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  • Self-defense debate roiled by Ft. Hood shooting

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Self-defense debate roiled by Ft. Hood shooting • States start undercutting Obama’s enrollment claims • Mondo fundraiser for Hillary tonight • Georgia Senate frontrunner’s video gaffe • Big Papi gets taki,...

  • ObamaCare is here to stay, and that’s no help to Democrats

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • ObamaCare is here to stay, and that’s no help to Democrats • Supremes void overall campaign contribution limits • Ex-CIA chief takes hot seat on Benghazi • Osborn get vets group backing • Chinese takeout...

  • GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will press General Motors' new CEO at a hearing Tuesday about why GM sold cars with an ignition switch that failed to meet its own specifications, and then failed to heed the recommendations of engineers to fix the part. In all, they will want to know why it took GM...

  • Prime time to dump Sebelius?

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Prime time to dump Sebelius? • Fade to Gray: Dem scandals on display in DC vote • De Blasio booed in Opening Day debut • We knew Defense cuts were steep, but… • The town that’s wild as a mink but sweet as...

  • Minimum wage value falling but fairness is debated

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal minimum wage has been below what's needed to keep a family of three out of poverty since 1980. It's also well shy of the peak of its buying power almost half a century ago. Is the current $7.25 hourly minimum fair? Is now the time to raise it, and if so, by how...

  • After four year countdown, no ignition for ObamaCare

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • After four year countdown, no ignition for ObamaCare • ObamaCare voter form pre-marked for Dems • Christie backtracks on ‘occupied territories’ • New Hampshire GOP hits Shaheen over promises • A very...

  • Gerrymandering distorts Virginia's House makeup

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Take a look at Virginia's congressional delegation and you might think it's the same old reliably Republican state that backed 10 GOP presidential candidates in a row, starting with Richard Nixon in 1968. But that 8-3 Republican advantage in the delegation is misleading....

  • Some push for changing Md.'s redistricting process

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in a long-criticized process: There isn't much preventing a party with strong control of state government from drawing the state's congressional map to its benefit. In heavily Democratic...

  • Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The head of the state's largest labor union say his organization would oppose any moves by lawmakers to raise the minimum wage ahead of a ballot measure. The Juneau Empire reports (http://is.gd/iFwMUj) Alaska AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami spoke to lawmakers Saturday...

  • NYC mayor's next big push: affordable housing

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda: massively expanding affordable housing, increasing wages for the working class and overhauling...

  • Congress to seek answers on delayed GM recall

    DENVER (AP) — New General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been cooperative with members of Congress investigating why the company did not act sooner to address a potentially deadly defect in some of its small cars, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette said. DeGette, a Democrat from Colorado who is the ranking...

  • Clinton aides pursued legacy in his 2nd term

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bill Clinton's top aides began debating how to build a presidential legacy days after he won re-election in 1996, newly released documents show. The 2,500 pages of documents released Friday from the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., ranged from...

  • The ObamaCare numbers that really matter

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • The ObamaCare numbers that really matter • Invading countries is just so passé • Obama-style attacks on Cotton called bogus • Christie takes hot seat on ‘The Kelly File’ • Stench of failure THE OBAMACARE...

  • Dem fractures deepen on ObamaCare

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Dem fractures deepen on ObamaCare • Warren to the rescue in Braley’s farmer fiasco • Dem candidate charged in guns for funds sting • Top 2016 contenders converge on The Strip • This candidate’s got stones,...

  • Warner has 15-point lead on Gillespie in poll

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new poll shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has a 15-point advantage over former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie. The Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Warner has a 46-31 advantage over Gillespie, the favorite to win the...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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