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Bill Nelson calls Kris Kobach’s voter roll data request ‘ridiculous’

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Add Bill Nelson to the growing list of Democratic and Republican Party officials who don’t think much of the request from President Donald Trump‘s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity to hand over “publicly available voter roll data.” “This is the most ridiculous mandate back on the states that I’ve ever heard,” the Florida Democrat told reporters Monday afternoon. Nelson had just concluded a meeting with residents urging him to continue to fight to preserve the Affordable Care Act. “Give us…

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News that Ben Carson only became Republican a year ago isn’t really news

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Dr. Ben Carson has been getting hammered in recent days for some of his outlandish comments on the campaign trail. Both the New York Times‘ Charles Blow and the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson have slammed the GOP presidential candidate for his comments on what he would do if confronted by a mass killer who wanted to shoot him, as well as his invoking Nazi Germany when talking about gun control. Carson has dismissed such complaints, and on The O’Reilly Factor on Monday night,…

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Marco Rubio opposes Loretta Lynch for AG in part because of her stance on civil forfeiture

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The Senate voted 56-43 today to approve the nomination of Loretta Lynch to serve as U.S. attorney general, ending a more than five-month-long political impasse that had stalled her bid to become the first black woman to lead the Justice Department. The three Republicans running for president next year — Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz — all opposed Lynch, though Cruz wasn’t on the floor to actually vote against her (a spokesman said that he had to catch…

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Washington Times slurps Marco Rubio

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Wash Times’ Adam Guillette on Marco Rubio…Any commentary which includes the sentence “Jeb Bush recently said that the party needs to stop looking back to Reagan and start looking toward the future. Marco Rubio is that future” is just going to be bad for Charlie Crist. The full article: On the surface, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be the rising star in the Sunshine State. Mr. Crist won a landslide election, maintains high approval ratings and was considered as…

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