Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Over Merrick Garland Nomination, Shows Why ‘Emoluments’ Suit Against Trump Will Fail

Written on April 21st, 2017 by kalelno shouts
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Over Merrick Garland Nomination, Shows Why ‘Emoluments’ Suit Against Trump Will Fail
On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the case of Michel v. McConnell, where the courts below rejected a citizen’s effort to sue senators for inaction on […]

State Department Confirms Iran Compliant With Nuclear Deal, but Warns Tehran Still on Notice

Written on April 20th, 2017 by kalelone shout
State Department Confirms Iran Compliant With Nuclear Deal, but Warns Tehran Still on Notice
With a new White House, many have wondered about the fate of the 2015 nuclear agreement made between the Obama administration and Iran. The Trump administration’s stance on the agreement […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Religious Liberty Case

Written on April 19th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Religious Liberty Case
On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church’s case against the state of Missouri—a case involving discrimination by the state in giving out publicly funded grants. […]

Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

Written on April 18th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
When Americans file their taxes, it’s natural to wonder, “Where do my tax dollars go? What do they fund? And what don’t they fund?” According to the latest Congressional Budget […]

Why US Economic Growth May Be Stronger Than We Think

Written on April 17th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
Why US Economic Growth May Be Stronger Than We Think
Could the U.S. economy be growing more than the official growth figures let on? In a recent National Bureau of Economic Research working paper, “Why is Growth Better in the […]

The University of Virginia’s Fight to Protect Free Speech

Written on April 16th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
The University of Virginia’s Fight to Protect Free Speech
According to some observers, college campuses are facing a “free speech crisis.” From author Charles Murray, who faced violent protests at Middlebury College, to Manhattan Institute scholar Heather Mac Donald, who was […]

In Jim Jordan They Trust: Back Home, Voters Put Faith in Obamacare Foe

Written on April 15th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
MINSTER, Ohio—Across the country, Republicans in Congress are returning home to face angry constituents at town halls and other public events, voters in both parties who want answers from elected […]

Think US Needs Better Airline Service? Deregulate Airlines to Enhance Competition

Written on April 14th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
United Airlines is taking a public relations beating for its remarkably poor customer service. This has spurred a flurry of uninformed calls for more government regulation of airline practices. Derek […]

Rising Tensions on Korean Peninsula Put Region at Risk

Written on April 14th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
When Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Asia earlier this year, the principle objective was to reassure allies that the Trump administration would […]

Anti-Semitism Envoy Not To Be Appointed in Trump Administration

Written on April 13th, 2017 by kalelno shouts
The Trump administration will leave empty the office of the U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, according to a former State Department official. President Donald Trump has yet […]
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