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Terrorist financing in plain sight?


By J.C. Derrick
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Corruption | Congressional hearing examines scourge of trade-based money laundering

Task force: America needs prisons that work

By Evan Wilt
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Prison | WASHINGTON—A bipartisan congressional task force on Tuesday recommended reforms to reduce the federal prison population by 60,000 and save taxpayers more…

Hold firm, Paul Ryan!

By Marvin Olasky
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Congress | U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visited San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week with one message: He hopes “help” is on the way. Lew has sent a letter to House…

You aren’t what you eat

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Health | When President Abraham Lincoln authorized the creation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1862, he called it “the people’s department.” In…

Forward momentum

By J.C. Derrick
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Roe v. Wade | 2015 was a year of pro-life optimism

Republicans surrender to big-spending liberals

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Since nearly everyone else seems to be employing Star Wars metaphors these days, permit me to use some of my own. To conservatives, the Republican…

Educated opinions

By J.C. Derrick
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Education | Popular in Congress, education overhaul gets mixed reviews elsewhere

Education overhaul nixes No Child Left Behind

By J.C. Derrick
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Education | Legislation returns power to the states, but not enough for some conservatives

Senate votes to end Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood

By Mickey McLean
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Congress | The Senate approved legislation Monday night that would dismantle Obamacare and halt the federal funding of Planned Parenthood. The vote fell mostly along…

Defending dissent

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | “Let grace be shown to the wicked, Yet he will not learn righteousness; In the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly, And will not behold the majesty of…

Midday Roundup: Rudder problem, pilot error caused AirAsia plane crash

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Rudderless flight. The team investigating the crash of an AirAsia plane in the Java Sea last year has determined a rudder problem and pilot error brought…

House overwhelmingly approves new checks for Syrian refugees

By Leigh Jones
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Congress | House Republicans and Democrats banded together today for a rare veto-proof vote, approving a bill that adds extra layers of scrutiny for Syrian refugees…

 
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