Politics (page 9)

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    Graham prepares for Supreme Court battle amid his own campaign

    Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner highlights S.C. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s two major concerns in the weeks ahead. Sen. Lindsey Graham is facing the most serious political threat of his career while also leading one of the Senate’s most contentious and partisan battles over a Supreme Court nominee.
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2020
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    Harris lies about Lincoln

    Dan McLaughlin writes for National Review Online about Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ misuse of American history. It was impossible to miss how Kamala Harris, like Joe Biden, refused to answer questions about their plans to expand the Supreme Court. But she also misrepresented history. Harris claimed…
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on the contrast between rising alcohol sales and declining gym usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jon Guze’s Daily Journal takes the Associated Press to task for its reporting on Republicans’ electoral strategy.
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: Midwestern state inspires ‘Supreme Court envy’

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why one state has given her a case of “Supreme Court envy.” Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2020
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    Troy highlights a former force in American politics

    Tevi Troy reviews for the Wall Street Journal a new biography of a major 20th-century American political figure. A first-term White House chief of staff faces three great tasks: avoid scandal, get the president re-elected and leave without getting fired. It is remarkable how few chiefs of staff,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2020
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    Trump picking up key voter registration advantages

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner finds interesting data points linked to voter registration for the fall election. The Republicans have cut the Democratic Party’s voter registration edge in key states, a development President Trump’s campaign views as a hidden advantage as polls show rival Joe Biden growing…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2020
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    Barrett might be ‘Un-Borkable’

    Editors at the Washington Free Beacon explore the political left’s attempts to derail Judge Amy Coney Barrett‘s path to the U.S. Supreme Court. It is a mark of how dirty Senate Democrats have played over the past four years that they and their allies have been so little…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential long-term impact of this year’s N.C. Supreme Court elections. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal highlights lessons learned about virtual education in the age of COVID-19.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2020