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Nominee says shrinking Army puts U.S. at risk

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | During his confirmation hearing last Thursday, Eric Fanning, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next secretary of the Army, told a largely receptive…

House passes bill to defund abortion giant

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | Legislation needs only 51 votes to pass Senate

GOP underdog triumphs in Colorado Senate race

By Kiley Crossland
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Campaign 2014 | DENVER—Republican Congressman Cory Gardner became the first challenger to unseat an incumbent U.S. senator from Colorado since 1978 on Tuesday, defeating…

Welcome to campaign attack-ad season

By Angela Lu
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Campaign 2014 | A majority of this year's political TV ads focus on criticizing opponents

Democrats renew push for disability treaty

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Conservative groups warn the international agreement could harm rights of parents and the unborn

Midday Roundup: Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Obituary. A Democratic aide announced today that New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg died after a bout of viral pneumonia. He was 89. Lautenberg served five…

Cheers for the National Association of Evangelicals

By Marvin Olasky
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Abortion | The National Association of Evangelicals is doing today what it should be doing: rallying evangelicals to support pro-life positions. A note this morning from…

Two cheers for Rand Paul

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Politics | Last Wednesday evening I was checking up on some political blog sites when I kept noticing comments about Rand Paul’s filibuster on the Senate floor. Senate…

Brennan gets confirmed, Paul gets concession

By J.C. Derrick
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Senate | WASHINGTON—After two months of spirited debate and one day of high political theater, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Barack Obama’s nomination to…

Mr. Paul goes to Washington

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has staged the first talking filibuster in two years on the Senate floor to block a vote on President Barack Obama’s…

Female vs. male senators

By Cal Thomas
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Senate | As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman, and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United…

Indiana GOP Senate candidate affirms that all life is a gift from God

By Wire Reports
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Abortion | INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Wednesday that he is standing by his statement that when a woman becomes…

 
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