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DeSantis suspends 4 Broward County School Board members

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended via executive order four Broward County School Board members “due to their incompetence, neglect of duty, and misuse of authority.” Board members Patricia Good, Donna Korn, Ann Murray and Laurie Rich Levinson were suspended effective immediately. They...

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McMorris Rodgers calls student loan forgiveness a ‘slap in the face’ to taxpayers

By RaeLynn Ricarte | The Center Square (The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, calls President Joe Biden’s decision to transfer student loan debt from borrowers to taxpayers a “dramatic overreach of his authority” and a “slap in the face to every hardworking person in Eastern Washington who will now have to...

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DeSantis: Biden ‘gaslighting’ Americans about recession

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – President Joe Biden and mainstream media are “gaslighting” the American people about the recession, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says. After the Bureau of Economic Analysis on Thursday reported a second quarter of negative GDP growth, signaling the U.S. is in a recession, Biden...

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New civics initiative launches in Florida targeting potential minority voters

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – A new civics initiative launched Thursday in Miami-Dade County in Florida targeting potential minority voters. The Republican National Committee launched the initiative at its Hispanic Community Center in Doral, Florida, Thursday. It’s designed to help future voters learn more about American history and...

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DeSantis administration fires back after Newsom ad inviting Floridians to move to California

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom launched an advertisement on Independence Day telling Florida residents their freedoms were under attack in the Sunshine State and encouraging them to move to the Golden State instead. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office said Newsom “might as well light...

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Supreme Court rules for Biden in clash over Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

THE HILL — The Supreme Court ruled for the Biden administration Thursday in a dispute over a Trump-era immigration policy that requires U.S. asylum seekers at the southern border to wait in Mexico while their applications are processed. The 5-4 ruling found that the administration did not violate federal immigration law when it sought to...

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Supreme Court’s abortion ruling is watershed moment

THE HILL — The Supreme Court’s extraordinary decision to eliminate the universal right to abortion is a watershed moment in the American experiment, ending half a century when women were free to make their own reproductive decisions and immediately ushering in an era when states can make that choice for them. From a practical standpoint,...