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Oregon: Recall Republican Sell-Out & Anti-Gun Sympathizer Fred Girod

Oregon: Recall Republican Sell-Out Fred Girod Oregon – -(AmmoLand.com)- After months of watching Republican “leadership” roll over for the Democrat supermajority in the Oregon Legislature, some folks had enough. As you may have heard, a recall campaign has begun against Senate Republican “leader” Fred Girod. Under Girod, the Senate Republican Caucus has been fractured and two Senators have officially left it in disgust. Dangerous anti-gun legislation has passed the Senate because Girod refus...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Senate, Oregon Legislature, Gun Rights News, Oregon Firearms Federation, Girod, Senate Republican Caucus, Fred Girod, RINOs, Political Recalls


California Senate Passes Bill For Supervised Sites For Drug Users

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Instead of putting opioid users in jail, a proposal moving through the California Legislature would give them a place to inject drugs under supervision to ensure they don’t die from accidental overdoses. The California Senate passed a bill on Thursday by just one vote that would allow the programs in two Bay Area cities – Oakland and San Francisco – as well as Los Angeles County. But the bill must still pass the state Assembly before it can go to Democratic Gov. G...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Senate, California News, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Canada, Philadelphia, Jerry Brown, Oakland, Biden, Gavin Newsom, Bay Area, Trump, Scott Wiener


Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits to suppress voters

A woman participates in a protest in support of counting all votes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 5, 2020. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1.04 million in taxpayer dollars on 2020 election lawsuits. That's according to documents obtained Thursday by the news organization PA Spotlight. Republicans had sought to disenfranchise millions of people who voted by mail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pennsylvania Republicans spent more th...
Tags: Politics, Law, Republicans, Senate, Trends, Kanye West, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wisconsin, Charles Davis, Republican National Committee, Litigation, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Senate GOP, Pennsylvania Republican Party


Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits

A woman participates in a protest in support of counting all votes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 5, 2020. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1.04 million in taxpayer dollars on 2020 election lawsuits. That's according to documents obtained Thursday by the news organization PA Spotlight. Republicans had sought to disenfranchise millions of people who voted by mail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pennsylvania Republicans spent more th...
Tags: Politics, Law, Republicans, Senate, Trends, Kanye West, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wisconsin, Charles Davis, Republican National Committee, Litigation, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Senate GOP, Pennsylvania Republican Party


Dumpster fires and profanity in state Capitol

The California Legislature either didn’t read or ignored my column from last week on the toxic effects of one-party rule because, shortly thereafter, it held what can only be described as a dumpster fire of a last day of session. Then again, that would be an insult to dumpster fires. Or, as Sen. Melissa Melendez, R-Murrieta, called it over a hot mic, “bull—.” Here’s the recap. Last week, a Republican state senator tested positive for COVID-19. He, and any of his Senate colleagues who interacted ...
Tags: California, Opinion, Senate, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Doug Mcintyre, Capitol, Legislature, Assembly, California Legislature, Hasse, Toni Atkins, Melendez, Jon Coupal, Shannon Grove


Tennessee GOP leader drops name from bump stock ban bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A few days after signing on, a Republican Tennessee Senate leader has dropped his name from a Democratic proposal to ban bump stock devices that allow guns to fire like automatic weapons. The legislative website showed Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron joined as a co-sponsor late last week. His name […]
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State Senate GOP eyes ‘Tennessee agenda’ amid Trump divide

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Election-minded Tennessee Senate Republicans say they want to tout their accomplishments more effectively amid their party’s potential to divide over national politics. At a Senate Republican Caucus meeting Wednesday, Chairman Bill Ketron said Alabama’s Senate results, in which GOP candidate Roy Moore lost, helped energize Democrats in Republican Sen. Mark Pody’s […]
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GOP Senators Regroup After the Cliff Hite Scandal and Resignation

Republicans in the Ohio Senate are regrouping after allegations of sexual harassment forced a high-ranking member to resign. Republican Cliff Hite of Findlay was chair of the agriculture committee and a leading voice for the wind-energy industry. He resigned after a state employee accused him of persistently propositioning her for sex and harassing her. The Republican caucus plans on having meetings this week to pick up the pieces. That includes possibly picking Hite’s replacement, assigning a n...
Tags: Senate, Gop, Ohio, Republican, Andy Chow, Hite, Republican Cliff Hite of Findlay, Senate Republican Caucus