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11/20/2017 04:04 PM
As GOP Looks to Eliminate State Tax Deduction, New Jersey Democrat Wavers on Millionaires Tax

New Jersey is potentially holding off hiking its income tax due to the possibility of the state and local tax deduction being eliminated in the... Read More

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11/20/2017 03:42 PM
Here’s Why We Should Still Celebrate the Pilgrims at Thanksgiving

For most American families, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones, eat delicious food, and perhaps watch some football. But not everyone is... Read More

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11/20/2017 02:59 PM
A Surprising Legacy From My Father, Antonin Scalia

The speaker at my high school graduation was my father, Justice Antonin Scalia. Although he delivered a fine speech, he did not deliver the line... Read More

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11/20/2017 02:30 PM
Podcast: The Dangers Border Patrol Agents Face

In today’s podcast, we discuss how President Donald Trump is declaring North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, and new allegations of inappropriate behavior from... Read More

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11/20/2017 12:11 PM
After Agent’s Death, Trump Declares US ‘Must Build the Wall!’

President Donald Trump is renewing his demand that Congress fund a wall on the southern border after a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed from... Read More

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11/20/2017 11:07 AM
Democrats in Meltdown Mode as Obamacare Individual Mandate Moves Toward Extinction

Democrats, of course, oppose the tax cuts moving through Congress. They believe government knows how to spend your money better than you do. But what... Read More

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11/20/2017 10:14 AM
Here’s How Bad the TSA Is Failing at Airport Security. It’s Time for Privatization.

This year, the Department of Homeland Security carried out covert tests on Transportation Security Administration security, and the results weren’t pretty. The results of the... Read More

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11/20/2017 09:39 AM
Citing Virginia Election Losses, Conservatives Demand Congress Follow Through on Promises

Conservatives are calling for Republicans in Congress to fulfill their campaign promises by supporting President Donald Trump’s spending proposal and to not enact amnesty in... Read More

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11/20/2017 09:18 AM
I Worked on Barry Goldwater’s Campaign. Here’s the Moment I Knew It Was Over.

In prime time on Thursday, July 16, 1964, Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., was introduced to the Republican National Convention and the country by the great... Read More

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11/19/2017 11:01 AM
Why Amnesty Should Not Be Part of Any ‘Deal’ on DACA

Talk of amnesty deals are making the rounds again in Washington. Here’s what you need to know. Apparently, the battles over tax reform, Obamacare, and... Read More

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11/19/2017 04:01 AM
We Hear You: ‘High-Tax Paradises Such as New Jersey and California Better Wake Up’

Editor’s note: With tax reform now in the Senate’s hands following passage of a House bill to overhaul the tax code, it’s a good time... Read More

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11/18/2017 04:01 AM
Must-See Moments: Is the Left Turning on Bill Clinton?

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week, many of which have either gone underreported or have... Read More

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11/17/2017 07:28 PM
Trump Administration Cites MS-13 Arrest to Push Change in Minor Immigrant Law

The Trump administration is pointing to a large federal roundup of members of the violent gang MS-13 as vindication of increased enforcement efforts and reason... Read More

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11/17/2017 05:15 PM
Cartoon: Democrats Take Aim at Tax Reform

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11/17/2017 04:06 PM
Russia’s Hybrid War Against the West Began on the Battlefields of Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine—Russian revanchism has spread beyond the battlefields of Ukraine’s Donbas region into a global, hybrid conflict that has redrawn the balance of power in... Read More

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11/17/2017 02:52 PM
Louisiana Is Leading on Long-Overdue Criminal Justice Reform

Louisiana has joined the growing ranks of states that have embraced comprehensive criminal justice reform. The Pelican State passed a reform package in June 2017... Read More

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11/17/2017 02:32 PM
Meet These 5 Stellar Conservatives Trump Just Added to His Supreme Court List

On Friday, President Donald Trump announced the addition of five individuals to his outstanding list of potential candidates for a future Supreme Court vacancy. As... Read More

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11/17/2017 02:20 PM
FCC Finally Puts an End to Regulations Made for 1970s Media World

On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission—led by Chairman Ajit Pai—put a long-overdue end to a set of FCC rules that limit ownership of media outlets... Read More

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11/17/2017 02:14 PM
Cuban Exiles Recount ‘Sonic’ Torture by Castro Regime

A group of Cuban exiles and former political prisoners gathered on Capitol Hill to recount human rights abuses that they and their relatives suffered at... Read More

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11/17/2017 01:22 PM
Q&A: Rep. Jim Banks Talks About the Benefits of Tax Reform

Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., spoke to The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood earlier this month, before the tax reform bill passed the House, about how eliminating... Read More

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11/17/2017 01:09 PM
Trump Administration’s 2 Priorities for Welfare Reform Executive Order

President Donald Trump is making welfare reform a major priority and will sign an executive order laying out the administration’s goals while also urging action... Read More

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11/17/2017 01:06 PM
2 Gay Men Explain Why They Support Baker’s Refusal to Make Same-Sex Wedding Cakes

“T.J.” and Matt are gay, but they support the Colorado bakery owner fighting a legal battle for his right, on religious grounds, to refuse to... Read More

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11/17/2017 12:47 PM
Watch Our Tour of the New Museum of the Bible in Washington

The Museum of the Bible opened its doors to the public on Friday, Nov. 17. We got a sneak peek when the museum’s director of content,... Read More

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11/17/2017 12:10 PM
America Needs a Stronger State Department, Not an ‘Independent’ Foreign Aid Agency

President Donald Trump has ordered the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development to come up with a plan to reorganize themselves... Read More

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11/17/2017 11:55 AM
The Real Russia Scandal the Media Is Ignoring

We’ve heard much ado about Trump-Russia “collusion” in the print and broadcast media since the president’s inauguration. The media’s interest in this non-story has not... Read More

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11/17/2017 11:52 AM
Gorsuch Touts Originalism, Textualism in Address to Conservative Legal Society

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch touted the importance of faithfulness to the Constitution in an address during the 2017 National Lawyers Convention in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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11/17/2017 11:50 AM
Texas Budget to Include $20 Million for Pro-Life Options

Texas has allocated $20 million in its 2018-2019 budget to go to a pro-life program that offers alternatives to abortion and provides services to new... Read More

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11/17/2017 11:29 AM
How the GOP Tax Bill Will Affect the Economy

The House passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Thursday, a bill that would reform the tax code by lowering marginal... Read More

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11/17/2017 10:48 AM
Democrats’ Move to Impeach Trump Seen as Political Theater

Spurred by recent state election wins, a liberal billionaire, and a leading legal scholar on the left, six House Democrats have signed onto a resolution... Read More

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11/17/2017 07:37 AM
Foreign Automakers Are Investing in US Because of Pro-Business Climate

Foreign investment is vital for a healthy U.S. economy. America’s unique and hospitable climate for foreign investment brings with it economic growth, quality jobs, increased... Read More

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