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Sanders: Illegals Should Be Eligible for Obamacare

Lost in the spectacle that has been the 2016 primaries – Donald Trump’s unbelievable rise, Jeb Bush’s anemic campaign, and Hillary Clinton’s continuous scandals – a very dangerous man is closing in on the Democratic frontrunner. His name is Bernie Sanders, and he is as radical a liberal as we’ve ever seen on the national stage. Given the man currently ...

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Romney Beats the Anti-Trump Drum

Back in January, reports began surfacing that top Republican donors were tempting Mitt Romney to make a third run at the White House. Discouraged by early fears that Jeb Bush would be hampered by his last name and some of his more liberal positions, Romney gave it serious thought before ultimately deciding to leave the field to a new crop ...

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Hillary Playing Both Sides on Clean Energy

Last week, Hillary Clinton dropped her coy “we’ll see” approach to the Keystone XL pipeline and finally said what everyone already knew: she was against its construction. Writing a post at Medium.com, the Democratic frontrunner (for now) said she was moved to speak out by the acceleration she’s seen in climate change. “Since the application was filed, the effects of ...

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Obama’s Strange Take on Political Polarization

President Obama hasn’t had much to say about the 2016 election, but he used his time in front of the United Nations last week to take some thinly-veiled shots at the Republicans. “We see greater polarization, more frequent gridlock; movements on the far right, and sometimes the left, that insist on stopping the trade that binds our fates to other ...

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Trump Drops Bombs on 60 Minutes

As the political primary season kicks into high gear, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is slowly moving from the generalized to the specific. In an interview with 60 Minutes on Sunday, Trump revealed the most detailed glimpse we’ve yet gotten at his plans to “make America great again.” Sitting down with CBS reporter Scott Pelley, Trump offered the nation some new ...

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Liberals Face Tough Sell on Syrians

Around 200 people gathered in Duncan, South Carolina last week to push back against the Obama administration’s refugee resettlement program. Upstate S.C. is one of several small American communities the administration hopes to use as a dumping ground for thousands of Syrian refugees. But if Obama hoped these people would welcome an influx of foreign Muslims with open arms, he ...

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Pope Francis: Card-Carrying Democrat

It’s hard to find an issue that doesn’t divide Republicans in 2015, and Pope Francis’s visit to Congress was no exception. This pontiff has been almost radical in his approach to Catholic doctrine, easing the church’s tone on gay marriage, abortion, and several other issues, winning over lapsed Christians who wanted religion without all the messy morality. This led Republicans ...

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Trump vs. Fox News, Round III

The fighters have been sponged clean in their respective corners, they’ve swished their mouths out with water, and now they’re ready to put on another show for a capacity crowd waiting in breathless anticipation. No, this isn’t Mitt Romney vs. Evander Holyfield. It’s Donald Trump vs. Fox News, the feud that seems destined to culminate in a steel cage match ...

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Hillary Announces Opposition to Pipeline, Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton hyped it up like she was getting ready to blow the doors off the Obama White House with her long-awaited opinion on the Keystone XL pipeline. After ducking the question for months, Clinton finally said last week that she was done giving the administration their due time. “I can’t wait too much longer,” she said in New Hampshire. ...

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The Punishment of Kim Davis Continues

Someone needs to teach the LGBT lobby how to be gracious in victory. You would think, after decades of fighting for gay marriage, these activists would be thrilled to finally be able to legally wed in every American state. Following one of the most disturbing Supreme Court decisions in history, conservatives had but one tiny consolation: At least now we ...

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