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The Washington Examiner

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Republicans gain big in blue-collar elections but narrowly in affluent state elections

State legislative special elections provide an interesting index of partisan sentiment these days. That wasn’t so in the late 20th century, when clever candidates and local notables often got voters to cross party lines. But in this century of increasing partisan polarization and straight-ticket voting, local special elections are a proxy for opinions on national issues.

Record 100 ships waiting offshore at LA ports with cargo

The logjam of cargo, container, and tanker ships trying to access Long Beach and Los Angeles ports has hit a record of 100 vessels as of Monday evening. Another 45 are expected to arrive in the next three days.

FDA delays Moderna vaccine for adolescents due to risk of rare heart condition

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it would delay its decision on administration of the Moderna vaccine to adolescents, citing concerns the shot may lead to a heightened risk of a rare heart condition.

Evidence for ‘lab leak’ COVID theory mounts thanks to private sleuths, says former key Trump national security adviser

Evidence is mounting that COVID-19 leaked from a lab in Wuhan, and key clues are being turned up by private citizens and internet sleuths, not the intelligence community, a key adviser to former President Donald Trump said.

After 30 years, Clarence Thomas now ‘the most important justice’

Nearly 30 years to the day that Clarence Thomas won a hard-fought Senate vote to become the Supreme Court’s 106th justice, his publisher is releasing audio and Kindle versions of his bestselling autobiography that describes his path from poor black child to the top of the legal world.

California law bans small off-road gas engines, including lawnmowers and chainsaws

California took another step toward its goal of ridding the state of all gas-powered engines thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday.

Gavin Newsom’s daughter is not vaccinated despite his sweeping mandate

Gov. Gavin Newsom admitted that his own daughter, who just turned 12, is not vaccinated against COVID-19 despite California's sweeping mandate requiring students to...

Trudeau heckled online for using elongated ‘2SLGBTQQIA+ people’ acronym

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau inspired online confusion and mockery after stating the latest iteration of an elongated LGBT moniker that some say sounded like an encryption password, commemorating "2SLGBTQQIA+ people."

Marine who spoke out against Afghanistan withdrawal no longer in the brig

The military officer facing legal consequences for speaking out against Department of Defense leaders is no longer in the brig.

The Left’s hate machine is going to get more people hurt

Three smartphone-wielding leftist activists followed Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema into a public restroom on the campus of Arizona State University Sunday afternoon. They proceeded to yell at her for not supporting a laundry list of liberal policies, including amnesty for illegal immigrants and President Joe Biden’s complete $3.5 trillion spending agenda.

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