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QAnon CO Clerk Denied Permission To Leave State, DA Calls It “Most Offensive Travel Request” He’s Ever Seen

Denver’s NBC affiliate reports: Tina Peters, embattled Mesa County Clerk & Recorder and former Secretary of State candidate, has been denied travel to a summit by District Attorney Dan Rubinstein. As the defendant of an ongoing criminal trial, Peters is required by law to submit a request to travel out of state to the district court. Peters had previously ignored …

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Barnes +7 Over Ron Johnson In Wisconsin Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (D) leads incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson (R) by 7 percentage points in their race for Johnson’s seat, according to a poll from Marquette University Law School released Wednesday. The survey found that Barnes received support from 51 percent of respondents, compared to Johnson’s 44 percent. The poll released Wednesday shows a sharp …

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DeSantis Still Dodging Questions On 2020 Election

Politico reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is using his rising clout among conservatives to help candidates who have openly questioned President Joe Biden’s win — even if it’s something he doesn’t like to talk about. DeSantis on Friday will speak at a Pittsburgh rally for state Sen. Doug Mastriano, the Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor who supported efforts to contest …

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2024 Watch: Cheney Launches “The Great Task” PAC

Mediaite reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) appears to be already gearing up for her next move in politics as she “repurposed” her campaign account as a Political Action Committee the morning after her GOP primary loss. Punchbowl News reported that in the early morning on Wednesday, Cheney filed with the Federal Election Commission “to reorganize her campaign account – flush …

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Judges In “Kids-For-Cash” Scandal Told To Pay $206M

The Associated Press reports: Two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of people they victimized in one of the worst judicial scandals in U.S. history. U.S. District Judge Christopher Conner awarded $106 million in compensatory damages and $100 million …

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Texas “Pleatherman” Rioter Pleads Guilty To Felony

Law & Crime reports: The Texas man who wore a conspicuous orange jacket to storm the Capitol on Jan. 6 — and was later identified to authorities by his ex-girlfriend — has pleaded guilty to a felony. Geoffrey Samuel Shough, 38, admitted Tuesday to one count of civil disorder, a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and …

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NYC Warns Of Record Presence Of West Nile Virus

As if COVID, monkeypox, and polio wasn’t enough: The Health Department today announced that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in two people and a record number of WNV-infected mosquitoes have been detected in New York City (NYC) across all five boroughs. Mosquitoes infected with WNV are typically present in NYC from July through October, with peak activity during …

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Trump Lawyer Ordered To Testify Before GA Grand Jury

CNN reports: A judge in Colorado said on Tuesday that Jenna Ellis, an attorney who represented Donald Trump during and after the 2020 election, must appear before the Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury investigating the former President’s election schemes. In issuing the order, 8th Judicial District Judge Gregory Lammons stressed the limited role he was being asked to play. This …

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Cultist Charged With Threatening AZ Elections Official

From the Justice Department: A Missouri man was indicted yesterday for allegedly leaving a voicemail containing a threat on the personal cell phone of an election official in the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office in Maricopa County, Arizona. Walter Lee Hoornstra, 50, of Tecumseh, is charged with one count of communicating an interstate threat and one count of making a threatening …

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CDC Director Outlines Plan To Overhaul Agency

The New York Times reports: Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Wednesday delivered a sweeping rebuke of her agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying it had failed to respond quickly enough and needed to be overhauled. In a meeting with senior staff, Dr. Walensky outlined in broad terms a plan …

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