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  • Supreme Court Party Time

    The Federalist Society’s celebration of Brett Kavanaugh is a reminder that social control can shape the way justices approach their jobs.

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  • Ossoff tests waters for Georgia Senate run

    Former congressional candidate Jon Ossoff (D) is testing the waters for a possible run against Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) in 2020.Ossoff raised eyebrows this week after he was invited to attend a town hall meeting i

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  • Paul Johnson retires, ending an influential run

    The option head coach ends an innovative run. Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson is retiring, sources told SB Nation and the school confirmed later Wednesday afternoon. The decision comes just a few days after Georgia Tech’s 45-21 loss to rival Georgia, which brought the Yellow Jackets to 7-5 on the season. ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg reported Wednesday afternoon that Los Angeles Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is a “top candidate,” and that Clemson OC Tony Elliott is also in the...

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  • Unusual suspense in Mississippi Senate run-off race

    Donna Ladd, editor, CEO and co-founder of the Jackson Free Press, talks with Joy Reid about the unusual suspense in the Mississippi Senate run-off election as Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith's weakness as a candidate tests the depth of the state's redness.

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  • Democratic Senators Challenge Whitaker Appointment in Court

    The lawsuit by Richard Blumenthal, Mazie K. Hirono and Sheldon Whitehouse is the latest effort to get President Trump’s designation of Matthew G. Whitaker as acting attorney general declared unlawful.

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  • Jon Ossoff Considers 2020 Run for Senate in Georgia

    Former Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff is considering a 2020 run for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. The post Jon Ossoff Considers 2020 Run for Senate in Georgia appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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  • Is the Libertarian Party Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

    Last Friday, after a lengthy ballot count, Libertarian Jeff Hewitt was declared the winner of one of five officially nonpartisan seats on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, giving him one of the largest constituent bases of any elected Libertarian in the party's 47-year history. On Saturday in this space, we posted a far less upbeat assessment of the L.P.'s current electoral situation, which I wrote the day after the 2018 midterms. So is the party zigging or zagging? As ever, it depends...

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