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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Hugh Hewitt: Brett Kavanaugh reshapes the ‘Rule of Four’ and what cases SCOTUS hears

While the Alt-left is protesting President Trump’s Supreme Court’s nomination, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, to the court, decrying the fall of Roe v. Wade, the change felt may be something else. Conservative More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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President Trump picks Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on Supreme Court

President Trump nominates D.C. Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s vacancy on the Supreme Court. Brett Kavanaugh Kavanaugh supporters claim he brings a pragmatic More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Justice Elena Kagan’s midterm confirmation nullifies the Democrats’ call to delay replacing Anthony Kennedy

The politicizing of the U.S. Supreme Court is one of the most tragic aspects of America’s society and culture. Democrats, reeling from the surprise retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, are calling on a delay More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Rand Paul casts key vote, Mike Pompeo moves towards confirmation as Secretary of State

CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to be secretary of state in a party line vote. Rand Paul switched his vote late in the day, enabling Pompeo’s nomination More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Oklahoma Rep Jim Bridenstine confirmed as new NASA chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., as NASA administrator, despite objections from Democrats that he lacks the scientific and management expertise to lead the space agency. Bridenstine’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback confirmed as Ambassador at large for international religious freedom

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas was confirmed to an ambassadorship on Wednesday after a six-month after V.P. Mike Pence broke the Senate split 49-49 vote along party lines on the nomination of the Republican. Brownback More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Texas Right to Life praises President Trump’s nomination of Don Willett to Fifth Circuit court of appeals

President Donald Trump announced the nomination of the Honorable Justice Don Willett to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Justice Willett currently serves on the Supreme Court More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Jeff Flake on Syrian missile strike, Gorsuch filibuster and the refugee crisis

Talking with NPR’s Scott Simon, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake discussed the recent attacks against Syrian chemical weapons depots, the rebels and how the Trump administration should interact with Congress. Later More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Mike Pence attacks Congress over Obamacare, calls for Democrats to support Neil Gorsuch

Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on the Trump administration’s health care message Saturday in West Virginia, quoting one of President Donald Trump’s tweets from the podium during an event about More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from Russia hacking investigation

The rumored Russian hacking just won’t go away for the Trump administration, likely because critics choose to believe that this is the cause of Hillary Clinton’s loss in November, or will prove to be More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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FreedomWorks’ Adam Brandon praises Trump’s efforts to ‘reduce burdensome regulations’

FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented on President Trump’s signing a bill to end the Department of the Interior’s Stream Protection Rule, which targeted the coal industry. “President Trump’s action More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Murray Energy’s Robert Murray calls global warming a hoax, Scott Pruitt set for EPA

Murray Energy Chairman and CEO Robert Murray on Friday claimed global warming is a hoax as President Trump signed a measure on Thursday to lift restrictions on coal mining near waterways. Murray references 4,000 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Senate confirms Steven Mnuchin for Treasury as critics voice their opposition to the ‘Foreclosure King’

The U.S. Senate remained divided down party lines over the confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary Monday night. The Senate voted 53-47, with all Republicans voting for him and all Democrats voting More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Jeff Sessions’ ‘extremist record’ attacked by Hispanic Group without evidence

Ahead of the confirmation of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Voto Latino, the leading civic media organization empowering American Latino millennials, released a statement by CEO Maria Teresa More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Brooklyn writer Bill Bradley warns Betsy DeVos is ‘Coming for your children’ in leftist denial of facts

Betsy DeVos will be the Secretary of Education and leftists appear to losing all common sense as the hit pieces continue. Bill Bradley posted an article titled “Betsy DeVos is Coming for your children” More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Ted Cruz riles leftists after likening Ku Klux Klan to racist Democrats

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz shot back at Democrats opposing Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination for U.S. Attorney General citing the history of southern Democrats and Ku Klux Klan. Cruz’s comments during More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Hawaii Sen Mazie Hirono compares Trump’s immigration Executive Oder to slavery, Japanese internment

Hawaii Mazie Hirono Senator appeared on MSNBC to discuss the Democratic Party’s decision to obstruct votes on Trump’s cabinet nominees, but offered her take on President Trump’s Executive Order on More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Senate confirms Betsy DeVos as VP Mike Pence breaks the tie, Seth MacFarlane offers sexist tweet

In one of the most divisive Senate confirmations in U.S. History, Betsy DeVos will now move forward as President Trump’s Secretary of Education. Vice President Mike Pence broke the 50-50 tie, giving DeVos More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders turns to ‘sexist’ demeaning attacks against Betsy DeVos

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders asked President Trump’s education secretary candidate, Betsy DeVos, whether she would have got the job if her family had not donated $200m to the Republican party. Sanders’ More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Four ‘defect’ to join GOP as Senate confirms Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

As the battle against President Trump’s cabinet selection continue, former chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson, was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. With a vote total of 56-43, More...


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