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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…

Democrats unveil legislation to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling

By J.C. Derrick
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Healthcare Mandate | The Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act would override the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Midday Roundup: Former NOLA mayor gets 10-year corruption sentence

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sentenced. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will spend the next 10 years in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from businesses…

Obama vows to enact immigration reform—without Congress

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—House Speaker John Boehner last week announced the House would sue President Barack Obama for abusing his executive power. Within days,

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