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 2017-12-13 10:41 

PJ Media

North Koreans Tell Congress About Escaping from Kim's 'Hellish' Regime...

"The Kim regime is carrying out crimes against humanity in North Korea, and it is only a miracle that people survive."...

 2017-12-13 10:30 

Herman Cain

Alabama Senate results: Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in close race...

Nailbiter. With nearly all precincts reporting, Doug Jones has defeated Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race. As we write this, Jones leads by about 10,000 votes with 89 percent of precincts rep...

 2017-12-13 10:05 

Roll Call

10 Thoughts After the Alabama Senate Election...

One of the best parts about covering elections is that there is always a result. After all the prognosticating, projecting, discussing and arguing, there's a winner. But determining the true meaning of victory and loss can be difficult. There will be ...

 2017-12-13 10:04 

Roll Call

A Tax Conference Committee Meeting Mostly For Show...

Nothing against the members of the House and Senate attending Wednesday's inaugural meeting of the conference committee finalizing the tax code overhaul, but it's mostly for show and unlikely to be must-see television. That's because, with the...

 2017-12-13 10:04 

Roll Call

A Huge Congressional Settlement Involving Sexual Harassment — And Hardly Anyone Knew...

The $220,000 paid to former staffer Winsome Packer in 2014 is by far the largest known settlement involving Congress and accusations of sexual harassment in recent years. But few, if any, of the lawmakers who served on the congressional commission where P...

 2017-12-13 10:01 

Roll Call

Analysis: 2017 Has Been Nutty for K Street, but 2018 Could Be Insane...

Lobbyists have — almost — survived a genuinely bonkers year. The Trump era ushered in a maelstrom of unpredictable policy fights along with scandals that have ripped into K Street. Think it can't get any stranger? Just wait until campaign ...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

Roll Call

Take Five: Karen Handel...

Freshman Rep. Karen Handel, 55, a Georgia Republican, talks about her friendship with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, her intense race for the House and her love of football. Q: What has surprised you so far about Congress?...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Don't drill in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Facts show it makes no sense....

It's costly and impractical and goes against conservative conservation principles. Nor will it get the U.S. anywhere close to energy independence....

 2017-12-13 10:00 

Roll Call

Capitol Ink | Cribbing Claus...

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 2017-12-13 10:00 

Roll Call

Opinion: Where Science Goes, So Goes Our Nation...

A recent opinion column "Science That Leads" by my colleague, House Science Chairman Lamar Smith, argued that certain kinds of science, especially social and behavioral sciences, are not worth public investment. As an engineer, I take special care...

 2017-12-13 09:59 

The Weekly Standard

White House Watch: Trump Surveys the Wreckage of Roy Moore...

MICHAEL WARREN Doug Jones's victory in Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama is an "embarrassment," as one Washington Republican told me....

 2017-12-13 09:48 

Washington Post

Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed shed begged him for campaign contributions and would do anything for them....

 2017-12-13 09:45 

AP

Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign co......

 2017-12-13 09:37 

AP

Gillibrand gets fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump attacked her in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign contributions and would "......

 2017-12-13 09:36 

Washington Post

Franken, soon-to-be-gone, but back at Senate job...

Al Franken is the Senates dead man walking. Hes still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status....

 2017-12-13 09:30 

AP

Tillerson says US open to possible talks with NKorea...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has softened America's stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it "unrealistic"; to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the tabl......

 2017-12-13 09:25 

AP

FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign described him with insults like "idiot" and "loathso......

 2017-12-13 09:14 

The Daily Caller

Liberals Love Lynch Mob 'Justice'...

Our nation is better off when Americans follow the rule of law, not the passions of the mob...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

National Review

Rubio-Lee's Defeat Was a Bipartisan Slap in the Face to Families...

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar: Two Republican senators concerned with rising tax burdens on families propose a child tax credit (CTC) that would be refundable against both income and payroll taxes. Party leaders tout the plan as evidence of the...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

National Review

Port Authority Jihadist Charged with Federal Terrorism Crimes...

The terrorism charges filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday against the Port Authority jihadist underscore that, while the rhetoric from the White House is different, the change of administrations from Obama to Trump has not altered the Justice Depa...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Acting Like Adults...

India's supreme court has overturned a lower court ruling that confined a woman named Hadiya, 25, to her parents' home, allowing her to return to homeopathy...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

National Review

Why America Can't Lower Child-Poverty Rates...

Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared in City Journal and is reprinted here with permission. Articles about America's high levels of child poverty are a media evergreen. Here's a typical entry, courtesy of the New York Times's Edua...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

National Review

In Defense of Hedge Funds...

Perhaps it is not the wisest use of resources to write apologetics for the hedge-fund industry in this populist era. Indeed, when both the Sanders-Warren wing of the Left and the Bannon-Trump wing of the Right have chosen the hedge-fund world as a target ...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

National Review

Congress's Lack of Fiscal Restraint Hurts Taxpayers...

With the divisiveness of tax reform now hidden behind the closed doors of a conference committee, Congress has returned to the only thing that restores bipartisanship on Capitol Hill: spending money. After pushing the deadline off for another two weeks, C...

 2017-12-13 08:55 

AP

GOP tax plan trims top rate for wealthy, cuts corporate rate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican tax package swiftly taking shape would pull down the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the tax rate for corporations to a level slightly abov......

 2017-12-13 08:45 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Franken's Senate replacement expected to be named Wednesday...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen as his longtime adviser, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith....

 2017-12-13 08:34 

The Daily Caller

NEWSFLASH, PEOPLE: Human Drivers Are Much Safer Than Soulless 'Autonomous' Vehicles...

Programmed cars have no moral fiber. They are cold, calculating machines...

 2017-12-13 08:30 

Washington Post

Analysis: Trump bets on Moore and suffers stinging defeat...

Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly....

 2017-12-13 08:27 

AP

Analysis: Trump bets on Moore and suffers stinging defeat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so ......

 2017-12-13 08:19 

Washington Post

'I don't think he could have done anything differently': Moore's supporters react to defeat...

Supporters of Republican Roy Moore on Dec. 12 reacted to his defeat in Alabamas U.S. Senate special election against Democrat Doug Jones....

 2017-12-13 08:17 

AP

Alabama elections chief: 'Unlikely' Senate outcome changes...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's election chief says it is doubtful the outcome of the state's U.S. Senate race will change, even as Republican Roy Moore looks to a possible recount....

 2017-12-13 08:15 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

End net neutrality. Federal meddling can't improve the Internet....

Trump's FCC chairman wants to return the Internet to those dark, authoritarian days when every website, appand online service we use was created....

 2017-12-13 08:13 

AP

In Alabama, an unusual alliance yields a Democratic upset...

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones is going to the U.S. Senate because he pulled together an unusual coalition of black voters, white liberals and conservatives who just couldn't stomac......

 2017-12-13 08:10 

AP

Hard-hit by opioids, a city struggles with hardcore homeless...

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless....

 2017-12-13 08:03 

Washington Post

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday...

On the day when Janet Yellen will hold her final news conference as Federal Reserve chair, the Fed has left little doubt what it plans to do Wednesday: Raise its benchmark interest rate for the third time this year....

 2017-12-13 08:03 

AP

Alabama elections chief: 'Unlikely' Senate outcome changes...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's election chief says it is doubtful the outcome of the state's U.S. Senate race will change, even as Republican Roy Moore looks to a possible recount....

 2017-12-13 07:57 

Washington Post

'I'm just so incredibly proud': Jones's supporters celebrate victory...

Supporters of Democrat Doug Jones on Dec. 12 celebrated his victory in Alabamas U.S. Senate special election over Republican Roy Moore....

 2017-12-13 07:49 

Washington Post

Four reactions after Doug Jones wins Alabama's U.S. Senate special election...

Democrat Doug Jones on Dec. 12 defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabamas U.S. Senate special election. Here were the reactions....

 2017-12-13 07:29 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Ex-Speaker Hastert barred from being left alone with minors...

A federal judge in Chicago on Tuesday ordered that Dennis Hastert never be left alone with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of the former U.S. House speakers conviction in a hush-money case that revealed he had sexually abused ...

 2017-12-13 07:28 

The Daily Caller

Net Neutrality Is A Sham That Protects Silicon Valley Robber Barons...

Tech monopolies like Google must not be allowed to leverage their power to distort rules...

 2017-12-13 07:25 

BuzzFeed

The Government Has Refused To Amend Brexit Legislation To Protect Child Refugees...

Children play at a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. Anthi Pazianou / AFP / Getty Images The government has refused MPs' demands to alter Brexit legislation to ensure unaccompanied child refugees continue to be reunited with their families i...

 2017-12-13 07:23 

The Right Stuff

TYH Episode 12: "I Know About Newts"...

Due to finals and job interviews, TYH was a few days late. It is here now, and we talk about microaffections, the Maine ethnostate, maps, and Newts. RSS feed: http://tyhtrs.libsyn.com/rss Send paypal donations to this email: theyounghwytes@gmail.com Follo...

 2017-12-13 07:11 

MRCTV

WHO? Sheila Jackson Lee Thanks 'Doug Moore' For His Alabama Victory...

If you're going to congratulate a winning candidate, perhaps you should first learn his name....

 2017-12-13 07:05 

Politico

Poland's new prime minister won't change anything...
 2017-12-13 07:01 

USA Today

N.Y. newspaper covers slam Moore and 'the horse you rode in on'...

The New York Post and New York Daily News made the same equestrian reference after Roy Moore's defeat....

 2017-12-13 07:00 

PJ Media

McConnell: New Alabama Senator Won't Take Office Until Next Year...

Strange stays in place through the end of the session as Alabama certifies its election results, and doesn't deliver any shake-up to year-end legislative plans....

 2017-12-13 06:58 

Washington Examiner

Following Moore's loss, Trump somehow had the more measured and mature response...

It's bit jarring to see that the president of the United States had the calmest, most measured, and most mature response....

 2017-12-13 06:58 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Sexual misconduct allegations weighed heavily on Moore candidacy, results suggest...

If Democrat Doug Jones' victory in Tuesday's U.S. Senate election in Alabama stands, the litany of sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore will have proven to be too much for the Republican to overcome....

 2017-12-13 06:57 

MSNBC

Steve Bannon speechless after Roy Moore loss in Alabama...

Democrat Doug Jones' win in the Alabama Senate special election is a big loss for President Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, who offered no comment when leaving Moore election HQ. Maria Teresa Kumar, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Ron Klain join Lawrence O......

 2017-12-13 06:54 

MSNBC

Alabama election a 'double earthquake' for GOP, Trump...

Ex-George W. Bush official David Frum says Doug Jones' surprise win in Alabama brings two problems for the GOP: One less vote in the Senate, and renewed focus on accusations of sexual misconduct against Pres. Trump. Maria Teresa Kumar also joins......

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