Politics

Bill Nelson Calls On Rick Scott To Recuse Himself From Overseeing Recount: “He Can’t Be Impartial” [VIDEO]

Florida Politics reports: Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson doesn’t want his opponent Republican Gov. Rick Scott to have anything to do with the recount of their election. On Monday Nelson called on Scott to recuse himself from “any role” in Florida’s recount process as the supervisors of elections across the state begin a mandatory machine recount of more than 8.2 …

Read More »

IT BEGINS: First Democrat Formally Files 2020 WH Bid

ABC News reports: Democrat Richard Ojeda may have lost his bid for Congress in West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District but the man who’s been called “JFK with tattoos and a bench press” still has plans to run — for president. Fresh off his defeat last week, Ojeda made the news official Monday morning. It’s a long-shot bid for the White …

Read More »

Court Boots Rick Scott’s Bid To Seize Voting Machines

CBS News Miami reports: Injunction denied. That’s the decision Monday from a Broward Circuit Court judge at an emergency hearing involving a lawsuit filed by Florida Governor Rick Scott, asking to impound ballots and machines at the Broward Election office. Instead of granting the injunction, Judge Jack Tuter suggested the addition of three additional armed Broward Sheriff’s Deputies at election …

Read More »

Defeated Rep Blames McCain For Losing The House

Anti-LGBT GOP Rep. Jason Lewis, who just lost to openly lesbian Democrat Angie Craig, thinks John McCain is to blame for losing the House. Lewis wrote in the op-ed that McCain’s vote last year to kill a repeal of the Affordable Care Act “prompted a ‘green wave’ of liberal special-interest money, which was used to propagate false claims that the …

Read More »

Father Of Parkland Victim Accuses Democrats Of Voter Fraud After Shooter Registers As Republican From Jail

The Miami Herald reports: Five months after killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz registered to vote from Broward County Jail. Andrew Pollack, the father of Meadow Pollack, one of the 14 students Cruz confessed to murdering on his Feb. 14 rampage, tweeted his fury Saturday morning, referring to Cruz by his …

Read More »

Stacey Abrams Files Suit To Get All Votes Counted

The Washington Post reports: Democrat Stacey Abrams is continuing her fight to force a runoff in the Georgia governor’s race and filed a new lawsuit late Sunday to block counties from tossing out some absentee and provisional ballots. Kemp’s lead has narrowed since Tuesday, but is still above the 50 percent required for an outright win. As of Sunday afternoon, …

Read More »

MISSISSIPPI: GOP Senate Nominee In Runoff Against Black Democrat Jokes About “Public Hanging” [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: A newly published video shows Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a white Republican from Mississippi, praising someone by saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, said Sunday that her Nov. 2 remark was “exaggerated expression of regard” for someone …

Read More »

Longtime Clinton Advisor: Hillary Will Run In 2020

Politico reports: Two-time Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will mount a third bid for the White House, longtime Clinton adviser Mark Penn wrote in an op-ed published Sunday by The Wall Street Journal, predicted that the former first lady and secretary of state is readying a “Hillary 4.0” campaign for 2020. In their Journal op-ed, Penn, an adviser and pollster …

Read More »

Fox News’ Boycott Of Twitter Enters Fourth Day

The Hill reports: The official Twitter account for Fox News has not tweeted since last Thursday, reportedly in protest of the social media company’s lack of responsiveness regarding content associated with a protest outside of host Tucker Carlson’s home. The network protest comes after a left-wing group associated with Antifa converged on the Washington, D.C., home of Carlson last Wednesday …

Read More »

Scott Sues To Seize Voting Machines In Two Counties

CNN reports: Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott is filing three lawsuits against county election officials as a recount has gotten underway in the Senate contest between himself and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. In the first complaint, the Scott campaign alleges Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes counted a certain number of ballots after the Saturday noon deadline. The campaign …

Read More »

Hospital Fires Nurse For Racist Shirt Worn To Vote

ABC News reports: A Mississippi man was fired from his job for wearing a controversial shirt to the polls. A viral photo shows Clayton Hickey on Election Day voting in a t-shirt with an image of the Confederate flag and a noose on the front. The photograph, which was taken at a polling center in Olive Branch, Miss., outraged fellow …

Read More »

Scott: Bill Nelson Is Committing Voter Fraud [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) said on Sunday that his opponent in the state’s Senate race, incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D), is “clearing trying to commit fraud to win this election.” “That’s all this is,” Scott said on “Fox News Sunday.” “His lawyer said that a noncitizen should vote. That’s one,” Scott explained. “Number two, he’s gone …

Read More »

Macron: Nationalism Is A Betrayal Of Patriotism

NBC News reports: French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to international affairs at a ceremony on Sunday commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. “Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism,” Macron said. “By saying, ‘Our interests first, who cares about the others,’ we erase what a nation holds …

Read More »

US Condemns “Escalating Attacks” Against LGBTs By Tanzania Government After Arrests Of Ten Gay Men

Via press release from the State Department: The United States government is deeply concerned over escalating attacks and legislative actions by the Government of Tanzania that violate civil liberties and human rights, creating an atmosphere of violence, intimidation, and discrimination. We are troubled by the continued arrests and harassment of marginalized persons, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and …

Read More »

SNL’s Pete Davidson Apologizes To GOP Rep [VIDEO]

US Weekly reports: Pete Davidson admitted during the Saturday, November 10, episode of Saturday Night Live to making a poor choice the week prior and he made amends. Davidson apologized to Lieutenant Commander Dan Crenshaw after he made a controversial joke about the congressman-elect’s eye patch during the November 3 episode of SNL. “The man is a war hero and …

Read More »

Democrat Flips House Seat Of Anti-LGBT Putin Stooge

Vox reports: California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, the most pro-Russia Republican in Congress for decades, just lost his seat to Democrat Harley Rouda. The Associated Press called the race for Rouda late on Saturday night. That’s bad news for the politician who’s been referred to as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “favorite congressman.” Rohrabacher used secret documents from Moscow to remove a …

Read More »

FLORIDA: Recount Ordered For Gov And Senate Races

The Orlando Sentinel reports: After receiving unofficial election results from all 67 counties, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Saturday officially ordered machine recounts in three statewide elections – U.S. Senate, Governor and Agriculture Commissioner. Now, county election officials will feed ballots into machines to recount the results in those races. The second round of results is due to …

Read More »

Flake Floats 2020 WH Bid: Trump Must Be Challenged

Politico reports: Jeff Flake said Friday that a Republican needs to challenge Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2020. And it might be him. Flake gave at least some credence to the widespread speculation that he might mount a quixotic primary campaign against Trump, given the retiring senator’s public fretting about the state of the party. The Arizona …

Read More »

Rihanna Wins Licensing Battle Against Trump Campaign

The Los Angeles Times reports: Pop star Rihanna won a legal victory over President Trump this week after her performing rights company Broadcast Music Inc., (BMI) informed the Trump campaign that it can no longer use her music at events. BMI removed Rihanna’s music from the blanket “political entities license” agreement which previously gave Trump’s campaign license the right to …

Read More »

ARIZONA: Dem Doubles Lead In Senate Vote Count

The Hill reports: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) widened her lead over Rep. Martha McSally (R) in the heated Arizona Senate race after a new round of ballots from were tallied in the Democrat’s favor late Friday. Sinema more than doubled her lead over McSally with Friday afternoon’s latest tranche of results. The Democrat now leads her GOP challenger by 21,185 …

Read More »