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    Seven Democrats on Line After Backing Obama's Rejected Nominee

    Senate Democrats who joined with Republicans to deliver an unexpected defeat Wednesday to President Obama’s pick for a key Justice Department post got much of the initial attention. An equal number of Democrats who supported nominee Debo Adegbile, however, now face potentially withering scrutiny. “The 30-second [attack] ads write themselves,” … More

    Two Quotes That Show the Absurdity of Obamacare

    President Obama wants you to know that he gets it. You just don’t understand how much better Obamacare is going to make your life; you’re afraid of change. It’s okay, he wants you to know; he understands. “There are some people who have very bad insurance, but they don’t know … More

    New Obamacare Delay, But Will It Matter?

    In the 37th significant change to the Affordable Care Act since its passage nearly four years ago, the Obama administration announced yesterday that insurers can wait until 2016 to cancel plans that do not meet Obamacare’s insurance requirements. According to The Hill, which first reported the potential delay, the move … More

    Paul Ryan: Give Leaders 'Benefit of the Doubt'?

    Google the words “Republican Surrender.” I stopped counting the number of relevant articles after page 10. Google “Democrat Surrender” and by page 3, fewer than half the articles are about congressional Democrats surrendering on anything. When your party has a large majority in the House of Representatives (the body in … More

    Six Policies That Could Help Rejuvenate America

    At the Conservative Political Action Conference today in Maryland, politicians took to the stage — and shared policy solutions that could help all Americans thrive. Here are some of those ideas: Put a Great Teacher in Every Classroom “We’ve worked hard to put a great teacher in every classroom,” said … More

    The Policy Solution That Could Help You Spend Less Time Stuck in Traffic

    States—not Washington—best understand their transportation problems and how to solve them. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R–WI) recently expressed this fact at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Describing Sen. Mike Lee (R–UT) and Rep. Tom Graves’ (R–GA) Transportation Empowerment Act (TEA) proposal, Ryan explained, “They want to … More

    One Change That Would Actually Help Reduce Child Poverty

    The Children’s Defense Fund recently declared war on child poverty—despite the fact that we’re already 50 years and $20 trillion into a War on Poverty that hasn’t achieved its goals. What can be done to help poor children break through the cycle of poverty that many of them are born … More

    Report: Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Vladimir Putin may have been nominated for a Nobel Prize — and surprisingly, it’s for the Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Peace Research Institute Oslo, Putin has been “reportedly nominated by the International Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation Among the Nations of the World and backed by Russian … More

    Ukraine Crisis Holds Lessons for 'Lawless' IRS, Watchdog Says

    American taxpayers ought to be inspired to stand up to the Internal Revenue Service by the people “dying in Ukraine,” the top dog at a leading government watchdog group said this morning. “Criminal investigation has to be the end game,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said during a discussion … More