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Florida Republicans Set To Repeal “Resign To Run” Law

The Associated Press reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may need some help from the state Legislature if he proceeds with a highly anticipated bid for the Republican presidential nomination. A “resign to run” law requires state officeholders to commit to leave their positions if they run for federal office. The measure, which has been on and off the books over …

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Federal Judge Sanctions Vaseline Woman’s Lawyers

The Arizona Republic reports: In a blistering 30-page opinion, a federal judge ordered sanctions against the attorneys of Kari Lake and Mark Finchem in their lawsuit against voting machines, hoping to deter “similarly baseless suits in the future.” Lake and Finchem, Trump-endorsed Republicans who failed in their bids for governor and secretary of state, filed suit in April in an …

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REPORT: Florida To Reverse On Disney’s Special District

Orlando’s Fox affiliate reports: A resolution to the politically charged conflict that developed this year between the state of Florida and the Walt Disney Company may reportedly be in the works. The state’s lawmakers are working on plans to reverse a move that would strip Disney of its right to operate a private government around its theme parks, according to …

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DeSantis And Florida Sued By Immigrant Rights Groups

The Associated Press reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and other officials are being sued in federal court by immigrant rights groups who challenge the constitutionality of the state’s migrant relocation program. The suit was filed Thursday by three groups — Florida Immigrant Coalition, Americans for Immigrant Justice and Hope Community Center — against DeSantis and state Transportation Secretary Jared Perdue. …

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Freedom Caucus Has Non-Congress Speaker Candidate

“I’ll also tell your viewers that – an outside member – you don’t have to be a sitting member of Congress to serve. It will become clear in the coming weeks who that person will be, and I can tell you it will be interesting if everything plays out.” – Freedom Caucus Rep. Ralph Norman, speaking on the far-right Real …

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Scott Calls For Restricting Immigration To Christians

“Why don’t we have a legal immigration system for the people that want to come and live our dream, that want to live, that believe in our Judeo-Christian values? Alright? Why don’t we want more? If we’re going to have more immigration, alright, let’s do that.” “These people that we have no idea what their background is, like in Afghanistan. …

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House GOP Finally Deletes Infamous Pro-Kanye Tweet

Evidently, “I like Hitler” was a bridge too far: After nearly two months of Kanye West’s anti-Semitic full scale meltdown, the Twitter account for the House Judiciary Committee Republicans finally decided to get rid of their infamous “Kanye. Elon. Trump.” tweet. In the last few weeks, the House Judiciary tweet has been condemned and ridiculed far and wide between Elon …

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CO Elections Worker Pleads Guilty To Felony Breach Of Voting Equipment, Must Testify Against Lindell Acolyte

The Associated Press reports: A former elections manager who prosecutors say assisted in a security breach of voting equipment in a Colorado county pleaded guilty on Wednesday under a plea agreement that requires her to testify against her former boss. Sandra Brown is one of two employees accused of helping Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters allow a copy of a …

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Gaetz Wingman Joel Greenberg Sentenced To 11 Years

ABC News reports: Joel Greenberg, a former Florida tax collector who sources say agreed to cooperate in the federal probe into his one-time close associate, Rep. Matt Gaetz, was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to crimes ranging from wire fraud to sex trafficking a minor. Greenberg pleaded guilty last May to six of the 33 …

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Freedom Caucus Meets For Lesson On Speaker Vote

Politico reports: Rep. Andy Biggs gathered roughly a dozen other Freedom Caucus members for a closed door, hour-long Wednesday meeting in his office with House Parliamentarian Jason Smith, who walked them through rules and process of the speaker vote on Jan. 3, according to two people familiar with the sit-down. Reps. Bob Good and Matt Rosendale attended along with the …

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Florida Disinvests $2B From “Woke” Assets Manager

Reuters reports: Florida’s Chief Financial Officer said on Thursday his department would pull $2 billion worth of its assets managed by BlackRock Inc, the biggest such divestment by a state opposed to the asset manager’s environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) policies. The move will hardly dent BlackRock’s $8 trillion in assets and drew a strong response from the company, …

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Top GA Republican: I Didn’t Vote For Herschel Walker

The Hill reports: Georgia Lt. Gov Geoff Duncan (R) said he did not vote for either Republican Herschel Walker or Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) in the state’s Senate runoff. “I showed up to vote this morning,” Duncan told CNN’s John Berman. “I was one of those folks who got in line and spent about an hour waiting, and it was …

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Former Speaker John Boehner Spotted In US Capitol

Mediaite reports: Former House Speaker John Boehner walked the halls of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday night and sparked a flurry of speculation he could again lead a Republican majority. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is working to get to the 218 votes he needs to secure the speakership. But finding the votes is proving difficult. It is not explicitly stated …

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Daily Show Mashes Up Nick Fuentes With GOP Rhetoric

The Daily Kos reports: In just a few minutes of listening to white supremacist and notorious Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes, anyone would begin to hear the echoed sentiments of Fox News and various members of the Republican Party. The same racist, xenophobic “great replacement” theory conspiracies, the same praise of fascism and white nationalism, and the same misogynistic and anti-LGBTQ …

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FL Sheriff Unveils New Severe Student Discipline Policy

Orlando’s ABC affiliate reports: Days after the Brevard County School Board ousted the superintendent, plans are underway for a new school disciplinary policy in Brevard Public Schools. Flanked by Sheriff Wayne Ivey and State Attorney Phil Archer, School Board Chairman Matt Susin went on camera Monday in front of the Brevard County Jail in Sharpes to announce plans to impose …

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Don’t Say Dreidel: Florida School District Reverses Its Decision To Ban Annual Presentation About Hanukkah

Florida Politics reports: Pasco County Schools says it has reversed its decision to deny a mother’s request to give a Hanukkah presentation to her son’s fifth grade class after reporters contacted the district for an explanation. Rachel Long has visited each of her children’s classes yearly to explain Hanukkah — the Jewish “Festival of Lights.” That was until last week …

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McCarthy Tells J6 Committee To Preserve Its Findings

Axios reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Wednesday told the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack to preserve its findings – including those that don’t make it into the panel’s final report. The development is the latest indication that Republicans plan to launch an investigation into the committee’s work to counter-program the report, which is reportedly …

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Georgia GOP Chair Singled Out In Fake Electors Probe

CNN reports: A state judge singled out Georgia Republican Party chairman David Shafer, one of the fake electors for Donald Trump, for the unique role he played in efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in the Peach State as part of a ruling on Wednesday. Judge Robert McBurney, who is overseeing the special purpose grand jury investigation into 2020 …

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Glenn Beck: The Marriage Bill Imperils Procreation

Daniel Horowitz: “You now have 21% of Gen Z according to Gallup, identifying as one of the alphabet soup stuff that can’t procreate or won’t procreate. That ain’t natural and that ain’t good.” Glenn Beck: “This is why China reversed their one-child policy. You cannot sustain anything at this level without procreation. We also see just, there was a study …

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Vaseline Woman: Nobody Believes I Lost The Election, Somebody With Courage Should Break The Law For Me

“Somebody said, ‘Kari, you’re fearless.’ And I said, ‘You know, I guess I’m fearless right now in this difficult time because what I fear most of all is what happens if we don’t step forward and act with courage.’ Right now, what we’re left with, we will have a shell of our country. “We look at what’s happening in Brazil …

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