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  • Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president

    As she talks to the press, Warren is repeating previous statements that she will not run for president in 2016. But her denials aren't really denials, and her party's unique presidential circumstances give Warren plenty of room to run.

  • Expanding Medicaid will become harder for GOP governors after 2016

    A big part of the pitch for states to participate in the Medicaid expansion through President Obama's health care law is rooted in the fallacy that it represents “free” money from Washington. Republican governors who have fought conservatives to expand Medicaid in their states have relied...

  • Oregon to investigate the burning of aborted babies for electricity

    Earlier this week, news broke of an energy plant in Marion County, Ore., receiving aborted babies from British Columbia to burn for electricity.

  • Visa's 2Q profit jumps 26 pct as payments grow

    Visa Inc.'s profit jumped 26 percent in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service revenue and a one-time tax gain. The debit and credit card payments processor reported net income of $1.6 billion, or $2.52 per share,...

  • Government to review Northwestern bid to unionize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights. It said a previously scheduled vote by...

  • Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another. The agreement announced Thursday averts a Silicon Valley trial that...

  • Political figures disavow Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's racial comments

    Political figures and commentators of all stripes have denounced embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy for making racially charged comments about African-Americans. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Bundy a "hateful racist" after the New York Times on Thursday quoted the...

  • Cliven Bundy's pro-slavery, racist comments sour supporters

    Cliven Bundy's pro-slavery, racist comments have soured a lot of the conservative supporters who regarded his fight with the Bureau of Land Management as a good opportunity to question the federal government's control over vast swaths of federal land. “I want to tell you one more thing I...

  • FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first ever U.S.-approved alternative to the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas HPV test to detect the human...

  • Jeb Bush cheers Canada-styled 'express entry' immigration reform

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush isn't backing away from his push for comprehensive immigration reform, taking to Twitter to cheer a super-fast new system in Canada that matches jobs to the skills of immigrants. “Canada has an economically driven immigration system. Why can’t we fix our broken...

  • VIDEO: Democrats lash out at big spenders, big polluters

    Environmental advocates on Capitol Hill are lashing out at the Koch Brothers' influence on American politics, accusing the conservative duo of being polluters and calling for limits on their power.   Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., explains, "The congress has been dominated and influenced too...

  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections. The attack struck during...

  • Another state gives up on running its own Obamacare exchange

    Oregon's "top information-technology official" is giving up on the state running its own Obamacare insurance exchange, as Maryland has already done. "Alex Pettit, the state's top information-technology official, will recommend that Oregon move to the federal health insurance exchange,...

  • Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility.

  • FOIA suggests Hillary Clinton allies helped State embellish 'accomplishments'

    The State Department is facing new scrutiny in the aftermath of its inability this week to name an accomplishment of a major initiative under former Secretary State Hillary Clinton, an embarrassing episode that overshadowed the release of the title of her new book, “Hard Choices.”



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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