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Lone star, lone party: Republicans relish rule in Texas

By Caroline Leal
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Campaign 2014 | Tuesday night in Texas witnessed Republican Greg Abbott overwhelmingly elected as the first new governor in 14 years alongside tea party leaders who advanced…

GOP underdog triumphs in Colorado Senate race

By Kiley Crossland
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Campaign 2014 | DENVER—Republican Congressman Cory Gardner became the first challenger to unseat an incumbent U.S. senator from Colorado since 1978 on Tuesday, defeating…

Midday Roundup: Recreational pot on a high after election night wins

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Puff away. Two more states and the District of Columbia voted to legalize recreational marijuana on Tuesday. Voters in Alaska and Oregon approved ballot…

Montana sends GOP senator to Washington

By Sophia Lee
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Campaign 2014 | Rep. Steve Daines defeated Democratic candidate Amanda Curtis on election night by a comfortable margin. He was declared the winner minutes after the poll…

Administration surrenders Fast and Furious documents

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | WASHINGTON—The Department of Justice (DOJ) has turned over a cache of previously withheld documents that led House Republicans to hold Attorney General Eric…

Midday Roundup: Britain asks Twitter, Facebook to help terror fight

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open up. The head of a British intelligence agency wants more access to Facebook and Twitter, saying the social networks are a vital part of Islamic…

Jeb Bush and taxes—read my lips, part II

By Cal Thomas
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Government | Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) is thinking seriously about running for president in 2016, according to his son, George P. Bush. According to Commentary magazine, Jeb…

Getting to the bottom of the Benghazi cover-up

By Jim Henry
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Q&A | While Benghazi may be absent from the headlines, the investigation into unanswered questions surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya is ongoing. The…

New data: Obamacare primarily a Medicaid expansion

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | With the next Obamacare enrollment period approaching on Nov. 15, new numbers from Obamacare’s first go-round are finally shedding some light on who bought…

Who needs an Ebola czar?

By Cal Thomas
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Ebola Virus | “Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?” He thinks for a moment and responds: “May God bless and keep the czar … far away from us!” —

Midday Roundup: Autopsy suggests scuffle preceded Ferguson shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Autopsy analysis. An article in today’s St. Louis Post–Dispatch claims Michael Brown, the unarmed teen shot in Ferguson, Mo., in August, may have gone for…

Houston sermon subpoenas are censorship pure and simple

By Cal Thomas
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Religious Liberty | Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy amongst conservative evangelicals. The Houston Equal…

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