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Alex Lemieux is an assistant editor with The Republican Standard.

As Migrant Caravan Moves Closer To U.S., Trump Blasts Situation As An ‘Assault On...

As the migrant caravan continues towards the U.S., questions have been raised about who exactly is funding the 4,000-strong endeavor. After all, food, water, gas for vehicles, and other necessities is expensive for those who claim they are fleeing Central and South America's woeful economic conditions.

Left Wing Operative That Harassed Barbara Comstock Staffers Arrested After Physically Assaulting Female GOP...

"I kept screaming help me, stop hurting me, you are hurting me," a female Nevada Republican campaign manager recalled after Mike Stark, the same progressive political operative that harassed Barbara Comstock's staffers on the Fourth of July, physically assaulted her in Las Vegas.

Treasury Department Official Arrested After Leaking Russia Investigation Documents To BuzzFeed

A senior adviser in the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has been charged with "unauthorized disclosure of suspicious activity reports" and "conspiracy" following leaks of documents related to several people under investigation by White House Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Hurricane Florence’s Virginia Price Tag Only $10.8 Million After FEMA Reimburses 75 Percent Of...

One of the biggest factors for the most costly storm preparation in almost a decade stems from the governor's decision to evacuate 245,000 residents from low-lying parts of Hampton Roads, the opening of two state-sponsored emergency shelters, and the mobilization of 6,000 Virginia National Guard troops.

Elizabeth Warren’s Losing Battle With Progressive Identity Politics

As news media mocks Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren's made-up narrative, it has only hurt those who are actually Native American, because having that ancestry means something that goes far deeper than the superficial identity politics game that is being played by progressives.

Senator Lindsey Graham Says Saudi Prince Salman Has ‘Got To Go’

After missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly "cut into pieces" inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the South Carolina Republican says that he will work to "sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia."

Lawsuit Filed Against President Says Trump ‘Enemy Of Free Expression’

The PEN American Center, an advocacy group that works to defend and celebrate free expression through the advancement of literature and human rights, filed a lawsuit alleging that "official acts" undertaken by President Trump have "violated the First Amendment and his oath to uphold the Constitution."

Speaker Kirk Cox Outlines Initiative To Build Pathway From Schools To Jobs To Bolster...

Speaker of the House Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) says the “build it and they will come” approach to economic development is antiquated. Instead, he writes, Virginia must be the "build strong bridges from school to jobs” state; the “prepare resilient graduates for lifelong success and service” state; the “provide an affordable pathway for everyone in a growing economy” state.

Will Economic Relief Go To More Major Companies Hurt By Tariffs?

It's been 10 years since the infamous auto industry bailout, in which the U.S. government inserted $80 billion into the failing automotive leviathans amidst the potential loss of at least one million jobs in the industry. As Ford announces layoffs of American workers due to foreign tariffs, will there be a another bailout like farmers received months ago?

GOP Messaging Captures Political Violence From Democrats As Generic Ballot Evens

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who has come back into the spotlight recently, said this week that “civility can start again” after Democrats retake the majority in either House or Senate in next month’s elections. Republicans are now using this message and many others like it to keep the majority.