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Problematic Women: Melania Trump’s Approval Ratings Reach a Personal ‘Best’

Michelle Obama demeans women who voted for President Donald Trump (again), Melania Trump’s favorability ratings reach a personal “best,” and did celebrities at the Met Gala appropriate Catholic culture? Plus: women stand up against the leader of the “resistance,” and a special tribute for Mother’s …

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Paul Ryan Explains How Conservative Policies Can Help Fight Poverty

House Speaker Paul Ryan isn’t OK with the current poverty rate in the United States, especially considering how much money taxpayers have spent to combat it over the past half-century. “We are coming [up] on the 50th anniversary on the War on Poverty. We were …

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6 More Judge Nominees Advance in Trump Bid to Reshape Judiciary

President Donald Trump is completing a strong week, and is set to kick off a strong next week, in his push to reshape the federal courts, with Senate Republicans forcing votes on six more of his judicial nominees. Despite the Democratic minority in the Senate …

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LGBT Activists Falsely Smear Those Protecting Children in Need

Oklahoma is just shy of a major victory for children in the adoption and foster care system—but LGBT activist groups are now threatening the state with boycotts if leadership follows through. Senate Bill 1140 passed the Oklahoma legislature and is currently sitting on the desk …

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This Is a Bad Look: In Current Farm Bill, Conservatives Prop Up Rich Farmers

Major food stamp reform is a must in the farm bill. So too is major reform for farm subsidies–after all, it is called the farm bill. Much of the focus, though, has been on food stamp reform, including from conservatives. How would it look though …

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Watch President Trump Welcome Home 3 Prisoners Held Hostage in North Korea

Three Americans returned to the United States early Thursday morning after at least a year in captivity in North Korea, and when they arrived, the president, accompanied by the first lady and the vice president, was there to welcome the tired men home. North Korea released Kim …

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Podcast: The Influence Netflix, Other TV Has on Kids

Joining us today is Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council. Winter explains how Netflix and other new media technologies have made it harder than ever for parents to monitor their kids’ media consumption. Yet now media is promoting, in addition to sex and …

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Post Deal, How the US Can Keep Pressuring Iran

While President Donald Trump said the United States would give Iran a shot at making a more effective nuclear deal, experts—even those who backed the president’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 agreement—contend that will be a tall order. “We will be putting on among …

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White House Rolls Out Agenda for More Deregulation to Boost Business

President Donald Trump will continue to target duplicative and ineffective regulations as part of his administration’s “spring agenda,” the White House announced Wednesday. Trump’s reform agenda will cut across many areas and top priorities for deregulation include infrastructure development, emerging technologies, and “relief for small …

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Welfare With No End in Sight Is a Terrible Fate. Let’s Help Americans Avoid It.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is high on the Republican list of programs targeted for reform—and justifiably so. The program has gone from 17 million enrollees in 2000 to about 43 million today, with outlays up from about $25 billion to more than $70 billion. …

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