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Election Law Experts: Jeb Bush is Violating Campaign Finance Laws

“I have to tell you, I’ve looked at this thing that Jeb Bush has created, I don’t know how in the world that’s legal,” campaign finance lawyer Cleta Mitchell tells Breitbart News, referring to his formation of a leadership PAC and Super PAC, but no known “testing the waters” account.

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Cornyn Holding Hearing on Rape Kit Backlogs; Democrats Complain About Committee Name

When Senate Republicans changed the name of the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights to the simpler Subcommittee on the Constitution this past January, Democrats pounced, claiming that the name change meant that Republicans did not care about civil rights or human rights. Wednesday, the Subcommittee, led by Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), will hold its first official hearing on a human rights issue that should be supported by Democrats: the testing of the nationwide backlog of rape kits.

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Florida GOP Cheered by Win in Jacksonville Mayor’s race

In a race that many are calling the first round in the 2016 election cycle battles, Republicans in Florida scored a significant victory on Tuesday night, when Republican Lenny Curry defeated the incumbent Democrat Mayor of Jackonsville Alvin Brown.

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Stripper’s Case Tossed Out of Court, Texas State Senator Vindicated

After years of odd, troubling, and threatening behavior by an Oklahoma stripper, she claimed that a Texas State Senator was stalking her, even though he had not been in Oklahoma during the relevant period. On Tuesday, the judge assigned to the case dismissed her request for a protective order, but that happened after several days of media speculation by a press all-too-willing to believe salacious accusations against a conservative Republican.


Texas Governor May Play Important Role in 2016 GOP Presidential Primary

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is poised to wield enormous influence in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, if he so chooses. Although he expressed a desire to stay neutral earlier this month, Abbott recently seems to be inching closer to exerting his influence, even if he stops short of making an actual endorsement.


Florida GOP Chairman: ‘This State Is Going Red in 2016′

ORLANDO, Florida—As the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) gathers in Orlando for their quarterly meeting, RPOF Chairman Blaise Ingoglia joined Breitbart News for an exclusive interview about the party’s plans for 2016 and the important role he expects Florida to play in the elections.


Texas ‘Devil Doll’ Teacher Resigns

A third-grade teacher in a rural West Texas town has resigned after some parents complained when their children were upset about a video she showed in class back in March.

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West Texas Town Defends ‘Devil Doll’ Teacher after ‘Mistake’

NEW HOME, Texas — Residents of a small West Texas town rallied to support a third-grade teacher whose job is on the line after some parents complained when she showed her students a short video about a doll that is rumored to have evil powers and then reportedly warned the children not to tell their parents about what she showed them. On Monday night, the school board debated whether to renew her contract but a decision has not yet been reached.

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Unlike Hillary Clinton, Carly Fiorina Welcomes Tough Questions from Media, Public

In a series of interviews, new presidential candidate Carly Fiorina Fiorina acknowledged that she would not raise as much money as other candidates, “but we’ll raise sufficient money.” Fiorina also said that she would “run a different kind of campaign” and would spend the money she raised wisely, so that she would be able to be competitive and “do what we need to do.”

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Carly Fiorina: First Call as President Will Be to Prime Minister of Israel

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina conducted a media call Monday morning after announcing she is running for president. In response to a question about what she would do on her first day in office if she were elected, Fiorina said that her first phone call would be to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Sen. Tom Cotton Calls Out ‘Cowardly’ Iranian Foreign Minister on Twitter

Sen. Tom Cotton Zarif takes on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, challenging him to come to Washington, D.C. to “debate Iran’s record of tyranny, treachery, & terror” and mocking Zarif’s “cowardly character,” as exhibited by how he “hid in US during Iran-Iraq war while peasants & kids were marched to die.”

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Sen. Ted Cruz Admits He Loves His Kids Unconditionally; NYT Freaks Out

So there you have it, folks. Any time a Republican presidential candidate interacts with anyone who’s gay, it will apparently be newsworthy. The real issue, as Sen. Cruz pointed out, is that his actions did not match the hateful stereotype that liberals have of socially conservative Republicans.

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