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GOP Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Creates Federal PAC

Axios reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to create Hardworking Americans Inc., a federal PAC that will allow the Republican to boost his national profile, Axios has learned. Kemp’s unique success defeating a Trump-backed opponent in a primary and a Democrat in a key battleground has made him something of a case study …

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GOP Incoming Oversight Chair Vows “40 Or 50” Probes

The Hill reports: Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) on Sunday said the House Oversight Committee will investigate about “40 or 50 different things” when Republicans take control of the House of Representatives next year. Comer, who will likely chair the panel when Republicans assume the majority, told NBC’s “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd that Republicans “have the capacity” for a …

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Fauci Shades Rand Paul Over Senate Control [VIDEO]

“The Republicans, had they won the Senate, they would be bringing me before the committee that Rand Paul likely would be chairing. “That’s not going to happen because the Senate is not in the Republican control. But the Republican House has said that they’re going to – and that’s fine with me. “I’m very much in favor of legitimate oversight. …

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New State Voter Fraud Units Come Up Empty-Handed

The Associated Press reports: State-level law enforcement units created after the 2020 presidential election to investigate voter fraud are looking into scattered complaints more than two weeks after the midterms but have provided no indication of systemic problems. That’s just what election experts had expected and led critics to suggest that the new units were more about politics than rooting …

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RNC Mocked For Fake George Washington Quote

The Huffington Post reports: The Republican Party posted a quote on Twitter Friday about freedom, of all things, that was falsely attributed to George Washington. It was quickly shot down by a CNN reporter. The GOP tweeted on Friday: “Let freedom be free.” It added a quote allegedly from Washington saying: “It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy …

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Bolton: Republicans Find Trump’s Act “Old And Tired”

The Guardian reports: John Bolton, former national security adviser to Donald Trump, has described the former US president’s act as “old and tired” and said the Republican party is ready to move on to a “fresh face”. “There are a lot of reasons to be against Trump being the nominee but the one I’m hearing now as I call around …

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Kari Lake’s Supporters Battle Over Confederate Flag

Newsweek reports: There was confrontation in Arizona on Friday after a man turned up at a rally of Kari Lake supporters with a Confederate flag and refused to leave. Around 30 Lake backers gathered in Phoenix, outside the Arizona State Capitol, demanding a rerun of the state’s gubernatorial election. Her supporters organized a protest outside the state capitol at 9 …

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House History: Last Floor Fight For Speaker Was 1923

NBC News reports: In this game of chicken, if the conservatives don’t blink and McCarthy refuses to back down, it could result in a chaotic floor fight with House members taking multiple votes for speaker — something that has not happened in a century. When the House gathered on Dec. 4, 1923, Frederick Gillett sought re-election as speaker. The Republican …

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Sarah Palin Concedes House Race, Thanks Trump

Posted this afternoon to Sarah Palin’s Facebook page: *Official Press Release From Governor Sarah Palin* It’s an honor to run for office in my homestate, offering to serve the great people of Alaska! Congratulations to Rep. Mary Peltola and her family as this new chapter in their lives – and the life of Alaska – unfolds. Challenging Washington, DC’s status …

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McCarthy’s Slim House Majority To Bring Headaches

The Wall Street Journal reports: Republicans won enough seats during midterm elections to capture a slim majority in the House, but their ability to advance their agenda will face both practical and ideological challenges tied to such a historically small margin. With little wiggle room, party leaders will need the support of nearly every Republican to propel partisan legislation, giving …

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Loser Vaseline Woman Sues AZ County Over Printers

The Arizona Republic reports: Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake filed a lawsuit against Maricopa County officials today, accusing them of breaking election laws and demanding they provide information about voters whose ballots were impacted by Election Day printer issues. Her legal challenge comes within days of an election lawsuit from Abe Hamadeh, the Republican nominee for state attorney general Lake announced …

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DeSantis Dodges Testimony In Suit By Fired State DA

Florida Politics reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis cannot be compelled to testify in the federal case that suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren is making to be reinstated, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Warren’s case that his August suspension from office is a violation of his First Amendment rights that should be undone starts Tuesday in front of U.S. District …

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Lauren Boebert: I’m A Victim Of The Club Q Shooting

“I have been accused of just about every mass shooting there has been since the Left has learned of my name. “Whether it’s Uvalde, or the King Soopers shooting in Boulder, Colorado, or the Buffalo, New York shooting. “Or even Paul Pelosi getting hammered. I have been blamed for all of that. I think the Left is pissed I won …

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GA Supreme Court Reinstates Six-Week Abortion Ban

The Associated Press reports: The Georgia Supreme Court Wednesday reinstated the state’s ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy. In a one-page order, the high court put a lower court ruling overturning the ban on hold while it considers an appeal. Abortion providers who had resumed performing the procedure past six weeks after the lower court ruling will …

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Trump +15 Over DeSantis In New GOP Primary Poll

Morning Consult reports: Former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign announcement appears to have been a dud, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico survey, which found his support against a hypothetical 2024 Republican field weakened a bit over the course of a week. According to the Nov. 18-20 survey, 45% of potential Republican primary voters said they would vote for Trump …

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Arizona AG Candidate Sues To Be Declared Winner

The Hill reports: The GOP nominee for attorney general in Arizona and the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that mismanagement by elections officials may have influenced the results of the race. The Arizona attorney general’s race was set to go to a recount after Democrat Kris Mayes led Republican Abraham Hamadeh by 510 votes. Hamadeh and …

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Walker: “This Erection Is About The People” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: With his Georgia Senate race hanging in the balance, Republican candidate Herschel Walker had an unfortunate slip of the tongue as he tried to drum up support for his campaign Tuesday night. Flanked by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Walker spoke on Fox News about the significance of his election. “This election is …

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Kevin McCarthy: Under My Rule The US House Will Start With Prayer Every Day (As Has Been Done Since 1789)

Breitbart reports: McCarthy must garner 218 votes in the House to become Speaker, as they prep to hold the vote in January. McCarthy is already making a vow ahead of the formal vote. “Next year, Republicans will start every day of Congress with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance,” McCarthy said. “No exceptions.” His vow garnered positive attention across social …

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Fauci: I’ll “Fully Cooperate” With Any GOP Investigation

The Insider reports: White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that he’s ready to face Republicans in Congress next year as they gain control of the US House and have pledged renewed COVID-19 oversight. “I absolutely will cooperate fully and testify before the Congress if asked,” Fauci told reporters during the White House press briefing. “I have …

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Fifth GOP Rep Is “Hard No” On McCarthy As Speaker

Congress Minutes reports: Kevin McCarthy’s Thanksgiving holiday has been far from relaxing, as his bid for speakership gets rockier by the day. Another House Freedom Caucus member announced he would not vote for the GOP leader for speaker next term, with Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) telling POLITICO in an interview on Tuesday that he will be another vote against McCarthy. …

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