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Interior Is Weeks Away From Holding the Largest Oil and Gas Lease Sale in History

The Interior Department next month will offer 77.3 million acres for offshore drilling in what the federal agency calls the largest oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history. The sale March 21 will cover areas off the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, including …

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‘Ripple Effect’ of Tax Cuts Will Boost Americans, Kellyanne Conway Predicts

Tax cuts not only are helping Americans now but will have a “ripple effect” of new investment across the nation, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told conservative activists gathered outside Washington. “At a very basic principle, it is freedom, it’s that you get to …

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3 Supreme Court Cases to Watch in the Fight for Free Speech

Supporters of free speech should pay attention to three cases before the Supreme Court, lawyers said at a recent Heritage Foundation event. Provisions of local, state, and even federal law threaten to impose politically correct and leftist views on Americans, infringing on their First Amendment …

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Pro-Lifers: We Care About Women, Planned Parenthood Cares More About Money

Pro-life advocates say they care far more about women’s health and well-being than Planned Parenthood does, and that they must make greater outreach to black Americans to end abortion. “Our humanity depends on all of us recognizing the sanctity of human life. Planned Parenthood [is] …

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Must-See Moments: Highlights From CPAC 2018

The Daily Signal’s Facebook show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week—many of which went misreported by the mainstream media and some weren’t reported at all. This week, we’re bringing you the top 10 moments from the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. National …

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Arizona Senate OKs Bill Requiring Women to Tell Why They Want to Abort

Arizona lawmakers have approved a bill that would mandate abortion providers and physicians to request information from women undergoing abortions about their reasons to abort, and to provide comprehensive information about the risks of abortion. “What this bill does, it upgrades and updates the way …

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CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Duels With CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp on Gun Control

CNN host Alisyn Camerota challenged conservative commentator Matt Schlapp to a debate on gun control Friday, little more than a week after the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, asking whether Schlapp thinks critics of the Second Amendment hate freedom. “No. I actually think there’s …

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Former Trump Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel’s Russia Probe

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday in a case being prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller. Gates pleaded guilty to conspiring against the United States and making false statements to the special counsel’s office and FBI. He is the fifth associate of …

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5 Things Trump Talked About While Wowing CPAC

A loudly supportive crowd greeted President Donald Trump as he delivered a wide-ranging speech Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference that lasted nearly 90 minutes. Here are five of the president’s key topics at the nation’s largest annual convergence of conservatives. 1. Proof of …

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Trump’s New North Korea Sanctions Are Good, but Not Tough Enough

President Donald Trump announced on Friday the “largest package of sanctions yet” on North Korea, targeting an extensive tranche of regime entities who had been thus far untouched by U.S. sanctions. This action is welcome and is another significant step forward in the international effort …

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