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We Hear You: The Failure of Republicans to Repeal or Replace Obamacare

Editor’s note: It’s hard to think of a topic that drives more comments from The Daily Signal’s audience than the fate of Obamacare.  With a Senate vote possible this week on some sort of health care reform, here’s a roundup of your views.—Ken McIntyre Dear …

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High Stakes for the US Navy as It Wages War on ISIS

USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, Mediterranean Sea—During the early days of World War II, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a memorable comment about British pilots’ defense of their homeland from Nazi Germany. “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed …

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Scaramucci and Sanders New Voices for Trump’s White House After Shakeup

President Donald Trump has two chief spokespersons with political and campaign experience, after a long-anticipated shakeup that saw the resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been conducting the bulk of White House briefings for months, and will likely have …

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Failed Welfare State an Opportunity for Conservatives, ‘Hillbilly’ Writer Argues

Liberals built a welfare state that doesn’t offer upward mobility to Americans trapped in poverty, “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance says, and conservatives should step forward and chart “a new direction” in government policy. The best-selling writer, speaking Thursday at The Heritage Foundation for the …

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How the LGBT Movement Used Fake Science to Push Gay Marriage

In his book “32 Yolks,” Eric Ripert, head chef and owner of Michelin three-starred Le Bernardin in New York City, tells the story of his parents’ divorce when he was 5 years old: I went from being a happy kid to a kind of pint-sized …

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Why Education Savings Accounts Are the Path to Student Success

Education savings accounts are a new, groundbreaking effort to provide more educational opportunities to students throughout the country. These are private savings accounts that parents can control and use to pay for their children’s educational expenses. How it works: The state deposits a portion of …

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As Justice Department Ramps Up Fight Against Violent and Drug Crime, Property Owners Put at Risk

This week, the Department of Justice unveiled a new directive ramping up federal civil forfeiture. The new policy restarts so-called “adoptive” forfeitures as part of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ focus on addressing and reducing violent and drug-related crime. This renewed attention on combatting violent crime …

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Conservative Groups Call on Senate to Repeal Obamacare

Senate Republicans should repeal Obamacare or prepare to face consequences, say leaders of conservative groups. “Now is the time to act after 8 years of promising to repeal Obamacare,” said Family Research Council president Tony Perkins during a conference call with reporters, urging Republicans to …

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Legal Experts Weigh in on Trump’s Right to Be Riled at Sessions, DOJ

Jeff Sessions will likely continue to lead the Department of Justice, despite the public clash between President Donald Trump and his choice for attorney general. “Sessions should un-recuse himself and get rid of Mueller,” @TomFitton says. But Trump’s frustration with the direction of the Russian …

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House and Senate Set to Protect Consumers From an Overreaching Federal Agency

On Thursday, Republicans in both the House and Senate took a major step toward nullifying the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s harmful arbitration rule. In the House, Financial Services Committee member Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Pa., sponsored a resolution of disapproval that will allow Congress to invalidate …

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