Month: November 2018

The Latest: DeSantis says GOP beat ‘blue wave’ in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Latest on the results of Florida’s election recount (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Republican Florida Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis says he believes a “blue wave” did wash over the state as Democratic challenger Andrew Gillum launc…

Trump-backed prison reform bill to overhaul controversial ‘three strikes’ rule

From a man who was sentenced for life after stealing $150 worth of videotapes to an offender sentenced for shoplifting a jacket worth $159, the new prison reform tries to overhaul the controversial “three strikes” law that led to people spending their life in prison for petty crimes.

Trump’s approval rating on economy ticks up to new high

The percentage of Americans who approve of President Trump’s handling of the economy has reached a new high, according to a poll released Monday.The Gallup poll found 53 percent of those surveyed approve of the pre…

Kamala Harris Emulates Joe McCarthy

John Solomon, The HillWhen I was an undergraduate student at Marquette University, I got an invaluable assignment: Write a thesis about someone who employed illogical arguments but still caused public impact.

Finally, Abizaid Will Be an Adult in the Room With the Saudis

Peter Bergen, CNNNow that CIA officials have concluded that the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — an allegation the regime denies — the crisis in US-Saudi relations has ratc…

The Attacks on Whitaker Are Baseless

Hans von Spakovsky, FOX NewsThe demands that he do so are expressions of political theater with no factual or legal basis.

Don’t Run, Senator Warren, Don’t Run

Thomas Gagen, Boston GlobeMassachusetts Democrats, however, have not fared well in presidential elections over the past half-century, and, if she runs, Warren would face problems inherent in the Massachusetts political culture.