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05/22/2017 08:27 PM
Manchester Explosion: UK Has Been Targeted By Terrorists ‘Time and Time Again’

At least 19 people were killed and at least 50 injured in a suspected suicide bomb explosion Monday night at an arena in Manchester, England,... Read More

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05/22/2017 07:41 PM
House IT Aides Fear Suspects in Hill Breach Are Blackmailing Members With Their Own Data

Congressional technology aides are baffled that data-theft allegations against four former House IT workers — who were banned from the congressional network — have largely... Read More

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05/22/2017 07:01 PM
Here’s What’s in Trump’s ‘Taxpayers First’ Federal Budget

The Trump administration will respect taxpayers, balance the budget, return the country to 3 percent economic growth, and push a parental leave requirement in its... Read More

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05/22/2017 05:01 PM
Trump Signals a Reset Between Israel and US

It’s time to patch up America’s second “special relationship” after eight years of frayed feelings between the United States and Israel. That’s the message President... Read More

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05/22/2017 04:56 PM
Veterans Claim They Were Duped Into Lobbying for Saudis

With all the worry about Russian influence over U.S. elections it’s easy to overlook the many foreign interests working to impact U.S. policy every day–through... Read More

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05/22/2017 04:45 PM
Here’s How Many of the Top 100 Colleges Are Having Conservative Commencement Speakers

Diversity of thought continues to be decidedly unpopular at America’s top institutions of higher education. According to a new survey from Young America’s Foundation, top... Read More

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05/22/2017 03:22 PM
Bill Protecting Faith-Based Adoption Agencies in Texas on Way to Governor’s Desk

The Texas Senate early Monday passed a bill to allow faith-based adoption and foster care providers to operate based on their religious beliefs. By a... Read More

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05/22/2017 02:58 PM
How Fast US Public Debt Will Grow If We Don’t Change Course

A fiscal storm has been brewing over America for years, and things are only getting worse. Publicly held debt—the debt the U.S. is borrowing from... Read More

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05/22/2017 02:40 PM
Obama Holdover Colluded With Unions to Pressure Congress on Budget Cuts

An Obama administration appointee with deep ties to labor unions promoted a grassroots campaign to reverse the Trump administration’s proposal to eliminate funding for the... Read More

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05/22/2017 01:04 PM
Farm Handouts Are Out of Control. Here Are 5 Reasons to Target Them in the Budget.

As Congress and the Trump administration develop their budget plans for the fiscal year 2018 budget and beyond, there’s one area that can provide them... Read More

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05/22/2017 10:08 AM
Kentucky Court Ruling Protects Artist’s Free Speech, Religious Liberty

When should a business owner’s decisions be condemned as illegal discrimination? Imagine a print shop owned by a devout atheist. A Muslim woman, wearing a... Read More

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05/22/2017 09:44 AM
Undercover Video Exposes Deep Contradiction at the Heart of Planned Parenthood

Just hours after Hollywood filmmaker Joss Whedon launched a foul piece of propaganda celebrating Planned Parenthood, an undercover video surfaced that reveals a much darker reality... Read More

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05/21/2017 08:23 PM
Iran Re-Elects Rouhani as President. Here’s Why It Doesn’t Matter Much Who the Iranian President Is.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a second term in office on Friday, securing about 57 percent of the votes cast in Iran’s carefully vetted and... Read More

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05/21/2017 06:08 PM
Trump Calls for Middle East to ‘Take the Lead’ in Fighting Terrorism

Near the birthplace of Islam, President Donald Trump called for an alliance of Muslim-Arab nations to combat Islamic terrorism in his first major international address.... Read More

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05/21/2017 04:52 PM
We Hear You: ‘Illuminating,’ ‘Thoughtful’ Reporting on France’s Presidential Election

Editor’s note: We get a fair amount of passionate comment addressed to or about Nolan Peterson, The Daily Signal’s Ukraine-based foreign correspondent. When Peterson traveled... Read More

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05/20/2017 01:39 PM
What’s at Stake in the Left’s Effort to Redefine ‘Sex’ in Pennsylvania Law

State capitals across the country are proving they are not immune to the malady that has afflicted the policy process in Washington. The latest case... Read More

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05/19/2017 04:48 PM
The Major Entitlement Overhaul That Could Be Part of Trump’s Budget

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, to be rolled out Tuesday, likely will include Medicaid reform. But with several approaches having been floated, definitive answers will... Read More

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05/19/2017 03:41 PM
Family Homeless Nonprofit Forced to Choose Between Government Funding And Drug-Free Policy

VISTA, CALIF.—Growing up, Teena Faison never imagined she’d find herself a single mom and homeless. “We didn’t wake up one day and go, ‘Hey, I... Read More

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05/19/2017 03:18 PM
Federal Communication Commission Takes Steps to Undo Obama-Era Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 Thursday to start a process of undoing internet rules, commonly known as net neutrality,  promulgated by the Obama-era FCC.... Read More

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05/19/2017 03:05 PM
Federal Drone Registry Declared Unlawful

A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously declared Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration’s registry of recreational drone owners is... Read More

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05/19/2017 02:11 PM
Cartoon: Chicken Little Goes to Washington

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05/19/2017 12:50 PM
Trump: ‘Walls Work, Just Ask Israel’

President Donald Trump reiterated his support for a strong border wall in a joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Thursday. Trump followed... Read More

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05/19/2017 12:16 PM
EPA Official Invites Left-Wing Environmental Group to Agency for Talk on Science

An official inside the Environmental Protection Agency invited an activist group currently locked in a lawsuit with the Trump administration to the agency’s office for a... Read More

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05/19/2017 09:52 AM
Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind

Four months after taking office, President Donald Trump is taking his first foray onto the world stage. Over the course of the next seven days... Read More

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05/19/2017 08:17 AM
Professor Receives Over $200,000 to Study Microaggressions

The National Science Foundation awarded a professor over $200,000 to research microaggressions. Specifically, her research seeks to identify how microagressions keep racial minorities from comprising a... Read More

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05/19/2017 01:01 AM
Trump Expected to Propose Plan to Balance Budget in 10 Years

President Donald Trump likely will propose a plan next week calling for a balanced budget in 10 years, fiscal experts predict. It also will address... Read More

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05/18/2017 04:18 PM
Roger Ailes Remembered for Giving Conservatives a Voice, and a Fair Hearing, at Fox News

Roger Ailes built Fox News Channel by tapping into a growing sense among ordinary Americans that the dominant news media didn’t understand or care about... Read More

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05/18/2017 03:11 PM
Dodd-Frank Has Crippled Our Economic Recovery. This Bill Would Unleash Real Growth Again.

Have you noticed that free checking accounts are now nearly nonexistent, and locally owned stores are increasing the $5 minimum charge on debit cards? These... Read More

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05/18/2017 02:56 PM
OMB Chief Mulvaney Defends Trump Administration’s Progress

Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said he has high expectations for the Trump administration despite the challenges of governing at... Read More

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05/18/2017 01:32 PM
What a Middle Eastern NATO Could Accomplish for Trump

With the Middle East experiencing renewed levels of tumult, it begs consideration: Does the region need its own version of NATO? This idea appeared in... Read More

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