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Who’s in line next for presidential campaign announcements?

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

Midday Roundup: Arkansas, Indiana governors want religious liberty law changes

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Backing down? Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said this morning he wants to see changes to a religious liberty law legislators passed yesterday, after previously…

India’s Common Man’s Party stumbles, to Christians’ chagrin

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Just weeks ago, celebration swept through New Delhi, India, as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or Common Man’s Party, won a landslide victory, crushing Prime…

Senate Democrats stall Medicare reform bill over abortion funding ban

By Courtney Crandell
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Politics | For 17 years, lawmakers have attempted to change Medicare’s formula for reimbursing physicians. The annually passed fixes have been expensive, and the…

How do you solve a problem like the Clintons?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | NEW YORK—This being the 50th anniversary of the film The Sound of Music , please permit me a poor adaption of a few of its song lyrics, which fit in nicely…

Indiana lawmakers: Frenzy against religious freedom law unwarranted

By Lynde Langdon
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Religious Liberty | Indiana legislators plan to clarify a religious freedom law after widespread backlash from gay-rights supporters. Last week, Gov. Mike Pence signed the law…

Midday Roundup: Harry Reid to retire, GOP plans to pounce on his seat

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Senate retirement. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced this morning he will not seek reelection in 2016. Reid, 75, said he is stepping down…

A better 2016 agenda

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | “In your heart you know he’s right,” was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964. The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who announced…

Reid vows to kill trafficking bill over abortion funding restrictions

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | Two weeks ago, Senate Democrats and Republicans found something to agree on: Human trafficking should be stopped. The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act…

Pro-lifers arrested outside John Boehner’s office

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—U.S. Capitol police arrested a group of pro-life leaders staging a sit-in outside House Speaker John Boehner’s office on Wednesday. Troy…

Can Ted Cruz appeal to the GOP’s moderate base?

By Mary Reichard & Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

Midday Roundup: Utah approves firing squad as backup execution plan

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Death squad. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert approved a law yesterday that allows executions by firing squad if lethal injection drugs are not available. The change…

 
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