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Turkey’s president Recep Tayipp Erdogan called the July 15 coup last year a gift from God and justification and it prompted an unprecedented jailing of political opponents and members of the Turkish media. Erdogan and his allies have taken the … Continue reading
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
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
Mary Spicuzza and Keegan Kyle for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel had this on November 11: Wisconsin’s voter ID law caused problems at the polls in the city and likely contributed to lower voter turnout, Milwaukee’s elections chief said Thursday. The city saw a decline of … Continue reading
According to Rich McCormick in The Verge, she’s pocketed quite a bundle: Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein has received $2.5 million in donations to push for election recounts in three swing states — Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Stein, who … Continue reading
What was up with that hostility Newt Gingrich conveyed last night to the candidacy of Mitt Romney as President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of State? From FOX News: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich expressed skepticism Tuesday at reports that former Massachusetts … Continue reading
Here We Go! Activists Urge Clinton Campaign to Challenge Vote in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan
H/T: John Sexton at Hot Air: The New York Magazine story by Gabriel Sherman offers this: Last Thursday, the activists held a conference call with Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and campaign general counsel Marc Elias to make their case, … Continue reading
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
One of the more outside the box meetings President-Elect Donald Trump had yesterday was with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). A critic of the Obama administrations handling of Middle East conflicts, the Washington Post reports: Trump’s meetings on Monday included Rep. … Continue reading
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