Health care remains a major focus of the public discussion as premium prices rise and choices dwindle. Throughout the summer and into the fall, Obamacare insurers will announce decisions about the prices they want to charge and plans they want to offer next year, submitting them to regulators for review and approval. Many of Obamacare’s
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Health care remains a major focus of the public discussion as premium prices rise and choices dwindle. Throughout the summer and into the fall, Obamacare insurers will announce decisions about the prices they want to charge and plans they want to offer next year, submitting them to regulators for review and approval. Many of Obamacare’s
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From the moment President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat, gun control advocates have presented a seemingly endless string of accusations about Kavanaugh’s “dangerous views” on the Second Amendment. Taken together, the denunciations of his jurisprudence spell out a parade of horribles that make the judge appear
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When the Golden State Warriors, who won three of the last four NBA championships, signed All-Star Demarcus Cousins, sports pundits across the country offered the same opinion: The rich just got richer. In many respects, the same holds true for energy subsidies. Federal energy programs promise ambiguous policy goals such as abating climate change, spurring
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On July 16, Representative Martha Roby won a tough GOP primary runoff election in Alabama’s 2nd District. It was a strange contest. Roby’s challenger, Bobby Bright, was the Democrat she defeated back in 2010, only now he was running as a zealously pro-Trump Republican. Roby received just 39 percent in the June primary on a
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“The campaign against ICE is the latest rallying cry for open borders,” said Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) in a press release on Wednesday. Higgins said further that the campaign against ICE is just the latest call to prioritize illegal immigrants over American citizens. “The campaign against ICE is the latest rallying cry for open borders, the latest call
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The White House is offering its support of a House spending bill that includes enough money to build more than 200 miles of new border wall between the United States and Mexico. Press secretary Sarah Sanders released a statement Wednesday night that praised the $5 billion allocated for border wall construction included in a bill
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President Donald Trump announced his intention Wednesday to nominate Steven Dillingham of Virginia to be the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau. If confirmed, Dillingham would serve the remainder of a term that extends through 2021. He would oversee the next once-a-decade census that will determine how many seats in Congress each state receives
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Financier Bill Browder, who lobbied for 2012 sanctions against Russia after the death of his Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in prison, Wednesday called President Donald Trump’s consideration of letting Moscow investigators grill him akin to “treason.” In an interview on Fox News’ “The Story With Martha MacCallum,” Browder, now a citizen of Britain, said he was
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  by Gabrielle Okun Researchers found that eating dinner early might reduce the risk of breast and prostate cancer. A study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) discovered eating dinner at least two hours before bedtime can lower the risk of cancer. The researchers studied the relationship between the timing of eating food and sleep
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joins host Charlie Sykes from his Senate office to discuss President Trump’s summit with Vladimir Putin, his newly introduced bill, the Secure Elections Act, tax reform, the deficit and the debt, NATO, and the Mueller Investigation. The Daily Standard Podcast is sponsored by LendingClub.com
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A senior Senate Republican said he’ll propose new sanctions on Russia that could only be waived if the administration certifies Moscow has ceased interfering in U.S. elections. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a sometime ally of President Donald Trump, said he wants Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority leader Chuck Schumer to cooperate on sending
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Arizona Republican Jeff Flake introduced a non-binding resolution expressing support for the U.S. intelligence community alongside Delaware Democrat Chris Coons on Wednesday afternoon. The resolution, if passed, would reaffirm the Senate’s support for the intelligence community and would push for the chamber to hold hearings to learn more about the one-on-one meeting between Presidents Donald
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On Monday, Gravis Marketing released a poll showing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez leading his Republican challenger, Bob Hugin, by only two points. That’s a weird number. If you’ve been following the 2018 Senate races, you probably know that New Jersey, where Menendez is running, isn’t supposed to be a marquee race. The Garden State is
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A progressive mayor’s group has joined a lawsuit by Evanston, Illinois seeking to get an injunction against the Department of Justice’s practice of withholding federal grant money from jurisdictions that enact sanctuary policies towards illegal aliens. “The Conference believes that the Department’s immigration-related notice, access and compliance restrictions exceed the limited, largely administrative authority
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