Walz and Johnson Battle Over School Choice, Achievement Gap in Wednesday Debate

Minnesota gubernatorial candidates Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz squared off in a debate Wednesday morning at the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce to discuss workforce issues. The candidates remained civil throughout the discussion, but things grew noticeably heated when Minnesota’s achievement gap was mentioned, with the state consistently ranking among the…

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Phillips Campaign Compares Paulsen to Bigfoot While Attacking Republican for Not Making Enough Public Appearances

Democrat Dean Phillips recently called on Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN-03) to agree to more public appearances in the race for Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, even comparing the incumbent congressman to Bigfoot. Watch the ad: In an open letter to Paulsen, Phillips challenged his opponent to agree to meet for three…

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James O’Keefe’s Undercover ‘Deep State’ #Resistance Video Reveals the Only Way to Drain the Swamp is to Fire the Swamp

by Rick Manning   Project Veritas’ latest video exposé reveals that the #Resistance movement runs deeply within the federal government. However, due to the civil service laws, those who refuse to do their jobs are nearly impossible to root out and fire. The only way to fix this broken federal civil service…

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New York City Just Sent Its Transportation Industry Back to the 1930s

by Jason Snead   At 5 o’clock on Aug. 14, New York City turned its clocks back to the 1930s. The Taxi and Limousine Commission officially stopped issuing licenses to most for-hire vehicles, effectively declaring war on Uber and Lyft in an effort to protect taxis from competition. This is the…

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Todd Starnes Commentary: Biden Calls Trump Supporters Virulent ‘Dregs of Society’

by Todd Starnes   Former Vice President Joe Biden unleashed a vicious attack on supporters of President Trump during a Washington, D.C. dinner for the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT civil rights organization. “These forces of intolerance remain determined to undermine and roll back the progress you all have made,”…

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Commentary: A Nod Is as Good as a Wink to a Blind Horse as GOP Establishment Throws the Midterms to Democrats

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by Bill Wilson   The old saying that “a nod is as good as a wink in a blind horse” came rushing to mind as I read an article at TheHill.com by Morgan Gstalter about an RNC internal poll.  It seems the Republican National Committee (RNC) spent money to find out that…

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Mattis Dismisses Reports He May Be Leaving Trump Administration

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Reuters   U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday flatly dismissed reports suggesting he may be leaving President Donald Trump’s administration in the coming months, saying flatly: “I wouldn’t take it seriously at all.” “How many times have we been through this, now, just since I’ve been here? It will…

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Calls for New FBI Probe of Kavanaugh Have No Precedent

by Fred Lucas   An FBI inquiry into a California woman’s allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would be highly unusual, but wouldn’t necessarily delay a Senate vote on confirmation, legal experts said. Christine Blasey Ford, a professor of clinical psychology at Palo Alto University in California, alleges that…

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Media Outlet Suing to Unseal Ellison Divorce Records While Senators Focus on Kavanaugh Allegation

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A local media outlet is suing to unseal court records pertaining to Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-MN-05) divorce as the Democratic congressman struggles to bounce back from multiple domestic-abuse allegations. “We at Alpha News believe that the voting public of Minnesota should know the contents of his sealed divorce proceeding in…

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