Ted Cruz calls for criminal probe into visits by 'voter fraud operative' to Obama White House

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 12:52

Sen. Ted Cruz called for a "serious criminal investigation" into multiple visits to the White House by Democratic consultant Robert Creamer after undercover videos showed he was involved in hiring protesters to disrupt Donald Trump events.

"Voter fraud operative: 45 meetings w/ Obama--this merits a serious criminal investigation (not a ...

White House denies Obama friends with Democratic operative linked to agitators at Trump rallies

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 12:35

The White House denied Wednesday that President Obama has a friendship with a Democratic operative who has visited the White House more than 300 times and is linked to an undercover video probe of a Democratic scheme to bait supporters of Republican Donald Trump at campaign rallies.

Asked if Robert ...

Louisiana editorial roundup

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 12:19

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:


Oct. 14

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune on Louisiana marriage laws:

Out Xanamane was born at home in Laos in 1975, the year the Southeast Asian nation was taken over by communists. His family fled the war-torn country and ended up in Louisiana in 1986 after stints ...

Obama not in touch with half-brother Malik, White House says

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 12:10

The White House shrugged off Donald Trump's invitation of President Obama's half-brother to the final presidential debate Wednesday, saying the president has no real relationship with his relative born in Kenya.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said he didn't think Mr. Obama has spent much time thinking about Malik ...

Alabama editorial roundup

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 11:59

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:


Oct. 16

Decatur Daily on Alabama officials embarrassing the state:

Alabama officials seem to be in a race to see who can cause the state and its citizens the greatest embarrassment.

Recent revelations on Gov. Robert Bentley's termination of former Alabama Law Enforcement Agency ...

WikiLeaks emails: Hillary Clinton campaign had 'discreet conversations' with Google

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 11:48

Hacked emails belonging to Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta detailed the need for "discreet conversations" with companies like Apple, Facebook and Google.

WikiLeaks' document dump of Mr. Podesta's private conversations show just how integral Silicon Valley is to the Democrat presidential hopeful's ambitions. An Oct. 26, 2014,

Mississippi editorial roundup

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 10:38

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:


Oct. 14

The Sun Herald on the lottery:

Gov. Phil Bryant says he's willing to discuss a state lottery.

We think it is a discussion worth having.

You've seen the pictures and videos this news organization publishes. Mississippians pour across the state line to ...

Fort Wayne changes law banning firearms from public parks

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 10:31

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - The Fort Wayne City Council has approved changes to a city ordinance that bans firearms from city parks.

The Fort Wayne City Council voted 6-3 to remove firearms from a list of prohibited items that includes paint ball guns, BB guns and fireworks, The Journal ...

Clinton campaign ends pre-debate handshakes between family members: Report

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 10:01

The pre-debate tradition of handshakes between opposing candidates' family members has reportedly come to an end at the Hillary Clinton campaign's request.

The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing anonymous sources, that the Clinton campaign had apparently gained approval of a different entry protocol for Wednesday's final presidential ...

Nancy Pelosi: Claims of a rigged election 'beyond the pale'

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 09:39

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said Donald Trump is "not going to the president of the United States" and that claims of a rigged election are highly irresponsible.

Mr. Trump, the GOP presidential nominee, has increasingly warned to followers to watch out for shenanigans at the polls, though ...

Christians: Vote Trump Or Else

TownHall - Wed, 2016-10-19 09:30
2016-10-19T00:01:00-04:00 2016-10-19T16:29:58Z Joy Overbeck

A Trumped-Up Campaign

TownHall - Wed, 2016-10-19 09:00
2016-10-19T00:01:00-04:00 2016-10-19T15:59:59Z Paul Greenberg

Trump Takes on the Global Elite

TownHall - Wed, 2016-10-19 09:00
2016-10-19T00:01:00-04:00 2016-10-19T15:59:59Z Andy Schlafly

Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, predicts Hillary Clinton has already locked up election

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 09:00

Self-described lifelong Democrat Howard Schultz told CNN Wednesday that his choice for president, Hillary Clinton, has all but put away the president contest to be held 20 days from now, saying, "I am confident that Hillary Clinton will become the next president of the United States."

"I think ...

State attorney general to rule on Missoula's new gun rules

Washington Times Politics - Wed, 2016-10-19 08:56

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's attorney general will issue a legal opinion on a Missoula ordinance requiring background checks for private gun sales.

The Montana Department of Justice received a formal request for an opinion on the measure from Austin Knudsen, the Speaker of the Montana House of Representatives, department ...

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