Art Laffer Endorses Diane Black for Governor, Joins Campaign as Economic Policy Adviser

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  Conservative economist Arthur Laffer on Wednesday endorsed U.S. Rep. Diane Black (R-TN-6) for Tennessee governor and announced that he will serve as her economic adviser. Laffer, who was a close adviser to former President Ronald Reagan, lives in Nashville and earlier this year voiced criticism of the gas tax hike passed…

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Leah Remini Wins Emmy for Scientology Documentary, Forgives Mom for Introducing Her to ‘Cult’

Actress Leah Remini took home an Emmy for her A&E documentary series “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” publicly forgiving her mother for introducing her to what she described as a “cult.” Ms. Remini, a former Scientologist, gave an emotional speech Saturday night after winning for outstanding informational series at…

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House Speaker Beth Harwell Banks on Experience in Run for Tennessee Governor

  House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) told the Beacon Center of Tennessee last week that her “core conservative values” and experience in the state legislature make her a good candidate for governor. A Nashville-based nonprofit that promotes the free market, the Beacon Center is conducting Facebook Live interviews with gubernatorial candidates…

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Seattle’s Democratic Mayor Resigns in Wake of 5th Child Sexual Abuse Allegation

SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned Tuesday, just hours after new allegations that he sexually abused a younger cousin decades ago in New York. Murray, a former Democratic state legislator elected mayor in 2013, said in a statement he is resigning effective 5 p.m. PDT Wednesday. “While the allegations…

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Commentary: McLaughlin Poll Warning for GOP – Back the Trump Agenda or Face Defeat in 2018

  by ConservativeHQ.com Staff   Last week we told you about a recent poll by respected pollster John McLaughlin which showed that, in spite of Leftwing attacks on freedom of speech, Americans overwhelming support the First Amendment and freedom of thought and speech. But as our friend Dr. Timothy Daughtry…

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Robert Ranco, Texas Lawyer Behind Betsy DeVos Sex Assault Tweet, Resigns From Firm

A lawyer that sparked outrage after tweeting that he’d be “OK” with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos being sexually assaulted has resigned from his Texas law firm. Robert Ranco, a partner at the Carlson Law Firm who disagreed with the Trump administration’s plan to reform how accusations of sexual assault are…

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Violins of Hope Coming to Nashville in March to Teach About the Holocaust

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  NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Violins of Hope are coming to Music City. The instruments were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust in Europe during World War II. Today, the collection is traveling across the U.S. to educate people about the Holocaust and inspire discussions…

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Clinton: The Idea That Lynch Was Compromised Is ‘Outrageous And Insulting’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has her own take in her new book “What Happened” on how the 2016 tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch actually panned out. “Comey decided to go ahead with the press conference because of supposed concerns he…

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Latinos For Tennessee Defends Nashville Statement Endorsing Traditional Marriage

Tennessee Star

  Latinos For Tennessee is defending the Nashville Statement, a declaration by Christian evangelicals that upholds traditional marriage and maintains that homosexuality and transgenderism are sinful. Tommy Vallejos, the group’s board chairman, says the swift backlash against the statement is “outrageous.” The statement was approved Aug. 25 at a meeting…

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