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Sen. Rand Paul Goes Searching for Obamacare Bill

Sen. Rand Paul blasted his Republican colleagues in the other chamber of the Capitol on Thursday after searching in vain for a copy of the House plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Irritated that the bill’s draft was being kept in a “secret location,” Sen. Paul finally marched over to the House of Representatives with a gaggle of reporters merrily ...

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Graham and McCain Need to Get a Grip

While the rest of the Republican Party is busy celebrating the Make America Great Again movement and hoping for good things to come out of the Trump era, Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain can apparently not come to terms with the new direction of the conservative movement. Every time they get in front of a microphone, we can only ...

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Conservative Impatience Growing with Paul Ryan on Obamacare Repeal

In an interview with a NY radio station this weekend, former Donald Trump campaign adviser Betsy McCaughey said it was time for Republicans in Congress to get their act together. McCaughey, the former lieutenant governor of New York, told 970 AM host John Catsimatidis that Trump’s supporters were quickly growing impatient. “Paul Ryan isn’t doing his job,” she said. “If ...

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GOP Senator Won’t Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

House Speaker Paul Ryan has said that Congress will include a clause to defund Planned Parenthood in its bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but at least one Republican in the Senate now says she will never vote for any legislation that goes that route. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska told her state legislature this week that the two ...

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America Somehow Survives “Day Without Immigrants”

A few restaurants and coffee stands may have closed up shop on Thursday, but somehow the United States made it through a “Day Without Immigrants,” the protest strike organized in Washington, D.C. and throughout the country. Does this prove that we can indeed start deporting people? Anyway, we’re sure plenty of people were inconvenienced and we’re sure plenty of business ...

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Report: Trump’s Wall Would Save Taxpayers Billions

We’ve all seen the financial estimates. If President Donald Trump isn’t able to get Mexico to pony up the funds to build a southern border wall, construction and maintenance could cost the taxpayers as much as $15 billion. Trump himself has said that those figures should be disregarded – that he will negotiate the price down to a much more ...

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Washington GOP Hesitates, State Republicans Seize the Day

Republicans in Washington, D.C. appeared ready to take full advantage of their newfound power in the weeks following the 2016 election, but conservative critics – including Matt Drudge – have begun to wonder if they’ll be able to live up to their national promises. While President Donald Trump uses executive power to push his agenda as far forward as he ...

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Trump to Announce Japan Deal Creating 700,000 New Jobs

While the left is busy making President Trump look like the worst president in American history, the man in charge is still busy making this country great again. Not only is he doing more to protect America’s borders than his predecessor ever did, he’s working diligently to fulfill his campaign promise to bring the U.S. job market roaring back to ...

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Obamacare is Coming Apart at the Seams

President Trump and Republicans in Congress have sent mixed messages about their repeal and replacement plan for Obamacare. Trump suggested this weekend that Americans could have to wait until 2018 to see a plan hit the floor of Congress. That’s all well and good, but if the latest enrollment figures are anything to go by, the GOP may not have ...

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Trump Begins Process of Repealing Wall St. Regulations

President Donald Trump prepared Friday to sign executive orders that would open the door for Congress to slash regulations imposed on the banking industry in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Front and center is the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which critics say has done more harm than good. White House Economic Council Director Gary ...

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