Politics (page 7)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on two lawsuits challenging North Carolina’s new voter ID law. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal argues that North Carolina is the real winner in the Apple sweepstakes.
    Mitch Kokai, December 21, 2018
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    Gallup: Dems Favor More Moderate Party, Republicans Favor More Conservative Party

    From Gallup’s survey after the mid-term election: Given a choice, 54% of rank-and-file Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents would prefer that their party move closer to the center, and 41% would rather it shift further left. At the same time, rank-and-file Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favor a shift to the…
    Donna Martinez, December 20, 2018
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    Just in time for a Democratic House, people worry about government

    Editors at Investor’s Business Daily appear somewhat amused by results of a recent poll. Rep. Nancy Pelosi might want to look at the results before she regains her gavel as U.S. House speaker. A Gallup Poll taken after the midterms finds that, according to those surveyed, the top…
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2018
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    Federalist columnist takes Rubio to task

    David Harsanyi of the Federalist is no fan of Sen. Marco Rubio’s latest campaign theme. “The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that,” the new populist version of Marco Rubio writes in an essay titled “America Needs…
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal reports on the vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto and place a photo voter ID requirement into law. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal exposes a key problem with most economic impact studies for taxpayer-funded projects and programs.
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2018
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    Obamacare ruling and the GOP

    Kimberly Leonard and Al Weaver of the Washington Examiner focus on the potential political impact of a recent court ruling. Republicans fear that a federal judge’s decision Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act will put them in a perilous political position and will hand Democrats a…
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2018
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    Two leading Democrats listed among worst ethics violators

    Cameron Cawthorne of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a new list that offers bad news to two Democratic Party stars. A government watchdog group included Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), both potential 2020 presidential candidates, on its newly released list of the “worst…
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2018
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    Who’s in charge of our lives?

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online reminds us that people over whom we exercise no authority nonetheless dictate much of our daily lives. The British people voted to leave the European Union because many of them felt that they had lost control over their country, that key decisions…
    Mitch Kokai, December 18, 2018