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Are black voters turning against Obama?

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Politics | It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their…

Christian college loses city contract over biblical teachings about sexuality

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Massachusetts Christian college is facing a backlash for supporting religious exemptions to a proposed presidential order that would add sexuality to the…

Home improvements coming your way

Home improvements coming your way

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Government | There is a children’s book titled Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? As you might expect, it concerns a ne’re-do-well tyke with great ideas that somehow…

Midday Roundup: Court again gives thumbs up to affirmative action

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Affirmative approval. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled again yesterday that the University of Texas may legally use race as part of its admissions…

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…

The never-ending war on poverty

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Poverty | WASHINGTON—President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a “war on poverty” in January 1964. Fifty years later, Congress is still debating…

Debt decisions

Debt decisions

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

Why ‘compassionate conservatism’ died

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | About once a month I get a letter from a WORLD reader asking me what happened to what became known as “compassionate conservatism.” Here’s a quick…

The federal government has a $100 billion budget leak

By Andrew Branch
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Government | Federal agencies admit to making almost $100 billion in benefit payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them. But congressional…

Gay-rights groups drop ENDA support over religious exemption

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | WASHINGTON—The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and a slew of gay rights groups on Tuesday announced they are withdrawing support for the Employee…

Court gives Arizona’s illegal immigrants a ticket to ride

By Kristen Eicher
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Immigration | The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday struck down an Arizona policy prohibiting young illegal immigrants from getting drivers’ licenses. In 2012,

Midday Roundup: Obama requests cash to deal with border crisis

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | More money, please. President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to contain the influx of illegal immigrants who have overwhelmed the nation’s…

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