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04/19/2018 04:49 PM
Andrew McCabe, FBI’s Former No. 2, Faces Criminal Probe for Lying, Leaking

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has asked for a criminal probe of the FBI’s recently ousted top deputy for leaking and lying to investigators, several... Read More

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04/19/2018 04:34 PM
Transition of Power in Cuba: What You Need to Know

For the first time since 1959, on Thursday someone with a last name other than Castro became president of the island nation. However, as Heritage... Read More

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04/19/2018 04:04 PM
Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Says He Will Ask Congress to Cut Spending in ‘Coming Weeks’

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says his staff will soon be sending a package to Congress to rescind some of the planned... Read More

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04/19/2018 04:01 PM
Add These Voter Fraud Cases to the Growing List

Despite the lack of media coverage, evidence of election fraud continues to mount. This week, The Heritage Foundation added 26 new entries to its election... Read More

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04/19/2018 04:01 PM
Problematic Women: The Legacy of Barbara Bush

On this week’s edition of “Problematic Women” we discuss Nikki Haley standing up for herself, a GQ writer calling a Taylor Swift cover “hate speech,”... Read More

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04/19/2018 03:53 PM
He Persuaded the Columbine Killers Not to Murder Him

Nineteen years ago, one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history happened at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Thirteen lives were lost, and... Read More

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04/19/2018 03:48 PM
Supreme Court Hears Case on Internet Sales Tax

Should online retailers have to collect sales taxes for states? That’s the central question in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case dealing with the state’s... Read More

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04/19/2018 03:38 PM
Renewed US Leadership Blocks Abortion Agenda at the UN

For the third time in the past four years, the United Nations Commission on Population and Development has ended in failure—good news for defenders of national sovereignty in the face of... Read More

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04/19/2018 03:12 PM
Podcast: Happy Tax Freedom Day!

Today is Tax Freedom Day, and The Heritage Foundation’s Adam Michel joins us to discuss that, tax reform 2.0, and how your taxes will be... Read More

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04/19/2018 03:01 PM
The Labor Board Is Now GOP-Run. Here’s 1 Big Change It Could Make to Rein In Unions.

An Obama administration rule that fast-tracked elections to establish unions at private companies could be on the chopping block of a federal labor agency three... Read More

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04/19/2018 02:47 PM
Why Netflix Must Ensure ‘13 Reasons Why’ Is Safe for Kids

Millions of children and teens recently watched another teen commit the most graphically explicit suicide ever depicted on TV—without any warnings to parents that such... Read More

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04/19/2018 01:49 PM
Q&A With Rep. Kevin Brady: ‘America’s Back’ Because of Tax Cuts

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, sat down with The Daily Signal to talk about the historic tax reform package passed by Congress and... Read More

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04/19/2018 12:32 PM
Congress Shouldn’t Forget Local Role in Setting Drone Policy

As Congress works through its reauthorization package for the Federal Aviation Administration, it should hold fast to first principles. Although lawmakers are contemplating legislation on... Read More

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04/19/2018 10:41 AM
American Pastor Back Behind Bars in Turkey

They may not have had any evidence against American pastor Andrew Brunson, but that didn’t stop Turkish officials from holding a 13-hour hearing. For the... Read More

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04/18/2018 06:10 PM
Obama Interior Secretaries Spent More Than Ryan Zinke on Chartered Flights

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has spent far fewer taxpayer dollars on chartered flights than his two predecessors in the Obama administration, public records show. The... Read More

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04/18/2018 04:35 PM
Tax Reform 2.0 Is About Creating Culture of Ongoing Reforms, Ways and Means Chairman Says

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, says he wants tax reform 2.0 to be about creating a culture of reform so that the... Read More

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04/18/2018 04:13 PM
Parkland Student Plans Conservative Livestream on Columbine Anniversary

Conservative Parkland student Kyle Kashuv is organizing a pro-Second Amendment Facebook Live show on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. I am... Read More

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04/18/2018 04:05 PM
The Chick-Fil-A-Phobes Are Back With New Symptoms

Move over, Trump Derangement Syndrome. Another unhinged liberal pathology is back: Chick-fil-A-phobia. Perhaps, in the interest of public health, the Centers for Disease Control and... Read More

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04/18/2018 03:50 PM
Gorsuch Defends the Rule of Law in Immigration Case

If you take anything away from Justice Neil Gorsuch’s opinion concurring with the Supreme Court’s so-called “liberal” bloc in an immigration case this week, it... Read More

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04/18/2018 03:14 PM
Republicans Call for Justice Department Investigation Into Comey, Clinton, Others

A group of House Republicans has called for the Department of Justice to investigate a laundry list of former agency heads and people involved in... Read More

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04/18/2018 03:05 PM
Podcast: California Shows Progressive Policies Don’t Work

The Daily Signal’s Jarrett Stepman joins us for today’s podcast, where we talk about the changes that helped make California so liberal. Plus: We discuss... Read More

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04/18/2018 02:11 PM
Trump’s Vitally Important Anti-Poverty Initiative

It takes a lot of courage for a president to target almost a quarter of the federal budget for reform in an election year. But... Read More

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04/18/2018 12:34 PM
What Presidents and First Ladies Are Saying About Barbara Bush

Former presidents and first ladies from both parties praised the life and legacy of Barbara Pierce Bush, the wife and mother of the only two... Read More

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04/18/2018 11:21 AM
Texas A&M Shuts Down 2 Chinese Learning Institutes Deemed National Security Threats

Tensions between the U.S. and China just reached two college campuses in Texas. On April 9, the Texas A&M University system announced its intention to close two... Read More

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04/18/2018 10:56 AM
When It Comes to Protecting Our Elections, States Know What They’re Doing

One of the mainstream media’s favorite tropes for the last 18 months has been Russian hacking of the 2016 election. Ever eager to respond to... Read More

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04/18/2018 08:28 AM
How Better Treatment of the Mentally Ill Could Reduce Mass Shootings

After a 19-year-old with a rifle killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, President Donald Trump lamented how mental illness could have been a... Read More

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04/18/2018 01:01 AM
It’s Clear ‘White Flight’ to Suburbs Isn’t Reason Cities Struggle

When World War II ended, Washington, D.C.’s population was about 900,000; today it’s about 700,000. In 1950, Baltimore’s population was almost 950,000; today it’s around... Read More

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04/18/2018 12:00 AM
Here’s the Path Forward for Health Reform in 2018

An open letter to the American public from over 30 conservative leaders, whose names  are listed at the end. Congressional leaders were poised last month... Read More

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04/17/2018 07:59 PM
Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92

Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday night at her home in Houston, Texas. She was 92. “A former first lady of the United States... Read More

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04/17/2018 03:49 PM
The Changes That Made California Become a Liberal Fiasco

Is America destined to become like California? Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey created a stir recently when he tweeted out an article calling for an end... Read More

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