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06/23/2017 03:36 PM
Obama’s Last-Minute Land Grab Was Bad for Utah. Trump Is Showing He Hears the People.

During the Christmas season last year, the Obama administration ignored the majority of Utahans by designating a vast tract of land in southern Utah as... Read More

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06/23/2017 03:12 PM
This School Board Leader Tried to Rig a Public Forum in Favor of Transgender Advocates. That’s Unconstitutional.

Stacking the deck at the casino makes for bad feelings among friends. Things get more serious when you’re a government official stacking the deck at... Read More

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06/23/2017 02:47 PM
Lone Wolf Terror Attack in Michigan is 96th US Plot Since 9/11

Earlier this week, Amor M. Ftouhi, a Canadian-Tunisian dual citizen attacked a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan. This is the 96th... Read More

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06/23/2017 02:05 PM
New Poll Shows Americans Do Not Want the Debt Ceiling to Be Raised

A large number of Americans across the political spectrum have come to an agreement on one thing: Congress should not raise the debt ceiling. According... Read More

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06/23/2017 02:01 PM
Coal in America Is Already Clean. Why ‘Clean Coal’ Is a Boondoggle That Needs to End.

A power plant once heralded by the Obama administration as the poster child for clean coal is now on its deathbed. The plant hemorrhaged billions... Read More

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06/23/2017 01:00 PM
Kellyanne Conway Explains Why Conservative Women Need to Speak Up

White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway spoke to The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood on Friday. Here’s a transcript of their conversation. Wood: Hi everyone, I... Read More

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06/23/2017 12:52 PM
Pro-Life Leaders Raise Concerns Over Senate Draft of Health Care Bill

Some national pro-life leaders say they are concerned that the Senate’s health care bill draft, released Thursday, which currently includes pro-life provisions, will ultimately fail... Read More

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06/23/2017 10:46 AM
This Judge Is Using a Phone App to Combat Drunk Driving

In Ohio, one judge is getting creative in his efforts to cut down on drunk driving. Municipal Court Judge Michael Cicconetti has begun requiring drunk... Read More

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06/23/2017 10:34 AM
Cartoon: Promise to Repeal Obamacare Comes Due

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06/23/2017 10:17 AM
3 Habits That Can Make American Democracy Great Again

We live in a volatile age. The last decade of American politics has proved to be dysfunctional, rancorous, and polarizing. Together, we have experienced the... Read More

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06/23/2017 09:29 AM
A Liberal Democrat Student Explains Why He Advocates Free Speech at Colleges

Free speech on campuses—and the lack thereof—was the topic of a hearing on Tuesday of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Among the panelists was Zachary Wood,... Read More

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06/23/2017 09:18 AM
Trump Wants to Protect US Industry. Here’s Why He Shouldn’t Be Concerned About Steel Imports.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was expected to conclude an investigation this week into whether steel imports pose a national security threat to the United States.... Read More

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06/23/2017 09:14 AM
How Many Lawmakers Advocating $15 Minimum Wage Hire Unpaid Interns

Almost all of the lawmakers who co-sponsored a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour also hired unpaid interns to supplement... Read More

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06/23/2017 09:02 AM
Trump Nominee Not Hindered by Bernie Sanders’ Religious Litmus Test

No thanks to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., President Donald Trump’s pick for the Office of Management and Budget is one step closer to his new... Read More

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06/22/2017 04:36 PM
4 Conservative Senators Say They Can’t Vote for GOP’s Draft Health Care Bill

Four conservative senators promptly said they can’t support the draft of a health care bill released Thursday by the Senate’s Republican leadership as a cure... Read More

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06/22/2017 04:14 PM
Trump: GOP Health Care Bill Needs ‘a Little Negotiation’

President Donald Trump didn’t give a strong indication about where he stood on details of the Senate bill to replace Obamacare—but he at least seemed... Read More

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06/22/2017 04:12 PM
Obama Says Health Bill Will ‘Ruin’ Medicaid. Here’s Why the Program Needs Reform.

The much-anticipated Senate health care bill dropped Thursday morning, and the hot takes poured in. While analysts are scrambling to understand the details of the... Read More

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06/22/2017 04:07 PM
Up to 5.7 Million Noncitizens Voted in Past Presidential Elections, Study Finds

As many as 5.7 million noncitizens voted in the 2008 election and potentially more voted in 2016, according to a new study by Just Facts,... Read More

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06/22/2017 03:22 PM
How Trump Could Change the Country’s Direction With These Court Vacancies

There is likely no political issue more important to either side of the ideological spectrum than who controls the Supreme Court. Rumors are building that... Read More

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06/22/2017 03:20 PM
The Senate Health Care Bill Misses a Key Opportunity. Here’s What Should Be Done.

While the ongoing congressional effort to reform health care is falling short of repealing Obamacare, it is critical that Congress maximize every opportunity to undo... Read More

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06/22/2017 01:17 PM
Circuit Court Win for Religious Freedom on Gay Marriage

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on Thursday that a Mississippi law that protects religious liberty and the rights of conscience in... Read More

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06/22/2017 01:03 PM
Anthem Health Drops Out of 2 More State Obamacare Exchanges

Health insurance provider Anthem announced Wednesday that it will drop out of the state exchanges in Wisconsin and Indiana, marking the latest sign that insurance... Read More

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06/22/2017 10:43 AM
Illegal Immigrant Held in Beating Death of Virginia Teen

An illegal immigrant beat a 17-year-old girl with a metal baseball bat before dawn on Father’s Day and dumped her body in a pond in... Read More

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06/22/2017 09:43 AM
Democrats Are Using Sham Lawsuits to Try to Obstruct and Impeach Trump

Nearly 200 Democratic politicians—198 in total—are now plaintiffs in two lawsuits against President Donald Trump. The claims they raise are substantially similar to those made... Read More

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06/22/2017 08:10 AM
Opposite Sides of Cultural War Meet to Debate Religious Liberty and Discrimination: Here Is What They Said

Amid the ongoing national debate about religious liberty and discrimination, two conservatives and a liberal wrote a book to present their views and discuss where... Read More

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06/21/2017 06:00 PM
Feminist Academic Bemoans State of Journalism, Says ‘It’s Obscene’

Renowned feminist academic Camille Paglia did not shy away from criticizing the mainstream media and the Democratic Party on Sean Hannity’s radio show Tuesday, calling... Read More

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06/21/2017 05:33 PM
Nonprofit Tracker Smears Dozens of Conservative Organizations as ‘Hate Groups’

The nation’s leading source of information on U.S. charities faces mounting criticism for using a controversial “hate group” designation in listings for some well-known and... Read More

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06/21/2017 04:47 PM
Homeland Security: Russia Targeted 21 States in 2016, Changed No Votes

Russians hacked or attempted to hack into election systems in 21 states, Department of Homeland Security officials confirmed to a Senate panel Wednesday, but stressed... Read More

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06/21/2017 04:41 PM
The Left Spent at Least $32 Million on 4 Special Elections. And They Still Lost All of Them.

Sometimes, politics boils down to narratives. This was the case in Tuesday’s special election in Georgia, where Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff to... Read More

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06/21/2017 03:01 PM
How the Senate Can Begin to Undo the Damage of Obamacare

The Senate plans to release a draft of its counterpart to the House-passed American Health Care Act Thursday. The House bill contains a number of... Read More

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