Elections (page 5)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Election dates have been set to fill vacancies in North Carolina’s 3rd and 9th Congressional Districts. Rick Henderson recaps the circumstances of both electoral contests for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Joseph Coletti analyzes Gov. Roy Cooper’s 2019-21 state budget proposals. Longtime conservative commentator William…
    Mitch Kokai, March 15, 2019
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    Taking Bernie seriously

    Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online argues that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has a legitimate chance to win the 2020 presidential election. Be under no illusions. The 77-year-old Senator from Vermont — the man who tried to bring Sandinista radio to Burlington, and the runner-up to Madame…
    Mitch Kokai, March 14, 2019
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    The GOP and women

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner highlights one member of Congress who wants the Republican Party to change its approach to women. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., is pushing fellow Republicans to admit they have a problem and thoroughly re-evaluate their approach to women voters, warning colleagues in Washington…
    Mitch Kokai, March 13, 2019
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    Former FEC commissioner says AOC could face legal jeopardy

    Andrew Kerr of the Daily Caller reports on one expert’s assessment of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s potential legal problems. A former member of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) called for an investigation Sunday into alleged campaign finance violations by Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her top…
    Mitch Kokai, March 13, 2019
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    Pelosi and colleagues target free speech

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online takes aim at the U.S. House speaker’s latest proposal to diminish free speech. The same Democrats outraged by Donald Trump’s alleged offenses against the First Amendment passed, as their first priority, a speech-restricting bill opposed by the American Civil Liberties Union. Trump…
    Mitch Kokai, March 13, 2019
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    A warning against changing the ‘campaign refs’

    Bradley Smith and Scott Blackburn write for the Washington Examiner about the potential danger of changing federal election oversight. The federal agency formed to referee the hard-nosed, red team-blue team battle of national politics is the Federal Election Commission. Like refs in sports, nearly everyone thinks they stink…
    Mitch Kokai, March 12, 2019
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    CJ reports: Drawing sets order for packed ballot in 3rd District special election

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports on the latest the vacant 3rd U.S. Congressional District seat that will be filled July 9 special election: The elections board determined the order of candidates on primary and general election ballots 15 minutes after candidate filing ended Friday at 5 p.m.. The letter Z…
    Anna Manning, March 11, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest N.C. legislation targeting human trafficking. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why conservatives should support election redistricting reform.
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019