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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks about the current results of the election in Wilmington, Del., November 4, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) President-elect Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda has more than a whiff of FDR’s New Deal and LBJ’s Great Society. Combing through Biden’s website, one can find a host of proposals which would expand
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The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that Texas and Louisiana may remove state Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood clinics, reversing lower court rulings that prohibited the states from defunding the abortion provider. The ruling came from the entire Fifth Circuit, reversing a previous ruling by a three-judge panel that had forbidden Texas from
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He couldn’t build a governing coalition and now he’s tearing at our democratic fabric. Enough. U.S. President Donald Trump gives thumbs up to supporters from this motorcade after he golfed at Trump National Golf Club on November 22, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) It’s time for conservatives to dump Trump. He’s
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Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said during a media briefing about the coronavirus that no one had the “constitutional right to walk around without a mask.” The dubious claim was made by Hogan while he announced further coronavirus pandemic restrictions on Monday. “It’s sort of like saying I have a constitutional right to drive drunk.
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said that there would be no investigation into who might have funded the protesters who attacked him and his wife in August after they left the president’s closing speech at the Republican National Convention. Paul tweeted that he was informed by the U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., of the decision to
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First lady Melania Trump celebrated the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree on Monday, kicking off the 2020 holiday season. What are the details? “Today I welcomed the arrival of the beautiful @WhiteHouse Christmas Tree!” the first lady tweeted. “We are excited to begin decorating the People’s House for the holiday season! Today
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A priest listens to a confession by a member of his congregation while practicing social distancing at the S.S. Sacramento church in Rome, Italy, March 26, 2020. (Remo Casilli/Reuters) 1. Turkish-backed groups loot contents of Mar Touma Church in Syria’s Sere Kaniye – North press agency Turkish-backed groups loot contents of Mar Touma Church in
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Detroit, Mich., October 31, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) After much drama, Michigan’s state electoral board certified that, with a 154,000-vote lead after ballots were canvassed at the county level, presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is the winner of the state’s 16 electoral votes. This is a
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The FBI and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations are investigating threats lodged against the state’s top election officials according to a report, after leaders became targets of ridicule over the handling of the general election. President Donald Trump continues to allege that widespread voting fraud and irregularities occurred in Georgia, even placing blame on fellow
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Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani speak at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., November 19, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular
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The CEO of the Australian airline Qantas said his company will require travelers on international flights to be vaccinated for the coronavirus once it’s available. “Whether you need that domestically, we’ll have to see what happens with COVID-19 in the market, but certainly for international visitors coming out and people leaving the country, we think
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