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  • Pro-Abortion Andrew Gillum Withdraws Concession, But Pro-Life Ron DeSantis Leads as Florida...

    11/12/2018 11:54:43 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | November 12, 2018 | Paula Rogo
    FULL TITLE: Pro-Abortion Andrew Gillum Withdraws Concession, But Pro-Life Ron DeSantis Leads as Florida Recount Begins And just like, the Florida gubernatorial race will be recounted! The news was announced Saturday in the race between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum. The secretary of state announced that the razor-thin races for governor, as well as senator, and agriculture commissioner will be reviewed in a series of recounts, CNN reports. Hours later. Gillum withdrew his concession, saying that he recognized that his “fate in this may or may not change.” “Let me say clearly, I am replacing my words of...
  • Bucher Calls Recount Deadline “Impossible,” May Have To Certify Original Results

    11/12/2018 9:04:51 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 80 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8:01 am on November 12, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    A judge has ruled that the Florida election recount has to be finished by Thursday. So at least this will all be over in a few days, right? You might want to hold your horses on that one. Yesterday, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher (whose vote-counting history we’ve highlighted here before) told CNN that it was going to be “impossible” for her to meet the deadline. In a separate interview later, she went so far as to suggest that they may have to scrap the recount and just certify the original election results. (The Hill) SEE ALSO:...
  • Soros-Tied Hillary Alumni Group Helping to Organize Volunteers for Florida Recount

    11/12/2018 8:59:12 AM PST · by Jane Long · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 11, 2018 | Aaron Klein
    Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is helping to organize volunteers to aid Senator Bill Nelson’s campaign with the Florida recount. Demand Justice sent out a blast email asking for “volunteers to help out in a variety of roles in the recount process, including observing at polls, data processing, and logistics organization.” The group advertised that it is seeking supporters who are either in Florida or who can travel there.... >snip< ....Demand Justice was formed just a few months...
  • STUNNING! California Republicans Face More Losses as Late Votes for Democrats Continue to Trickle...

    11/11/2018 5:18:25 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 123 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11 NOV 2018 | Jim Hoft
    FULL TITLE: STUNNING! California Republicans Face More Losses as Late Votes for Democrats Continue to Trickle In #StopTheSteal Republican candidates who led their races on election night continue to suffer losses as Democrats across the nation have been able to manufacture tens-of-thousands of new votes since election day. Democrats stole races in Florida, New Mexico and California since election results were announced on Tuesday night. Democrats have mysteriously found thousands of new votes in Georgia on Saturday after losing the governor’s seat on Tuesday. And now several California Republican candidates who led their races by significant margins on election night...
  • Traffic blocked at Fort Lauderdale airport after suspicious package found,BSO says(votes foundincar)

    11/11/2018 7:13:58 PM PST · by bitt · 152 replies
    miami herald ^ | 11/11/2018 | Carly Teproff
    Authorities have blocked traffic at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a suspicious package was found outside Terminal 4 Sunday night, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Just after 6:30 p.m. a report of the package came in to Regional Communications, BSO said. BSO deputies and the department’s bomb squad responded
  • Florida attorney general directs law enforcement to take steps to ‘guarantee integrity' in elections

    11/11/2018 6:01:55 PM PST · by bitt · 90 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/11/2018 | michael burke
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) said Sunday that she is directing the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to take steps to "guarantee integrity in our elections process" amid Republican accusations of voter fraud in two counties in the state. Bondi's directive comes after the FDLE said Friday that it hadn't launched an investigation into election officials in Broward and Palm Beach counties because there was no evidence of fraud. Bondi wrote in a letter to FDLE commissioner Rick Swearingen that she doesn't see how the FDLE "can legitimately refuse" to open an investigation. “I fail to see how...
  • Hillary will run again

    11/11/2018 4:37:38 PM PST · by mathprof · 51 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Nov 11, 2018 | Mark Penn and Andrew Stein
    Get ready for Hillary Clinton 4.0. More than 30 years in the making, this new version of Mrs. Clinton, when she runs for president in 2020, will come full circle—back to the universal-health-care-promoting progressive firebrand of 1994. True to her name, Mrs. Clinton will fight this out until the last dog dies. She won’t let a little thing like two stunning defeats stand in the way of her claim to the White House. It’s been quite a journey. In July 1999, Mrs. Clinton began her independent political career on retiring Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s farm in upstate New York. Her...
  • Media Dismisses Florida Election Misconduct As Conservative Conspiracy Theory

    11/10/2018 5:58:59 PM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 63 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/10/2018 | Amber Athey
    The establishment media is dismissing the election scandal in Florida as a conservative conspiracy theory, but the evidence indicates something strange is afoot. Republican Governor Rick Scott beat incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson for the state’s open Senate seat, but days after the election, election supervisors in Broward and Palm Beach counties were still adding votes to the tally. he supervisors refused to share where the additional ballots were coming from and how many were left to count, leading Republicans in the state to cry foul. The media swiftly rebuked Republican concerns of potential fraud or misconduct as “conspiracy theories”...
  • DeSantis: Florida results are clear, put election behind us

    11/10/2018 3:27:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    AP News ^ | November 10, 2018
    <p>4:30 p.m.</p> <p>Republican Ron DeSantis says Florida election results are clear and he is moving forward as he prepares to be the state’s next governor.</p> <p>“Those results are clear and unambiguous, just as they were on Election Night,” DeSantis, a former congressman, said in a video posted Saturday on YouTube by the Republican Party of Florida.</p>
  • CNN's Jim Acosta trolls Trump with tweet saying he WILL cover the president's visit to Paris..

    11/10/2018 12:17:13 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 78 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 10, 2018 | David Martosco
    Acosta trolls Trump with tweet saying he WILL cover the president's visit to Paris after White House strip him of press credentials over angry clash with president Acosta, a longtime critic of the president, tweeted from Paris that he was there to cover Trump's visit He was denied access to the White House on Wednesday night and his pass was confiscated after a heated press-conference shouting match with Trump It ended with brief physical contact with a female intern who tried to take the microphone On Friday Trump told as he left the White House that he hasn't decided...
  • FL SEN: Oh My, Broward Elections Office Mixed Up Rejected Provisional Ballots With Good Ones

    11/10/2018 12:05:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | November 10, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Is it on purpose? Is it bad luck? Or is it that she’s just terrible at her job? The courts have reprimanded Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes on multiple occasions for veering outside of state laws when it comes to her Election Day operations. She’s sent ballots with duplicate pages, left off a ballot initiative completely, which prompted a lawsuit, and she illegally destroyed congressional ballots in 2016 (via Miami Herald): Even beyond her own reprimand for authorizing the destruction of ballots, Snipes cannot deny the department’s patchy track record. In 2016, early voting results for Broward were posted...
  • World War I centennial commemorations underway

    11/10/2018 1:28:35 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 12 replies
    More than 60 heads of state and government are converging on France for the commemorations that will crescendo Sunday with ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, exactly a century after the armistice.
  • Gillibrand breaks campaign vow about 2020 less than 48 hours after election

    11/09/2018 5:57:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | November 9, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    It will come as no surprise to regular observers of New York politics that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand handily won another term on Tuesday with roughly two-thirds of the vote. (There was some ticket splitting going on because she bagged roughly 400K more votes than Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo managed in his victory.) Having put that simple chore behind her, Gillibrand wasted no time getting booked for Stephen Colbert’s show. The host asked her the obvious question concerning her plans for 2020 and received an equally predictable answer. She’s giving it, “a long, hard thought of consideration.” (New York Times) Senator...
  • Judge rules in Gov. Scott's favor, orders Snipes to allow ballot inspections immediately

    11/09/2018 5:26:23 PM PST · by Mariner · 69 replies
    Associated Press via ABC 10 Miami ^ | November 9th, 2018 | Unattributed
    BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - A judge ordered Broward County Supervisor of Elections Dr. Brenda Snipes to allow immediate inspection of voter records during an emergency hearing Friday. The court was asked to intervene in the tight U.S. Senate race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott as the two sides prepare for a possible recount. Judge Carol-Lisa Phillip said Snipes must allow inspections on or before 7 p.m. Friday evening. Phillips found that Snipes violated that law by failing to turn over the information to attorneys for Scott's Senate campaign and the National Republican Senatorial...
  • FL SEN: Law Professor Details How Democrats Could Steal This Senate Race From Rick Scott

    11/09/2018 12:48:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | November 9, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The Florida Senate election has become a shambles. Once again we have issues counting the votes—and two of the most liberal counties in the state. What’s taking them so long? The counties ravaged by Hurricane Michael are all done. These two counties are not keeping regular updates on the outstanding ballots. Brenda Snipes, elections supervisor for Broward, the largest Democratic county in the state, is like a deer in the headlights concerning how many are actually left to go. With both election boards not being transparent and no way to verify f their vote count dumps, which are in the...
  • Ocasio-Cortez's Trouble Affording an Apartment in D.C. Highlights the Affordable Housing Crisis

    11/09/2018 12:34:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 127 replies ^ | November 9, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman elected to Congress and a Democratic socialist, told The New York Times Wednesday that she can’t afford an apartment in D.C. until she gets her Congressional salary in three months.Ocasio-Cortez, 29, said the transition period will be “very unusual, because I can’t really take a salary. I have three months without a salary before I’m a member of Congress. So, how do I get an apartment? Those little things are very real.”She added that she has saved money before leaving her bartending job and “planned accordingly with her partner.”“We’re kind of just dealing with the logistics...
  • Matt Schlapp: Here’s What FL Dems Mean By ‘ Count Every Vote’

    11/09/2018 12:19:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | November 9, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    The midterm battle in Florida is far from over, it seems. Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared victory Tuesday night over Sen. Bill Nelson (D) and Rep. Ron DeSantis was the declared winner over Democrat Andrew Gillum. The latter had even conceded, but is now starting to change his mind because officials are insisting there are more ballots to be counted in Broward and Palm Beach counties.“I’m cynical,” said Matt Schlapp, president of the American Conservative Union.“They’re trying to get it below a quarter of a percent to get to hand recount,” he explained on Fox News Friday. The hand counting,...
  • The Democrat loser plans to ‘Gore’ Georgia.

    11/09/2018 10:49:43 AM PST · by bitt · 15 replies ^ | 11/9/2018 | david catron
    Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate in Georgia’s gubernatorial election, has an adversarial relationship with arithmetic. This antipathy to math has long bedeviled her with regard to unpaid taxes as well as delinquent student loans, and it is now preventing her from seeing that it is mathematically impossible for her to become the Peach State’s next governor. In a Georgia gubernatorial contest, a candidate must receive at least 50 percent of the vote — plus 1 — in the general election to win outright. If no one manages to reach that crucial percentage, the two candidates with the most votes must...
  • Rep. Linda Sanchez withdraws candidacy for Democratic Caucus chair after husband indicted

    11/09/2018 9:46:51 AM PST · by bitt · 33 replies
    WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 11/8/2018 | ap
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A California congresswoman whose husband was indicted on theft and conspiracy charges in Connecticut cited an “unexpected family matter” Thursday in withdrawing as a candidate for chair of the House Democratic Caucus. U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez, now the caucus vice chair, is married to James Sullivan, one of five people indicted on theft and conspiracy charges this week in connection with a public electricity cooperative and $800,000 worth of trips to the Kentucky Derby and other locations. Sanchez, who represents the 38th District in the Los Angeles area, wrote in a letter to fellow Democrats, “Unfortunately,...
  • Marco Rubio: These Private Cars Transporting Ballots in Florida Sure are Suspicious

    11/09/2018 9:09:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies ^ | November 9, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    It sure looks like Democrats are trying to steal a U.S. Senate election in Florida. First, some background on what's happening from Matt:  Something odd is occurring in Florida’s Senate race. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has declared victory over incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. At the time, Scott led Nelson by a little over 34,500 votes. It’s now been cut to around 18,000. We’re heading into recount territory, as Scott’s lead has dwindled to 0.2 percent; less than half of one percent triggers an automatic recount. Yet, in two Democratic bastions—Palm Beach and Broward counties—they’re taking their sweet time counting...