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By Butter Bracco On Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Maryland euthanasia bill stalls in state Senate as legislators are divided over assisted suicide

Maryland’s assisted suicide bill for allowing terminally-ill patients in Maryland to take their own lives fell one vote short on Wednesday in the Maryland Senate, stalling the legislation for now. Under the More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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What the November 6 Election Results Mean for America

The November midterm elections are finally over. There are still recounts, particularly in hotly contested Florida, but the general results are in and they show that the Democrats have regained significant control More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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US Dollar Down After Midterm Elections

Midterm elections sent the dollar lower on Wednesday, as Republicans retained the Senate and Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives. The split Congress help equities rise in early morning trade More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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New poll: Marsha Blackburn rises over Phil Bredesen in Tennessee Senate race, Bill Lee’s lead grows governor

Many voters are eyeing midterm elections, but a new poll examines the Senate race in Tennessee, indicating Marsha Blackburn is ahead of Phil Bredesen by 4% in a very close race. Marsha Blackburn The new Gravis More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Kevin Clinesmith and Sally Moyer outed as FBI anti-Trump agents in Clinton investigation, Mueller probe

Two of the unidentified FBI investigators cited in the recently released inspector general’s report for their anti-Donald Trump bias and pro-Hillary Clinton feelings were outed Tuesday as “FBI Attorney 2” More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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FBI’s charge against Hillary Clinton changed from ‘gross negligence’ to ‘reckless disregard’ to shield her from criminal charges

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) questioned the results of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report at a Senate Judiciary hearing on Monday, specifically the protection of Hillary Clinton during a heated More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Unity Is the Theme for National Day of Prayer

This Thursday, May 3, 2018, will be the 35th annual National Day of Prayer. Liberty Counsel representatives are attending several of the events this week in Washington D.C. There are more than 35,000 organized More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act fails to pass cloture

On Monday, the US Senate voted on S. 2311, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation, which passed the House of Representatives last October, would have protected the lives of unborn children More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Democrats ‘lost the shutdown’ but attack the GOP with requests for more spending

While the polling on the government shutdown suggested that Democrats were poised to benefit politically from the latest battle in Washington, it was the American people who spoke and sent a different tune to More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz debate Obamacare: universal health care versus the free market

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz debated the future of health care in the US Tuesday night during an event hosted by CNN. The Global Dispatch fact checking of CNN’s analysis can be read HERE “2010, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Ted Cruz and House Rep Ron DeSantis propose ‘term limits’ Constitutional amendment

US Senator Ted Cruz and House Representative Ron DeSantis proposed an amendment to the constitution to put a cap on terms that members of Congress may serve. The lawmakers issued in a joint press release proposing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Alan Grayson leads Patrick Murphy in Vox survey as Democrats fear run for Rubio seat

The headline at Fox is that Democrats fear that Alan Grayson will challenge Patrick Murphy for the vacant Marco Rubio Senate seat, seeing Grayson has too inflammatory to win the general election. “I can’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Clinton Foundation linked to Russian uranium deal, ‘looks like bribery’

The NY Times published a condemning report on the money flowing into the Clinton Foundation, especially during the term of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. The Rosatom deal gave the Russians US uranium mining More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Senate Democrats move away from Obama as Congress passes bill on Iran

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would give Congress an up-or-down vote on whatever final agreement emerges from international negotiations to contain Iran’s nuclear program. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Rand Paul officially announces 2016 run for President

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky kicked off his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Louisville with a declaration that he’s running for the White House to “return our country to the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Justice Fellowship backs Sen Mike Lee, Dick Durbin bill on ‘Smarter’ sentencing

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Smarter Sentencing Act, which will advance more proportionate sentencing for non-violent federal drug offenses. The current federal prison system’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Government shutdown: Congress battles ‘Cromnibus,’ debt crisis as new deadline looms

Congress is struggling to pass a massive spending package with less than 12 hours to go before a potential government shutdown. In a sign of just how tough Thursday would be, House Speaker John Boehner had a hard More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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New Gallup survey: Economy, jobs are top issues for votes, GOP getting the edge

A pair of new surveys from Gallup show what’s important for voters and who they feel may have the edge heading into the 2014 midterm elections. “The Republicans in Congress hold significant leads over More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Nancy Pelosi resorts to fearmongering over GOP winning Senate, ‘Fear is a motivator’

It will be the end of “cCivilization as we know it” if Republicans take control of the Senate says Nancy Pelosi while looking ahead to the 2014 elections. “It looks like, actually, Republicans are More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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‘Economic patriotism’ ‘Corporate Deserters’ are new buzzwords calling for US shift to Nazism

Nazism, or a form of national socialism, is the call from a growing number of politicians, writers and the current Treasury Secretary as new buzzwords signal for a shocking change in America. A week or so ago Treasury More...


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