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Tuesday, 15 January 2019
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  WEST VIRGINIA, January 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Among the new lawmakers beginning their political careers this month is Caleb Hanna, who is making history as the nation’s youngest black legislator, as well as a young man who says faith and the right to life are central to his worldview. While ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2019 6:03 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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When the 111th General Assembly convenes on Tuesday, it will mark the beginning of a new era in Tennessee politics. There will be at least 31 new faces — 27 in the House — and more to come in the future after two special elections are decided later this year. There will be a new speaker of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 1:12 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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A Democratic House member introduced two proposed constitutional amendments on his party’s first day in power, one of which would abolish the Electoral College. Rep. Steve Cohen, Tennessee Democrat and a Judiciary Committee member, said in a statement that that proposal was inspired by his party’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:45 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) took her ceremonial oath of office holding her hand on a copy of the Constitution rather than a religious text such as the Bible. Vice President Pence can be seen in video of the moment ending Sinema's oath by saying the standard words, "so help you God?," to which Sinema ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:40 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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Freshman U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib wasted no time in calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump just hours after being sworn in. Speaking to a crowd of supporters Thursday night, the Michigan Democrat and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress said of Trump: "People love you and ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:37 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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WASHINGTON - The choice of earrings. The book that was used to swear them in. A flag outside their office.  Congress' newly sworn in lawmakers have taken bold stances in seemingly subtle ways to raise awareness and show off what makes the 116th Congress so diverse.  Here's a rundown of some of ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:34 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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A new study found that the current Congress has the fewest Christians among its members since surveys first recorded the religious affiliation of those elected to Washington. The Pew Research Center survey found that the current 116th Congress has 471 members who identify as Christian. That’s a drop ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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Today was Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s first day in Congress. It did not take long to see how this anti-Semitic bigot and Jihad supporter will use her newfound political power. Tlaib’s primary objective is not to improve the lives of her constituents, who live in Michigan’s impoverished 13th Congressional district. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 1 January 2019
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  9:30AM EST 12/24/2018 LARRY TOMCZAK Someone once described Britain's conservative leader Margaret Thatcher this way: "She has the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe." Others labeled her "Iron Maggie" attempting to discredit her strong leadership skills. Former President Ronald ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/01/2019 5:28 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 21 December 2018
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Chinese police shut down a third prominent underground church this winter Saturday after raiding a children’s bible study and confiscating over 4,000 Christian books. Authorities in Guangzhou raided the Rongguili Church at 10 a.m., announcing to parents and children at the Bible study that all activities ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2018 8:06 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Late last month, Ramin Parsa, a Christian pastor who fled Iran as a religious refugee, was arrested for privately sharing his faith testimony in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. He fled persecution in Iran and Turkey, only to find persecution in the land of the free and the home of the brave. "I ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:38 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Ethiopia:  Approximately 15 Christian priests were killed—at least four burned alive—and 19 churches torched during Muslim uprisings in the east, where most of the nation’s 33 percent Muslim population is centered.  “Similar tensions are bubbling under the surface in other parts of Oromia,” which is ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:36 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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About 100 worshippers at an unofficial church in southwestern China were snatched from their homes or from the streets in coordinated raids which began on Sunday evening. Chinese authorities targeted members of the Early Rain Covenant Church across various districts of Chengdu, the provincial capital ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:35 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Zion Church in Beijing is the largest in China’s burgeoning Protestant underground. In September, the 11-year-old house church was sealed shut by the government. Its crime? Zion’s pastor, Dr. Ezra Mingri Jin, a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, had rejected an intolerable ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 14 December 2018
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The terrorist attack on a French Christmas market should serve as a wakeup call to America. The stakes are too high for Congress to keep playing political games with border security. We need to build the wall. Americans awoke Wednesday to yet another awful reminder that we still live in a world beset ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2018 8:50 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 4 December 2018
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has informed a federal court that Paul Manafort violated his plea agreement by repeatedly lying to investigators. Prosecutors thus consider the agreement null and void and have asked the court to set a sentencing date immediately. The alleged breach was ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2018 7:06 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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China’s plan to judge each of its 1.3 billion people based on their social behavior is moving a step closer to reality, with Beijing set to adopt a lifelong points program by 2021 that assigns personalized ratings for each resident. The capital city will pool data from several departments to reward ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2018 7:15 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 26 November 2018
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In January, a record number of women will serve in the U.S. House and Senate. Depending on the outcome of races that are still too close to call, the 116th Congress will have anywhere from 109 to 117 women. That is three-and-a-half times as many women as were in the 102nd Congress of 1991-1992. And ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2018 9:15 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 16 November 2018
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The growing U.S. economy and improving business environment is bringing black workers back into the labor force, BET founder Robert Johnson told CNBC on Friday. Johnson, the nation's first black billionaire, spoke before Friday's jobs report, which showed nonfarm payrolls rose 103,000 in March, falling ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2018 9:02 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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On Friday’s Tennessee Star Report with Steve Gill and Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – the morning duo spoke to “soon to be” Speaker of the Tennessee House Glen Casada about the mid-term elections here in the state of Tennessee, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:39 PM by Bobbie Patray
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