Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says that if he is elected president, he will send legislation to Congress on his first day in office to repeal Obamacare “lock, stock and barrel”. And in order to “light a fire under Congress” to pass his repeal legislation, Walker vowed to sign “an executive order that will pull back the special deal President Obama put in place for Congress.”
August 18, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT
August 18, 2015, 10:34 AM EDT
Less than half of Americans (49 percent) now say they support Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Only 5 percent of Americans said that Common Core has had a “strongly positive” impact on their local schools, with 19 percent characterizing the impact as “strongly negative.”
August 14, 2015, 5:19 PM EDT
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General John Roth admits that he “cannot validate” the exact number of work permits that were issued to illegal aliens after a federal judge halted the process because the data provided to him by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is “unreliable”.
August 13, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT
Federal subsidies have created a massive “green bubble” in the solar industry that is in danger of bursting when they expire next year, leaving taxpayers on the hook for billions of dollars, according to a report by the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA).
August 12, 2015, 4:28 PM EDT
The Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) is offering college Title IX coordinators an “investigation in a box” – a 250-page kit that guides them through the stages of investigating potential civil rights violations on their campuses.
August 11, 2015, 11:27 AM EDT
Bishop Thomas Paprocki says that the “moral decadence of our 21st century Western world now rivals the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.”
U.S. House and Senate Each Said They Had Only 45 Employees--Then Signed Up 12,359 for Insurance on Obamacare 'Small-Business' Exchange
August 10, 2015, 3:59 PM EDT
Eighty-six percent of the enrollees in the District of Columbia’s Small Business Exchange are members of Congress, congressional staff members, and their spouses and dependents, according to an appeal filed with the D.C. Court of Appeals by Judicial Watch.
August 5, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT
Melissa Farrell, director of research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) in Houston, told undercover actors from the Center for Medical Progress posing as buyers of fetal body parts for a fictitious human biologics firm that she enjoys dissecting aborted babies.
Court Clears Way for Individuals to Challenge Obamacare Regulation Requiring Contraceptive-Abortifacient Coverage
July 27, 2015, 6:33 PM EDT
A three-judge appellate panel ruled unanimously last week that a Missouri state senator and his wife can move forward with their lawsuit against Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell over an Obamacare mandate that forces them to purchase health insurance that includes abortifacient contraceptives and sterilization in violation of their religious beliefs.
July 24, 2015, 5:04 PM EDT
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has endorsed a recommendation by his affordable housing committee to develop Sharia-compliant mortgages as a way to help Muslims buy homes.
July 24, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT
The Thomas More Society, a public interest law firm based in Chicago, is seeking abortion records from the city’s publicly-funded Stroger Hospital after a Planned Parenthood executive in California suggested the hospital as a possible source for harvested fetal organs.
July 23, 2015, 3:17 PM EDT
Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark says that the current Pentagon policy of not allowing U.S. military personnel stationed at recruiting centers to bring their weapons to work should not be changed.
July 22, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT
Eleven Republican senators are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to conduct “a full investigation” of Planned Parenthood in order to determine whether the nation’s largest abortion provider violated a federal law that prohibits the sale of human fetal tissue.
July 16, 2015, 1:12 PM EDT
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said that “Indiana will not comply” with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations that would for the first time limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants.
July 15, 2015, 3:29 PM EDT
Media Research Center (MRC) Culture Vice President Dan Gainor accused ABC and CBS of ignoring an undercover video purportedly showing Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services, discussing how to perform abortions without “crushing” the fetal organs so they could be sold.
July 14, 2015, 10:50 AM EDT
After a 3 billion-mile, nearly decade-long journey through space, the National Space and Aeronautic Administration’s (NASA) New Horizons spacecraft has finally reached Pluto.
July 14, 2015, 9:32 AM EDT
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) sharply criticized the deal Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated with Iran that lifts economic sanctions in exchange for Iran’s pledge to freeze its nuclear weapons program for the next 10 years.
July 10, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT
Katherine Archuleta resigned Friday as the director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) a month after the agency first announced that cyberhackers had stolen the personal data of what was eventually revealed to be 21.5 million current and former federal employees from the agency’s Central Personnel Data File.
July 8, 2015, 1:48 PM EDT
A federal judge in Virginia has ordered the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to cancel six of the Washington Redskins’ registered trademarks because their depiction of an Indian brave is considered offensive to Native Americans.
July 7, 2015, 3:56 PM EDT
Obamacare is exhibiting early signs of a “death spiral” as hundreds of insurance plans listed on the federally-run exchanges in 37 states and the District of Columbia request double-digit premium increases for 2016, says David Hogberg, a health care analyst and senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR)