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Beto Burned Through His Massive Campaign War Chest — Ended Up With Almost Nothing

Beto O'Rourke

Post-election Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings released on Thursday reveal that Democratic Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke burned through almost all of the record-breaking $80 million he raised while campaigning to unseat Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. The Beto For Texas campaign had just over $475,000 remaining of cash on hand in the reporting period ending three weeks after the midterm election, ...

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Snopes, Fact-Checker For Facebook And Google, Botches Fact Check

Fact-check website Snopes botched a fact-check of a viral, but wildly misleading meme. Snopes claimed that the “general idea” of the meme was “correct.” Both Facebook and Google give Snopes preferential treatment on their sites. Snopes, a left-leaning fact-checking website given preferential treatment by Facebook and Google, botched its fact-check of a viral meme that was mocked within political circles for ...

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Democrat Withdraws Concession Amid Growing Accusations Of Voter Fraud

A Democratic congressional candidate in North Carolina took back his concession on Thursday as allegations of voter misconduct are leading people to believe an election redo may take place. Dan McCready — the Democratic nominee in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District — had conceded the race one day after Election Day. The race was a nail biter, with McCready behind his ...

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Republican Wins Georgia Secretary Of State Runoff

Georgia Republican state Rep. Brad Raffensperger won the runoff election to become the next Georgia Secretary of State, defeating former Democratic congressman John Barrow on Tuesday night. The 2018 midterm elections finally drew to a close for Georgia voters, with the Associated Press and other election analysis sites calling the race for Raffensperger. As of publication of this article, the Republican ...

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Republicans Hired DNC’s Cyber-Firm CrowdStrike — And Got Hacked in 2018

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Republicans with the National Republican Congressional Committee hired cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike — a team led by a Russian ex-pat and former FBI official that worked with the DNC and bungled the response to its embarrassing email hack — and the NRCC got hacked during the 2018 election. Politico reported Tuesday that the emails of four top NRCC officials were stolen in ...

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North Carolina’s 9th District Still Hasn’t Certified Results Under Accusations Of Voter Fraud. Here’s What’s Going On

Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. was a contractor for the top consulting group hired by Republican Mark Harris, a congressional candidate in North Carolina’s 9th district. Dowless is accused of running an illegal ballot harvesting scheme in North Carolina’s rural Bladen County. The state board of elections could decide to hold a new election between Harris and Democratic nominee Dan McCready. ...

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CNN’s John Avlon Says Voter Fraud In A Congressional District May Lead To Special Election

CNN senior political analyst John Avlon said a credible case of voter fraud has been discovered in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District and may end up triggering a special election. “New Day” host John Berman began a Monday segment by calling voter fraud a “figment of President [Donald] Trump’s imagination” before turning to Avlon for the rundown. “Voter fraud: You know it’s ...

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GOP Audits Elections Office In County That Swung To Democrats

The Arizona Republican Party will conduct an independent audit of the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office after three statewide Republican candidates who initially led on election night saw their races swing the other way as outstanding ballots were counted.

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RNC Sends Team Of Staffers To Florida Amid Recount

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has sent a team of around 100 employees from Washington, D.C., down to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, amid the ongoing recount from the Nov. 6 midterm elections, according to an RNC staffer.

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Federal Judge Rules Against Rick Scott On Ballot Signature Mismatches

Republican Florida U.S. Senate candidate Rick Scott plans to appeal after a federal judge handed down a ruling Thursday that mandated voters whose ballots were rejected because of signature mismatch must be given the chance to verify their ballots.

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7 Takeaways from the 2018 Midterms

The 2018 Midterms saw a wide variety of results in the Senate, House, and Governor races. Here are my 7 takeaways from this year’s elections: First – There was no “wave” Leading up to the election, both parties were hoping for either a blue or a red “wave” or an election with major party gains. However, despite voter turnout being ...

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Scott: Nelson a sore loser who wants to steal the election

On ‘Fox & Friends’, Florida Gov. Rick Scott sounds off amid the recount in his state and says he’s preparing his agenda for Washington as a new senator. “Mysteriously, 93,000 ballots showed up after election day,” Scott said Monday on FNC. “I’ve asked and Pam Bondi, our attorney general, has directed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to do an ...

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