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Horowitz: Empower the States and Stop Highway Bailout

Horowitz: Empower the States and Stop Highway Bailout

As Congress prepared to reauthorize federal transportation programs, they are grappling with the predictable problem of plugging the $15 billion annual shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund. Not surprisingly, both parties are prepared to double down on the failed federal

A Battle Won but the War Continues to Defund Obamacare

A Battle Won but the War Continues to Defund Obamacare

This week, thanks to a groundswell of opposition from conservative activists, the House Republican leadership decided to delay voting on their continuing resolution. Leadership would never admit it, but they canceled Thursday’s scheduled vote because they did not have enough

Exclusive–Tea Partiers Blast Romney's Anti-Obamacare Defunding Remarks

Exclusive–Tea Partiers Blast Romney's Anti-Obamacare Defunding Remarks

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is facing harsh criticism from some Tea Partiers after his Tuesday evening remarks denouncing those who want to fight to defund Obamacare in the upcoming continuing resolution (CR) that funds government operations. Speaking to

House Bill to Defund Obamacare Gains 100 Cosponsors

House Bill to Defund Obamacare Gains 100 Cosponsors

The House bill from Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA) to defund the Affordable Care Act now has 100 cosponsors, according to a press release from the congressman’s office. Graves’s bill reached the milestone just 19 days after he and Sens. Ted

NSA Backlash Leads to Legislation on the Hill

Recent revelations about the scope of the government’s domestic surveillance programs are fueling new privacy legislation by Congress. “The revelations offer an opening for updates to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement to get a warrant

WaPo: White House Tour Closure 'Teaching How Democracy Works'

WaPo: White House Tour Closure 'Teaching How Democracy Works'

Leave it to the Washington Post to spin the closure of White House tours by the Obama Administration as a lesson in civics and democracy. In Saturday’s edition, a story ran titled “In canceled White House tours, a civics lesson:

The 'Untouchable' $23.6 Billion Funding ObamaCare

Untouchable. That’s the treatment being given to the $23.6 billion being spent right now to implement Obamacare. This $23.6 billion is part of the $105.5 billion appropriated by the last Congress to fund Obamacare. The remainder (Think of it as