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01/14/2017 12:33 PM
Ukraine’s Former Top Spy Goes After a New Enemy: Corruption

KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s former top security official has gone from tracking down Russian spies to fighting what he perceives to be the country’s greatest threat—corruption. “The... Read More

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01/13/2017 06:27 PM
Obama’s Strange Pattern of Concessions to Cuba’s Communists

There seems to be something about Cuba’s military dictators that really fascinates our 44th president. Cuba was the first item President Barack Obama mentioned when he... Read More

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01/13/2017 04:30 PM
How a Jeff Sessions Justice Department Can Change Course on Crime

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions’ two-day marathon confirmation hearing left Americans with many takeaways—some on his many qualifications for the office of United States attorney general... Read More

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01/13/2017 04:22 PM
Why Obamacare’s ‘20 Million’ Number Is Fake

Liberals are notorious for caring about “groups” of people, but when it gets down to individual persons, not so much. You’re about to see this... Read More

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01/13/2017 03:49 PM
Here’s the Potential Short List for Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

President-elect Donald Trump has narrowed his potential Supreme Court picks to only the federal appeals court judges on his broad list of potential nominees, according... Read More

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01/13/2017 03:21 PM
House Takes Major Step in Repealing of Obamacare

The House of Representatives took a major first step in repealing Obamacare, voting 227 to 198 on a resolution package that lays the framework for rolling... Read More

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01/13/2017 03:14 PM
What Happens for Consumers After Congress Repeals Obamacare

All the talk about congressional Republicans preparing to repeal Obamacare may have some Americans on edge, but GOP lawmakers say they intend to craft a... Read More

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01/13/2017 03:08 PM
See Where Fencing Has Yet to Be Built Along Mexico Border

The U.S. government has built fencing along roughly one-third of the 1,933-mile southern border with Mexico. The border state with the longest boundary—Texas, at about... Read More

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01/13/2017 02:13 PM
What Comes After Repeal? How to Fix American Health Care, Part 2

Thursday, I laid out the case for why Obamacare should be repealed, instead of propped up and tinkered on by additional top-down, boardroom thinking. It’s... Read More

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01/13/2017 10:15 AM
Use Term Limits to Drain the Swamp

Our first and perhaps greatest Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, ended his Gettysburg Address by calling on his fellow Americans to rededicate themselves to the “great... Read More

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01/13/2017 08:33 AM
New Numbers Show Strong Support for Repealing Obamacare

Practically since Obamacare became law, Republicans in Congress have been promising to repeal it. The law has been consistently unpopular during that time as well.... Read More

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01/12/2017 06:33 PM
Ben Carson’s Prescription: Get People Off Government Assistance

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Thursday to share his vision for the Department of... Read More

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01/12/2017 05:42 PM
Trump Protesters Vow to ‘Shut Down’ Inauguration, Related Celebrations

A coalition of leftist causes calling itself Disrupt J20 plans a series of organizing sessions, classes, protests, and other activities aimed at disrupting Donald Trump’s... Read More

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01/12/2017 03:57 PM
What You Need to Know About the Process Republicans Are Using to Repeal Obamacare

There’s a lot of talk about the procedure Republicans are using to dismantle Obamacare, but what exactly is reconciliation and how does it work? Reconciliation... Read More

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01/12/2017 03:23 PM
Pentagon Nominee James Mattis Warns of Russian Attempts to ‘Break NATO’

Russia is the principal threat facing the United States, and the new administration should increase support to allies in the face of the Kremlin’s attempts... Read More

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01/12/2017 03:18 PM
Trump’s Entrepreneurial Approach Threatens the Washington Establishment, Says Newt Gingrich

President-elect Donald Trump is on a collision course with the Washington establishment, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday. A city that is accustomed to... Read More

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01/12/2017 02:33 PM
Why Quick Repeal of Obamacare Should Come Before Replacement

When it comes to Obamacare, the buzzwords on Capitol Hill this week have been “repeal” and “replace.” As for the timing of which happens when,... Read More

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01/12/2017 02:03 PM
Repealing Obamacare Is Just the Start: How to Fix American Health Care, Part 1

Obamacare, the left’s grand attempt to create a national government-run health care system, has failed. They promised lower health insurance premiums, but delivered higher ones.... Read More

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01/12/2017 10:57 AM
Obamacare Repeal Moves Forward as Centrist GOP Senators Abandon Plan to Delay It

A group of Republican senators looking to delay the bill repealing Obamacare withdrew their request to do so Wednesday night, a significant move that brings Congress... Read More

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01/12/2017 09:36 AM
Lemons in America Are About to Get Cheaper

Thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans will be making a whole lot more lemonade this year, and saving money while they’re at it.... Read More

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01/12/2017 08:33 AM
Black Leaders Who Support Jeff Sessions: ‘He Is a Good Man, Let That Be Heard’

During his confirmation hearing for U.S. attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions faced questions about his record on issues of race and civil rights. Allegations of... Read More

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01/11/2017 04:51 PM
3 Takeaways From Gen. John Kelly’s Homeland Security Confirmation Hearing

On Tuesday, retired Gen. John Kelly, the nominee to be secretary of homeland security, went before the Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee for his... Read More

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01/11/2017 04:45 PM
4 Big Concerns From Day 2 of Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearings

The first day of confirmation hearings for Sen. Jeff Sessions was comparatively collegial compared to the more contentious speakers who testified Wednesday for and against... Read More

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01/11/2017 04:21 PM
9 Issues Discussed at Rex Tillerson’s Confirmation Hearing to Be Trump’s Secretary of State

At his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson took harsh questioning from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about... Read More

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01/11/2017 03:57 PM
Trump Lays Out Agenda at First Post-Election Press Conference

Nine days away from the inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference Wednesday after winning the presidential election. Here are six takeaways from... Read More

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01/11/2017 02:49 PM
Fixing the VA for Our Veterans: What Will Trump’s Pick Need to Do?

It’s official: President-elect Donald Trump has selected David Shulkin, the Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary for health, to be the next VA secretary. Shulkin, who... Read More

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01/11/2017 02:49 PM
What Went Wrong in US Higher Ed? Harvard Tells the Story

In 1636, the first college in our nation was founded for Veritas Christo et Ecclesiae (for Truth, for Christ, and for the Church). Since then,... Read More

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01/11/2017 02:35 PM
Newt Gingrich Explains Why the Media Can’t Comprehend Trump

President-elect Donald Trump’s successful candidacy is the result of an unequivocal disconnect between elite media and average Americans, says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Speaking... Read More

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01/11/2017 01:01 PM
In Repealing Obamacare, Congress Should Look to the 2015 Reconciliation Bill

In the coming days and weeks, Congress will work to repeal major parts of Obamacare using the budget reconciliation process. This is the same process... Read More

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01/11/2017 12:25 PM
Meet David Shulkin, Trump’s Pick to Lead VA

President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday his intent to nominate David Shulkin for secretary of veterans affairs. Trump made the announcement during a press conference in... Read More

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