Mitch McConnell Calls to Cut Social Security, Medicare

Nicole Goodkind After instituting a $1.5 trillion tax cut and signing off on a $675 billion budget for the Department of Defense, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the only way to lower the record-high federal deficit would be to cut entitlement programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social

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Georgia Election Crisis Grows As Seniors Ordered Off a Bus For Early Voting

by Mo Barnes The upcoming Georgia midterm elections have been fraught with highly questionable tactics to suppress the Black vote.Last week, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is running for Georgia governor was hit with a lawsuit over the actions of his office. The Campaign Legal Center and Lawyers’ Committee for

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Attack Ads and Debates: The Week in Florida Politics

Plainview Daily Herald Gary Fineout, Associated Press Updated 7:05 pm CDT, Saturday, October 13, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governor’s office and all three Cabinet seats are on the ballot; Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic

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The 13 Most Important Governor Elections in 2018, Explained

By Stavros Agorakis and Dylan Scott Oct 15, 2018, 7:00am EDT Republicans currently hold an astonishing two-thirds of the governors’ mansions across the country, giving the GOP an overwhelming advantage in controlling state governments. This year, 26 of those seats are on the ballot. Forecasts from leading election watchers show

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For Black People, Voting Is Just The Beginning Of The Work

Written By David Dennis Barack Obama took the stage for his farewell speech mere days after Donald Trump had been elected president of the United States in 2016. The 44th president tried his best to instill hope and faith in his followers who had been dealt a blow of fear

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Democrats on Track to Take House If They Turn Out, CBS Poll Says

By Ben Brody October 14, 2018, 1:38 PM EDT Democrats would retake the House of Representatives if U.S. midterm elections were held today, but they need to optimize their get-out-the-vote efforts to do so, according to the results of new CBS election poll. Despite the Democratic Party’s best results since

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Florida Governor’s Race: Progressives vs. Team Trump

By Daniel Uria Oct. 9, 2018 / 8:50 AM MIAMI, Oct. 9 (UPI) — With the Nov. 6 election rapidly approaching, Florida voters have a stark choice for governor with historical ramifications. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the surprise winner of the state’s Democratic primary, will seek to become Florida’s first

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