsuit and corresponding preliminary injunction in Maine calling for an immediate end to laws that force public-sector employees who have refused to join a union to accept forced union representation. The think tank said it had previously filed lawsuits in federal district courts in…

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President Trump Announces New Trade Deal Pending With Mexico, Stock Market Spikes

President Donald Trump’s Monday morning announcement of a pending new trade deal with Mexico generated new intraday record highs in the stock markets. Details of the negotiated arrangement are expected to be released soon. Most trade experts believe that a bilateral deal with Mexico increases pressure on Canada to make…

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Big Business Lobby Forces Ohioans to Compete For Jobs With Cheap Immigrant Labor

Frank Jackson, Gary Leitzell

The Partnership for a New American Economy (PNAE), is a powerful and well-funded big-business-cheap-labor lobby led by business leaders, former politicians, and chambers of commerce. Renamed to the shortened New American Economy (NAE), the coalition continues its advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform by highlighting the work ethic and perceived business…

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GOP’s Balderson Declared the Winner in 12th Congressional District Special Election

Troy Balderson

Republican Troy Balderson was finally declared the winner on Friday of the Ohio District 12 congressional seat determined by voting that happened in a special election on Aug. 7. That was no surprise, as Balderson held a slim margin from the outset that seemed just barely enough to avoid a…

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Sherrod Brown Sides With Planned Parenthood and NARAL Against Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court

Sherrod Brown

Facing re-election in November and pressure from his base, Ohio’s Democrat U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown put aside all pretense and let it be known he will not be voting for President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Brown came out Friday and announced he’d already made up his mind…

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Incomplete Ohio Report Makes Unbiased Assessment of Medicaid Expansion Impossible, Think Tank Says

Rea Hederman

A lack of methodology data from a new report on the expansion of Medicaid in Ohio means it’s impossible to validate the results, one expert says. The Buckeye Institute’s Rea S. Hederman Jr., executive director of the Economic Research Center and policy vice president, spoke out about the 2018 Medicaid…

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Commentary: If Republicans Care About Winning in 2018 They’ll Play Follow the Leader

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by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Here’s a little quiz for you: what do West Virginia, Montana, Missouri, Florida, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio have in common? It’s an easy one for close watchers of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, since all of these are states President Donald…

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Republican-Turned-Democrat Gasper Aims to Unseat Incumbent Republican Congressman Turner

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Dayton real estate mogul-turned-politician Theresa Gapser hopes to defeat Republican incumbent Mike Turner in Ohio’s 10th U.S. Congressional District race in November. What’s the catch? Gasper used to be a Republican in 2004, The Dayton Daily News said. She began drifting in her political values, and then voted for President…

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Democrat Candidate in First Congressional District Aftab Pureval Backed By Partial-Birth Abortion Provider Martin Haskell

Aftab Pureval

Ohio Democrat Aftab Pureval is gaining some national attention in his bid to replace 11-term Republican Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH-01), but Pureval’s campaign has been dogged by election law violations ever since he officially declared his candidacy. The 35-year-old Democratic wonder-kid went unchallenged in May’s primary, and is hoping to…

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The Constitution Series: A Republic, If You Can Keep It

  This is the first of twenty-one weekly articles in The Star News Constitution Series, which will be published between now and February 2019 in the following Star News Digital Media, Inc. publications: The Tennessee Star, The Ohio Star, The Minnesota Sun, and The Michigan Star. Statewide Star News Constitution…

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SEC Transaction Fee Pilot Program Could Save Big Money for Small Investors, Pensioners

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By Robert Romano   In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new transaction fee pilot that would “subject stock exchange transaction fee pricing, including ‘maker-taker’ fee-and-rebate pricing models, to new temporary pricing restrictions across three test groups, and require the exchanges to prepare and publicly post data,”…

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Four New Inductees Added Into Music City Walk of Fame

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Four more stars were awarded on Nashville’s Music City Walk of Fame. Brenda Lee, Jeannie Seely, Ray Stevens and Ben Folds received the 81st, 82nd, 83rd and 84th stars on the Walk of Fame. Inductees are recognized for their significant contributions to preserving the musical heritage of Nashville and for contributing to the world through song or other industry collaboration.

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