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America’s vote fraud epidemic

Headlines tell of the recent rash of vote fraud infecting the nation.  From accusations and indictments to convictions, 2010 has been a busy year for prosecutors dealing with vote fraud issues.

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Behind the lines: Automated call technology’s busy season

As we head into the final months of campaigning, I think it is important for candidates and organizations that run automated calls to understand how their calls are set up and run as the volume of phone contact increases.

Many people think these calls are all the same, and for the most part leading up to the last couple of weeks of the election, that is the case since the volume is relatively light.  However all delivery systems and carriers are not the same, and many times clients are unaware of this until it is too late.

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Chris Christie’s stock on the rise as he hits campaign trail

From now until Election Day, Americans across the country will have the pleasure of getting to know New Jersey’s newest Republican Governor, Chris Christie.
 
Elected in 2009, the former U.S. District Attorney rode a wave of anger and discontent towards politics as usual in the Garden State to defeat a sitting Democrat Governor – not an easy feat to accomplish in a state that hasn’t elected a Republican statewide since 1993.


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Moving on from the primaries (Sen. Mitch McConnell)

I would like to thank everyone who participated in Republican primary elections across the country. Whether you were a first-time voter, a lifelong Republican, or simply fed up with Washington and the direction of our country, your participation has made our party stronger and our mission clearer. 

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On Labor Day, oppose job-killing legislation

America first celebrated Labor Day in 1882 as a sign of good will toward unions in New York City.  Shortly thereafter, Congress signed a bill making Labor Day a national holiday.
 
Our nation’s actions concerning Labor Day are still welcomed by many as an extra day off work and an excuse to light up barbeques one last time before summer is out.  Politicians take it as their cue to start campaigning in earnest, making sure to hit local parades and picnics.  Union bosses view Labor Day as the start of the spending season as they try to buy favor with as many politicians as possible.

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Energy proposals risk Hispanic support in midterms

In the 2008 Texas primary ad, Viva Obama, a handsome mariachi assures Tejanos that Barack Obama is the best candidate for the nation and for all Tejanos. As trumpets and guitars blare in the background, the mariachi sings that Obama is the one to “proteger la gente trabajadora” (protect the hard working people). Two years later, this promise is not being met. The Latino community has been especially hard hit in this recession with unemployment rates consistently above that of the national average. Even in the midst of the immigration debate, jobs still remain the top concern for Latinos as shown in a recent AP-Univision poll.

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