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10/19/2017 01:20 PM
Confirmed: 99% of Union Donations Go to Liberal-Leaning Causes

Unions across the country donated $765 million to various organizations over the last four years, and 99 percent of that cash went to liberal-leaning causes.... Read More

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10/19/2017 01:15 PM
11 GOP Senators Ask for 24/7 Schedule to Accomplish Trump’s ‘Agenda’

Nine GOP senators wrote a letter asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to extend the chamber’s work hours to a 24/7 schedule “ to advance... Read More

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10/18/2017 04:27 PM
Why Trump’s Not Replacing Bureaucrats Enables the ‘Deep State’

Hillary Clinton is urging federal workers to stay in their jobs so they can fight for progressive policies again. On her book tour, the former... Read More

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10/18/2017 04:17 PM
Why Pulling ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ From the Classroom Hurts Students

This year, as in years past, eighth-graders in Biloxi, Mississippi, began reading the classic American novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” And then, partway through and... Read More

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10/18/2017 04:03 PM
3 Senators Talk Next Steps on Health Care

As two Senate lawmakers float yet another plan to fix problems with Obamacare, another wants to revisit legislation that he says would more substantially repeal... Read More

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10/18/2017 01:49 PM
School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After Obama

A predominantly black public school in Mississippi named after Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States in the 1860s, will be renamed after former President... Read More

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10/18/2017 01:27 PM
Foiled Terror Plot Raises Number of Plots, Attacks to 98 Since 9/11

The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges earlier this month against three men for plotting to attack New York City in 2016. The plotters were arrested... Read More

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10/18/2017 10:29 AM
Trump Says ‘I Can’t Support Bailing Out’ Insurance Companies Profiting From Obamacare

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he could not support the bipartisan proposal to shore up Obamacare and stabilize the health insurance markets through 2019.... Read More

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10/18/2017 10:08 AM
House Conservative Leader Calls Obamacare Bailout Bill ‘Unacceptable’

The latest attempt at a legislative fix to Obamacare was met with a mixture of hesitance and outright opposition by Republicans who have repeatedly vowed... Read More

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10/18/2017 09:42 AM
Trump Says Congresswoman ‘Fabricated’ Story About His Call With Special Forces Widow

President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused a Florida congresswoman of misrepresenting the nature of his phone call to the widow of a special forces soldier... Read More

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10/17/2017 10:01 PM
The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America

Politicians exploit public ignorance. Few areas of public ignorance provide as many opportunities for political demagoguery as taxation. Today some politicians argue that the rich... Read More

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10/17/2017 08:10 PM
Trump: Tax Reform ‘Will Lift Our People From Welfare to Work’

President Donald Trump promoted his tax reform plan at The Heritage Foundation’s President’s Club, and also touted American values, the Constitution, and “God-given rights.” “We... Read More

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10/17/2017 04:40 PM
EPA Pushes Back on Practice That Environmentalist Groups Used to Dictate Agenda

When environmental pressure groups can promote their agendas through closed-door rule-making with the Environmental Protection Agency, something has gone seriously wrong with the regulatory process.... Read More

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10/17/2017 04:02 PM
Trump Backs Temporary Obamacare Fix, but Thinks Votes Are There for Obamacare Replacement

President Donald Trump said Obamacare is “virtually dead,” but appears ready to keep it on life support for another two years. Just days after ending... Read More

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10/17/2017 03:48 PM
Deduction for State and Local Taxes Stunts Economic Growth, Group Warns

Congress should get rid of federal taxpayers’ deduction for state and local income taxes because it ends up costing most taxpayers billions of dollars, an... Read More

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10/17/2017 03:06 PM
Trump’s Hard Line on Border ‘Takes Handcuffs Off’ Law Enforcement, Immigration Chief Says

Enforcing laws already on the books helps significantly to fix the illegal immigration crisis, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.... Read More

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10/17/2017 03:04 PM
Ukraine’s Combat Veterans Dig in for the War Against Corruption

KYIV, Ukraine—Thousands of protesters massed in front of Ukraine’s parliament building Tuesday, underscoring a simmering level of frustration among Ukrainians—particularly the country’s war veterans—with the... Read More

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10/17/2017 02:14 PM
Citing National Debt, Need for Reform, 69 GOP Lawmakers Vote Against Disaster Relief Bill

Sixty-nine Republican lawmakers voted against a $36.5 billion bill for disaster relief, citing concerns about the growing national debt and the lack of reforms for... Read More

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10/17/2017 02:03 PM
As Trump Renegotiates NAFTA, Intellectual Property Rights Should Top the Agenda

It now appears that President Donald Trump’s intention regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement is to mend it, not end it. That’s good news... Read More

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10/17/2017 01:20 PM
In Our System, Punishment Should Fit the Crime

Violent crime did increase in the United States in 2016. But not everywhere. Baltimore, Chicago, and St. Louis have all suffered a large increase in... Read More

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10/17/2017 12:53 PM
Senate Must Act on Long-Overdue Reforms to Department of Homeland Security

It’s time to reform and reauthorize the Department of Homeland Security, says the department’s acting secretary, Elaine Duke. On that score, she has the support... Read More

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10/17/2017 12:05 PM
More Cases of Voter Fraud Pile Up as Liberals Look the Other Way

The Heritage Foundation added another round of cases this week to its ever-growing Voter Fraud Database. Accounting for these new additions, the database now documents... Read More

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10/17/2017 10:49 AM
McConnell Says 20-Week Abortion Ban Has Full Backing of the Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the 20-week abortion ban has the Senate’s full support following Monday’s presser on tax reform. “It’s supported by... Read More

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10/17/2017 10:26 AM
What These 2 Ohio Lawmakers Are Doing to Kill Colleges’ Censorship

The storm of censorship on college campuses continues to swirl around the country. In just the past two weeks, students in Texas sought to shout... Read More

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10/17/2017 09:51 AM
This Unelected Board Would Have Put Seniors’ Health Care at Risk. Now, It’s on the Chopping Block.

Finding bipartisan agreement on any issue today is rare, and on health reform, essentially nonexistent. So what’s getting both Democrats and Republicans on the same... Read More

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10/17/2017 09:20 AM
5 Ways Republicans Could Ruin Tax Reform

Policymakers want to unleash economic growth in America by fixing our broken tax system. Or so they say. Now that the conversation has moved beyond... Read More

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10/16/2017 08:54 PM
Nikki Haley: North Korea Deal a ‘Cautionary Tale’ for Iran Nukes

Recalling the foreign policy failures of three past administrations with regard to North Korea, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is suggesting following... Read More

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10/16/2017 04:12 PM
New Report: GOP Tax Reform Could Boost Household Income by $4,000

A study released Monday by the president’s Council of Economic Advisers found that congressional Republicans’ tax reform framework would produce thousands of dollars in income... Read More

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10/16/2017 03:40 PM
The Right Side of History: War on the Electoral College Shows That Progressives Don’t Care About Middle America

“The Right Side of History” is a podcast dedicated to exploring current events through a historical lens and busting left-wing myths about figures and events... Read More

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10/16/2017 03:26 PM
The Trump Nominee Poised to Be Point Man on Draining Government Swamp

President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the federal government’s bureaucracy could be a key player in reforming it, and in keeping the president’s campaign pledge... Read More

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