Midterm Election Archives ⋆ MICHAELANTONIO MEDIA
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Report: Nancy Pelosi Barters Self Term Limit to Appease Critics, Retake Speakership

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) might be ready to exchange term limits on committee chairmanships and party leadership — including her own — to regain the Speaker’s gavel on January 3 when Democrats take back the majority in the House. The idea of terms limits first surfaced in October, as Breitbart News reported. Pelosi told the Los Angeles Times that while she intends to be Speaker of the House if Democrats win the midterm elections, she might consider limiting her time in office. The Times reported: Democrats have yet to…

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Poll: 6-in-7 GOP Voters Say Minorities Favored over White Americans

Midterm election polling analysis reveals deep divides between Democrat and Republican voters on the growing multicultural populations in the United States. Polling analysis from the Pew Research Center reveals that the overwhelming majority of Republican voters in the recent midterm elections, 85 percent, say the U.S. today favors minorities over white Americans. Only 11 percent of GOP voters said white Americans are favored over minority groups. On the opposite end of the political spectrum, 87 percent of Democrat voters in the midterm elections say white Americans are favored in the…

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Prosecutors Paint Michael Cohen as a Liar – But Rely on Him for Anti-Trump Charges

NEW YORK — The nearly 40-page sentencing memo from New York prosecutors claiming that President Trump directed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to make hush payments to two women that allegedly violated election law presents no actual evidence beyond Cohen’s own characterizations. The memo itself, however, paints Cohen as a deceiver who willingly repeatedly lied, and who possesses a fleeting sense of wrongdoing, little remorse and a tendency to place blame on others. The memo laments how the Court “had to press Cohen to acknowledge that he understood he was…

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Ocasio-Cortez Seeks Powerful Committee Seats to Advance Left’s Agenda

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has yet to be sworn in as New York 14th District’s Representative in the House, but she is already lobbying to be seated on some of the most powerful committees in that chamber. As Breitbart News reported, Ocasio-Cortez has already expressed her desire to be on two committees that are rarely open to freshman lawmakers — House Financial Services and Energy and Commerce. The finance committee oversees the nation’s financial sector, while energy and commerce’s jurisdiction includes public health and research, environmental quality, and energy policy.…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Sarah Sanders a Liar

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called White House press secretary Sarah Sanders a liar in a tweet to Sanders’ father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, after he tweeted to chide the “Democratic Socialist” for comparing her election to Congress to the 1969 moon landing. “Ocasio-Cortez compares her election to moon landing. Huh?” Huckabee tweeted, referring to the remarks Ocasio-Cortez made in a speech. “Big difference. Moon landing was LUNAR, not LOONEY; Moon landing done by ppl who knew what they were doing…those who elected someone who thought there were 3 branches of Congress did NOT”:…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Seat on Powerful House Finance Committee

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a Democratic Socialist who won election to Congress in the 2018 midterm election, said on Thursday that she would like a seat on the House Financial Services Committee — a powerful committee that oversees the country’s financial sector. “I think with our district, we can be ambitious, so we’re kind of swinging for the fences on committees,” Ocasio-Cortez told HillTV. “We might as well ask for something big.” The Hill reported:  The Financial Services panel is one of the most sought-after House committees. Its members wield significant influence…

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Rejects Beto O’Rourke 2020 Hype

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not ready to buy into Beto-mania following Beto O’Rourke’s loss to incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz. “If Beto O’Rourke wants to go and run for president, God bless him. He should put his hat in and make his case. But he lost. You don’t usually promote a loser to the top of party,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Thursday. The New Hampshire Democratic Party’s youth have reportedly already invited the charismatic El Paso congressman to meet voters. New Hampshire will host 2020’s first…

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Poll: GOP Hyde-Smith Leads Democrat Mike Espy by 10 Points in Mississippi Senate Runoff Election

A poll of Tuesday’s Mississippi Senate runoff election released on Sunday shows incumbent Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) leading her Democrat challenger, former Clinton administration Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy, by ten points, 54 percent to 44 percent. The RRH Elections with Bold Blue Campaigns and JMC Analytics Poll, the only poll released on the runoff election listed in the Real Clear Politics Average of Polls, was conducted of 684 respondents between November 19 and November 21 and again between November 23 and 24 (skipping Thanksgiving Day) and has a margin…

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Former Obama Aide: Beto’s Senate Race More Inspiring than Barack’s

A former aide to President Barack Obama is singing the praises of Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), who lost his Senate bid to incumbent Republican Ted Cruz. Dan Pfeiffer, who was Obama’s communications director, wrote an essay on the Crooked website on Monday saying that O’Rourke has something that even the $70 million raised for his campaign can’t buy. “Any smart campaign with competent staff can build a top-flight organization, but enthusiasm is not something that can be engineered in a lab,” Pfeiffer wrote. “It is spontaneous, and only a few…

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Fewer than 20 Miles of Border Have Been Reinforced with Razor Wire as Caravan Heads to U.S.

Less than 20 miles of the nearly 2,000-mile United States-Mexico border has been reinforced with razor wire as a caravan of 7,000 to 10,000 Central Americans heads to the U.S. As Breitbart News has reported, tensions have risen just over the southern border in Tijuana, Mexico where about 2,000 migrants with the caravan are staying and where locals are protesting their arrival into the city. President Trump is touting that the border is being secured ahead of the caravan’s arrival — though record levels of illegal border-crossers attempt to cross…

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