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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Battle to Replace Sen. Jeff Flake

Democrat congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema was declared the winner of Arizona’s U.S. Senate race Monday night, almost a week after final midterm election votes were cast. Republican Martha McSally showed an early lead in the race to replace Sen. Jeff Flake as one of Arizona’s two U.S. Senators, but after two days of vote counting, that lead flipped to Democrat Sinema. That lead widened as Maricopa County released batch after batch of vote results. As of Monday evening, Sinema had garnered 49.68 percent of the vote to McSally’s 47.96 percent, a…

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Soros-Tied Hillary Alumni Group Helping to Organize Volunteers for Florida Recount

Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is helping to organize volunteers to aid Senator Bill Nelson’s campaign with the Florida recount. Demand Justice sent out a blast email asking for “volunteers to help out in a variety of roles in the recount process, including observing at polls, data processing, and logistics organization.” The group advertised that it is seeking supporters who are either in Florida or who can travel…

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Florida Official Overseeing Vote Count Destroyed Ballots, Accused of Not Removing Dead Voters from Rolls

The Florida official put in charge of counting votes in Broward County — the most liberal county in the state — for the gubernatorial and Senate race previously destroyed voter ballots, a judge ruled, and was most recently accused of not removing dead voters from the voter rolls. Broward County Board of Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes is in charge of vote counting in the area and has yet to disclose how many ballots are still not counted despite the election for governor and Senate occurring two days ago. Currently, in the…

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Trump’s Republicans Beat Historical Average for Midterm Elections

Republicans were disappointed to lose the House of Representatives to Democrats on Tuesday. But they gained several seats in the Senate. Overall the GOP out-performed the historical average for the president’s party. As a recent analysis of historical trends in midterm elections noted: “Over the past 28 midterm elections since 1906, the president’s party lost about 30 House seats and 4 Senate seats on average.” President Donald Trump’s Republican Party was projected to lose between 25 and 35 seats as of 1:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday — right around the…

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Donald Trump in Indiana: If You Don’t Want to Say ‘Speaker Pelosi’ for Next 2 Years, ‘You Gotta Go Out and Vote’

President Donald Trump urged an Indiana crowd of 8,500 strong on Friday that they have to get out and vote Republican if they do not want to say “Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi” for the next two years. “If you don’t want to be saying the words ‘Speaker Pelosi’ for the next two years, you gotta go out and vote,” Trump said, urging the crowd to vote for congressional candidates Greg Pence and Jim Bair and a Republican Congress. He encouraged the revved-up crowd to also vote for Mike Braun–a patriot, fighter,…

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Facebook Approves Ads from Vice News Posing as All 100 Senators

A recent report from Vice News showed how easily Facebook’s new political advertising tools can be manipulated with little to no verification by Facebook. The social media giant added a mandatory “Paid For” disclosure to political ads in May, which aimed to provide further clarity to the origin of political advertisements on the website. Instead, it appears that this mandatory field can be used to spread misinformation. Vice first successfully placed ads on Facebook using the name of a number of prominent political figures and groups including Vice President Mike Pence, Democratic National…

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In Kentucky, Donald Trump Praises ‘Rock Ribbed’ Mitch McConnell

President Donald Trump praised Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Kentucky campaign rally on Saturday, demonstrating Republican unity to his supporters. “There’s nobody tougher, there’s nobody smarter,” Trump said about McConnell during the rally. Sen. Rand Paul and Governor Matt Bevin also attended. Trump praised McConnell as a “rock ribbed” leader that was “Kentucky tough” and thanked him for helping get Justice Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to the Supreme Court. “He stared down the angry left-wing mob, he never blinked and he never looked back,” Trump said as the crowd…

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