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Rosenstein Blasts Times’ ‘Smear’

By John Semmens — Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News This week, a New York Times story about a scheme in which Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would wear a “wire” to secretly record President Trump and recruit cabinet members to activate Trump’s removal from office under the provisions of the 25th Amendment [...]

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Trump Worse than bin Laden

By John Semmens — Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News This week, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough asserted that “President Trump is a far graver threat to America than the 9/11 attacks. The terrorists only killed a few thousand people, but Trump has poisoned the minds of tens of millions of voters.” “There is no [...]

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Riggs Official Winner in GOP Primary Race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Former California Congressman Frank Riggs has narrowly and officially won the Republican nomination to run for state superintendent of public instruction in the November general election. Riggs finished with a total of 124,666 votes and edged out Bob Branch (124,307) by just 359 votes. Incumbent Diane Douglas finished a close third.

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Abortion the Great Equalizer

By John Semmens — Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Former president of Planned Parenthood Gloria Feldt told a Cornell University audience that “abortion gives women an equal seat at life’s table. Putting all of the burden of child-bearing and birthing on women violates the Constitution’s equal protection clause. Abortion is the remedy. [...]

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Ending Our Silence: Let No One Named McCain Succeed the Vindictive Maverick

I was going to hold my tongue about the death of John McCain, but after reading this AP story … well let’s just say the gloves are coming off! WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain’s daughter and two former presidents led a public rebuke of President Donald Trump’s divisive politics at the late senator’s memorial service [...]

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Candidate Calls for Free Health Care for Illegals

By John Semmens — Semi-News — A Satirical Look at Recent News Former San Francisco mayor and current Democratic candidate for governor of California Gavin Newsome has pledged to make health care free for all illegal immigrants if he wins in November. “When I was mayor I extended the boundaries of freedom beyond what is [...]

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Planned Parenthood Backer Michele Reagan Losing Badly in Secretary of State Primary

Long-time liberal legislator and current secretary of state Michele Reagan is losing badly in tonight’s Republican Primary election count. Challenger Steve Gaynor is leading Reagan with 69 percent of the votes. Reagan had never lost an election before, but a poor performance wrecked her chances of retaining office. The secretary of state website doesn’t even [...]

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Riggs Takes Slim Lead in Hot Battle for GOP Nomination for Superintendent of Public Instruction

As of 7:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, with 49 percent of the votes in, there is only one key positional change among the races we reported on last night. Frank Riggs has taken the lead in the hotly contested GOP primary race for state superintendent of public instruction. He’s moved up from second place and now [...]

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Riggs Leads Supt. of Public Instruction Primary by 1,136 Votes, with 81 Percent of Precincts Reporting

As of early Wednesday afternoon, with 82 percent of the votes in, there is only one key positional change among the races we reported on last night. Frank Riggs has taken the lead in the hotly contested GOP primary race for state superintendent of public instruction. He’s moved up from second place and now has [...]

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Riggs’ Lead in Supt. of Public Instruction Primary Down to 739 Votes

As of Thursday evening, 100 percent of the precincts have reported. More than 1 million votes have been counted, and turnout is up to just over 28 percent. Clear-cut Republican Primary winners include: Doug Ducey, governor Martha McSally, Senate Steve Gaynor, Secretary of State Kimberly Yee, State Treasurer Wendy Rogers, Congressional District 1 Lea Marquez [...]

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