Connecticut Democrats Forced to Remove ‘Racist’ Tweet Portraying Black Republican Congressional Candidate as Monkey ‘Curious George’

Connecticut Democrats have deleted a controversial tweet portraying Republican 5th congressional nominee George Logan, a black man, as children’s book character Curious George the monkey, but are still defending their characterization as “misrepresented.”

Republicans and many Democrats condemned the tweet by the state Democrat Party that compared Logan, who is running against incumbent U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes (D), a black woman, to the famous mischievous monkey in children’s books, claiming the theme of the tweet concerned Logan’s residency in the 5th district.

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State Senator Kerry Roberts Talks Quick Passage on Senate Bill Requiring Three-Year Residency in Tennessee to Run for Political Office

Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Senator Kerry Roberts to the newsmakers line to weigh in on Monday’s Senate vote on SB2616 requiring Tennessee state primary candidates for House and Senate to be a resident for three years.

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Morgan Ortagus: I Am Not A Carpetbagger Because ‘I Am Not A Politician’

Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District GOP candidate Morgan Ortagus in studio to discuss her residency and voting record.

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All-Star Panelist Clint Brewer and Host Michael Patrick Leahy Juxtapose the Tennessee Republican Bylaws and Senator Frank Niceley’s SB2616 Bill

Thursday morning on The Tennesse Star Report, host Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Clint Brewer in studio to compare and contrast the current Tennessee Republican Party bylaws and proposed SB2616 by Senator Frank Niceley.

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Host Leahy and All-Star Panelist Crom Carmichael Talk Tennessee’s 5th and the Bill Expected to Pass That Would Prohibit Certain Candidates From Getting on the GOP Ballot in August

Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Crom Carmichael in studio to discuss the new bill that would require candidates to be a resident of Tennessee for 3 years to run in a primary election.

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Poll Reveals 58 Percent of Voters Want Governor Kemp to Call Special Legislative Session Now

A majority of likely voters in January’s runoff election want Governor Brian Kemp to call a special session for absentee ballot signature verification. The poll, exclusively shared with The Georgia Star News, revealed that the bipartisan voters strongly desire a special legislative session addressing signature verification for every mail-in ballot.

The national survey research and strategic services company McLaughlin & Associates called 800 likely voters at the end of last month. The methodology was described as a random selection “to correlate with actual voter turnout in the November 3rd general election.”

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New Georgia Lawsuit Claims Over 20K Ballots Were Cast by Voters Who Don’t Meet Residency Requirements

A new lawsuit claimed that over 20,000 ballots were cast in Georgia by voters who don’t meet residency requirements. The suit included data analysis from the Voter Integrity Project (VIP) and an affidavit from the Census Bureau Deputy Director for Data Benjamin Overholt.

Democratic candidate Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by over 12,600 votes – less than the number of votes that the lawsuit flagged as potentially fraudulent. 

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Georgia GOP Revolt: Beach, Senators Lead Uprising Against Gov. Kemp-Demand Special Session

Eleven of Georgia’s state senators are petitioning Governor Brian Kemp to call a special legislative session to amend election law, according to State Senator Brandon Beach (R-GA-Cherokee County). These legislators have also asked for an immediate oversight committee to look into the general election and rectify any mistakes prior to the January 5th runoff election.

Beach explained to The Georgia Star that widespread concern over the consent decree, voting discrepancies, and residency requirements have compromised faith in the upcoming runoff election.

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