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Journalists in Tuxedos Vindicate Trump with Elitist Display

Media elite and an obscure comedian came together on Saturday night to dine at the annual White House Correspondents Association’s dinner, and to obsess over the 800 pound gorilla who wasn’t in the room. The dinner’s entertainment was Hasan Minhaj, a relatively unknown comedian who apparently appears on Comedy Central’s…

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Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Among Evangelicals In Trump Administration

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  President Trump swept into office with a broad base of evangelical support and he has made sure that evangelicals find positions in his administration. Among them is former Republican governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue, who was sworn in as secretary of agriculture on Tuesday. A veterinarian by training, Perdue…

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Commentary: Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Education

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Our members define our legislative priorities and advocacy efforts, and we make sure our professional learning activities align with our member needs. We invite you to attend Leader U on June 30, 2017, at MTSU.

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Texas House Passes Sanctuary City Ban With Stiff Penalty for Public Officials

The Texas House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that places a statewide ban on sanctuary cities and allows state officials to jail police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The measure also lets police officers inquire about the immigration status of anyone they detain…

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Haslam’s Gas Tax Increase May Force Tennessee Lawmakers to Violate the Copeland Cap Amendment to State Constitution

Tennessee Star

Governor Haslam’s 2017-18 budget that incorporated IMPROVE Act and other spending promises now exceeds the constitutional budget growth limit established by the 1978 amendment to Article II, Section 24 of the Tennessee Constitution that states, “In no year shall the rate of growth of appropriations from state tax revenues exceed the estimated…

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President Trump Snubs Media’s ‘Nerd Prom’ to Spend the Evening with Americans

Tennessee Star

  President Trump held a raucous event to a capacity crowd in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Saturday evening while the media’s elite dined on elegant offerings of chicken or fish and awarded one another at the White House Correspondents’ dinner – nicknamed, “Nerd Prom” – back in Washington, D.C. “They are gathered…

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Department of Homeland Security Slapped With Lawsuit To Release Former Secretary Jeh Johnson’s Emails

Judicial Watch is suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for emails former Secretary Jeh Johnson and three other top agency officials sent or received from personal email accounts, the nonprofit government watchdog group announced Friday. The lawsuit was filed after DHS produced no records in response to a Dec….

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Pence Christens New Attack Submarine, Urges Congress to Boost Defense Spending

Vice President Mike Pence marked the Trump administration’s 100th day Saturday by christening a new Virginia-class fast attack submarine and calling on Congress to meet President Trump’s request for an extra $30 billion for defense in a short-term spending bill. Mr. Pence christened the U.S.S. Indiana in a ceremony at…

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