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07/27/2017 02:16 PM
How Britain’s Surrender to the UN Led to Charlie Gard’s Fate

The heartbreaking story of British infant Charlie Gard has transfixed me. Five years ago, my wife almost lost her life during pregnancy complications. Our first... Read More

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07/27/2017 01:51 PM
A Republican Senator’s Warning to Trump: Forget About Replacing Jeff Sessions

In the fall of 2015, when I first spoke on the Senate floor, I gave Nebraskans and every member of this body my word that... Read More

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07/27/2017 01:24 PM
10 States Ready Legal Action to Undo Obama Amnesty for ‘Dreamers’

A lawsuit by states seeking to end protected status for children whose parents brought them to the U.S. illegally could spare President Donald Trump from... Read More

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07/27/2017 01:13 PM
How Republicans in Nevada Caved to Crony Capitalism, and Lost

The story of Faraday Future and its $1 billion electric automobile plant in the Nevada desert is a cautionary tale about a governor who didn’t... Read More

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07/27/2017 01:09 PM
How the CBO Can Begin to Earn Back the Public’s Confidence

With the ongoing debate over health care reform, the Congressional Budget Office has drawn increased attention from across the political spectrum. in particular, many have... Read More

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07/27/2017 11:54 AM
What Comes After ‘Skinny Repeal’ of Obamacare?

Republican senators are reportedly working on a so-called “skinny repeal” of Obamacare. While details remain sparse, no one should mistake this last-minute effort for being... Read More

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07/27/2017 09:59 AM
Freedom Fest Shows the Liberty Movement Is Alive and Well

While Hollywood actor William Shatner, TV commentator John Stossel, documentary movie maker Dinesh D’Souza, economist Steve Moore, political philosopher George Gilder, and entrepreneur John Mackey,... Read More

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07/26/2017 04:50 PM
The Key to Making Local Communities Strong Again

How strong are America’s communities? Sadly, we know from decades of research, including work by the Social Capital Project, that they are growing weaker. Men... Read More

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07/26/2017 04:33 PM
Trump Wants to Shut Down OPIC. Will His Nominee Do It?

In its fiscal year 2018 budget, the Trump administration “proposes ceasing new business operations and initiating the wind-down of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation starting... Read More

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07/26/2017 04:25 PM
Why We Can’t Leave Afghanistan Now

The mission in Afghanistan has entered one of its most crucial periods. Now is not the time to pull back. The United States and its... Read More

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07/26/2017 04:12 PM
What’s at Stake in the Senate’s Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Obamacare

The Senate narrowly voted in favor of a motion to proceed to debate the health care bill Tuesday, giving Republicans one chance to get something... Read More

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07/26/2017 04:02 PM
We Must Protect Free Speech on College Campuses

“The history of intellectual growth and discovery clearly demonstrates the need for unfettered freedom, the right to think the unthinkable, discuss the unmentionable, and challenge... Read More

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07/26/2017 03:37 PM
5 Good Reasons Why Transgender Accommodations Aren’t Compatible With Military Realities

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced that he was reversing an Obama-era policy that opened the military to people who identify as transgender. That policy,... Read More

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07/26/2017 12:32 PM
Liberals’ Allegations of Treason Against Don Jr. Fall Short

Is it treason? This is the accusation some liberals and even legislators are throwing around regarding Donald Trump Jr.’s contact with a Russian lawyer who... Read More

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07/26/2017 12:08 PM
House IT Aide’s Lawyer Is Longtime Clinton Associate

Chris Gowen, Imran Awan’s lawyer, is a longtime campaigner for former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a member of... Read More

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07/26/2017 11:15 AM
Transgender Americans Won’t Be Allowed to Serve in Military, Trump Announces

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning that the U.S. military will not accept openly transgender individuals, reversing an Obama administration policy directive. Earlier this month,... Read More

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07/26/2017 09:36 AM
I Was Once Transgender. Why I Think Trump Made the Right Decision for the Military.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted that he wouldn’t allow transgender individuals to serve in the military: After consultation with my Generals and military experts,... Read More

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07/26/2017 09:17 AM
Debunking the EPA’s Fake Accounts of the Gold King Mine Disaster

After almost two years, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General released its report on the Gold King Mine disaster that dumped over a... Read More

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07/26/2017 08:37 AM
Corrupt Mexican Officials Are to Blame for Illegal Human Smuggling Racket

Florida truck driver James Matthew Bradley isn’t the mastermind of the human smuggling ring that led to the grisly deaths of 10 illegal immigrants in... Read More

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07/26/2017 08:31 AM
Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested by FBI on Way to Pakistan After $300K Wire

The top information technology aide to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., was arrested Monday attempting to board a flight to Pakistan after wiring $283,000 from the Congressional Federal... Read More

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07/26/2017 08:02 AM
Yes, the Left Really Is a Greater Threat to the West Than Russia

Bret Stephens devoted his New York Times column last week to admonishing me for my tweet from two weeks ago and critiquing my follow-up column... Read More

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07/26/2017 01:01 AM
House Conservatives Try Again to Block Funding for Transgender Treatments in Military

Some House Republicans are taking another shot at blocking funding for gender transition surgeries in the military, projected to cost about $3.7 billion over the... Read More

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07/25/2017 10:01 PM
If You Doubt That Western Values Are Superior, Think Again

Here’s part of President Donald Trump’s speech in Poland: The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive. Do... Read More

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07/25/2017 05:15 PM
Amid Trump’s Threats, Conservatives Rally Around Sessions

Immigration hawks and law enforcement—two key elements of the coalition that helped elect Donald Trump as president—rushed to the defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions... Read More

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07/25/2017 05:06 PM
FBI Seized Smashed Hard Drives From Wasserman Schultz IT Aide’s Home

FBI agents seized smashed computer hard drives from the home of Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s information technology administrator, according to two sources with... Read More

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07/25/2017 03:58 PM
House Conservatives Target Jobs at Congressional Budget Office

The jobs of 89 federal workers involved in estimating the budget impact of legislation in Congress would be eliminated under a proposal from members of... Read More

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07/25/2017 03:52 PM
Firing Jeff Sessions Would Send a Chilling Signal to Trump’s Supporters

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has had a rough few weeks. He already ran afoul of many conservatives last week when he announced that the Department... Read More

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07/25/2017 03:25 PM
State Actors Are Likely Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware is a type of malware that locks computers until a ransom is paid. This form of cyberattack has become the weapon of choice for... Read More

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07/25/2017 02:57 PM
Trump’s Labor Secretary Targets Occupational Licensing for Elimination

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta took on occupational licensing reform Friday, calling for the elimination of unnecessary licenses and the streamlining of those that make sense.... Read More

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07/25/2017 02:47 PM
Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down DC’s Concealed Carry Restriction

On Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the District of Columbia’s law requiring applicants for a concealed carry permit to demonstrate a... Read More

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