We Hear You: Declaring a National Emergency at the Border

Editor’s note: Border security and the president’s power to declare a national emergency to address it—as he did Friday—remain major concerns for The Daily Signal’s audience. This week’s selection of comments reflects that. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: As a counselor in a prison, I could not count the number of inmates […]

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New York’s Illegal Immigrants 1 Step Closer to Driver’s Licenses

The New York City Council passed a resolution by a full vote Wednesday that will edge the state Assembly and Senate toward passing legislation allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses, according to a report by Columbia University’s student-led NY City Lens. City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Democrat representing the 10th Council District, introduced the […]

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Media Misses: Former NYT Editor Called Out for Plagiarism in Book ‘Merchants of Truth’

Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is being called out for plagiarizing in her new book “Merchants of Truth.” While Abramson has made some interesting comments about left-wing bias at the Times, which we’ve pointed out previously on this show, it’s clear that some of her journalistic practices haven’t exactly been kosher. […]

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Florida’s Universal Education Choice Moment

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Friday that the state legislature intends to establish Equal Opportunity Scholarships designed to end the current waiting list on the tax credit scholarship program—a move the Republican chief executive supports. The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship—which provides scholarships to eligible children to attend a private school of choice, and which is […]

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Parkland Massacre Survivor, Father of Victim Reflect on a Year Fighting for School Safety

One year after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 students and staff dead, Kyle Kashuv and Andrew Pollack have emerged as two of the most prominent and outspoken critics of Broward County officials and defenders of the Second Amendment. Pollack, who lost his daughter Meadow, 18, in the massacre on Feb. 14, […]

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A Year After Parkland Shooting, Gun Control Activists Still Misdiagnose the Problem

Any credible doctor will say that having the right diagnosis is important. If a patient receives the wrong diagnosis, he is almost certain to begin the wrong treatment. That can mean not just that the patient doesn’t get any better, but that the “treatment” actively harms him. Imagine, for example, starting chemotherapy for a broken […]

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7 Things to Know About Rep. Ilhan Omar

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign over anti-Semitic remarks the freshman lawmaker has made. “I think she should either resign from Congress, or she should certainly resign from the House Foreign Affairs Committee,” Trump said of the Minnesota Democrat during a Cabinet meeting. Here are six things to know about […]

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