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  • Hillary Clinton Hires Two Former Campaign Aides For "Resistance" PAC

    08/04/2017 6:09:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Buzzfeed News ^ | August 4, 2017 | Ruby Cramer
    Hillary Clinton has hired two political operatives from her 2016 presidential campaign to help manage Onward Together, the project she founded this spring with former governor Howard Dean to fund and support a coalition of Democratic groups led by activists and organizers. The new additions, Emmy Ruiz and Adam Parkhomenko, held central roles on Clinton’s campaign: Ruiz delivered key victories as state director in Nevada during the primary and in Colorado during the general election; Parkhomenko worked in headquarters as her director of grassroots engagement before moving to the Democratic National Committee. Both served on Clinton’s first presidential bid in...
  • Democrats intentionally used disinformation from Russia to attack Trump, campaign aides

    07/13/2017 5:41:30 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 7 replies
    It was the Hitlery and the d'RATS all the time. Where are you CNN?
  • Top DHS official shows ‘favoritism’ to wealthy, Dem-connected immigrants: report

    03/24/2015 11:58:00 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 24, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department meddled in three high-profile immigration cases, giving special treatment to applications from wealthy and well-connected immigrants after calls from major Democrats despite the objections of career employees, the department’s inspector general concluded in a report Tuesday. Alejandro Mayorkas, who was elevated from head of the department’s legal immigration agency to be deputy secretary while the investigation was ongoing, also angered many of his colleagues by getting involved in the cases, and “created an appearance of favoritism and special access” for the wealthy immigrants, the inspector general concluded. Inspector General John Roth...
  • Canvassers charged in fake, fraudulent voter registrations

    06/11/2017 4:20:25 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 19 replies
    https://apnews.com ^ | 06/09/2017 | By RICK CALLAHAN
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Twelve employees of a Democrat-linked group focused on mobilizing black voters in Indiana are accused of submitting fake or fraudulent voter registration applications ahead of last year’s general election in order to meet quotas, according to charging documents filed Friday. Prosecutors allege that 11 temporary workers employed by the Indiana Voter Registration Project created and submitted an unknown number of falsified applications. According to a probable cause affidavit, a supervisor for those canvassers, Holiday Burke, was also charged, as was the group. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said State Police found no evidence of voter fraud or...
  • Canvassers charged in fake, fraudulent voter registrations

    06/09/2017 10:12:57 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 19 replies
    AP ^ | June 9, 2017 | By RICK CALLAHAN
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Twelve employees of a Democrat-linked group focused on mobilizing black voters in Indiana are accused of submitting fake or fraudulent voter registration applications ahead of last year's general election in order to meet quotas, according to charging documents filed Friday. Marion County prosecutors allege that 11 temporary workers employed by the Indiana Voter Registration Project created and submitted an unknown number of falsified applications. According to a probable cause affidavit, a supervisor for those canvassers, Holiday Burke, was also charged, as was the group. The Indiana Voter Registration Project's effort to register primarily black voters was overseen...
  • Chicago Paper Implores Trump to Clean Up Yucca Mountain Mess Left by Obama

    04/13/2017 1:33:37 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 30 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4-13-17 | Andrew Follett
    The Chicago Tribune’s editorial board implored President Donald Trump Tuesday to clean up the nuclear waste storage debacle left by former President Barack Obama. Obama helped former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid to derail plans to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Without Yucca, nuclear power plants don’t have a permanent location to store spent fuel and left the federal government with $50 billion in legal liabilities. “Many people in Nevada didn’t want the waste, no matter how safe or isolated the storage facility may be,” the editorial board wrote. “It was the ultimate NIMBY [Not In My Backyard]...
  • Harry Reid Takes Fellowship at UNLV Law School

    04/10/2017 12:30:11 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    Law.com (subscription) ^ | April 10, 2017 | by Karen Sloan
    Retired U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has landed a new gig: distinguished fellow in law and policy at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The school announced this month that Reid, a former Senate majority leader who retired in December after 30 years from his Washington post as a lawmaker from Nevada, will lecture in law courses and work directly with students and alumni while also pursuing writing projects in his new campus role.
  • Nuked! Blessed be the Holy Fallout

    04/06/2017 3:22:13 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/06/17 | Matthew Vadum
    SCOTUS filibuster vaporized as Mitch McConnell holds firm on cloture rule change Wow. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) actually did the right thing for a change. He led the way as Senate Republicans invoked the so-called nuclear option today, voting 52 to 48 on a party-line vote to eliminate the filibuster for nominations to the Supreme Court. Going forward, high court nominees including President Trump’s current pick Neil Gorsuch, will need a simple majority to be confirmed.
  • Harry Reid's Parting Shot: Dems Will Nuke The Filibuster For SCOTUS

    03/30/2017 8:02:10 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 19 replies
    TPM ^ | October 24, 2016 | Lauren Fox
    Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said he is confident that he has laid the groundwork for Democrats to nuke the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees if they win back the Senate in November. Envisioning Hillary Clinton in the White House and Democrats controlling the Senate, Reid warned that if a Senate Republican minority block her Supreme Court nominee, he is confident the party won't hesitate to change the filibuster rules again. Such a move would be an extension of what Reid did in 2013 when he was still majority leader, eliminating filibusters (with a simple majority vote) on...
  • Deep State Update: Harry Reid’s October Letter Shows He Likely Knew of FBI Wiretap of Trump

    03/07/2017 4:07:59 AM PST · by davikkm · 17 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    FBI Director Comey came under heavy fire after he announced that he was re-opening Hillary Clinton’s email investigation just days before the Presidential election. Senate Minority leader, Harry Reid sent him a blistering open letter, accusing the FBI of withholding ‘explosive information’ linking Trump and his advisors to the Russian government.
  • Flashback Friday: Harry Reid, 1993 — 'No Sane Country' Would Give Illegal Immigrants Citizenship

    03/03/2017 12:33:32 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 3, 2017
    Harry Reid — in a 1993 speech on the Senate floor — insinuated the United States was insane for providing a pathway for illegal immigrants to obtain citizenship. In his speech, the former Nevada senator hypothetically posed that “if making it easy to be an illegal alien isn’t easy enough, how about offering a reward for being an illegal immigrant?” “No sane country would do that, right?” he continued. “Guess again.” “If you break our laws by entering this country without permission and give birth to a child, we reward that child with citizenship and guarantee a full access to...
  • BLM Agent Daniel P. Love Named in Investigation [ Cliven Bundy family and more ]

    02/20/2017 6:36:29 PM PST · by george76 · 27 replies
    Redoubt News ^ | February 19, 2017 | Shari Dovale
    The truth is being revealed, as we all prayed that it would. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Agent Daniel P. Love has been breaking the law for years. Using and abusing his authority to run his own personal fiefdom. Bullying citizens until they commit suicide. All while believing he was above the law. Or so a report released last month seems to indicate. ... On February 14th, a letter from U.S. Reps. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, named Daniel P. Love and questions an investigation that points to the deletion of hundreds of documents the day before a...
  • Report: BLM agent in ethics probe threatened retaliation: 'Grenades will go off' (Dan Love)

    02/02/2017 5:55:44 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    Deseret News ^ | February 1, 2017 | Amy Joi O'Donoghue
    SALT LAKE CITY — The Interior Department's Office of Inspector General investigated an unnamed Bureau of Land Management supervisory agent in Salt Lake City for more than a year on ethics complaints, with the independent panel concluding that breaches had occurred. The agent, which the Deseret News has confirmed is Dan Love through a source familiar with the investigation, is accused of using his position to secure preferential treatment for his family during the 2015 Burning Man event in Nevada, including using federal law enforcement officers as personal escorts for their safety, using his BLM vehicle to transport his girlfriend...
  • Manchin Blames Dems for Nuclear Option: Harry Reid ‘Dead Wrong’

    02/01/2017 7:23:48 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Did Joe Manchin just open the door for Republicans to invoke the nuclear option if necessary to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court? In appearances on CNN and MSNBC this morning, Dem Senator Manchin blasted his fellow Dems for having invoked the nuclear option in the first place. Said Manchin on Morning Joe: “I’ve been opposed to the nuclear option. I thought Harry Reid was dead wrong when he did it. I voted against that. My dear beloved senator, prior to my coming here, was Robert C. Byrd and he would be rolling over in his grave knowing what...
  • Reid: 'I have set the Senate' for nuclear option

    01/31/2017 4:34:23 PM PST · by hans56 · 9 replies
    thehill.com ^ | JORDAIN CARNEY
    Oct 24,2016 Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is predicting a Democratic-majority Senate next year could break out the "nuclear option" to change the rules on Supreme Court nominations.
  • Vegas man arrested on petition signature fraud allegations

    01/31/2017 8:39:30 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 3 replies
    KTNV ^ | JAN 30, 2017 | Morry Gash
    Vegas man arrested on petition signature fraud allegations 9:52 PM, Jan 30, 2017 Associated Press Morry Gash LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 55-year-old Nevada man is facing multiple felony charges alleging that he submitted false signatures to try to qualify Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein for the November ballot in Nevada. A court clerk said Monday that Renaldo Johnson of Las Vegas is due Feb. 7 in Clark County District Court on an indictment filed in December accusing him of petition misconduct, unlawful use of personal information and perjury. Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske announced Johnson's arrest Friday...
  • ACLU wins legal challenge against immigration ban: ‘Hope Trump enjoys losing’

    01/28/2017 8:03:18 PM PST · by Mariner · 102 replies
    Yahoo ^ | January 28th, 2016 | Hunter Walker
    The American Civil Liberties Union announced Saturday evening that a federal court in New York had issued an emergency stay on President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The court’s decision, which will affect people who have been detained in airports, came after the ACLU and other activist groups filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of two Iraqis who were held at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York as a result of the order. “I hope Trump enjoys losing. He’s going to lose so much we’re going to get sick and tired of...
  • Key witness in Swallow case claims Greg Hughes, Harry Reid met in his S. California office

    01/24/2017 2:09:55 PM PST · by LiberalismDestroys · 13 replies
    Deseret News ^ | Jan. 24, 2017 3:00 p.m. | Dennis Romboy
    A convicted felon and key prosecution witness in the criminal case against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow threw out some big names in state and national politics during a court hearing Tuesday. And Swallow’s one-time co-defendant who prosecutors still consider a “co-conspirator,” former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, made an unexpected appearance in the courtroom. Marc Jenson testified at an evidentiary hearing that Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, and then U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, attended a “secret” meeting involving the Utah Transit Authority in his Southern California office in 2009. Hughes was a legislator but...
  • Former Harry Reid aide takes parting shot at Valerie Jarrett

    01/15/2017 11:36:47 AM PST · by ColdOne · 104 replies
    Washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 1/12/17 | Anna Giaritelli
    This is just freaking embarrassing- but then again no one could ever figure out what Valerie jarret did besides demand a ss agent and a car https://t.co/HqHv9cfwvI— jim manley (@jamespmanley) January 12, 2017 A former top aide to Harry Reid took a parting shot at fellow Democrat and White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett on Thursday, questioning exactly what she has been doing for the last eight years. James Manley, a former spokesman to the former Democratic Senate leader from Nevada, tweeted that the public and those in Congress still don't understand what Jarrett contributed to the Obama administration during...
  • Reid: If Hillary wins and Dems retake the Senate, expect Dems to use the Nuclear Option for SCOTUS

    01/04/2017 4:16:05 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 37 replies
    legalinsurrection.com ^ | October 25, 2016 | Posted by William A. Jacobson
    Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said he is confident that he has laid the groundwork for Democrats to nuke the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees if they win back the Senate in November. Envisioning Hillary Clinton in the White House and Democrats controlling the Senate, Reid warned that if a Senate Republican minority block her Supreme Court nominee, he is confident the party won’t hesitate to change the filibuster rules again. Such a move would be an extension of what Reid did in 2013 when he was still majority leader, eliminating filibusters (with a simple majority vote) on...