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Democrat Senator Proposes Removal of All Confederate Statues From US Capitol Building

Sen. Cory Booker plans to propose a bill to remove all Confederate statues from the United States Capitol building, he announced Wednesday. “I will be introducing a bill to remove Confederate statues from the US Capitol building,” Booker, D-N.J., tweeted. “This is just one step. …

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Eliminating Down Syndrome Children Is Not Something to Be Proud Of

This week, the CBS News program “On Assignment” included a long feature on what it described as the near eradication of Down syndrome in Iceland. As the story unfolded, viewers learned of the impact of genetic screening and abortion on a countrywide scale. On that …

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How House Conservatives Plan to Revive Obamacare Repeal, and Why It Could Work

It’s time to “put the screws” to Republican lawmakers who promised to repeal Obamacare, one House member says, and that’s why he supports reviving a successful 2015 attempt to get rid of the health care law. “We certainly can’t give up,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., …

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Sessions Defends Withholding Funding: No Tolerance for Loss of ‘Innocent Lives’ in Sanctuary Cities

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that a sanctuary city is a “trafficker, smuggler, or predator’s best friend,” specifically taking a whack at Chicago, the first sanctuary city to sue the Justice Department for withholding federal grants. “If voters in Chicago are concerned about losing …

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America Is Heading Straight Into Its Most Avoidable Crisis Ever

In the looming shadow of another debt limit debate, Congress should stand firm and demand spending controls before increasing the debt limit again. Most people are familiar with the tragic story of the Titanic. Like the iceberg that sank the grand ship, the United States …

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Alabama Special Election GOP Primary Goes to September Runoff

Two Republicans, Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, will compete in a runoff election in September after failing to garner 50 percent of the vote in Alabama’s special election to fill the seat of now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The winner …

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Is Google Right About Gender?

Google fired software engineer James Damore for writing a 10-page memo critical of the company’s diversity policy. The memo violated the company’s code of conduct by “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” by suggesting that biological factors were part of the cause for the male/female gap in …

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Al Gore’s Carbon Footprint Hypocrisy

Al Gore’s carbon footprint is the size of Godzilla’s, but to hear the liberal New Republic magazine’s Emily Atkin tell it, it really “doesn’t matter.” But it doesn’t really matter only if “do as I say, not as I do” has become the credo of …

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Obama Holdovers Still in Key National Security Council Jobs

Several Obama holdovers who led initiatives at odds with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy remain on the staff of national security adviser H.R. McMaster, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. About 40 of the National Security Council’s 250 officials—nearly 1 in 6—are …

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How Trump Can Avoid Getting Bogged Down While Draining the Swamp

Military veterans, trying to get medical care or other services, face a maze of subagencies in the Department of Veterans Affairs. And that’s just one of many reasons for making the federal government more efficient, policy experts say. “The VA has 42 different offices, including …

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