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“Don’t Say Gay” Florida Rep Loses Home In Hurricane

Florida Politics reports: Rep. Spencer Roach said Hurricane Ian has left countless residents in his Lee County district homeless — and he is one of them. The North Fort Myers Republican evacuated the district before the Category 4 hurricane made landfall in Cayo Costa. He rode out the storm in Stuart at his brother’s home. While there, he learned flooding …

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QAnon Cultist Lied About Separation From Air Force

The Air Force Times reports: Republican J.R. Majewski has centered his campaign for a competitive Ohio congressional seat around his biography as an Air Force veteran. But one of the big questions that has surfaced is why Majewski was told he could not reenlist in the Air Force after his initial four years were up. Majewski’s campaign said last week …

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Trump Objects To Verifying List Of Seized Documents

Reuters reports: Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are resisting a federal judge’s instruction to submit a sworn declaration on whether they believe the government’s list of property taken from Trump’s Florida estate is accurate. According to a letter publicly filed by Trump’s lawyers on Wednesday, the former president’s legal team told Senior U.S. Judge Raymond Dearie, who is reviewing …

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QAnon Ginni Thomas Testifies Before Jan. 6 Committee

NPR reports: Ginni Thomas, a longtime GOP activist who is also the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, will appear Thursday before the House Jan. 6 panel. The closed-door session was confirmed by sources familiar with the committee’s work. The committee first asked to interview Ginni Thomas about her communications with those pushing a plan to reject the results …

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CDC: Early Data Promising On Monkeypox Vaccine

The New York Times reports: Americans who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine were significantly less likely to be infected by the virus over the summer than those who did not, according to an analysis published on Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that offered a limited glimpse of the shot’s protectiveness. The findings, gleaned …

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Pentagon Study: Fears Of Gay Troops Were Unfounded

The Military Times reports: A decade after the services first allowed gay and lesbian troops to serve openly, a report from the Joint Staff found that concerns about combat effectiveness and unit cohesion were basically unfounded. That’s the conclusion of a 196-page document published in 2021 by the Joint History and Research Office, recently brought to light by the Palm …

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Warnock +5 Over Walker In Fox Georgia Senate Poll

Fox News reports: With just six weeks until the midterm election, the latest Fox News survey among Georgia registered voters shows Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock maintaining an edge over Republican Herschel Walker, while incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp widens his lead against Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams. The poll, released Wednesday, finds Warnock up 5 points over Walker (46%-41%), similar to …

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Michigan Elections Worker Charged With Two Felonies

Reuters reports: An election worker in a western Michigan town has been charged with two felonies after allegedly inserting a flash drive into a computer containing confidential voter registration data during an election in August, local officials said on Wednesday. At the Aug. 2 primary, an election worker was seen inserting a USB drive into the computer used to administer …

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Carlson Prods DeSantis To Complain About Federal Aid

Mediaite reports: DeSantis appeared on Fox News prime time while the eye of Hurricane Ian traveled across his state. As the interview wound down, Carlson seemed unable to resist seeking a political hit on the Biden administration. “When a natural disaster like this strikes the state, it is common; I think it’s always the case that the state receives federal …

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Florida Sheriff: Fatalities “Definitely In The Hundreds”

The Daily Beast reports: At first light on Thursday morning, emergency crews were beginning to reckon with the monumental devastation left in Ian’s wake, as homes were ripped from their foundations and public buildings damaged. “I definitely know the fatalities are in the hundreds,” Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno told Good Morning America Thursday. “There are thousands of people that …

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