Tillis Wins After Cunningham Concedes Race

Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham conceded the North Carolina Senate seat to Republican incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis Tuesday.

Cunningham conceded the race Tuesday, a week after Election Day, after Decision Desk HQ projected that the 47-year-old challenger had lost the race for the only North Carolina Senate seat up for grabs in 2020.

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Ten Reasons Pennsylvania’s Election Results May Be ‘Irredeemably Compromised’

On Monday, the campaign to reelect President Donald Trump filed a mammoth lawsuit accusing Pennsylvania Secretary Kathy Boockvar and county elections boards throughout the state of violating the U.S. Constitution by unilaterally revising the law in a manner that deprives some voters of their rights to a free and fair election.

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Rep. Doug Collins Demands Georgia Secretary of State Announce a ‘Full Hand-Count of Every Ballot Cast’

Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), who is leading the Trump campaign’s recount team in Georgia, is demanding the state’s secretary of state to announce a “full hand-count of every ballot cast in each and every county” due to allegations of “voter irregularities, issues with voting machines, and poll watcher access.”

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Augusta Voter Alleges Democrats Were Still Filling Out Provisional Ballots Three Days Following the Election

“Don’t you think what you’re doing is wrong?” an Augusta voter asked a man he alleges tried to illegally fill out his son’s provisional ballot.

The voter, who requested anonymity due to fear of retribution, is reporting a man describing himself as working for the Democratic Party of Georgia approached his former home in the Faith Village area of Augusta to try and finalize the provisional ballot.

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Georgia Whistleblower: Officials Used Ballot Machines Missing Security Seals in Gwinnett County

A GOP poll watcher reported that officials allowed workers to use ballot machines that were missing security seals in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Beth Sexton first called into The Tennessee Star tipline to report the incident on Monday.

According to the report Sexton gave the tipline, a group of concerned-looking poll workers were gathered around a ballot machine. When Sexton approached them, she overheard them discussing missing security seals.

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Commentary: Democrat Socialists Are Coming for You

If you thought that the Democrats and their Far Left allies might put you out of work through their job-destroying policies – they will. But they also have a plan to in effect cut out the middleman and go straight after the livelihoods of Trump supporters.

On Friday afternoon, Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter: “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future.”

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Senators Ask DOJ to Investigate Segregation at Colleges

Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Kelly Loeffler (R-Georgia) sent a letter to US Attorney General William Barr, asking him to investigate instances of racial segregation on college campuses.

Citing numerous examples of an “alarming trend of apparent racial segregation” at American universities, the Senators asked Barr to “investigate these and similar cases.”

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Crom Carmichael Discusses the Concept of Democratic Losses That Leaned Too Left

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio to weigh in on the several Democratic losses that suffered by being too progressive.

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Crom Carmichael: Education is the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the show to discuss government-run schools versus charter schools in America.

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Georgia GOP Senators Call on State Secretary of State to Resign

Sens. David Perdue (R-Ga.) and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) on Monday called for Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to resign, accusing him of failing “to deliver honest and transparent elections.”

In a joint statement, Perdue and Loeffler, who are both facing runoff elections in January, said that Georgia’s elections had become “an embarrassment,” and that the 2020 general elections had “shined a national light on the problems.”

“We believe when there are failures, they need to be called out – even when it’s in your own party,” Perdue and Loeffler said. “There have been too many failures in Georgia elections this year and the most recent election has shined a national light on the problems. While blame certainly lies elsewhere as well, the buck ultimately stops with the Secretary of State.”

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Glitch-Prone Dominion Voting Software Used in Georgia Counties

A glitch-prone voting software called Dominion Voting Systems (Dominion) was used in all 159 of Georgia counties. Dominion classified their presence in Georgia as a “statewide voting system rollout.”

This past week, Dominion has caused delayed voting and reporting results in Gwinnett County, Morgan County, and Spalding County. Gwinnett County is the same location a whistleblower claimed had ballot machines used that were missing security seals.

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Stretching Credulity: Crom Carmichael Explains the Difference Between Proof and Evidence

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the show to discuss the concept of facts and evidence pertaining to the current presidential election results.

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Putin, Other Leaders To Wait Until ‘Legal Procedures’ Are Completed Before Congratulating Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not congratulate President-elect Joe Biden, a top Kremlin spokesman said Monday.

“Anticipating your possible question about Putin congratulating the U.S. president-elect, I want to say the following: we consider it correct to wait for the official summing up of the results of the elections,” said Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, according to the Russian news agency Interfax.

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Trump Fires Esper, Hires Miller as Pentagon chief

by Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor   WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday, an unprecedented move by a president struggling to accept election defeat and angry at a Pentagon leader he believes wasn’t loyal enough. The decision was widely expected as…

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Democrats Invite Voters to Exploit Georgia’s Weak Residency Rules to Stuff Ballot Boxes in Runoff Elections

Democrats are advocating for blue voters to become Georgia residents for the upcoming runoff elections. Georgia doesn’t have a minimum residency requirement, which poses a legal loophole for both parties. Democrats could drum up enough voters to match general election turnouts and flip the state, and Republicans could ensure their hold on two Senate seats.

Additionally, the state’s voter I.D. laws allow individuals to use an out-of-state driver’s license to vote. However, the law defines residency as “without any present intuition of removing therefrom [the fixed habitation].”

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New Lawsuit in Michigan Alleges ‘Massive Fraud’ in Election Vote Counting, Calls for New Election in Wayne County

by Debra Heine   The Great Lakes Justice Law Center (GLJC)  announced Monday that it is filing an election crimes lawsuit in Wayne County Circuit Court in Detroit alleging “massive fraud in the election vote-counting procedures.” The complaint states that the criminal acts “disenfranchised lawful voters and potentially changed the outcome of the…

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Singer Joy Villa and Tennessee Congressman John Rose Urge Donald Trump Supporters to Keep the Faith in Mount Juliet

Singer, songwriter, and actress Joy Villa told as many as 1,000 Tennesseans at a Trump rally Monday that incumbent President Donald Trump will take the oath of office, again, on January 20 of next year.

Villa said this at a gathering at Mount Juliet’s Charlie Daniels Park. Villa told Trump supporters not to worry about the mainstream media decreeing that former Vice President Joe Biden is now the president-elect.

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Commentary: The High Price of Dems’ False Hope

How much money did Democrats squander on hopeless campaigns based on the foolish expectation that Joe Biden would lead a “blue wave” landslide sweeping Republicans out of office at every level? While we must wait for final vote counts to know who won the presidency — this takes time, considering that some Biden voters have been dead for more than 30 years — we can begin to tabulate the cash total Democrats threw away on other campaigns that were inarguably doomed from the outset.

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UVA Men’s Basketball Team Prepares for Season Full of Unknowns

As the return of college basketball quickly approaches, the University of Virginia (UVA) men’s basketball team is preparing for what could be one of the most challenging and unique seasons in the history of the sport due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Cavaliers, just like every other team, have been attempting to navigate through an odd preseason full of new protocols and adjustments, and trying to get ready for the regular season with many aspects still unknown.

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Gov DeWine Calls Special Presser Alongside Medical Advisors – Hospitalizations the Focus

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, leaders of the Ohio Hospital Association and Ohio’s incoming Medical Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff (formerly Chief Medical Officer at Ohio Health) conducted a 2:00 p.m. briefing.

The press conference was set to address the recent increase in hospitalizations and how the state plans to handle the matter.

“We are seeing in this state an unprecedented spike in hospital utilization,” said Dr. Vanderhoff.

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Gov. Walz Signals Tightening of COVID-19 restrictions on Bars and Restaurants

Gov. Tim Walz hinted Monday he would enact targeted restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 but didn’t describe the new rules planned. 

Walz said the state health department had identified three major infection sources of spread: social gatherings, bars and restaurants.

It appears as if those restrictions will mostly affect bars and restaurants. 

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Senate Passes Majority of Gov. Northam’s Amendments, Concluding Lengthy Special Session

The Virginia Senate on Monday adopted a number of slight changes to legislation and the budget recommended by Governor Ralph Northam, including language for the implementation of the recently-approved redistricting commission.

Overall, including the budget, the Senate passed amendments for ten bills from the House and Senate. Most passage votes were primarily along party lines with a couple amendments garnering unanimous support.

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Richmond Prosecutor: Officer Justified in Marcus-David Peters Shooting

Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Colette W. McEachin determined that the officer shooting of Marcus-David Peters was justified, according to a report of her investigation into the May 2018 incident. McEachin’s report, released last week, describes Peters, a Black man, having a likely mental crisis that resulted in him running nude on I-95. Peters then approached a responding officer who fired first a Taser and then a gun at Peters.

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Central Ohio Focus of Increasing Military, Federal Jobs

With more than 90,000 jobs and 30 defense installations across the states, Ohio political leaders continue to push the state’s commitment to military personnel and its role in the country’s defense operations.

U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH), and Sherod Brown (D-OH), recently joined Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Congressman Steve Stivers, Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof and State Sen. Stephanie Kunze in a virtual town hall with JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef regarding the state’s plan on expanding its military and federal assets job sector.

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After Teacher ‘Sick-Out’ Fizzles, Students Return to In-Person Learning in Chesterfield County

An anticipated organized ‘sick-out’ by Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) teachers did not develop Monday, as the last cohort of students returned to in-person classes. This week, grades 6-12 are entering a hybrid in-person program where students are in-person two days a week, according to documentation from the school board. Younger students have already returned. Parents were given the choice to opt-in to the hybrid program.

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$20 Million Literacy Program Endorsed by Common Core Set to be Implemented in Tennessee before 2021 legislative session

Tennessee House Republicans have said childhood literacy is a top priority for 2021, but one literacy initiative endorsed by a drafter of Common Core standards and designed to encourage 40 school districts to comply with state standards is on track to be implemented before lawmakers return to Nashville.

The Tennessee Department of Education’s (TDOE) Comprehensive Literacy State Development program is designed to raise literacy achievement in 40 lower performing school districts.

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