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New Electoral Map Should Help Republicans In 2024, 2028

We now know how many electoral votes each state will have in the 2024 and 2028 presidential elections–and the changes should help the Republican Party. In a virtual news conference on Monday, Ron Jarmin, the U.S. Census Bureau’s acting director, announced changes to the amount of U.S. House seats that each state will have based......

The Boston Common Hatefest

The counter-protest to the Free Speech Rally on the Boston Common went off near to what I had expected. I went as an observer, with the intention to only watch and report on what happened, while not identifying myself, debating anyone, or talking to the press.  Since my Republican job description includes the Massachusetts Republican......

Trump taps Sessions, Flynn, Pompeo for top positions

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is announcing his choices for three key administration jobs Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser. All three have been fierce critics of President Barack Obama’s......

Trump considering Hillsdale’s Larry Arnn for Secretary of Education

President-elect Donald Trump is considering Hillsdale College’s Larry Arnn to head up the Department of Education in his new administration. Arnn is the president of Hillsdale College, a small conservative liberal arts school in Michigan known for declining all federal funds. The Trump transition team has added him to the list of potential picks for U.S. Secretary of Education,......

Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and his team are battling back against charges of chaos and infighting as they race to set up an administration. The incoming Republican administration got an unlikely boost from outgoing Vice President Joe Biden, who said that “no administration is ready on Day One.” Trump stayed out of......

Giuliani the favorite as Trump weighs secretary of state

NEW YORK (AP) — Sequestered in his Manhattan high-rise, President-elect Donald Trump is preparing to fill key foreign policy posts. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the favorite to serve as secretary of state, a senior Trump official said. Although Giuliani has little foreign policy experience, the official said there was no......

Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump made his first two key personnel appointments on Sunday, one an overture to Republican circles by naming GOP chief Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff, the other a shot across the bow of the Washington establishment by tabbing Breitbart news executive Stephen Bannon as chief strategist......

Trump may revisit ‘Trump country’ during victory tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump may take a victory tour to states that elected him president, an aide said Saturday, as boisterous protests unfolded outside the tower where he holed up with members of his transition team and fielded calls congratulating him. While he’s announced one decision – putting Vice President-elect Mike Pence in......

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