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BREAKING: Clinton Campaign Joins Wisconsin Recount Effort; Signals Adding Pennsylvania and Michigan

From Brent Griffiths for POLITICO: After a period of public silence about the results of the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton’s top campaign lawyer said the campaign will play a role in the Wisconsin recount initiated Friday by Green Party candidate … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recount: Trump’s Outagamie County Problem

The commentary from Democrat friendly sites is predictably breathless: To accept this story from (Hortonville village clerk, Lynn) Mischkerm one would have to believe that the same error was made in four different counties, and that same error resulted in … Continue reading

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Keith Ellison: Democrats Three State Strategy Revealed

What are they thinking? While it’s Republican-leaning political junkies who are asking that question about Democrats advancing Rep. Keith Ellison from Minnesota as their party chairman, there has to be some head shaking around the kitchen table in traditional Dem … Continue reading

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A Paragraph Detailing Some of Steve Bannon’s Own Spoken Words Should End Democrats Character Smear

Let’s catalog a few anti-Steve Bannon opinion piece from the last 24 hours: The Nation: Tell Congress: Fight the Appointment of Stephen Bannon Washington Post: Trump’s Embrace of Bannon Sparks Divisions, Angst Among Jewish Groups Slate: Is Donald Trump Steve … Continue reading

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Is Pushback From Inside the FBI Beginning to Emerge Against Comey’s Non-Indictment of Clinton?

Aleister at Legal Insurrection points to this in a Sharyl Attkisson story: Comey is well-respected by politicians in both political parties and by many within his own ranks. But there is new dissent after his Clinton decision, which some FBI … Continue reading

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Condi Rice’s Appointment to the Head of Jeb Bush’s Foundation Marks the Continuation of Their Willingness to Hijack National Security for Domestic Political Gain

There couldn’t be a more poignant first post for Scathing Purple Musings return. From the Washington Post’s  Valerie Strauss,  the nation’s most important education writer: Former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice is taking the reins of Jeb Bush’s education foundation … Continue reading

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Can Florida Teachers and Public School Advcates Look to the Harbinger of Hawaii?

From Cathy Bussewitz and Juliet Williams  of the Associated Press: A 40-year political career came to a close after Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his bid for a second term in a stunning primary-election defeat by a fellow Democrat and … Continue reading

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Common Core a Jeb Bush Federal Power Grab? Of Course It Is

The Northwest Florida Daily News which serves a three-county republican stronghold takes a sober look at Common Core Standards and the role that former Florida governor Jeb Bush has played. After dryly pointing out “Common Core isn’t really going away in … Continue reading

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John Kirtley’s Unwarranted Florida End Zone Dance

Education privatization’s top fundraiser, John Kirtley, was patting himself on the back yesterday for the Florida primary victories of a “bipartisan coalition of more than 20 candidates who support expanded educational opportunities for Florida families.” The list of victors includes … Continue reading

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Florida Democrats Display Education Talking Points in Flagler Primary

A newly created House district was drawn for Flagler County and represents an opportunity for state democrats to win a seat. This Sheldon Gardner story in St. Augustine.com illustrates what should emerge as education talking points for democrats seeking legislative seats: … Continue reading

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