By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 04:39 PM
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed the agency's surveillance program, called Monday's Pulitzer Prize announcement “a vindication for the public.” Snowden, in his first blog post for the Freedom of the Press Foundation - of which he is a board member...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/14/14 03:58 PM
Conservative lawmakers are lining up against the Export-Import Bank, which subsidizes U.S. exporters at taxpayer risk. Mike Lee wrote an op-ed against it, Pat Toomey criticized it on the floor, 21 Republican members cast a symbolic vote against an Obama nominee to Ex-Im's board, Senate Majority...
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 03:53 PM
Rep. Peter King, a staunch defender of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, is not happy that the Guardian and the Washington Post won a Pulitzer Prize for public service on Monday.
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 03:24 PM
The Guardian and the Washington Post shared the Pulitzer Prize for public service on for their reporting on the National Security Agency surveillance program.
By Joel Gehrke | 04/14/14 03:09 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin is using tactics from "the Soviet past," according to President Obama's spokesman, who also maintained that the Cold War is not an accurate analogy for current tensions in Ukraine. "It's not often that you suddenly have, in a variety of cities, all at the same...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/14/14 12:53 PM
Regulating an industry tends to add to overhead costs, which disproportionately affects smaller operators, leading to industry consolidation. This is why Big Business often supports — or at least tolerates — regulation.
By Justin Green | 04/14/14 12:52 PM
"When the Moment is Right," a 60-second YouTube clip posted by the J.D. Winteregg campaign, emulates lines from classic erectile dysfunction ads, including: "If you have a Boehner lasting more than 23 years, seek immediate medical attention."
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 12:32 PM
Lois Lerner may have retired, but has that eased anyone's distrust of the Internal Revenue Service?
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 11:03 AM
A government watchdog group wants an investigation into whether the Department of Housing and Urban Development improperly using funds appropriated by Congress to promote Obamacare. In letters sent Monday to the inspectors general of HUD and the Department of Health and Human Services, Cause...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/14/14 09:00 AM
Some Republican lawmakers are racist because a "significant extent" of conservative voters are racist, according to the congressman leading the Democratic bid to regain control of the House of Representatives.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/14/14 08:53 AM
A new Rasmussen Reports public opinion survey suggests that the time has never been better for the resurgence of a movement many in the national media have forgotten. That movement is term limits, which was thought to have been killed forever by a 1995 Supreme Court decision on a 5-4 vote that...
By Michael Barone | 04/12/14 12:52 PM
Here's a chilling warning from a global warming alarmist who calls himself a “science communicator”: he (or she) would like to see a catastrophe that could be blamed on global warming wipe out a city of 150,000 people. His advice for those who agree: don't say so, but be ready to “return...
By Byron York | 04/12/14 12:45 PM
House Republicans want a true measurement of Obamacare's performance. How many Americans have genuinely enrolled? How many were previously uninsured? What about Medicaid? But it turns out that even though lawmakers have demanded information from the administration and passed legislation to get...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/11/14 05:06 PM
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., accused House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., of "scuttling" an opportunity to have former IRS official Lois Lerner testify about the targeting of conservative groups, a charge Issa's team attributes to dishonest statements...
By Michael Barone | 04/11/14 04:32 PM
My American Enterprise Institute colleague Nick Eberstadt provides a reminder that the federal government has been a pioneer in producing useful and reliable statistics. It began with the Constitution's unprecedented and, in Eberstadt's words, “truly revolutionary” requirement that a census...
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