By Tim Mak | 09/27/13 06:47 AM
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in a rut. Nearly seven out of 10 New Yorkers want the next mayor to be someone who's nothing like Bloomberg, someone who would take the city in a different direction, a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC 4/Marist poll shows.
By Tim Mak | 09/25/13 07:24 PM
“Why do you assume the labor market is elastic?” read a recent tweet from the official account of Crossfit, the popular-but-controversial fitness regimen.
By Tim Mak | 09/22/13 11:40 AM
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., both expressed frustration Sunday with the tactics heralded by conservative senators hoping to provoke an Obamacare showdown on the bill to fund government. "If we can do this, we should do it. But we can't," Coburn said on CBS's "Face...
By Tim Mak | 09/22/13 11:38 AM
As Congress hurtles towards a government shutdown, Sen. Ted Cruz warned his Senate colleagues that voting to take up a House bill funding government but not Obamacare would actually enable Obamacare's funding. Last week, the House passed legislation that would fund government but defund...
By Tim Mak | 09/20/13 05:16 AM
Former Rep. Roscoe Bartlett lives tucked away on an off-the-grid swath of West Virginia woodland that serves as an implicit indictment of the inside-the-Beltway life he and so many others have led — a life reliant on the federal government.
By Tim Mak | 09/18/13 12:53 PM
The Heritage Foundation has received the largest donation in its history — $26 million from the family of two long-time donors. The gift from the family of Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis represents more than a third of the conservative think tank's annual budget.
By Tim Mak | 09/17/13 02:31 PM
Conservative media stirred up a brouhaha Tuesday by resurrecting a 2010 Warren Buffett quote on health care as fresh news – and without context.
By Tim Mak | 09/13/13 09:28 AM
The Heritage Foundation has decided it is better to be feared than loved. The conservative think tank conducted private market research on Capitol Hill between 2008 and 2009, asking respondents whether they were ever worried about being on the wrong side of Heritage’s position....
By Tim Mak | 09/13/13 06:38 AM
Chuck Hagel finds himself as one of the top presidential advisers charged with convincing Congress to authorize the use of military force against Syria, a task at odds with the cautious attitude toward the use of force Hagel developed as a young Army sergeant wounded while fighting in the...
By Tim Mak | 09/10/13 10:54 PM
President Obama: The president put the clout of the White House on the line when he turned to Congress for authorization to attack Syria. But lawmakers turned against his plan, in part because constituents were calling their offices night and day to urge opposition. Having drawn a "red line"...
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