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The Low Popahirum, October 24, 2016

The Low Popahirum, October 24, 2016
October 24
09:43 2016

NATIONAL

“A new report from the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) concludes that the Obama administration’s Department of Justice has been extorting fines from major banks, which are then used to fund leftist groups that push the Democratic vote.” – Breitbart

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Sunday defended Donald Trump after saying the Republican presidential nominee has two personalities — a ‘big Trump’ and a ‘little Trump.'” – The Hill

“Standing before a Miami audience, sleeves rolled up, President Barack Obama was hard at work campaigning for Hillary Clinton.” – Business Insider

In 2012, well more than half of all voters in battleground states Florida and North Carolina cast their ballots before Election Day. In Florida, 56 percent of the electorate in the 2012 presidential race voted early and in North Carolina nearly 61 percent did the same. More Democrats than Republicans voted early in 2012 in both of these critical battleground states.” – NBC News

“Just four years ago, Donald Trump took a drastically different position on what is now his central issue: deporting undocumented immigrants in the United States.” – CNN.com

“On Meet the Press, Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway acknowledges that polling puts Donald Trump behind Hillary Clinton in the campaign race.” – NBC News

The emails are full of potential damage for Hillary Clinton. She weighed the political implications of policies. She is close to Wall Street. Her aides gathered information to discredit a woman who’d accused her husband of rape.” – McClatchyDC.com

“In high school civics classes, the usual assignments about political parties and the Electoral College have given way to anguished venting about groping and sexual violence.” – NY Times

“RealClearPolitics, the famous objective political website that tracks the election polls in each state, declared Sunday that Texas is now a ‘toss-up’ state in the 2016 race for the White House.” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

U.S. Sen. David Vitter is leaving a guidebook for the person who will follow him into office.” – WBRZ.com

Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department’s spokesman dismissed as ‘nothing more than a PR stunt.'” – AL.com

“A group on the front lines of rescuing victims during the record August flooding continues to reach out for help.” – WAFB.com

“A grass fire this afternoon along Interstate 10 brought plumes of smoke over the highway, making visibility an issue at times for drivers.” – KPLCTV.com

“LSU student, Renuka Koritala, was arrested during the LSU-Ole Miss game after Baton Rouge Police Department officers attempted to escort her from the stadium because she was allegedly vomiting on other students.” – LSU Now

A six-year-old boy is the latest victim of gun violence in New Orleans. The New Orleans Police Department says a stray bullet struck the child in the 1400 block of Alabo in the Lower 9th Ward Sunday afternoon.  The child’s injuries are not life-threatening, but neighbors say it could have easily been a deadly situation.” – Fox8Live.com

No child deserves to die in jail.” – NOLA.com

There’s a worry among some within the New Orleans Saints’ locker room about the team’s perception of itself.” – NOLA.com

Window panes dusted with dirt up to a sharp line of demarcation, two-tone porch screens with a clear line separating the two shades, bits of dark grit on the white columns of a front porch, and sheds and AC units turned on their sides.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

An exclusive FOX 8/Raycom Media poll shows Donald Trump with a 20-point lead over Hillary Clinton in Louisiana with just two-and-a-half weeks until the presidential election.” – Fox8Live.com

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Sammi Rushing is the (probably only) Conservative broadcast journalism student at LSU. Email: [email protected]//Twitter: @SammiRushing

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