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03/28/2017 10:01 PM
Obama Tried to Make Nice With Rebellious Students. It Backfired Miserably.

Nationally, black junior high and high school students are suspended at a rate more than three times as often as their white peers, twice as... Read More

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03/28/2017 04:47 PM
Trump Signals Change in Tone for Police From Obama

President Donald Trump told the nation’s largest police union his administration will “always have your back,” a departure from what many police organizations say they... Read More

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03/28/2017 04:01 PM
It’s Time to Denationalize the US Reverse Mortgage Market

Since 1989, when the Department of Housing and Urban Development started to pilot home equity conversion mortgages to U.S. homeowners over the age of 62,... Read More

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03/28/2017 03:53 PM
The Left’s Sanctuary Cities Hurt Americans’ Safety

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement on Monday that the Justice Department will bar all sanctuary cities from receiving any grants or other federal funds from... Read More

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03/28/2017 03:17 PM
House Republicans Renew Plans to Repeal Obamacare After Failed First Attempt

Just four days after House Speaker Paul Ryan declared Obamacare the “law of the land,” House Republicans say they’re moving forward with their plan to... Read More

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03/28/2017 01:58 PM
George Soros Co-Opted Millions in US Taxpayer Dollars. Why Rex Tillerson Is the Man to Fix It.

The influence of George Soros and his Open Society Foundations on U.S. foreign policy is the subject of an alert issued by members of the... Read More

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03/28/2017 01:53 PM
Trump’s Sweeping Executive Order on Climate Policy Has Been Sorely Needed

As promised, President Donald Trump has issued an “energy independence” executive order to undo several of the Obama administration’s climate change regulations. To the benefit... Read More

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03/28/2017 09:10 AM
Meet ‘the Oversight Man’ in Congress

Some consider it the most powerful investigative committee in Congress: the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. It has nearly unlimited purview to look into... Read More

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03/28/2017 07:02 AM
Heritage Blueprint Shows Lawmakers How to Balance Budget Without Hiking Taxes or Weakening Defense

Balancing the budget without raising taxes and still maintaining strong national defense are the main goals in a new budget blueprint released by The Heritage... Read More

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03/27/2017 05:12 PM
Trump Looks to Rebound With Tax Reform

The White House sees the possibility of broad support for tax reform, and an opportunity for President Donald Trump to take up an issue that... Read More

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03/27/2017 04:45 PM
How Jeff Sessions Plans to Fight Back Against Sanctuary Cities

The Justice Department will start enforcing federal immigration laws by discontinuing the funding of sanctuary cities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday while speaking... Read More

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03/27/2017 04:23 PM
Neil Gorsuch: An Independent Judge the Court Needs

Everyone knows that Supreme Court confirmation hearings can be a dramatic, even emotional, events. The stakes are high. As a senator, there are few responsibilities... Read More

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03/27/2017 04:09 PM
Orphanage Fire in Guatemala Reflects Dire Situation in Central America

Two weeks ago, at least 40 girls died in a fire at an orphanage in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala. The facility was fitted to host... Read More

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03/27/2017 03:56 PM
The Myth of an Unbiased Mainstream Media

The attention on The Daily Signal’s Fred Lucas’ role as occasional White House pool reporter has made one thing very clear: For many, the illusion... Read More

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03/27/2017 03:53 PM
From the Car Wash to the Butcher Shop, Corruption Permeates Brazil

For the past three years, a massive (and still unfolding) public corruption scandal known as “Operation “Car Wash” has rocked Brazil. The scandal includes allegations of... Read More

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03/27/2017 03:32 PM
Corrupt Venezuelan Regime Failing to Quell Humanitarian Crisis

Not too long ago, oil reserves and natural resources made Venezuela the richest country in South America. Now, President Nicolas Maduro’s policies have left the... Read More

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03/27/2017 03:12 PM
French Nationalist and Presidential Contender Is Schmoozing With Putin

During the Cold War, the U.S. spent billions trying to keep Western Europe from falling into Russian hands. Some of our best foreign policy minds,... Read More

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03/27/2017 02:17 PM
Trump Readies ‘Energy Independence’ Order to Repeal Obama Climate Policies

President Donald Trump will issue a sweeping “energy independence” executive order Tuesday to dismantle signature global warming policies put in place by President Barack Obama’s... Read More

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03/27/2017 01:23 PM
Senate Democrats Stall Committee Vote for Neil Gorsuch

Democrats have successfully succeeded in delaying the committee vote for Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick. The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to... Read More

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03/27/2017 01:14 PM
Voters Reward Freedom Caucus’ Stand on House Health Care Bill

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., opposed the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, and his constituents love him for it, according... Read More

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03/27/2017 12:49 PM
A Pathway to Work for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries

Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries who recover should be on a pathway to return fully to the workforce, as soon as they are able. A... Read More

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03/27/2017 09:34 AM
Unlocking Our Immense Oil and Gas Supply Can Make America Great Again

American lawmakers would be wise to embrace the ongoing energy revolution. The Baker Hughes oil rig count for the United States increased on Friday for... Read More

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03/26/2017 04:56 PM
Freedom Caucus Members: Health Care Debate ‘Isn’t Over’

In the aftermath of the House GOP’s health care bill being pulled from a vote Friday, conservatives vowed to continue working with the fractured Republican... Read More

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03/25/2017 07:01 AM
We Hear You: ‘Elitist Media Believe Themselves Superior’

Editor’s note: The pretensions of the “mainstream media” remain on the minds of our audience. Today’s collection of mail kicks off with those concerns. Got... Read More

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03/24/2017 04:45 PM
Trump-Backed Health Care Bill Stalls. Here’s How Other Presidents Responded to Early Setbacks

President Donald Trump’s next moves might be some of the most important of his presidency. “So now we are going to go for tax reform,”... Read More

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03/24/2017 04:23 PM
Vandals Spray-Paint LGBT Slogans on Marriage Groups’ Tour Bus Near UN

Two men spray-painted and smashed the windshield of a tour bus used by the National Organization for Marriage in “broad daylight” Thursday in New York... Read More

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03/24/2017 04:09 PM
What House GOP Leadership Should Do Now on Obamacare Repeal

This afternoon, the House canceled a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act—the House leadership bill to partially repeal Obamacare—once it became clear that... Read More

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03/24/2017 03:53 PM
Trump Calls House Freedom Caucus ‘Friends,’ Predicts ‘What’s Going to Come … Is a Better Bill’

Following House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision to withdraw a bill repealing and replacing Obamacare, President Donald Trump attempted to mend the factions of the Republican... Read More

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03/24/2017 03:30 PM
Why Wisconsin’s Irrational Ban on Outside Butter Needs to Go

Two inmates arrive at a Wisconsin jail. One asks the other, “What are you in for?” “Possession with intent to sell heroin. You?” The first... Read More

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03/24/2017 03:11 PM
Confronting Terrorism Is Every American’s Responsibility

Wednesday’s terrorist attack near Parliament in London—on the one-year anniversary of the Brussels airport attack—is a vivid reminder not only of the enduring nature of... Read More

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