Author: Paulina Dedaj

NRA files lawsuit saying Florida gun bill approved by Gov. Scott violates 2nd Amendment

FOX NEWS The National Rifle Association reacted Friday with a federal lawsuit after Florida lawmakers approved gun legislation that would raise the age to buy guns. The group’s argument: that the proposed law violates the Second Amendment. News of the lawsuit came just hours after Florida Gov. Rick Scott publicly went against allies in the NRA in signing a gun control bill that was drafted in response to the fatal school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. Seventeen people were killed in that gun attack, attributed to a 19-year-old named Nokolas Cruz. Chris Cox, executive director of the...

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Trump cites federal report on foreign-born terrorists to urge immigration reform

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump has urged lawmakers to do away with lottery visa programs and chain migration as they look to reform immigration policy.  (AP) President Donald Trump on Tuesday used a new report from the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security — revealing that three out of four individuals convicted on international terrorism charges in the U.S. were foreign-born — to call for immigration reform. The DHS and DOJ released the report  to “be more transparent with the American people,” abiding by the guidelines of Trump’s March 6 executive order, more commonly known as the travel ban.   According to...

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Senate Dems need one more vote to push ahead with bid to reverse FCC’s net neutrality ruling

FOX NEWS Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., confirms that Democrats in his chamber have all backed the effort to repeal the scrapping of net neutrality rules.  (REUTERS) Senate Democrats said Tuesday that they were just one Republican vote away from the 51-member majority needed to overrule the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to reverse net neutrality regulations.   The FCC coted 3-2 last month to repeal Barack Obama-era net neutrality rules that had imposed utility-style regulation on internet service providers to keep them from favoring their own services over their rivals’. “It is time for the Internet, once again,...

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New Jersey Gov-elect poses for picture with Christie 'Beachgate' cutout

FOX NEWS New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy has fallen under harsh criticism after posing for a photo last week with a cardboard cutout of Gov. Chris Christie lounging on a closed beach last summer after a government shutdown. Murphy took the picture at a gala held Thursday night by the New Jersey Working Families Alliance, a group who has criticized Christie in the past. When asked about the photo-op, Murphy told the NJ Advance Media that he was standing next to the cutout and just “couldn’t resist.” “It was right in front of me!” he told the paper. Christie came under fire this past summer after images surfaced of him lounging in a chair with his family on a beach that he had closed to the public over the Fourth of July weekend because of a government shutdown. During his campaign, Murphy said on multiple campaign stops “We will not go to the beach ourselves,” referring to the incident that became known as ‘beachgate’. AP  ( In this Sunday, July 2, 2017 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor’s summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey.) Christie spoke out on Murphy’s recent photo-op calling it “disappointing.” “We’ve been so open and so welcoming to him,” he said. “I just think it sends a really...

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RNC to support Roy Moore in Senate race after cutting fundraising ties weeks ago

FOX NEWS Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore during his election party, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala.  (AP) The Republican National Committee is once again supporting embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore after President Donald Trump formally endorsed him Monday, a senior RNC official told Fox News Monday. Despite losing the backing of many top Republicans, Moore was praised by Trump who said that Republicans would need his vote “on stopping crime, illegal immigration, Border Wall, Military, Pro Life, V.A., Judges 2nd Amendment and more.” Moore later tweeted his thanks saying he’s looking...

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Kansas governor race: 3rd teen seeking to succeed Brownback

FOX NEWS Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, seen April 2, 2015, is expecting to step down if the U.S. Senate confirms him for an ambassadorship in the Trump administration.  (Associated Press) The governor’s race in Kansas is shaping up to be a battle of teenage candidates — plus some adults. On Thursday, a 17-year-old threw his hat in the ring, becoming the third teenager looking to succeed Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who is required by law to step down after two consecutive terms. Ethan Randleas, a Republican from Wichita, is the teen who entered the race Thursday. He was preceded...

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McCain, playing the maverick, votes ‘no’ on ‘skinny repeal’ amendment

FOX NEWS U.S. Sen. John McCain was the center of attention — and scrutiny — on Capitol Hill on Friday morning after the “skinny repeal” amendment, part of Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal ObamaCare, was defeated in a 51-49 vote. The Arizona Republican’s “no” vote shortly after 1:30 a.m. ET sent audible gasps throughout the Senate chamber, ruining Republicans hopes of a 50-50 vote and a tiebreaker by Vice President Mike Pence. Just days ago, McCain had voted “yes” on a procedural measure that led to Friday morning’s vote, sparking confidence among some Republicans that there was a chance...

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