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Four gaps separate pair who would be president
The first Republican presidential debate was almost exactly 13 months ago. The first actual balloting was almost exactly seven months ago. The two presidential tickets have been fixed for about 45 days. And yet custom holds that the official …
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | George W. Bush John McCain Barack Obama Bill Clinton President of the United States Democratic Party George H. W. Bush Al Gore
Supreme Court nullifies House race over residency dispute
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Supreme Court has canceled a November election in a rural House seat by ruling that the incumbent Republican doesn't live inside the district. Accusations that Rep. Bob Barrett lived outside of his Chisago County district go back years. Thursday's decision triggers a special ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Minnesota Supreme Court of the United States George W. Bush Democratic Party Washington D.C. Republican Party Al Gore President of the United States
Bernie Sanders tells skeptical voters to stick with Clinton over a third party
Nearly two months after Sanders endorsed Clinton, perhaps 10 percent of his supporters say they'll reject Clinton, vote for a third-party candidate or cast a chaos-making vote for Donald Trump.
7979 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush Democratic Party Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Voting Green Party Al Gore Hillary Rodham Clinton
Intel to spin off McAfee cybersecurity unit into a new company
Intel Corp. is spinning off its cybersecurity unit into a new company, called McAfee, in a deal with private equity firm TPG. The deal values McAfee at $4.2 billion, including its debt of about $2 billion. Intel, based in Santa Clara, Calif., bought McAfee in 2011 for $7.68 billion. Intel said...
10 points by Los Angeles Times | Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Texas George Washington Management occupations President of the United States Al Gore Democratic Party Appeal
Notorious Nashville criminal sues over kosher prison food
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A notorious Nashville criminal has filed a lawsuit arguing that the food he has to eat in prison doesn't meet kosher standards. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2kvluId ) that Perry A. March sued the Tennessee Department of Correction and food vendor Aramark earlier this month in Nashville ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Prison Nashville Tennessee Tennessee Food Corrections Criminal justice Penology Al Gore
Trump has many people longing for the good old days of George W. Bush
Who's driving Trump's record low approval ratings?
713 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States Republican Party George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Bill Clinton White House Al Gore
Body found after house fire in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body inside a vacant home that had caught on fire. According to The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/2lypRlU ), Nashville Fire Department spokesman Brian Haas says in a statement that firefighters battled the blaze on Friday morning and didn't find ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Nashville Tennessee The Tennessean Al Gore Nashville Banner The City Paper Death English-language films The Washington Times
Finley: Left bites Ivanka’s liberal hand
Nolan Finley wonders why liberals are attacking Ivanka Trump, their one possible friend in the White House        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Ivanka Trump Conservatism Donald Trump Al Gore George W. Bush Liberalism Global warming Trump Organization
Phoenix domestic-violence shelter files lawsuit against Backpage
Shelter claims online marketplace created victims of sex trafficking that cost it money.       
20661 points by USA Today | United States Senate John McCain Human trafficking First Amendment to the United States Constitution Al Gore Prostitution Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution David Boies
Omarosa Manigault hospitalized after injury at White House
Omarosa Manigault broke a leg in her new position at the White House.
11004 points by Daily News | Bill Clinton President of the United States Democratic Party George W. Bush White House Al Gore George H. W. Bush Vice President of the United States
Democrats, Republicans raising money for possible legal battle over close Ohio Supreme Court race
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge John O'Donnell is continuing to try to raise money for possible legal challenges as he remains locked in a tight race for a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge John O'Donnell is raising funds for possible legal challenges as he remains locked in a tight race for a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court. Ohio Republicans backing Cincinnati appellate Judge Pat Fischer -- a conservative candidate who leads O'Donnell, a Democrat, by more than 24,000 votes in unofficial results -- are working to secure donations for the same possible legal battle. The fundraising efforts come as county election workers across the state prepare to count provisional and absentee ballots, and determine whether certain ballots are eligible. O'Donnell and Fischer's allies are expected to keep a close eye on the processes, and court challenges to whether certain ballots should be counted have occurred in past elections. Republicans currently control the Ohio Supreme Court 6-1. Republican Cincinnati appellate Judge Pat DeWine beat his Democratic opponent on Election Night. Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, a Republican, ran unopposed. Read more: Republican DeWine wins seat on Ohio Supreme Court, other race too close to call The counting of provisional ballots will not start until Saturday, Ohio Secretary of State's spokesman Joshua Eck said. The final tally is not expected until the end of the month. O'Donnell trails Fischer by 0.6 percent, according to unofficial results from the Ohio Secretary of State's Office. Under Ohio law, the gap between candidates must be 0.25 percent or lower to trigger a recount. O'Donnell's hope is that the ballots that have yet to be counted may turn the race in his favor. O'Donnell's campaign has sent fundraising emails to supporters since Election Day on Nov. 8. Campaign manager Bill DeMora said in an email that "we are raising funds to prepare for a recount, as the R's are doing as well." One email says "the race for Ohio Supreme Court is too close to call and with hundreds of thousands of outstanding ballots, our work is not done. We need to ensure every single vote is counted. And right now, it is crucial that we have the resources necessary to do so." The Ohio Association for Justice, a trial attorneys' advocacy group, also sent out an email urging people to donate to the Ohio Democratic Party to help O'Donnell win. The Ohio Republican Party is also making efforts to raise money. In a fundraising email titled "Don't let them steal it," Ohio GOP chairman Matt Borges writes that the party needs support because "one critical race that was so close that it's being contested by the Democrats." Borges writes, "Will you chip in $10, $25, $50 or whatever you can right now to help fund our 'Victory Defense Fund' and help us fight back! Ohio's Democrats have had terrible candidates for years now but they'll resort to anything to try to steal a race from us. They're desperate but they're also well-funded." Ohio GOP spokeswoman Brittany Warner said Thursday that the party's internal analysis shows that Fischer will maintain his lead as the provisional and absentee ballots are counted. But she said the Democrats "have made efforts in the past to try to fight the results" through litigation. "We obviously want to be prepared should that happen," Warner said.
6 points by The Plain Dealer | Democratic Party Ohio George W. Bush Republican Party President of the United States Elections Al Gore Kentucky
William F. Turner, chemical company executive and veteran, dies
William F. Turner, a retired chemical company executive who was a highly decorated World War II veteran and an artist whose pen-and-ink drawings chronicled Harford County scenes, died Thursday of heart failure at his Churchville home. He was 91. The son of William F. Turner Jr., a Con Edison personnel...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Cecil County Maryland Al Gore Baltimore County Maryland Combat Infantryman Badge Bill Clinton Havre de Grace Maryland Johns Hopkins University
Trump says 'shackles have been taken off' as he unleashes attacks on GOP leaders
The "shackles" gone, Donald Trump stepped up his fierce attacks on his own party leaders Tuesday, promising to teach Republicans who oppose him a lesson and fight for the presidency "the way I want to." "I'm just tired of non-support" from leaders of the party he represents on the presidential...
144 points by Chicago Tribune | Al Gore George W. Bush Democratic Party President of the United States John McCain United States presidential election 2008 Bill Clinton Barack Obama
For Clinton, attacking Trump may not be enough
The Democratic presidential nominee on Wednesday made an affirmative case that her policies and vision will boost her standing and earn a mandate.
14311 points by The Washington Post | Bill Clinton Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama George H. W. Bush Al Gore
Luntz depressed by 2016 politics — and who can blame him?
Republican pollster Frank Luntz seems downright depressed these days.
65 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | George W. Bush Bill Clinton Democratic Party President of the United States Al Gore Barack Obama Supreme Court of the United States Vice President of the United States
Tennessee lawmakers not required to report foreign travel
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Six Tennessee state lawmakers who received an expense-paid trip to Europe did not have to report it under state campaign finance laws because the donor is not a registered lobbyist. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2cMcRnG) that the five-day trip in 2011 was billed as a "fact finding" ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Tennessee Nashville Tennessee United States Democratic Party Al Gore United States Senate United States House of Representatives Alaska
GOP consultant says contentiousness high, discourse low for presidential election
Frank Luntz likes to joke about the presidential election. But he’s dead serious when he says Americans deserve better discourse. Luntz, a nationally recognized pollster and Republican political consultant, spoke Monday at a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce breakfast. About 200 people attended the event at The Orleans.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | George W. Bush Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States Bill Clinton Al Gore Democratic Party United States presidential election 2004 Vice President of the United States
Review: Dave Barry writes a funny valentine to wacky Florida with ‘Best. State. Ever.’
Humorist Dave Barry has made a career of writing about the wackier aspects of life, and especially many offbeat aspects of living in Florida.His latest book is a step toward repaying that debt after a career of feasting off the absurdities of life in the Sunshine State.As Barry puts it: “If states...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Florida Florida Keys George W. Bush Stupidity United States presidential election 2000 Key West Florida Al Gore Tourism
DuPage County bomb-sniffing dog remembered as ‘best partner’
The DuPage County sheriff's office is mourning the loss of its beloved bomb-sniffing dog Utah, a 13-year-old black lab that died Wednesday.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | George W. Bush United States presidential election 2004 Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton George H. W. Bush Al Gore Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney