J.C. Derrick

J.C. is WORLD’s deputy chief content officer and WORLD Radio’s managing editor based in Dallas. Follow J.C. on Twitter @jcderrick1.

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Republicans keep control of U.S. Senate

Campaign 2016 | GOP wins close races in Pennsylvania and Missouri
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 11/09/16, 02:05 am

UPDATE: Republicans have claimed close Senate races in Pennsylvania and Missouri to ensure the party will retain at worst a 52-48 majority in the next Congress.

Well after 1 a.m. EST, the Associated Press called Pennsylvania for incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey, who led Democrat Katie McGinty by 1.5 percent with almost 99 percent of precincts reporting. Toomey likely will finish slightly ahead of GOP nominee Donald Trump after running a moderate campaign and separating himself from the presidential contender.

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Election week wisdom

Campaign 2016 | Pastor offers six things every Christian should do before, during, and after this divisive election
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 11/07/16, 12:42 pm

James Forsyth, pastor of McLean (Va.) Presbyterian Church, delivered a thought-provoking sermon Sunday offering practical election advice for Christians (see video below). Before considering his six takeaways, Pastor Forsyth said it’s important to remember two things:

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Bret Baier backs down from indictment claim in Clinton case

Campaign 2016 | The Fox News anchor apologizes for what he calls ‘inartful’ use of words and a ‘mistake’
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 11/03/16, 09:30 am

UPDATE (11/04/16, 2:50 p.m.): Bret Baier of Fox News is backing down from his claim that sources had told him that an indictment was likely in the FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation. 

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