Month: November 2020

Here’s what you need to know: Video Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, on Monday supported President Trump’s refusal to concede and argued Mr. Trump was “within his rights” to challenge the outcome.CreditCredit…Al Drago for The New York Times Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the top Republican in Congress, on Monday threw his support behind
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Here’s what you need to know: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not contradict President Trump’s false claims that the election was stolen from him, instead endorsing his vow to pursue lawsuits in key swing states.Credit…Al Drago for The New York Times Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the top Republican in Congress, on Monday threw his
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A record number of Americans have exercised one of the most important rights affirmed by the founders of this great nation: the right to keep and bear arms. The FBI NICS office conducted 3,305,465 background checks last month – breaking the record for the month of October by nearly a million checks. Each month in
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Admirers of national parks and world-class trout streams in the state of Montana have expressed alarm over the election of a new Republican governor and his environmental plans. The governor, former software developer Greg Gianforte, has in the past sought to strip protections from 700,000 acres of wilderness, and his conservative “Montana Comeback Plan” election
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Ted Nugent maligned George Floyd, the Black man whose death in police custody in late May sparked nationwide protests, in a ranting video he posted Friday on Facebook. Mr. Nugent, a rock guitarist and longtime National Rifle Association board member, repeatedly called Floyd a “thug” throughout the video and said his death was a suicide
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Topline As President Donald Trump tries to discredit the results of the election by raising false claims about voter fraud, some of the president’s loyalists are latching onto an unsubstantiated and illogical new conspiracy theory — promoted by right-wing provocateur James O’Keefe — that the U.S. Postal Service is deliberately mislabeling mail-in ballots. Conservative political
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WASHINGTON – Republicans have fended off challenges in a number of key Senate races, making it increasingly unlikely Democrats could win control of the chamber. But they still have a glimmer of hope after both of Georgia’s Senate races, one regular and one special election to fill a vacancy, are headed to an unprecedented dual runoff in January. 
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Rogue elements of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are continuing their assault on certain types of commonly-owned semi-automatic pistols. According to the law firm Wiley, ATF has developed a new interpretation of “handgun” that threatens to curtail the supply of foreign-manufactured pistols and could put many law-abiding gun owners in legal jeopardy.
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To submit an item for the Outdoors calendar, contact The Topeka Capital-Journal by email at jrouse@cjonline.com. Events subject to change/cancellation. Please notify by email if your event has been rescheduled. View the complete calendar online. NOVEMBER 6-8 — NUCS mixed-bag bird dog tournament, Double Crown Ranch in Dover. Entry deadline is Oct. 30. For more
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Today, November 5th, LR-130 passed to ensure that your free exercise of the right to self-defense is protected equally across the whole state. For too long, local anti-gun bureaucrats have refused to recognize your freedom by instituting concealed carry restrictions beyond state law. Time and again, they usurp your rights in their quest to diminish
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Officials at YouTube, the world’s largest video site, said the video showcased “demonstrably false content that undermines trust in the democratic process,” and they blocked it from pulling in advertising money. But they kept it viewable, attaching only a small disclaimer saying election “results may not be final,” because, they said, it did not directly
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click to enlarge Daniel Walters photo An armed citizen during a protest in downtown Spokane. It was the evening before the 2020 election, and with the potential of civil unrest looming, some members of the Spokane City Council were worried. “I have received enough emails from citizens who
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PAAIA Celebrates Historic Election for Iranian Americans 07/22/20 Press Release by Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) Washington, DC – The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization serving the interests of Iranian Americans, congratulates Oklahoma State Senator Stephanie Bice (R-OK), Florida State Representative Anna Eskamani (D-FL), New York State
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Technological upgrades are on the horizon for the Monroe County Clerk’s Office after voters selected the Republican candidate to head the countywide post. Technological upgrades are on the horizon for the Monroe County Clerk’s Office after voters selected the Republican candidate to head the countywide post. Electronic services were at the core of Annamarie Osment’s
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Republican Mark Robinson is set to become North Carolina’s first black lieutenant governor, according to Fox News. Robinson went viral in 2018 after delivering an impassioned pro-Second Amendment rights speech at a city council meeting following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. What are the details? The outlet reported that
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From left: Representatives Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan will all return to the House.Credit…Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The 2020 election brought victory to all four congresswomen often called “the Squad” — Representatives Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Republican Sen. Jim Risch has been reelected to Congress, defeating Democrat challenger Paulette Jordan. Risch, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has served in the Senate since 2008, when he was elected to fill the seat being vacated by Sen. Larry Craig. An avid supporter of President Donald
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Blur your eyes and don’t look too long. You could swear that New York Congressman Max Rose is a hard-MAGA Right-winger who hammers Left-wing hacks. “I stood with President Trump when Democrats attacked him for killing an Iranian terrorist,” Rose announced in a TV ad. “Because when you kill American soldiers, we kill you.” Rose’s
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A number of pro-Second Amendment organizations and two individual citizens are suing the state of New Jersey over “draconian” restrictions on carrying a firearm for self-defense. The litigation is also taking on the state’s application process for concealed carry permits. “The right to bear arms must be available to all citizens, not just a privileged
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November 3, 2020 8:58 AM By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press Posted: November 3, 2020 8:58 AM Updated: November 3, 2020 9:30 AM BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Democrat Paulette Jordan is no stranger to long shots, occasionally touting her trips to the shooting range during her campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Jim Risch. Still, Jordan’s race
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