How Some Republicans Want to Employ a Rarely Used Tool to Revive the Export-Import Bank

In a show of dissatisfaction with Republican leaders, a group of House Republicans is attempting to reauthorize the controversial Export-Import Bank through a legislative procedure that rarely succeeds. According to reports, Rep. Stephen Fincher, R-Tenn., is collecting signatures for a discharge petition, which would force a vote on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. Fincher began […]

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Jason Chaffetz Is Running for Speaker of the House. Here Are 20 Facts About Him.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is planning to run for House speaker, Politico reported Friday. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced last week that he will resign as speaker and forfeit his congressional seat at the end of this month. Contenders for House speaker include Reps. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Daniel Webster, R-Fla. Here are 20 facts about […]

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Sharyl Attkisson Takes on Sunday News Shows With ‘Full Measure’

When former CBS News investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson arrived at Washington’s Newseum on Wednesday night for a party celebrating the launch of her new Sunday show “Full Measure,” the only thing she seemed nervous about was whether or not she needed a ticket for admittance. Stopping in front of the event’s check-in host before riding the […]

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He Escaped From a North Korean Prison Camp. Now He’s Showing the World His Torture Scars.

SEOUL, South Korea—In an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal, human-rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk shows scars that he suffered from torture inside a North Korean prison camp. Shin was born in a North Korean prison in 1982 and made a daring escape in 2005. He allowed The Daily Signal to film his back and buttocks, […]

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Cecile Richards Has ‘Never Heard’ of Abortion Survivors. Here’s Two.

Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, testified that she was unaware that unborn children can sometimes survive abortion attempts during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Tuesday, despite testimony from two abortion survivors before Congress earlier this month.   During the hearing, Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., asked Richards, “If a child survives an abortion […]

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Cruz Fights Alone to Stop Senate from Funding Planned Parenthood and Iran Nuclear Deal

By Jerry A. Kane Last night Ted Cruz couldn’t get his Republican Senate colleagues to back his proposed amendment to stop funding Planned Parenthood for one year and to prevent the Obama administration from using funds to implement the Iran nuclear deal until Congress can examine the additional agreements or “side deals” between the terrorist […]

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Boehner Challenger Mark Meadows Does Not Feel ‘Vindicated’ After Speaker Resigns

Rep. Mark Meadows, whose rare motion to depose House Speaker John Boehner expedited the top leader’s decision to retire, does not take any personal satisfaction out of the leadership change he helped inspire. Meadows did not spend the weekend popping champagne, or charting his own path to the top. He didn’t even go home to […]

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Mark Levin on John Boehner’s Resignation: ‘It’s a Good Day, But Here’s the Problem…’

Conservative commentator and radio talk show host Mark Levin warns that conservatives shouldn’t grow complacent after House Speaker John Boehner’s resignation. Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Friday that he will resign both his position as speaker and his seat in Congress at the end of October. “It’s a great day,” said Levin, speaking at the Values Voter […]

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