Tehran Hits Back at Trump’s New Sanctions, Vows to Retaliate

(CNSNews.com) – Iran pledged Tuesday to retaliate after the Trump administration coupled its certification of the regime’s compliance with the nuclear deal with new sanctions targeting the ballistic missile program and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Calling the new measures “contemptible and worthless,” the foreign ministry said Iran would respond by imposing sanctions against […]

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The American Dream Is in Crisis

Every year, The Heritage Foundation publishes a collection of data, charts, and thoughtful contextual pieces under the heading of the Index of Culture and Opportunity. Its title is a nod to something often lost in our politics these days: that culture and opportunity are linked together, that the opportunities that exist in our society and […]

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McConnell: We Will Vote Next Week on Motion to Proceed on Health Care Bill

(CNSNews.com) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told reporters at the White House Wednesday that the Senate will vote next week on a motion to proceed, saying Republican senators wouldn’t be able to honor their commitment to the voters to repeal or replace Obamacare “unless we get on the bill.” McConnell and other Republican […]

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House Republicans Lay Out Their Plan to Rein in the EPA

House Republicans released their proposal to balance the federal budget in 10 years, which included their plans to rein in the regulatory power of the Environmental Protection Agency. Republicans plan three broad reforms for the EPA: reduce its funding, cut global warming programs, and eliminate the agency’s policy office. “The Environmental Protection Agency has long […]

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Trump’s Son in Less Legal Jeopardy Than Son-in-Law Over Russia Meeting, FBI Veteran Says

Even if Donald Trump Jr. helped set up a meeting last year with a Russian lawyer in hopes of learning dirt on Hillary Clinton, the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and another official Trump campaign operative could face greater legal problems, a former FBI official says. “For today, and this could change tomorrow, but today I […]

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We Hear You: The Minimum Wage, Welfare, Medicaid … and Walling Off the Eiffel Tower

Editor’s note: Jarrett Stepman’s commentaries for The Daily Signal ring bells with readers. See for yourself in this selection of responses.—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Jarrett Stepman writes in opposition to Seattle’s having raised the minimum wage: “Lincoln saw the ‘opportunity society’ and reaping the fruits of one’s labor as fundamental to the growth and […]

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Most of Obama’s Green Policies Persist at Department of Defense

As Congress considers green projects in a military spending bill, the Trump administration hasn’t staked out a strong case on whether to roll back the Obama administration’s aggressive push for biofuels, wind, solar, and other renewables in the military. “The Pentagon has bought into climate change because it makes it politically more acceptable,” @myronebell says. […]

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