‘A Strategy Doomed to Failure’: Conservatives Fault GOP Leadership After Homeland Security Funding Fight

Days after President Obama delivered his Nov. 20 speech outlining executive actions on immigration, conservatives pressed Republican leaders to wage a fight while the issue was fresh on the minds of voters. “From the onset, we really believed it was a poor strategy,” says @RepMattSalmon Republicans had just made historic electoral gains in the House […]

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Mind the Gap! China Increasing Its Defense Spending, While U.S. Holds Defense Dollars Constant

Despite the much-vaunted “Asia pivot,” American defense spending and force allocations haven’t shifted that much to Asia. As China’s economy exhibits signs of slowing down, there have been questions about whether this would affect Chinese defense spending. China’s officials made clear that it would not when they announced this week that defense spending would again […]

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Senate Fails to Override Obama’s Keystone XL Veto. See How Your Senators Voted.

On Wednesday, the Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Sixty-two senators voted to authorize construction of the pipeline, five short of the 67 votes needed to override a presidential veto. Thirty-seven voted to sustain the veto. President Obama’s ridiculous veto of #Keystone prevented a great […]

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Can Obama Raise Your Taxes Without Congressional Approval?

The U.S. Constitution requires that tax bills originate in the House of Representatives. So could President Obama really impose a tax hike on Americans through executive action? White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that Obama is “very interested” in raising taxes without congressional approval, according to a report by Townhall. Recently, Sen. Bernie […]

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Who Has the Last Word When It Comes to Redistricting?

The Supreme Court heard a vigorous debate today over who ultimately has the constitutional authority to determine where the boundary lines are drawn for congressional districts. Paul Clement, former solicitor general under the George W. Bush administration, argued on behalf of Arizona state legislators in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. He was up […]

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Why Are Lawmakers Attacking This Archbishop for Requiring Catholic Teachers to Not Slam Catholicism?

If McDonald’s told its employees that it was unacceptable to diss its fast food as gross, disgusting or unhealthy at either McDonald’s or in a public setting, would it elicit a heated reaction from lawmakers? Probably not. So why are lawmakers getting involved in a Catholic bishop’s decision to tell diocesan employees he expected them […]

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Met With a Coalition of Conservatives Friday. Here’s How the Meeting Went.

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen met with a coalition of conservatives on Friday to discuss monetary policy. In December, a coalition of conservative groups led by American Principles in Action requested a meeting with Yellen after she had a similar meeting with left-leaning groups. She accepted their invitation. In an interview with The Daily Signal, Steve Lonegan, […]

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Congress Approves One-Week Pact to Fund Homeland Security, but Immigration Fight Lingers

After Congress tonight approved a one-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security just hours before a midnight deadline, Republican lawmakers still struggled over how to fund the agency beyond seven days while fulfilling their stated goal of stopping President Obama’s immigration actions. “I am not sure how it is all going to end,” […]

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Hail to the Narcissistic King Obama

(Conservativepapers.com) The narcissistic boy king has just declared himself dictator and the constitution void.  Obama getting bolder and bolder each month, continually exceeding his authority and breaking the law, yet nobody does a thing.  The bold Obama is now daring Republicans to vote on whether or not his executive actions are legal. Discussing opposition to […]

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