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Arizona Residents, Officials Skeptical As Border Troops Move In

Newly elected Democratic mayor Arturo Garino was busy with Election Day when the Army arrived in Nogales and started erecting coils of glistening razor wire along the tops of the border wall that separates his small U.S. town from its sister in Mexico. "Razor wire, concertina wire is not what you want to see on a fence with two countries that have been friends and traded forever," he said. Operation Secure Line President Donald Trump announced a little more than a week ago that he was sending...

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From the iconic yellow label to the consistent ranking among top-selling Champagnes in the world, Veuve Clicquot is a bit of an institution in the modern wine world. But the chateau was near ruin throughout the Napoleonic wars. After the death of her husband, it took a series of risks by his 27-year-old widow (Veuve in French), Barbe-Nicole Cliquot Ponsardin, to bring the Champagne house back from the brink of bankruptcy.

 

Attorney General Pam Bondi is seeking to block Miami-Dade County’s top prosecutor from getting involved in a Florida Supreme Court case and supporting arguments that a 2017 change to the “stand your ground” self-defense law is unconstitutional.

Gaetz, Democratic Ally Back Veterans’ Marijuana Bills

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U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz and a Massachusetts Democrat on Wednesday introduced a package of legislation to change the Department of Veterans Affairs' medical marijuana practices in an attempt to make cannabis a more realistic treatment option for veterans.

UPDATE: Judge Mark Walker has ruled Florida's system for curing issues with mail-in ballots is being applied unconstitutionally. Walker is giving voters that have problems with their mail-in ballots until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, to correct the issue.

Overheating Machines Complicate Florida's Recount Battle

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Florida's election recount drama is intensifying as lawyers return to court and tallying machines break down ahead of a Thursday deadline to complete reviews of the senate and governor races.

FDLE Chief ‘Troubled’ By Bondi Assertions

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The commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said he is “deeply troubled” that Attorney General Pam Bondi thought he would not pursue investigations into potential criminal activity related to last week’s elections.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will step down from the state panel responsible for certifying the results in the state's highly contested elections.

It may look like the recount for three of the state's top elected positions is a flashback to 2000. But a lot has changed since that contested presidential election.

Facing continuous criticism over its vote-counting process, the Broward County Elections office said Wednesday it has finished sorting the first pages of election ballots and is more than halfway done with the recount mandated by the Florida Secretary of State in three races. 

“We will probably transition sometime this afternoon or this evening to the Election Day recount,” said Joseph D'Alessandro, the director of election planning and development for Broward County. 

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