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Legislative guardian

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Meet Daniel Webster, the nonradical advocate for a radical step

Senate approves plan to arm Syrian rebels

By Lynde Langdon
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Congress | UPDATE: President Barack Obama praised Congress for its swift approval of new measures against ISIS after the Senate voted for his proposal late this…

House votes to fund government, arm Syrian rebels

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term funding bill with an amendment authorizing President Barack Obama to…

The president’s war

By D.C. Innes
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ISIS | “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL.” So President Barack Obama affirmed in his address to the nation last Wednesday regarding our new…

Who watches the watchmen?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Government | The Latin aphorism attributed to Juvenal,  Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?  translates as “Who watches the watchmen?” or “Who guards…

Memo to House Republicans readying to sue Obama: Read The Federalist

By David Corbin and Matthew Parks
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Politics | Confronting President Obama directly is far better than lawsuits

End political pensions

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | When Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the House majority leader, unexpectedly lost his party’s nomination to seek reelection our sympathies soon abated when we realized…

The American people’s gridlock

The American people’s gridlock

By D.C. Innes
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Congress | Everyone’s down on Congress. Public approval for the institution stands around 13 percent. Even three billionaires, whom the law generally serves well, used…

Debt decisions

Debt decisions

By David Skeel
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Money | A better idea for student loan reform

Presidential arrogance

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | President Obama appears to have forgotten—or ignored—why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn’t like. When…

Will Democrats change the law that gave Hobby Lobby its Supreme Court victory?

By Lynde Langdon
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Religious Liberty | Religious freedom advocates are taking a victory lap today after Monday’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. The Christian family who owns the…

After Cantor

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | House Republicans vote in two new leaders—but likely not a new direction

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