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Rick Perry got a tongue lashing from the American Meteorological Society. Did he deserve it?

Asked in an interview on CNBCs “Squawk Box” whether he believed carbon dioxide was “the primary control knob for the temperature of the Earth and for climate,” Energy Secretary Rick Perry said, “No, most likely the primary control knob is the ocean waters and this …

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Alabama school bans Reagan, Coulter, Levin summer reading list

The summer reading list for Mr. Ponder’s AP Government and Economics class at Spanish Fort High School in Alabama is causing some trouble. Continue Reading....

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Prufrock: Bach's Accomplishment, the Politics of the 'Harry Potter' Generation, and the Enlightenment's Senses

Reviews and News: Shakespeare’s politics: “From London to Paris to Alexandria, Virginia—to say nothing of Central Park—there is no shortage of drama in politics at the present moment.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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NY Jets Owner Officially Nominated as Ambassador to UK

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. Johnson, 70, has been in control of the NFL franchise since 2000 and runs its charity, the Hill reports. He also works as chairman …

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Gowdy Wants to Know Who Leaked Coats’ Testimony

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) appeared incensed on Thursday that someone leaked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ private congressional testimony and made it clear that he wants to know who is responsible. Gowdy explained to CNN’s Erin Burnett how he and the top Democrat on …

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Cedric Richmond Refuses Three Times to Answer if Pelosi Should Stay on as House Democratic Leader

Congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond (D., La.) qualified his support for Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) after being asked repeatedly Friday if he wanted the embattled congresswoman to stay on as Minority Leader. “Morning Joe” co-host Willie Geist asked Richmond about a meeting held by …

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Donald Trump says it would be a 'sad day for Republicans' if Nancy Pelosi resigns

President Trump said Friday it would be “a very, very sad day for Republicans” if House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stepped down. “First of all, I hope she doesn’t step down. I think that it would be a very, very sad day for Republicans if …

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Jeh Johnson: Trump administration showing acceptance of Russian interference in U.S. elections

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Friday that the Trump administration’s reluctance to address the Russian interference shows acceptance of a foreign power meddling in U.S. elections. “The current administration and current president is kinda sending the signals that this will be tolerated,” Mr. …

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Rand Paul: Republican health care plan is an insurance bailout

Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that the Republican health care bill is an insurance bailout, which he doesn’t support. “My problem is insurance companies already make $15 billion a year. I don’t think the taxpayer should give them any money. So I’m really opposed to …

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Trump: I've Helped Pass and Sign 38 Bills

President Donald Trump on Friday took to Twitter to tout his achievements since taking office. Continue Reading....

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