How Obamacare Is Eroding Private Insurance

The Senate has now failed to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. The longer Congress delays or avoids action, the more the problems are likely to grow and compound. The most common and publicized problems with the law have been the skyrocketing premiums and withdrawal of insurers from Obamacare exchanges—consequences that have flown in […]

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3 Republicans Join Democrats to Defeat Obamacare Repeal

Republican Sens. John McCain, Lisa Murkowski, and Susan Collins joined Democrats to keep Obamacare, at least for now. The “skinny repeal” bill managed to get only 49 votes, with every Democrat and the three Republicans voting against the scaled-down version of the repeal and replace bill.  Just before 2 a.m. Friday, Senate Majority Mitch McConnell, […]

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What Jeff Sessions Thinks About Trump’s Attacks

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he’s hurt by President Donald Trump’s recent criticism, but he’s confident he made the right decision recusing himself from the Russia investigation. In an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson that aired Thursday night, Sessions vowed to continue his work as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. “I’m confident […]

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Levin: GOP ‘Lied Their Way Into Office,’ Perpetrated ‘Greatest Hoax in Modern Politics’

Nationally syndicated radio talk show host Mark Levin blasted Republicans in yet another Facebook note on Wednesday, saying they “lied their way into office” and perpetrated the “greatest hoax in modern politics.” “Here comes rationing, long waiting periods, and massive red-tape,” said Mark Levin in all caps on. “The Republicans lied their way into office […]

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Trump Wants to Shut Down OPIC. Will His Nominee Do It?

In its fiscal year 2018 budget, the Trump administration “proposes ceasing new business operations and initiating the wind-down of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation starting in 2018 to reduce unnecessary federal interventions that distort the free market.” A report this month by Heritage Foundation analysts explains in detail why this is an excellent idea. And […]

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The Key to Making Local Communities Strong Again

How strong are America’s communities? Sadly, we know from decades of research, including work by the Social Capital Project, that they are growing weaker. Men and women are having fewer children in total, and they are also having fewer children within wedlock. Between 1970 and 2015, births to single mothers rose from 11 percent of […]

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Amid Trump’s Threats, Conservatives Rally Around Sessions

Immigration hawks and law enforcement—two key elements of the coalition that helped elect Donald Trump as president—rushed to the defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, as Trump continued his public criticism of an early political ally. “We will see what happens. Time will tell,” @POTUS says. Trump could face grave political consequences if […]

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