Why This Family Struggled to Secure Health Insurance Under Obamacare for Their 4-Year-Old Son

When Lindsay Franks received a letter from the Department of Health and Human Services’ health insurance marketplace in January, she was certain it was a scam. “Important,” the letter read. “Respond within 60 days to keep your Marketplace health coverage.” The message, dated Jan. 13, 2015, looked official, with the federal marketplace’s logo pasted in […]

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The Latest Aggressive Moves From China, North Korea

Like a moth to a flame, it’s easy to be drawn to issues in the Middle East (Yemen, Islamic State and Iran) or Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine), but it’s important to keep an eye on other emerging foreign policy and national security issues, too. For example, the Pacific isn’t really that “pacific.” Let’s start with […]

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Here’s 14 Fun Facts About Hillary Clinton’s First Democratic Challenger for President

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has represented Vermont as an independent in the House and Senate for nearly 25 years, has provided Hillary Rodham Clinton with a challenger for the Democratic nomination for president. In his characteristic get-to-the-point style, Sanders earlier this week skipped over a formal declaration of candidacy – he had hinted at it for months […]

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The Truth About GOP Budgets: They Never Balance

In Washington, the conservative thing to do these days is to champion a balanced budget. Quite recently, in fact, Republicans have congratulated themselves for passing two budgets (one in each house of Congress) that, on their face, will achieve balance within 10 years. However, there is more to this story. When you remove the Enron-style […]

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Cartoon: Putin’s Latest Action

The Heritage Foundation’s Lee Edwards wrote about Vladimir Putin’s latest aggression earlier this week: Washington policymakers are overlooking a potentially serious foreign policy crisis: the mounting Russian pressure, economic, political and military, on the tiny but strategically located Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Within the Baltic states, all of which have sizeable Russian […]

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Hear From Both Sides of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

The Supreme Court’s oral arguments on same-sex marriage drew supporters and opponents to Washington, D.C. Jeff Mateer, general counsel for the Liberty Institute, and Marc Solomon, national campaign director for Freedom to Marry, were inside the courtroom. After the court adjourned, they spoke to The Daily Signal about their perspectives on the case. Source material […]

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