By Ashe Schow | 10/21/13 04:44 PM
By Ashe Schow | 10/21/13 01:27 PM
President Obama's approval rating dropped three percentage points to 44.5 percent between July 20 and Oct. 19, the third-largest drop of his presidency, according to Gallup. The government shutdown was the main driver of the approval slump, which caused Obama’s rating to dip to 41 percent,...
By Ashe Schow | 10/20/13 04:31 PM
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz declined to say Sunday if he would force another government shutdown on January 15, 2014, when the current continuing resolution expires. Cruz vowed, however, on ABC's "This Week" to “do anything” to stop Obamacare. “I would do anything and I will...
By Ashe Schow | 10/17/13 04:59 PM
Democrats should no longer make higher taxes on the American people their top priority, according to the Washington Post's Ezra Klein. Writing about the budget commission that came from the deal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling, Klein noted that ever such commission has...
By Ashe Schow | 10/17/13 04:45 PM
More Americans aged 65 and older and fewer 18- to 29-year-olds are in the workforce today than when the recession ended in 2009, according to a new poll from Gallup. The change is slight, but the trend is apparent. Eighty-two percent of 18- to 29-year-olds were working in 2010, compared to 80...
By Ashe Schow | 10/16/13 05:05 PM
America’s energy-producing states just can’t catch a break. If the government remains shut down, America’s energy states will continue to be some of the hardest hit. If the government reopens, the Environmental Protection Agency will resume its “war on coal.” WalletHub, an online...
By Ashe Schow | 10/16/13 02:38 PM
With 74 percent of White House staff furloughed, decisions had to be made about where to save money. Apparently, the only part of whitehouse.gov that needed to be cut was the “We the People” petition page, which allowed Americans to create petitions and voice their opinions to the White...
By Ashe Schow | 10/16/13 01:47 PM
Supporters of the National Security Agency's collection of phone records and metadata use debunked claims and weak arguments to prove their point, according to Cato Institute scholar Julian Sanchez.
By Ashe Schow | 10/15/13 04:12 PM
Opponents to the Environmental Protection Agency's global warming regulations will get their day in court, as the Supreme Court said Tuesday it would review the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
By Ashe Schow | 10/15/13 03:19 PM
Despite states being allowed to reopen national parks if the states fund them, the federal government has banned Maine from reopening its Cobscook Bay State Park.
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