Heitkamp renews ad apology; Cramer says she’s not bipartisan

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, the democrat incumbent from North Dakota, opened her debate Thursday against Republican challenger Kevin Cramer with a renewed apology for a newspaper ad attacking her opponent that improperly identified some survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, calling it a “grave and horrible error.” “I am praying for […]

Court mood is jovial as Kavanaugh takes his place on bench

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high-court confirmation. The new justice dove into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of […]

Trump rally crowd chants ‘Lock her up!’ about Sen. Feinstein

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Chants of “Lock her up!” rang once again throughout an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night. But this time, the staple of Trump’s 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton had a new target: California Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Trump, who was in the state boosting Republican candidates […]

Maybe Senator Chuck Schumer (d-New York) taught an important lesson – entitled the “Blasey Test” for government employee hiring – that will save taxpayers a lot of coin

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer When someone applies for a government job, it’s not a legal proceeding. It’s a fact-finding proceeding. It should be standard operating procedure to determine whether or not they get the job. That’s an excellent point, which United States Senator Chuck Schumer (d-New York) made in reference to the confirmation proceedings before […]

Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh during swearing-in ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in —again, for the cameras, this time — Monday night at a White House ceremony, but not before President Donald Trump slammed Kavanaugh’s opponents for a “campaign of personal destruction.” In a ceremony that could have been a unifying moment for the nation, Trump instead […]

Pastor Cruz y Diaz delivers strong message about Montgomery County government corruption, importance of church involvement

Pastor Cruz y Diaz delivers strong message about Montgomery County government corruption, importance of church involvement

Image: Pastor Rafael Bienvenido Cruz y Diaz of Dallas. The Woodlands, October 8 – Pastor Rafael Bienvenido Cruz y Diaz, visiting from the Dallas area where he lives, delivered a fiery sermon Sunday morning to the Woodlands Bible Church. While the title of the sermon was “The Tabernacle of David,” Cruz y Diaz began his […]

If my block-walking tells the full story, then the other party is in trouble in the mid-term elections

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Thanks to Montgomery County Republican Party Victory 2018 Steering Committee Block Walking Captain Kelli Cook, I block-walked this weekend for the November 6 General Election. I’ve started in the voting precinct where my wife and I live. It’s been quite an experience. I’ve blocked-walked for 42 years for Republican candidates and […]

Editorial: a suggestion to democrats

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The idea that a President would nominate a leading jurist to the Supreme Court of the United States, that the United States Senate would then exercise its duty of “advice and consent” by voting up or down on the judicial nominee, and that the Senate would confirm the nominee is an […]

Kavanaugh confirmed: Senate OKs Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that rubbed raw the country’s cultural, gender and political divides. The near party-line vote was 50-48, […]

Kavanaugh all but assured of surviving Supreme Court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they’d back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests. Announcements by Republican Susan Collins of Maine and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia that they’ll support the conservative […]

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