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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…

Congressional maps and the power of the pen

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A case argued recently before the U.S. Supreme Court questioned the best way to shield voter rights from politicians’ whims. The question was, should…

A progressive liberal ‘comes out’ as Christian

By Nick Eicher
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Religion | Last week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the “coming out” of liberal writer Ana Marie Cox as a…

The Schock factor

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | The ancient Athenians would ostracize a citizen who was dangerously preeminent in ability. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., who resigned last week under the weight…

GOP defense-spending fight highlights balanced budget challenges

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Divisions among Republicans over how best to fund the Pentagon may highlight some of the difficulties the GOP-controlled Congress will have in passing a…

Midday Roundup: Dual suicide attacks in Yemen kill 120

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Escalating violence. Suicide bombers in Yemen attacked two mosques in the capital city of Sanaa this morning, killing at least 120 people and injuring more…

Sudden departure

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Once a rising star on Capitol Hill, Illinois’ Aaron Schock resigns amid growing scandals 

Candidates converge on New Hampshire

By Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
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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

 
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