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07/19/2018 09:16 AM
This Bill Would Ease ‘Recovered’ Species Off the Endangered List

It will be easier to take wildlife off the endangered and threatened lists if Congress passes a bill introduced by Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz. “The... Read More

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07/19/2018 09:14 AM
Firing a Bad Federal Employee May Get a Little Easier

Holding federal employees accountable is essentially impossible. They have the highest job security of any sector of the economy. In fact, out of a federal... Read More

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07/19/2018 08:47 AM
MS-13 Threatens the Legitimacy of Salvadoran Government

In a recent poll, residents of El Salvador were asked, “Who runs your country?” Forty-two percent reported gangs, while only 12 percent said the government.... Read More

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07/18/2018 10:01 PM
Nikki Haley: A Profile in Courage

Yesterday, I had the honor of welcoming Ambassador Nikki Haley to The Heritage Foundation. And as she spoke before a packed audience, I realized we... Read More

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07/18/2018 04:06 PM
Nikki Haley Defends Decision to Leave UN Human Rights Council, Calls It ‘Greatest Failure’ of UN

The United States’ withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council has nothing to do with its commitment to human rights, Ambassador Nikki Haley said... Read More

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07/18/2018 04:00 PM
Liberal Groups Get 160 Times More Money Than Conservative Ones at This School

Left-wing student groups at the University of Oregon receive over 160 times more money than conservative groups, a new study reveals. Funds distributed by the... Read More

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07/18/2018 03:45 PM
How ‘Green’ Energy Subsidies Transfer Wealth to the Rich

When the Golden State Warriors, who won three of the last four NBA championships, signed All-Star Demarcus Cousins, sports pundits across the country offered the... Read More

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07/18/2018 03:20 PM
These 6 Cases Show How Brett Kavanaugh Might Rule on Religious Freedom

While serving on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., Judge Brett Kavanaugh heard cases touching on religious liberty that could indicate how... Read More

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07/18/2018 02:41 PM
Brett Kavanaugh’s Defense of Second Amendment Is Hardly ‘Extremist’

From the moment President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat, gun control advocates have presented a seemingly... Read More

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07/18/2018 02:41 PM
Congressman Who Introduced ‘Abolish ICE’ Bill Won’t Comment on Crime by Illegal Immigrants

The Wisconsin congressman who introduced the “abolish ICE” bill admitted he would vote against it during an appearance Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson... Read More

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07/18/2018 02:33 PM
Podcast: Sen. Mike Lee on Criminal Justice Reform

Rachel del Guidice speaks to Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, about mandatory minimums and other criminal justice reform matters, and we feature her interview in today’s... Read More

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07/18/2018 02:18 PM
The Media Finds Conservative Leaders Guilty Until Proven Innocent

First it was Republican Congressman Jim Jordan. Now it’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. These men are considered guilty by association for being in proximity... Read More

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07/18/2018 02:15 PM
Highway Flagpoles Up Again After Veterans Complain About Removal

Flagpoles on a New York highway were restored  after hundreds of veterans and other community residents complained about their removal prior to a statewide American... Read More

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07/18/2018 01:54 PM
Liberal Group Behind Resistance to Supreme Court Pick Hides Its Funding

A left-leaning advocacy group that plans to spend millions opposing Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has obscured funding sources through an opaque... Read More

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07/18/2018 12:47 PM
The First Casualty of Russia’s War Against Ukraine: The Truth

KYIV, Ukraine—In 2014, the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk was at the epicenter of the separatist insurgency, which, with financial and military backing from Moscow,... Read More

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07/18/2018 11:48 AM
Betsy DeVos Should Get Feds Out of School Discipline Policy, Withdraw Obama-Era Guidance

Sometimes in a compromise, both sides walk away unhappy. That’s exactly what would happen if the Trump administration accepts a compromise measure on school discipline... Read More

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07/18/2018 08:04 AM
You Won’t Believe the Bizarre Academic Work Your Tax Dollars Fund

American colleges and universities are struggling with a perception problem. Between rowdy protests, skyrocketing costs, and some ridiculous course material, students are starting to wonder... Read More

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07/17/2018 10:01 PM
Why the Supreme Court Should Be More Like the Last Super Bowl

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, leading to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, has thrown progressives, the Democratic Party, and... Read More

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07/17/2018 05:28 PM
Special-Interest Bill Could Put Workers’ Pensions at Risk

Reducing the minimum monthly payment on someone’s massive credit card debt and issuing them an additional credit card won’t solve that person’s financial problems. It... Read More

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07/17/2018 03:08 PM
Here’s an Indisputable Fact: Immigrants Bring Cultural Change

The most frequently used description of America by those who advocate for large numbers of immigrants—those here legally or illegally—is “America is a nation of... Read More

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07/17/2018 02:57 PM
Trump, House GOP Talk More Tax Cuts

Following up on the economic growth spurred by their first tax reform package, President Donald Trump and House Republicans want to see another round. “We... Read More

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07/17/2018 02:48 PM
Trump’s Russian Reset: He Says He Misspoke on Election Interference

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that “it should have been obvious” what he meant during a press conference in Helsinki, asserting he believes the conclusion... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:38 PM
Conservative Lawmakers Say Trump’s Actions, Not Words, Key in Dealings With Putin

Conservative lawmakers say President Donald Trump’s strong actions, rather than his ill-chosen words, should speak to his foreign policy strategy for Russia. “All of the... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:28 PM
The Bias Problem Plaguing America’s Social Media Platforms

Americans deserve the facts, objectively reported. They know media bias is pervasive. A recent Morning Consult poll found that only a quarter of voters now... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:21 PM
Don’t Believe the UN’s Propaganda About ‘Extreme Poverty’ in the US

Philip Alston, the United Nations’ special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, recently reported that in the United States, “[a]bout 40 million live in... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:19 PM
Citizenship Is No Longer Required to Vote in San Francisco School Board Elections

Noncitizens can vote in San Francisco’s Board of Education elections after the city’s Department of Elections ruled Monday to do away with citizenship requirements. Noncitizens... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:17 PM
Canada’s Largest Retail Store Pulls Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line

Canada’s Hudson Bay Co. has pulled Ivanka Trump’s fashion line from its website and says it plans to slowly phase out its sale of her... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:09 PM
Good and Bad Environmental Amendments to the ‘Minibus’ Bill

This week, the House of Representatives is expected to bring to the floor its second “minibus” package of the appropriations season. The bill combines the... Read More

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07/17/2018 01:02 PM
Podcast: Conservative Lawmakers Weigh in on Trump’s Meeting, Press Conference With Putin

Conservative House members sounded off on the President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting and press conference, and we feature their comments, made... Read More

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07/17/2018 12:56 PM
Here’s How Senators Can Best Evaluate Brett Kavanaugh

The process for appointing all federal judges is the same, and it includes three steps: the president nominates, the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing,... Read More

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