7 hours 7 min ago
Disarray in the Sanders’ machine
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The progressive group “Our Revolution” was supposed to storm the Democratic primaries this year, pushing establishment Democrats out of the way and electing progressives in their places.

7 hours 10 min ago
Senate Republicans turn their backs on spending restraint
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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul suggested the federal government cut spending this year by $400 billion. In return for a big, up-front, cut, future spending increases of one percent per year for a decade would be allowed.

7 hours 17 min ago
President’s deregulation push ahead of schedule and expectations
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One of the Trump administration’s most substantial accomplishments to date has been his initiative to cut costly government regulations.

7 hours 31 min ago
Why gun rights advocates don’t trust gun control supporters
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Another school shooting brings with it another round of hot takes, recriminations, and calls to “do something.”

What should that “something” be? If one is a Democratic senator, such as Connecticut’s Chris Murphy, it’s summed up in a Tweet:

Wed, May 16, 2018
NRA sues New York Gov. Cuomo
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The National Rifle Association is suing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over what the organization says are continued violations of its First Amendment rights:

Wed, May 16, 2018
Democratic presidential hopefuls stampede to the left
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Democrats campaigning in the midterm congressional elections, as well as those making preliminary moves on 2020 presidential bids, are casting about for issues to run on.

Wed, May 16, 2018
How Republicans could botch the rescission debate
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The White House has proposed pruning roughly $15 billion from the federal budget in order to restore some public faith in the

Wed, May 16, 2018
Supreme Court strikes a blow for federalism and the 10th Amendment
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The Supreme Court struck a blow for the 10th Amendment Monday in a ruling that struck down a federal law barring states from allowing residents to bet on sporting events.

Fri, May 11, 2018
Primaries a good showing for Trump, but a bad night for progressives
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Primary elections across the country May 8 kept political junkies up to the wee hours following returns. The bottom line? The President did just fine, using his political capital fairly effectively. But for progressives, the primaries were a night to forget.

Fri, May 11, 2018
Trump proposes $15 billion in spending cuts
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The White House has sent a $15 billion list of spending cuts to Capitol Hill in hopes stemming at lea

Fri, May 11, 2018
Facebook’s stalker problem
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Facebook has faced an enormous amount of criticism for the cavalier way in which it allowed third parties to access users’ personal data. But the company also has an internal data security problem that’s more than a little creepy:

Facebook said it fired a security engineer accused of using his company position to stalk women.

Fri, May 11, 2018
Dick’s Sporting Goods gets pushback for its anti-2A policies
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We’ve written before about Dick’s Sporting Goods decision to destroy their inventory of AR-15 rifles, rather than return them to the manufacturer, in addition to their policy banning sales to anyone under the age of 21.

We said Dick’s was perfectly free to make such a move, but should not be surprised if it creates a reaction. Now it has.

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