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Dubious Judges To Consider Executive Amnesty

The panel of Fifth Circuit judges slated to consider President Obama’s executive amnesty programs include Republican appointed Judges Jennifer Walker Elrod and Jerry Smith, who ruled against the emergency stay last month. The third judge on the panel is Democratic appointee Judge Carolyn Dineen King.

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Report: Illinois School Teacher Fired for Stepping on US Flag

According a report from Journal-Gazette in Mattoon, Martinsville School District board in Illinois voted 6-0 Thursday to fire English teacher Jordan Parmenter after stomping on the U.S. flag in a lesson he gave on May 15. Parmenter said he used the flag as part

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Chris Christie Releases First Campaign Video

Gov. Chris Christie is set to enter the crowded GOP presidential race Tuesday with an announcement at his former high school. Polls show Christie is no longer a first-tier candidate, but longtime observers say his rhetorical skill on the stump should not be underestimated.

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FBI Launches Investigation of Possible Corruption and Drug Trafficking at Clinton Correctional Facility

One source familiar with the investigation into the escape of the two convicts from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York tells Breitbart News “they are investigating a drug trade inside the prison that is being operated by the prisoners and the correctional officers.” Another source familiar with the investigation tells Breitbart News the arrests of Joyce Mitchell and Gene Palmer are just “the tip of the iceberg.”

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Book Excerpt: Ted Cruz’s Excellent Supreme Court Adventure

“I was standing behind the chief justice of the United States and sitting right next to him was the court’s first female justice, Sandra Day O’Connor. We were in front of a large computer screen gazing at explicit, hard-core pornography. As we examined the screen before us, I remember very distinctly what the 65-year-old O’Connor said,” Sen. Ted Cruz writes in his new book.

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Darin LaHood Takes Chamber of Commerce Money, Then Claims He Opposes Their Key Issue

During last week’s debate in the Illinois 18th District special election, establishment GOP candidate Darin LaHood claimed that he would have voted against President Obama’s fast track trade deal. Yet this is the same candidate who took hundreds of thousands and endorsements from the very organizations pushing the trade deal. How can he be both their man and run against their key issue?

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NBC Dumps Trump; Bows to Mexican Pressure

The Miss USA pageant was scheduled for July 12, but will no longer air on NBC after the network decided to sever its business relations with Trump – who owns the pageant – following his statements on the southern border and illegal immigrants during his announcement speech this month.

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States Resist Moving Ahead With Same-Sex Marriages Immediately

The Louisiana Clerks of Court Association advised clerks not to issue licenses for 25 days, during which time the Supreme Court could be petitioned for a rehearing. Same-sex marriages are also on hold in the state of Mississippi where Democrat attorney general Jim Hood said the Supreme Court’s decision would not go into effect in his state until the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifts a stay on its ruling from last year in which it struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

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District Judge to Brady Campaign: Quit Suing Companies For Selling Ammo

In April Breitbart News reported the Senior District Judge Richard Matsch threw out a lawsuit filed by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence on behalf of the parents of Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes. The suit, filed against online ammo retailer Lucky Gunner and other outlets, sought monetary relief for ammunition and firearms supplies purchased by Holmes.

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