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Mike's Memo Week of September 25, 2017

Welcome to "Mike's Memo," an update on what's happening in the 48th Legislative District, the State Capitol, and the progress of my ...

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Senator Scott Wagner

Credit Downgrade Due to Void of Leadership, Wagner says

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2017 Credit Downgrade Due to Void of Leadership, Wagner says HARRISBURG – Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) voiced his ...

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Likely Next Solicitor General Fought for Nuns, Against Disputed Obama Appointees

Fred Lucas / @FredLucasWH /The Daily Signal Noel Francisco, President Trump's nominee for solicitor general, testifies May 10 before the Senate Judiciary Committee. ...

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ECONOMYNEWS Conservatives Call for Tax Reform to ‘Put Small Businesses Back at the Heart of America’s Economy’

Rachel del Guidice / @LRacheldG / The Daily Signal “We spend more on filing taxes every year than we put into innovation in ...

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Why is anyone talking about DACA when the RAISE Act ending chain migration still has not passed?

By Robert Romano at NetRight Daily and Americans for Limited Government “Chain migration cannot be allowed to be part of any ...

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Fundamentally Wrong About Fundamental Rights

By Derek Hunter at Townhall |   Did you realize you have a right to not be offended? That you have a right to other ...

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The Mythical Constitution

Joseph Postell / @JoePostell /The Daily Signal Detail from a frieze depicting the signing of the Constitution decorates the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: Steve ...

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Does the Constitution mean what the Supreme Court says it means?

  By Bryan Fischer at Renew America Follow me on Twitter: @BryanJFischer, on Facebook at "Focal Point" Host of "Focal Point" on ...

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Taking the Red Pill: Democrats Are Losing Support Fast

~ Conservative Zone Eight years of job-killing economic policies, failure to close out the War on Terror and Hillary Clinton’s 41 ...

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Family Institute Dropped by Payment Processing Company After SPLC ‘Hate Group’ Designation

Morse: It's convenient for the SPLC to 'stand me up next to a guy with a swastika and a white ...

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Why I sued Comey and the NSA again!

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Larry Klayman battles claim ex-FBI chief, Mueller are ‘men of great integrity’

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By Larry Klayman at Renew America

One day following the explosive revelations of Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency (NSA) had been engaging in mass surveillance of hundreds of millions of Americans without probable cause, I brought suit against then-President Barack Obama and his intelligence agencies. The case was randomly assigned to the Honorable Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, one of the few non-Obama-Clinton appointees left in this tribunal. To accelerate the case I then filed a motion for preliminary injunction, asking Judge Leon to temporarily enjoin the defendants’ illegal surveillance of the populace, during the time the case would otherwise proceed to discovery and then trial.

After Judge Leon reviewed my pleadings, which required that he take action to adjudicate my motion for preliminary injunction with 21 days, he held a status conference. At that conference, he forcefully instructed the Obama Justice Department lawyers in the Federal Programs Branch that he would move the case along quickly and that they should not seek to delay his ruling by asking for non-meritorious requests for extensions. Labeling the case as one “at the pinnacle of national importance,” Leon advised the Obama Justice Department lawyers to forget about not working on weekends and evenings, and he then set an accelerated briefing schedule.

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