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  • More Clinton White House records to be released

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives plans to release more documents from former President Bill Clinton's administration on April 18, officials say. The White House papers are being closely monitored by media organizations and historians as former secretary of state and U.S. senator...

  • House hangs IRS hopes on Holder's help

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • House hangs IRS hopes on Holder’s help • Election year ObamaCare delay to add $6.2 trillion to debt • Ya think? Coy Hillary says ‘I am thinking about’ 2016 • Baier Tracks: Think green • Flying burrito...

  • Survey says ObamaCare rate shocks accelerating

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Survey says ObamaCare rate shocks accelerating • Boehner opens door to more criminal charges for IRS • White House mansplains misleading gender pay stats • Koch-backed group flips script on Dems • Is he the...

  • A look at bills approved by General Assembly

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday: COMMON CORE Maryland approved some adjustments to implementing standards defining what K-12 students should know in language arts and math by the end of each...

  • GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it. Democrats...

  • The fix is in: Dems push ObamaCare remedies

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • The fix is in: Dems push ObamaCare remedies • Jeb tweaks base, says GOP needs ‘bigger vision’ • Bubba leans right, calls for spending control, compromise • Brown to declare candidacy Thursday • The biggest...

  • Va. governor announces new appointments

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced another round of appointments, including posts dealing with labor and industry and public safety. Named commissioner of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry is Carlton "Ray" Davenport. He previously was with the Virginia AFL-CIO...

  • Md. legislative session enters last day

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers will be putting finishing touches on measures related to marijuana and an increase in the minimum wage on the last day of the state's legislative session. The session is scheduled to end at midnight Monday. The House of Delegates approved a marijuana...

  • Ohio voters to weigh renewal of public works funds

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters will have the chance to decide in May whether to renew a public works program that funds repairs and upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The ballot issue would allow the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through the...

  • McAuliffe signs slew of bills

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a slew of bills into law, including ones that will reduce the number standardized tests students have to take, toughen penalties for celebratory gun fire, and require new textbooks to label the body of water separating Japan and the Koreas...

  • Some hear race echoes in Va. gay marriage ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To some people in Virginia, the fight over legalization of same-sex marriage echoes a decades-old battle over the state's 1924 law banning marriage between white and black people. "You're talking about pure prejudice as the basis of both laws," argued Philip J. Hirschkop,...

  • Hold the stinkburger: Hillary denounces 'pure partisanship'

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Hold the stinkburger: Hillary denounces ‘pure partisanship’ • ObamaCare still crashing • Power Play races to watch • History reconsiders Bush the elder • Permatweet HOLD THE STINKBURGER: HILLARY DENOUNCES...

  • 'Cuban Twitter' heads to hearings in Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. government agency that secretly created a "Cuban Twitter" communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba is expected to testify before a senator who thinks the whole idea was dumb. The congressional hearing could resolve...

  • Gray, Bowser to attend Democratic unity breakfast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's Democratic Party says Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser will be attending a breakfast intended to promote party unity. Bowser defeated Gray and six others in Tuesday's mayoral primary. Following her victory, she called for the...

  • Brown signs bill to strengthen campaign finance

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation giving California's political watchdog agency more authority to enforce the state's campaign finance laws and investigate suspected wrongdoing. AB800 by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Gordon of Menlo Park was drafted in...



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Closing of the Academic Mind

    From Brandeis on the Atlantic to Azusa on the Pacific, an iron curtain has descended across academia. Behind that line lie all the classrooms of the ancient schools of America. Wesleyan, Brown,...

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  • Why Not an Open Convention?

    When the Republican National Committee adopted a new primary calendar in January, few people fully thought through the impact. Successfully and necessarily fighting the last war, Chairman Reince...

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  • NATO Is Still the Answer

    The continuing Ukraine crisis raises both a critical “what if?” question and a pressing policy issue. What if, in April 2008, the Europeans had not rejected President Bush’s proposal to...

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