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Cal Thomas: No more aid to the Palestinian Authority

...Authority, which has been provided in the false hope that "moderation" would prevail over terrorism. According to the Congressional Research Service, "Since the establishment of limited Palestinian self-rule in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the mid-1990s...
Rich Lowry: Obama's hilarious lawlessness

...executive overreach. It takes a truly blithe spirit to play the constitutional deformation of his office, and the ensuing congressional reaction, for laughs. The Constitution's injunction that the executive "take care that the Laws be faithfully executed...
House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

...this situation merits." Rogers spoke shortly after the Congressional Hispanic Caucus convened a news conference to denounce efforts...them at risk. "I don't know of a man or a woman in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus who is going to vote to undermine the rights...
Begich, Young split over Hobby Lobby decision

...Don Young praised the decision as a win for religious freedom.A spokesman for the third member of Alaska's congressional delegation, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said she was in rural Alaska and unavailable for comment.

...and chronicled in past internal and congressional investigations.The review offers...likely to face skepticism among some congressional Republicans who have blamed the VA's...subject of internal, independent and congressional investigations. The VA has confirmed...

...ambitious bills on immigration and voting rights.Cantor's presence in the leadership ranks had raised expectations of some congressional action this year on a GOP alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law, a business-friendly reauthorization...
Rich Lowry: Immigration sinks Cantor

...helped keep the issue alive, and in so doing, lit the long fuse on the stick of dynamite that ignited in Virginia's 7th Congressional District.Eric Cantor wouldn't be on the top of anyone's list of victims of an immigration backlash. He's not John...

...session and retain the power to conduct business. He said a congressional break has to last at least 10 days to be considered a recess...32 in his five-plus years in office, according to the Congressional Research Service. President George W. Bush made 171 such...
What others say: On NSA, Congress' spine finally stiffening

...between homeland protection and bedrock American civil liberties. In the post-9/11 decade of passive and deferring congressional oversight, that balance was tipped dangerously toward the former.This reset now moves to the U.S. Senate. Sen. Ron...
What others say: No excuse for Alaska's 'Medicaid gap'

...Medicaid expansion and Obamacare in general are overly expensive and a "hot mess" has yet to be determined. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office forecast sizable savings for the country from the act - $124 billion over the 10 years after it was enacted...


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