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Controversial disabilities treaty makes a comeback

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved a controversial disabilities treaty, renewing a battle with conservatives who say it…

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…

Does the GOP have anyone who can take Hillary in 2016?

By Kent Covington
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Elections | Despite a couple of recent missteps, Hillary Clinton remains the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nod. Meanwhile, with no obvious leader in the GOP…

Are black voters turning against Obama?

By Cal Thomas
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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…

Plan to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling stalls

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Although they didn’t have enough support to bring the measure to the floor, 56 senators voted to force employers to pay for abortifacients

House GOP: We have no interest in impeaching the president

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans have spent much of this year focused on President Barack Obama’s failure to enforce the law—on immigration,

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…

Senate Democrats try to kill state pro-life laws

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—North Carolina gynecologist Monique Chireau called a nearby abortion center after one of her patients came to her with a perforation in her…

Midterm elections a scary prospect for Democrats

By Kent Covington
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Elections | Midterm elections are still three months away, and from the president’s perspective, that’s a good thing.  Though the political party in the White…

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…

Expert: Boehner is out-of-bounds with suit against Obama

By Kent Covington & Lynde Langdon
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Politics | Next week, House Republicans will start work on legislation to authorize a lawsuit against the president for overstepping his executive powers. “In my view,

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…

 
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