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  • Source: Bannon and allies preparing primary challenges against GOP senators

    09/10/2017 7:58:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    WJET-TV ^ | September 10, 2017 | Jake Tapper and Daniella Diaz, CNN
    Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and his allies are preparing primary challenges against Republican senators, a source close to Bannon confirmed to CNN. The target list includes Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange, Nevada Sen. Dean Heller and Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, the source said. Flake, a strong critic of Trump, has not backed down from the President in the wake of Trump's public attacks against him. Politico first reported the developments. The news comes as Bannon claimed "the Republican establishment is trying to nullify the 2016 election" in an interview that...
  • Exclusive — Nevada Senate Poll Shows Danny Tarkanian Takes Lead Over Dean Heller

    08/26/2017 9:58:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/25/2017 | Matthew Boyle
    Pro-Donald J. Trump GOP U.S. Senate challenger Danny Tarkanian has blown past incumbent Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), an opponent of the president and much of his agenda, per a new poll out of the state of Nevada obtained exclusively by Breitbart News ahead of its public release. Tarkanian, per the new poll from JMC Analytics, is up at 39 percent in the new survey. His lead towers eight points over the incumbent Heller’s 31 percent, spelling certain trouble for Senate GOP establishment forces desperate to save Heller’s seat. A whopping 31 percent are undecided between Heller and Tarkanian. Even so,...
  • Nevada Senate Poll Shows Danny Tarkanian Takes Lead Over Dean Heller

    08/26/2017 3:11:53 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/25/17 | Matthew Boyle
    Pro-Donald J. Trump GOP U.S. Senate challenger Danny Tarkanian has blown past incumbent Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), an opponent of the president and much of his agenda, per a new poll out of the state of Nevada obtained exclusively by Breitbart News ahead of its public release.
  • Sarah Palin just endorsed a primary challenger to one of the most vulnerable Republican senators

    08/24/2017 4:38:23 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 30 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 8/24/17 | Mark Abadi
    Sarah Palin endorsed a primary challenger to a vulnerable Senate Republican on Thursday, setting the stage for what could be a contentious midterm election in Nevada. The former vice presidential candidate announced through Breitbart her support for businessman Danny Tarkanian in his bid to unseat Dean Heller in 2018.
  • Massive Phoenix Rally Protest of Trump Being Planned For Tuesday

    08/18/2017 10:55:56 AM PDT · by RooRoobird20 · 182 replies
    IR.Net ^ | 8/18/2017 | Chase Sanders
    <p>"Massive Phoenix Rally Protest of Trump Being Planned For Tuesday" Please go to comments section or link to the protest web site.</p>
  • Danny Tarkanian Accepts Shepard Smith Challenge: “I will go on your show and defend the President”

    08/18/2017 4:13:22 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 32 replies
    “Our booking team, and they’re good, reached out to Republicans of all stripes across the country today. Let’s be honest. Republicans often don’t really mind coming on Fox News Channel. We couldn’t get anyone to come and defend him here because we thought, in balance, someone should do that. We worked very hard at it throughout the day, and we were unsuccessful.” One Republican that apparently hadn’t been reached out to, is Danny Tarkanian, running for U.S. Senate against Dean Heller in Nevada. He accepted Shepard Smith’s challenge today on social media. He tweeted: Hey @ShepNewsTeam bookers didn’t contact me...
  • reasons Tarkanian can beat Heller (NV)

    08/18/2017 4:11:48 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    reviewjournal.com ^ | 8/17/17 | Victor Joecks
    Recent history says Danny Tarkanian is wasting his time challenging Sen. Dean Heller in next year’s Republican primary. From 2012 to 2016, only one sitting U.S. senator lost a primary challenge: a then-80-year-old Richard Lugar, R-Ind., in 2012. That’s a tough place to start from, but past trends ignore the unique problems Heller faces in his re-election bid. Here are four reasons Tarkanian can best Heller and advance to the general election. 1. Heller voted against repealing Obamacare. For six years, being a Republican meant vigorously opposing Obamacare. Heller voted to repeal it in 2015. But when Heller had a...
  • Nine months after 2016 election, Heller finally says he voted for Trump

    08/14/2017 5:39:46 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 32 replies
    Nearly nine months after the conclusion of the 2016 general election and despite months of hesitation, Republican Sen. Dean Heller has finally confirmed that he voted for Donald Trump for president. In a short statement released to The Nevada Independent, Heller — who is up for reelection in 2018 and is being challenged in a primary by businessman Danny Tarkanian — confirmed that he indeed voted for the Republican nominee during the 2016 election after more than a year of vocal criticism toward the party’s nominee. “Yes, I voted for Donald Trump,” he said in a statement texted to a...
  • Dean Heller Says He’s ‘Pleased’ Obamacare Repeal Failed

    08/12/2017 8:15:51 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 46 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | AUGUST 12, 2017
    Republican Sen. Dean Heller said Friday that he’s “pleased” the Republican effort to repeal portions of Obamacare ultimately failed. “I feel real pleased at the way this thing turned out and we’re turning the page now to tax reform” the Nevada senator told a local CNN affiliate, KRNV, of the failed Obamacare repeal bill.
  • At Least 11 GOP Senators Defend Mitch McConnell and Do-Nothing Senate from Trump

    08/11/2017 1:39:03 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 209 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 11,2017 | Jim Hoft
    The Republican-led Senator lied to the American people. They promised to repeal the failed Obamacare law for seven-and-a-half years. They ran their campaigns on repealing Obamacare. But they all lied. And then Mitch McConnell had the gall to blame President Trump for expecting too much from the senate! .Sens. tweeting support of McConnell: ▪️Cornyn ▪️Corker ▪️Tillis ▪️Isakson ▪️Collins ▪️Hatch ▪️Gardner ▪️Heller ▪️Flake ▪️Young ▪️Capito.
  • Republican Senator Says: "I Have No Problems With Funding Planned Parenthood" [Dean Heller, NV]

    04/19/2017 6:59:49 PM PDT · by cmj328 · 27 replies
    LifeNews ^ | April 18, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Pressured by abortion activists, a Republican U.S. Senator from Nevada flip-flopped on Monday and said he would “protect” Planned Parenthood. U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, faced an angry crowd of abortion activists Monday at his town hall meeting, according to Nevada Public Radio. Many conservative lawmakers have faced hostile crowds at town hall meetings across the country in the past few months. Heller has a pro-life voting record. He recently voted to overturn an Obama administration rule that basically forced states to fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. He also voted to confirm new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch....
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decides the Second Amendment is just a suggestion

    02/23/2017 9:46:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/23/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Law. Made up Liberal politicians who run states and cities have certain habits they come back to again and again. One is the passage of gun bans they know perfectly well are clear violations of the Second Amendment. Why do the do this? Partly because ideologically they can’t help themselves. But also: They hope to create test cases in the courts that, they hope, will produce favorable rulings and thus establish case law that renders the entire Second Amendment null and void. Toward that end, the State of Maryland scored a very big victory today, as the Fourth Circuit Court...
  • So the Fourth Circuit court just basically gutted Heller

    02/23/2017 8:30:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/23/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    It looks like Neil Gorsuch is going to have his plate full when he finally takes his seat on the Supreme Court. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has been busy uprooting the Second Amendment this week, delivering a stunning opinion which essentially overturns the Heller decision without so much as a by your leave to SCOTUS. It involves a case out of Maryland where the state’s Democrats decided to ban “assault rifles” and high-capacity magazines. Apparently the idea of precedent is not something they care to have any truck with, as Charles C.W. Cook explains at National Review....
  • The Fourth Circuit Runs Roughshod over Heller and the Second Amendment

    02/22/2017 12:26:00 PM PST · by Sgt_Schultze · 35 replies
    National Review ^ | 22 Feb 2017 | CHARLES C. W. COOKE
    Freed up by the Supreme Court’s ongoing reluctance to engage in depth with the Second Amendment, the Fourth Circuit has taken it upon itself to rewrite Heller en banc. In a 10-4 decision, issued yesterday afternoon, the court upheld Maryland’s ban on both “assault weapons” and “high capacity magazines.” By so doing, it deprived the people of Maryland, the Carolinas, and the Virginias of the core protections to which the Constitution entitles them. As Judge Traxler’s dissent pointedly establishes, the majority achieved this transformation by contriving “a heretofore unknown ‘test,’ which is whether the firearm in question is ‘most useful...
  • Sens. Cruz, Heller, and Rubio Introduce Bill To Move U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem

    01/03/2017 5:01:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 108 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 3, 2016 | Christine Rousselle
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) have introduced the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act, which would move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and therefore recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital city. Currently, the U.S. Embassy is located in Tel Aviv. In a statement, Sen. Cruz said that it was "finally time" to move the embassy. “Jerusalem is the eternal and undivided capital of Israel,” Sen. Cruz said. “Unfortunately, the Obama administration's vendetta against the Jewish state has been so vicious that to even utter this simple truth - let alone the reality...
  • Addled Clinton Confuses SCOTUS Decision With Gun Control Ad

    10/20/2016 1:04:44 PM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | October 20, 2016 | Beth Baumann
    During last night’s final presidential debate, the issue of the Second Amendment came up. Hillary Clinton tried her best to say she would protect the right to bear arms, but wants “sensible regulation”… whatever that’s supposed to mean. I want people who shouldn’t have guns not to be able to threaten you, kill you or members of your family.
  • Clinton Totally Botched The D.C. vs. Heller Case

    10/20/2016 7:55:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 64 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 19, 2016 | Christine Rousselle
    During Wednesday's debate, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton made a rather curious claim about the District of Columbia v. Heller Supreme Court case: D.C. was merely trying to "protect toddlers," and the Supreme Court didn't accept the "reasonable regulation." Hillary on Guns Just one small issue: that's not at all what Heller was concerned with. Prior to the Heller decision, the District of Columbia's restrictions on handguns weren't what anyone would call "reasonable." The Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975 was a complete and total ban on the private ownership of handguns--even by trained police officers and by people with a...
  • HILLARY LIE: She Crapped All Over Supreme Court On Guns/ Wouldn’t Say She Supports 2nd

    10/19/2016 7:31:01 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 32 replies
    lidblog.com ^ | October 19, 2016 | Jeff Dunetz
    Last Year, Clinton Lambasted The Supreme Court’s Decision In District Of Columbia V. Heller, Which Found D.C.’s Ban On Handguns Unconstitutional. “While Clinton has previously supported an assault weapons ban, this is the first time since launching her campaign that she indicated that she would take on the Supreme Court over gun issues. Although Clinton did not identify which Supreme Court case she disagreed with, she appeared to be criticizing the landmark 2008 ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller, which found the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., unconstitutional… ‘We’ve got to go after this,’ Clinton continued. ‘And here again,...
  • Live Thread Liberty Watch / America Armed & Free radio

    10/09/2016 10:53:03 AM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 1 replies
    Liberty Watch / America Armed & Free radio ^ | 10/09/2016 | Charles Heller
    Liberty Watch, Sunday 11 AM - 12 PM, MST So that government remains the servant, not the master. America Armed & Free 12 PM - 1 PM, MST. Your most up to date info on your right to keep and bear arms, on AM 1030 Tucson, your blowtorch of freedom! Call in line 520 790 2040 Listen live: http://www.kvoi.com/live-stream or TuneIn KVOI The Voice 1030 AM Cortaro, AZ
  • Don't Apologize For Blurting Out The Truth, Justice Ginsburg

    07/16/2016 4:29:49 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 68 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 15, 2016 | George Leef
    Many years ago, journalist Michael Kinsley secured a place in our history when he observed that “a faux pas is when you blurt out the truth in Washington.” Last Friday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg committed a faux pas in a New York Times interview, blurting out the truth that she is intensely partisan and decides major cases on ideological grounds. Federal judges are supposed to keep out of the political mud, but Justice Ginsburg opined that Donald Trump would be a national disaster. “I can’t imagine what the country would be with Donald Trump as our president,” she...