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195 GOP Nominees Fully Deny Result Of 2020 Election

Raw Story reports: On Tuesday, the elections analysts at FiveThirtyEight reported a stark statistic: a majority of Americans will have at least one person on their ballot who denies or questions the results of the 2020 presidential election when they go to vote in November. Of the 529 candidates surveyed, said the report, 195 “fully denied” the election results, either …

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Fox Host: Pelosi Wants To Be Ambassador To Italy

Maria Bartiromo writes for Fox Business: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning her next move after an expected Republican victory in November. Sources tell FOX Business that Pelosi wants President Biden to nominate her to become the next U.S. ambassador to Italy if the GOP takes the House majority in the midterm elections. Biden is holding the spot for the …

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Email Shows Fox Producer Begging To Take Jeanine Pirro Off The Air Due To Her Lies About 2020 Election

NPR reports: The November 2020 email from an anguished Fox News news producer to colleagues sent up a flare amid a fusillade of false claims. The producer warned: Fox cannot let host Jeanine Pirro back on the air. She is pulling conspiracy theories from dark corners of the Web to justify then-President Donald Trump’s lies that the election had been …

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GOP Candidates Back Off On Repealing Obamacare

Axios reports: Republicans in tight congressional races are going silent on health care, scrubbing campaign websites of anti-abortion language and in some cases distancing themselves from past criticisms of the Affordable Care Act. A review of candidates’ websites and past statements found that even hard-liners endorsed by former President Trump have dialed back language on social media channels and eschewed …

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Huckabee: Biden’s PA Speech Was Written By Satan

“This nutty, Halloween-esque setting that he had, the only thing that’s more bizarre is that somebody actually sat down and planned that. And they must have thought, ‘Boy, this is really going to look good.’ And I think the designer of this whole thing, including the text of the speech, was Satan, because nobody else could have come up with …

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GOP Missouri AG Launches Attack On Fact-Checkers

The Associated Press reports: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has filed an open records request seeking correspondence between two journalism professors connected to the University of Missouri and the executive director of a fact-checking group. In a move that appears to be unprecedented in Missouri, Schmitt, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, filed a request in June asking for three …

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Rubio Brands Crist’s Running Mate As “Karla Marx”

Florida Politics reports: Labor Day brings a fresh email from the Marco Rubio campaign. identifying two so-called “peas in a radical pod” that suggests a re-election fight resembling a tag team wrestling match. Rubio’s campaign spotlighted a joint campaign appearance between his General Election opponent, U.S. Rep. Val Demings of Orlando, and the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, Karla Hernández. …

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CBS Poll: 64% Expect Increase In Political Violence

The Hill reports: Sixty-four percent of Americans believe the United States will see an increase in political violence over the next few years, a figure that has steadily risen in recent months, according to a new CBS News-YouGov poll. During a Saturday campaign rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, he called Biden an “enemy of the state” and referred …

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Rubio Lies About Demings’ “Extreme” Abortion Stance

Florida Politics reports: Sen. Marco Rubio said it’s his Democratic opponent, Val Demings, who holds an extreme view on abortion. “People like Val Demings believe abortion should be paid by taxpayers, at any time, including potentially the day the child is due for delivery. That’s an outrageous position because, and you have to have that position if you’re endorsed by …

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GOP Rep: Trump Can Declassify Whatever He Wants

Mediaite reports: Congressman Michael McCaul (TX) invoked the “[Donald Trump] can declassify a document on a moment’s notice” excuse as he defended the former president’s possession of the classified documents the FBI confiscated during their search at Mar-a-Lago. Trump has already self-sabotaged his legal claim of declassifying the Mar-a-Lago documents, and ABC’s Martha Raddatz noted that former Attorney General Bill …

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WA Senate Nominee Refuses To Say Biden Won Fairly

USA Today reports: Tiffany Smiley, the Republican nominee for Senate in Washington, declined Sunday to acknowledge President Joe Biden was legitimately elected. Smiley, a former triage nurse who is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, steered around the question three times during an interview on CNN’s State of the Union. “Simple yes or no, do you believe that Joe Biden …

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Ron Johnson Lies About Wanting To Cut Social Security

Raw Story reports: “Probably the most outrageous lie they are telling now is I want to cut or end Social Security,” Johnson told the hosts of Fox & Friends on Sunday. “I mean, just give that a second of thought. What elected official would ever want to cut Social Security? It is absurd on its face.” “I want to save …

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Haley: Biden’s Speech Was From “The Depths Of Hell”

Axios reports: Former U.N. ambassador and former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley called President Biden “the most condescending president of my lifetime” after his primetime speech last week. “It was one of the most unbelievable things I’ve seen in a long time. He looked like he was in the depths of hell,” Haley said in during an interview on Fox …

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Graham Doubles Down On “Riots In The Streets” Threat

CNBC reports: Lindsey Graham on Saturday defended suggesting there would be “riots in the streets” if former President Donald Trump was prosecuted for mishandling classified information, saying he condemned the violence seen during the Capitol riot last year. “What I tried to do was state the obvious,” Graham, a South Carolina Republican and close ally of Trump, told CNBC’s Steve …

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Federal Judge Rejects Bannon’s Plea For New Trial

Fox News reports: A federal judge on Friday denied a request by Steve Bannon for a new trial, more than a month after jurors convicted him of contempt of Congress after he ignored a subpoena from the House Jan. 6 committee. Bannon argued for a new trial based on perceived flawed instructions to the jury and that he was blocked …

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QAnon Rioter Pleads Guilty To Felony Assault On Cops

Law & Crime reports: A QAnon adherent from Illinois seen on video shoving National Guardsmen at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has pleaded guilty to a felony. Mathew Capsel, 29, admitted Friday that he pushed against members of the National Guard who had been called in to D.C. to support the effort to control the riotous crowd of Donald …

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Cultist Wisconsin Gov Nominee Calls For Taking Up “Pitchforks And Torches” Against The “Liberal Media”

The Associated Press reports: The Republican candidate for governor in Wisconsin endorsed by Donald Trump is calling for people to take up “pitchforks and torches” in reaction to a story that detailed his giving to anti-abortion groups, churches and others — rhetoric that Democrats say amounts to threatening violence. Michels, a multimillionaire, this week reacted strongly to a story published …

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House GOP Demands Testimony From Garland, Wray

The Hill reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and other House Republicans on Friday called for Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Chris Wray to appear before the House Judiciary Committee to discuss the FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago. McCarthy was joined by Reps. Mike Turner, Jim Jordan and James Comer — who serve as the leading Republicans on …

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Proud Boys Leader To Represent Himself In Civil Suits

Law & Crime reports: Proud Boys leader Henry “Enrique” Tarrio’s attorney asked a federal judge permission to withdraw from a civil lawsuit seeking to hold his client liable for the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Currently facing prosecution for seditious conspiracy, Tarrio faces serious criminal and civil exposure over his alleged actions on Jan. 6, 2021. His attorney …

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Mastriano Sues Jan. 6 Panel In Bid To Evade Testifying

NBC News reports: Doug Mastriano, the Republican nominee for governor of Pennsylvania, who has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump, sued the House Jan. 6 committee Thursday to avoid testifying. In a 21-page complaint, Mastriano’s lawyer, Timothy C. Parlatore, argued that the committee’s “improper makeup” could “improperly influence the midterm elections.” The committee includes two Republican members who were …

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