6 Things to Know About AG Nominee William Barr

William Barr is a former U.S. attorney general, an advocate of investigating Hillary Clinton, and a bagpipe player for 60 years. President Donald Trump announced Friday that he would nominate Barr, 68, to serve again as attorney general. He previously served in the position from November 1991 to January 1993 under President George H.W. Bush, […]

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Podcast: The ‘Problematic Women’ on Online Dating, Lena Dunham’s New Apology

Today is our “Problematic Women” edition of our podcast, and The Daily Signal’s Kelsey Harkness and Ginny Montalbano are joined by Beverly Hallberg to discuss her article on why she’d rather die alone than online date anymore. Plus: They chat about how Lena Dunham is apologizing for defending a male friend of hers accused of […]

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Podcast: George W. Bush Remembers His Dad

Who better to celebrate the legacy of our 41st president than his son? Today’s episode features the recording of George W. Bush’s memorable, touching, and funny words commemorating George H.W. Bush’s life. The Daily Signal podcast is available on Ricochet, iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play, or Stitcher. All of our podcasts can be found at DailySignal.com/podcasts. If you like what you hear, […]

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Cohen, Manafort Developments Don’t Reveal Any Illegal Conduct or Collusion by Trump, His Campaign

Amid the media hysteria over Michael Cohen’s guilty plea and discussions between the lawyers representing Paul Manafort and President Donald Trump, it’s important to understand from a legal standpoint what this means—and what it does not. We don’t know what other evidence special counsel Robert Mueller may have that hasn’t yet been disclosed. But the […]

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When Federalism and a Law Against Female Genital Mutilation Collide

A federal district court recently invoked constitutional principles of federalism to invalidate a federal criminal statute in a case that involves a grisly crime—female genital mutilation. Congress can amend this statute, whether or not the government appeals the case—and perhaps it should, but not without clarifying the reach of the statute. That’s because, if Congress […]

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Podcast: Houston Remembers George H.W. Bush

Did you know George and Barbara Bush attended the Houston rodeo? Houston native Ginny Montalbano talks to her dad, who was also involved in the rodeo, about the times the Bushes participated—as well as their impact on the community. Plus: A Michigan lawmaker is promoting a resolution urging fast-food chains to stop classifying kids meals […]

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Michigan Lawmakers Urge Fast-Food Chains to Stop Offering ‘Gender-Classified’ Toys

More than a dozen Michigan lawmakers support a resolution in the state’s House of Representatives pressuring fast-food chains like McDonald’s to eliminate “gender-classified” toys from their children’s meals. State Rep. Leslie Love, D-Detroit, who introduced House Resolution No. 49 on Wednesday, told The Daily Signal in a phone interview that the purpose of her resolution […]

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Podcast: The Importance of Civics Education

On today’s show, we’re talking about civics. At a time when students across the country lack a basic understanding of government and economics, one university is doing something about it. We’ll feature an interview with Paul Carrese, founding director of the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. We’ll also […]

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