By Sean Higgins | 03/14/14 04:58 PM
On Thursday, the Senate passed a bill to reauthorize the Child Care and Redevelopment Block Grant. The legislation would, as the title indicates, give states funds to pay for child care programs. Big Labor was a major backer of the bill, which -- not coincidentally -- would make it easier for...
By Philip Klein | 03/14/14 03:54 PM
With the six-month open enrollment period coming to a close at the end of the month, it remains unclear how many of 4.2 million private insurance sign-ups claimed by the Department of Health and Human Services came from the ranks of the previously long-term uninsured.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/14/14 03:46 PM
President Obama likes to talk about how the immigration system is "broken," most recently on Thursday when he ordered a review of deportation practices after a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
By Diane Dimond | 03/14/14 02:30 PM
"With hindsight, I know Adam would have killed me in a heartbeat, if he'd had the chance. ... The reason he shot Nancy four times was one for each of us: one for Nancy; one for him; one for Ryan; one for me." - Peter Lanza, father of mass killer Adam Lanza 	Dear Mr. Lanza,...
By Michael Barone | 03/14/14 01:33 PM
West Virginia 3rd district incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall trails Republican challenger state Sen. Evan Jenkins by a 54-percent to 40-percent margin.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 01:03 PM
President Obama warned young people that if they don't sign up for Obamacare by March 31, they will face a penalty -- if they can afford it. During an interview with radio host Ryan Seacrest, Obama explained that young people might be charged a fine if they don't get insured. "If you can...
By Star Parker | 03/14/14 12:56 PM
One year ago, on March 18, the trial of abortion monster Kermit Gosnell began in Philadelphia. Two months later, Gosnell was convicted of three counts of murder, 21 felony counts of performing illegal late-term abortions, and 211 counts of violating Pennsylvania's 24-hour informed consent laws....
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 12:55 PM
Speaking to reporters in London on Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States is concerned about state-sponsored "hooliganism" by young Russians in Ukraine.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 12:31 PM
During a Christmas event last year, first lady Michelle Obama admitted that President Obama calls her "bossy" when they decorate for Christmas. "This year, I have to say, the president actually put most of the ornaments on the tree -- because he says I’m bossy, so I just sat back and let...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/14/14 12:08 PM
Insurance companies that provide plans covering spouses must extend that coverage to couples in gay marriages, according to a new rule from the Health and Human Services Department. "In other words, insurance companies will not be permitted to discriminate against married same-sex couples when...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 11:41 AM
"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart had a lot of fun with Sen. Mitch McConnell's b-roll video footage released by his campaign this week. Stewart admitted Thursday that he was in a terrible mood until the clip came into his life, and shared some of his favorite mashups of the footage with...
By Philip Klein | 03/14/14 11:25 AM
March 14 is known as international Pi Day (3/14), which honors the mathematical ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Most people will remember from school that pi is roughly 3.14 (nerds might remember it as 3.141592653589, plus many more digits). But did you know that big government...
By Ashe Schow | 03/14/14 11:21 AM
What didn't the inventor of the Internet (no, not Al Gore) expect his invention to be used for? Cats. To mark the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web (yes, it's been around that long. Don't you feel old?), Tim Berners-Lee, the man who actually invented it, held a reddit “ask me...
By Ashe Schow | 03/14/14 11:15 AM
Building the Keystone XL pipeline my be the topic du jour on the energy front these days, but Congress should start looking beyond it in order to get a head start on the next big fight. In that vain, Sen. Ted Cruz gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation on Feb. 10, telling Republicans to...
By David Harsanyi | 03/14/14 10:49 AM
I'll let the experts churn out opinions on what should be done about Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But it does appear that many of them refuse to accept a number of truths about the world. Take these, for instance.
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