Pelosi’s Top Legislative Priority Would Punish Dissenters on LGBT Issues

Nancy Pelosi made headlines last week stating that if Democrats reclaim the House of Representatives, a top agenda item will be to pass laws banning disagreement on LGBT issues. Of course those aren’t the exact words she used, but when “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” are elevated to protected classes in antidiscrimination law, that’s the […]

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Trump Traveling to Pennsylvania, as White House Fends Off Media Blame

President Donald Trump will meet Tuesday in Pennsylvania with family members of those murdered during the weekend massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced. “The American people reject hatred, bigotry, prejudice, and violence,” Sanders said. “We are a nation that believes in religious liberty, tolerance, and respect. We are […]

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Meet 5 Young African-Americans Who Want to Give Trump a Chance

For hundreds of young African-Americans gathered in the nation’s capital for a few days to learn about leadership, visiting the White House to be encouraged by President Donald Trump definitely was a high point. The surging economy under Trump, participant R.C. Maxwell said, “should be the single most important issue for the black community.” In […]

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We Hear You: Remembering American History, Learning From the Russians, and Understanding Religious Freedom

Editor’s note: Our audience responded to Jarrett Stepman’s commentary on Americans’ weakening grasp on our history. Some of that feedback leads off this week’s collection of comments. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Excellent wake-up moment, Jarrett Stepman (“Americans Have Almost Entirely Forgotten Their History”). Now how do we correct this disparity? I agree […]

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11 Dead in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting; Gunman Faces Hate Crime Charges

The Justice Department is filing federal hate crime charges against Robert Bowers, 46, the man police say shot and killed 11 people during a baby-naming ceremony Saturday morning at a Pittsburgh synagogue, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said hours later. “These alleged crimes are reprehensible and utterly repugnant to the values of this nation,” Sessions said […]

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More Political Figures Targeted as Manhunt Intensifies in Mail-Bomb Case

The search for suspects in the attempted delivery of packages resembling bombs to prominent Democratic political figures continues as investigators try to figure out who sent the suspicious packages and why. The number of potential crime scenes reached 10, as law enforcement officials found more packages addressed to high-profile figures, including former Vice President Joe […]

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How Trump’s New Rule Aims to Expand Health Coverage and Lower Costs

The Trump administration just announced a major regulatory change, effective Jan. 1, 2020, that could significantly expand access to affordable health coverage and increase the choice of health plans, particularly among workers and their families in small businesses. The proposed rule, jointly developed by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury Department, […]

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At Bill Signing, Trump Vows to Make ‘Extremely Big Dent’ in Opioid Crisis

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed bipartisan legislation to combat opioid abuse and highlighted the progress made so far in the fight. “Together, we will defeat this epidemic—it’s a true epidemic—as one people, one family, and one magnificent nation under God,” he said. Trump secured $6 billion in federal funding to fight the problem—the most […]

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