Rep. Steve King: House Did NOT Defund Obamacare

(CNSNews.com) – Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) said that ObamaCare funding has not been completely cut despite the passage on Friday of several GOP amendments to de-fund implementation of the law through fiscal year 2011, which ends Sept. 30. In fact, $105.5 billion in automatic federal spending for ObamaCare is still in place. King, in an […]

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Conscience Regulations: HHS Stops (Just) Short of Rescission

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its long-awaited decision today on rescinding conscience regulations to protect health care providers from having to engage in medical procedures to which they object on religious or moral grounds. Because a real concern existed that the Obama Administration might repeal these 2008 regulations outright, the […]

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No Celebration on Stimulus Anniversary

Today marked the two-year anniversary of President Obama’s economic stimulus law. But based on the reaction from Capitol Hill, there was little reason to celebrate. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) held a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Wednesday morning with Heritage’s J.D. Foster, George Mason University economics professor Russell Roberts, and Stanford University economics […]

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HHS Set to Become First Trillion-Dollar-Per-Year Agency; Cost More Than Entire LBJ Gov’t

(CNSNews.com) – According to the budget released Monday by President Barack Obama, the Department of Health and Human Services is now set to become the nation’s first $1-trillion-per-year Cabinet department in 2014, the same year the health-care law signed by President Barack Obama last year is due to take full effect. In fact, HHS already […]

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Arizona Fights Back on Immigration and Is not Alone

While the economy obviously remains the most important issue in American politics, another issue, immigration, refuses to fade away.  Opponents of illegal immigration have continued their fight in the legal and legislative arena. Arizona’s Republicans, who previously led the fight by passing a bill that would mandate police to verify whether a suspect was in […]

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