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05/25/2018 12:29 PM
In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On

KYIV, Ukraine—The war in Ukraine escalated this week to its most violent levels of the year with Russian artillery and rocket attacks targeting both Ukrainian... Read More

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05/25/2018 10:17 AM
What the Left Gets Wrong About Stock Buybacks

If you look around, the economy is growing faster than most economists predicted just last year. Layoffs are rare and employers are hiring. New claims... Read More

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05/25/2018 10:15 AM
These California Rebels Are Working With Trump, Not Against Him

The resistance is growing in California. The Golden State has set itself up as the stridently progressive thorn in the side of the Trump administration.... Read More

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05/25/2018 10:07 AM
To Vietnam, Freedom of Expression Is a ‘National Security Offense’

“In Vietnam, there is no such thing as a ‘prisoner of conscience,’ and there’s no such thing as people being arrested for ‘freely expressing opinion,’”... Read More

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05/25/2018 09:52 AM
Did the Obama Administration Spy on Trump Using Flimsy Evidence? Let’s Find Out

If the Justice Department and FBI are, as we’ve been told incessantly over the past year, not merely patriots but consummate professionals incapable of being... Read More

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05/25/2018 09:43 AM
Egypt Enjoys a Surge in Economic Freedom

Egypt’s economy is rebounding after years of economic stress and political turmoil. As Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, noted earlier this... Read More

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05/25/2018 09:25 AM
How You Can Honor the Fallen This Memorial Day

This weekend marks the 150th anniversary of that first “Memorial Day” remembrance, when Congressman James Garfield—who would later become president—addressed a crowd of more than... Read More

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05/25/2018 08:53 AM
Remember the Heroes of Flight 93 on Memorial Day

Shanksville, Pennsylvania, is far removed from the busy bustle of Wall Street in New York City and the secure grounds of the Pentagon in Washington,... Read More

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05/25/2018 08:44 AM
‘This Is a Job-Killing Regulation That Will Put Our Company Out of Business’: Some Push EPA to Reverse Obama-Era Regulation

Trucking industry interests successfully lobbied the Environmental Protection Agency to impose “job-killing” regulations on remanufactured vehicles known as “gliders” that are cheaper to purchase than... Read More

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05/25/2018 08:28 AM
Podcast: The Week in Review, Plus 2 Authors Analyze Trump’s Populist Coalition

On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano review the week’s top news. We feature an exclusive interview with Salena... Read More

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05/24/2018 04:05 PM
What’s Next: 3 Possible Scenarios on North Korea After Cancellation of Trump-Kim Summit

While North Korea remains unpredictable, lawmakers and foreign policy experts see a narrow way forward after President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned summit... Read More

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05/24/2018 03:48 PM
Trump Issues Commercial Space Policy Directive on Eve of Anniversary of JFK’s Space Program Speech

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a space policy directive, calling for “updating and refocusing” those policies in a bid to promote innovation and modernize... Read More

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05/24/2018 03:35 PM
School Can Force Students to Share Bathrooms With Transgender Students, Federal Court Rules

A Pennsylvania student said Thursday that her school opening its locker rooms, showers, and restrooms to students of the opposite sex is unfair and wrong.... Read More

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05/24/2018 03:34 PM
There’s No Such Thing as ‘Free Love’

At the Museum of the Bible, we recently hosted a live town hall on youth and morality. What is missing from the continuous discussion surrounding... Read More

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05/24/2018 03:12 PM
Podcast: Why the Low Birth Rate Matters

Jonathan V. Last, author of “What to Expect When No One’s Expecting,” joins us to discuss how birth rates have fallen to a record low... Read More

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05/24/2018 02:43 PM
Problematic Women: Tomi Lahren Reacts to Woman Throwing Water on Her

Is President Donald Trump the most pro-life president in history? We discuss some of his most recent steps to protect life in this week’s edition... Read More

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05/24/2018 02:31 PM
To Achieve Middle East Peace, Nations Must Recognize Israel’s Capital

In 1841, Orson Hyde, an early Latter-day Saint and distant family relative of my wife, visited the Holy Land. He said a prayer on the... Read More

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05/24/2018 12:25 PM
Rep. Kevin McCarthy: ‘Troubling’ Amazon Removed Christian Legal Group From Its Charity Program

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wants conservatives and Christians to know one thing: He isn’t going to stay quiet as conservatives are continually subject to... Read More

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05/24/2018 11:26 AM
She Voted for Obama Twice. Now Antonia Okafor Explains Why She’s a Conservative Who Advocates Gun Rights.

This is an edited transcript of a conversation between Antonia Okafor and Katrina Trinko on the May 22 The Daily Signal podcast. Okafor weighed in... Read More

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05/24/2018 08:49 AM
A First Step for Prison Reform

Recently, I attended the White House Prison Reform Summit. The fact that both the president and the vice president were at the event indicates the... Read More

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05/23/2018 04:06 PM
Finally, the NFL Makes the Right Call

The NFL took a big step this week in making football great again. They announced that, starting this next football season, players and personnel coming... Read More

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05/23/2018 04:04 PM
States Are Offering Relief From Rising Health Care Costs. Here’s How Congress Can Help.

Middle-class Americans, stuck in Obamacare’s insurance “markets,” are desperate for relief from skyrocketing health insurance costs. Innovative state governors and legislators, as The Heritage Foundation... Read More

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05/23/2018 03:53 PM
House-Passed Prison Reforms Would Help Strengthen Families and Communities

The House passed a prison reform bill Tuesday overwhelmingly on a bipartisan vote of 360 to 59. Now, the Senate will consider the reforms—which, if... Read More

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05/23/2018 03:40 PM
A 30-Year-Old Man Won’t Leave His Parents’ House. In Some Areas He Could Get Food Stamps Without Having to Work.

By now, you’ve likely heard the story of Michael Rotondo, a 30-year-old college dropout from Camillus, New York, who refused to move out of his... Read More

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05/23/2018 03:40 PM
A Truce in the Trade War Is Good News. Trump Can Make It Better by Scrapping the Tariffs.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced this week that the U.S. and China had agreed to cool down the brewing trade war, following a joint statement... Read More

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05/23/2018 03:20 PM
Sen. Ben Sasse: Trade Protectionism Won’t Make ‘Communities Stable Again’

A Republican senator said Wednesday that claims that trade protectionism would restore the social and economic fabric of America’s past are “cruel” and untrue. “If... Read More

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05/23/2018 03:06 PM
Podcast: Trump’s Record on Pro-Life Issues

? “When I ran for office, I pledged to stand for life. And as president, that’s exactly what I’ve done,” says President Donald Trump. Mallory... Read More

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05/23/2018 03:05 PM
‘Amnesty First’ Breaks Faith With the American People

It’s being reported that House Republicans plan to vote on several immigration bills in June in order to head off a discharge petition by a... Read More

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05/23/2018 02:04 PM
Congress Is Trying to Ignore Trump’s Spending Reduction Request. It Needs to Act Now.

In early May, President Donald Trump submitted a rescission request to Congress to roll back more than $15 billion in spending. The House initially seemed... Read More

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05/23/2018 12:51 PM
Ted Cruz Says Media Is Avoiding Santa Fe School Shooting Because Texas Students Don’t Want Gun Control

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says students from the high school near Houston where the deadly shooting occurred told him they don’t believe more gun control... Read More

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