Politics (page 6)

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    McCarthy probes the ‘Hunter emails’

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online looks into damning evidence involving the Democratic presidential nominee and his son. According to a 2015 email, then–vice president Joe Biden met with a top executive at Burisma, the Ukrainian energy firm that paid Biden’s son, Hunter, $50,000 a month to sit…
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Federal taxpayers cannot afford another bailout of state and federal governments. Joseph Coletti explains why during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze highlights questions N.C. voters should ask about the state’s three state Supreme Court elections this fall. Kent Lassman of the Competitive…
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on questions surrounding the residency of a Wake County judicial candidate. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal questions COVID-19 case numbers in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2020
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    Minneapolis paying the price for today’s political turmoil

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist takes a closer look at Minneapolis. The intersection in south Minneapolis where George Floyd died in police custody on May 25 has become a quasi-religious shrine. It is a shrine not just to Floyd, who is honored here as if he were…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2020
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    GOP experts prepare for Democratic Senate takeover

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner reports on fears among Republicans about control of the U.S. Senate in 2021. The prognosis for the Republican Senate majority is dire, as well-funded Democratic challengers put red states in play and GOP incumbents feel dragged down by President Trump’s faltering reelection…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2020
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    Whitehouse’s dark-money double standard

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon cites an inconvenient fact about U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (of “Web of Denial” infamy). Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) on Tuesday savaged conservative dark-money groups, citing the work of a left-wing group funded by dark money in his attacks. In…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2020
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    An electoral shift among Cuban-Americans?

    John Loftus writes for National Review Online about an interesting electoral development within a key demographic. In the 2012 election, Barack Obama won 71 percent of the Hispanic vote, helping him seal victory over Mitt Romney. Democrats and the media subsequently predicted that Obama’s capture of Hispanics —…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2020
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    Voting lines spark cries of suppression

    Tobias Hoonhout reports for National Review Online on an interesting response to voting lines in Georgia. Footage showing long lines of enthusiastic early voters in a Georgia county drew predictable cries of “voter suppression” from Democrats and Twitter pundits, while election experts said such allegations were baseless and…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2020