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U.S. and U.K. politics are mirror images

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | LONDON—It’s remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a disastrous defeat at the…

Boot camp not welfare benefits

By Cal Thomas
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Welfare | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—Since his party’s impressive election victory in May, British Prime Minister David Cameron is moving quickly to fulfill his…

The summer of our discontent

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders represent two sides of the same coin. Both men have tapped into a deep anger—a…

David McIntosh on leading the Club for Growth

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | How he got from small-town Indiana to the center of politics and what he’s going to do next

Another education subsidy

By Cal Thomas
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Higher Education | If elected president, Hillary Clinton has promised to spend $350 billion to make college “more affordable.” The United States already has an $18 trillion…

Congressional space funding fight a good deal for Russia

By Michael Cochrane
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Space | Differences between congressional budget writers and the Obama administration over human spaceflight program priorities could leave U.S. astronauts dependent…

Alabama joins states defunding Planned Parenthood

By Daniel James Devine
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Abortion | Alabama has become the latest state to terminate funding for abortion giant Planned Parenthood, following the release of undercover videos showing the…

Christian prison reformers applaud plan to give inmates Pell Grants

By Abby Reese
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Prison | Prisoners may soon be eligible for federal aid to pay for college under a new Obama administration initiative. The program would allow prisoners access to…

Congress scrambles to fix VA budget crisis

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Veterans Affairs officials are hopeful Congress will act this week to avert a looming budget crisis that could force the department to shut down some VA…

New York, University of California adopt $15 minimum wage

By Jae Wasson
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Business | Maybe New York’s fast-food workers shouldn’t be celebrating their new $15 minimum wage. While advocates for a higher minimum wage say it will help…

Will faster drug approvals put unsafe meds on the market?

By Julie Borg
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Health | Breakthroughs in medical research may come at a frenetic pace, but the process to get new innovations to market is often slow and tedious. The 21st Century…

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | British lawmakers want to limit child tax credits to a woman’s first two children, according to a new budget presented by the majority Conservative Party in…

 
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