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  • Mainstream Media Scream: TV's Jane Pauley begs Hillary Clinton to run: 'If not you, who?'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features longtime television personality Jane Pauley urging Hillary Clinton run for president. Pauley, who campaigned for President Obama in 2008, was on CBS News “Sunday Morning” when she said to Clinton, “If not you, who? Who is the viable woman of...

  • Immigration reform moves to states; New York eyes citizenship after 3 years of taxes

    The frustration with Washington's inaction on any type of immigration reform has forced proponents to shift their attention to states such as New York where a new plan was offered Monday to grant citizenship and voting rights after an illegal immigrant pays three years of taxes. The...

  • Gallup: Eric Cantor's defeat the first of many more for incumbents

    Gallup has put House and Senate incumbents on the politically endangered list, predicting that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's upset defeat last week will be repeated around the nation because election indicators are at historic lows.

  • Zogby Report Card: 2008's 'audacity' and 'hope' crash land

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that over just seven days, his 2008 campaign promise of audacity and hope crash landed on issues overseas and closer to home.

  • Chelsea Clinton: Bill Clinton's actions 'taught me the importance of doing right'

    Chelsea Clinton, who grew up in a White House dogged by scandal but one that also protected her from the media's spotlight, credits her dad's "words and even more his actions" for teaching her right and wrong. In a touching Father’s Day message that is part of a worldwide campaign to put the...

  • GOP memo: Hillary Clinton gets almost $50 million in free media to hype book, candidacy

    The mainstream media's rush to give Hillary Clinton a platform to pitch her new memoir, Hard Choices, has provided the likely 2016 presidential candidate almost $50 million in free advertising, according to a GOP memo.

  • 'Deadliest Catch' star harpoons congressional obstruction, Hill big mouths

    A star captain on Discovery Channel's long-running hit the “Deadliest Catch” said last fall's government shutdown cost the Alaska crab fleet $8 million and he charged that Washington politicians don't care that “people's lives are at stake.” In Washington to help Capitol Hill celebrate...

  • Doctor: Obama still chewing nicotine gum, Vitamin D deficient

    President Obama seems to have kicked his cigarette habit -- thanks to the continued use of nicotine gum, according to his doctor. “The president's overall health is excellent. All clinical data indicates that the president is currently healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of...

  • Hillary Clinton slaps Texas, religious foes of gay marriage

    Hillary Clinton strongly defended her support for same-sex marriage in an NPR interview Thursday while slapping opposition in Texas and charging that those who fight gay marriage on religious grounds “operate in an evidence-free zone.”

  • Poll: Americans by nearly 2-1 disapprove of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    President Obama has failed to convince Americans that his swap of five dangerous Taliban leaders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was the right thing to do, with the number of those disagreeing with his abrupt decision growing, according to a new poll. Rasmussen Reports said that 54 percent disagree...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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