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Stoneridge Group sends “redacted” Christmas message, pokes fun at Hillary Clinton emails

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With Christmas just around the corner, and New Year close behind, so arrives a flurry of politically themed holiday greetings, each providing a little bit of cheer (not to mention a few chuckles) to usher in 2016. One standout comes from Georgia-based political consultancy Stoneridge Group, a conservative firm for candidates looking for “bleeding-edge campaign know-how combined with an avant-garde approach to campaign execution” (as the Stoneridge website proclaims). Stonebridge offers a warm – yet highly redacted – Christmas message…

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Stacy White wants Hillsborough voters to decide whether to keep flag out of County Center

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In an event captured live on all of the cable news networks Friday morning, South Carolina lowered the Confederate battle flag from outside its State House, where it had flow for more than 50 years. The flag had long been a subject of public protests and disagreements in South Carolina, but it took the savage killing of nine black people at a church last month to inspire Gov. Nikki Haley and the South Carolina Legislature to support the removal of…

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NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

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Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center. It’s been like that for years. And the 57-year-old Rebenstorf has no plans to take it down — not even if NASCAR decides to ban the embattled flag from its racetracks. “They’d have to come and get it,” Rebenstorf said Saturday, pointing out that his American flag purposely flies a few inches higher than the rest. Rebenstorf and others…

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Jeb Bush recalls removing Confederate flag from Florida Capitol

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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush wants voters to know he’s on the side of those calling for the Confederate flag to come down from public places. He’s noting his decision to remove it from the Florida Capitol grounds in 2001 when he was governor. The flag has become a flashpoint since a white gunman killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Bush spoke Monday at a plant near Columbia, South Carolina. He says the Confederate battle flag has been…

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