Congress can and should end government shutdowns for good
America's aluminum industry needs Trump's fair-trade vision

America's aluminum industry needs Trump's fair-trade vision

President Trump has 90 days to decide whether to impose tariffs or quotas on aluminum and steel imports into the U.S. He has already taken similar action for the solar energy and washing machine industries...  Read more

Democrats Won Another Special Election in Trump Country. Should the GOP Be Worried?

Democrats Won Another Special Election in Trump Country. Should the GOP Be Worried?

Second verse, same as the first...  Read more

An Iran without the ayatollah is no longer unthinkable
  • Washington Examiner
  • 02/09/2018

An Iran without the ayatollah is no longer unthinkable

Unlike protests in 2009, the overwhelming majority of those engaged in the recent 142-city uprising in Iran were from poor and underprivileged backgrounds...  Read more

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Paul Ryan, cornered on immigration, defers to Trump

Paul Ryan, cornered on immigration, defers to Trump

Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, need political cover from President Trump, an immigration hawk beloved by the GOP base, if they're to risk crossing their most committed voters and supporting legislation that could provide amnesty to around 2 million people...  Read more

If Trump wins the shutdown fight, can he prevail on immigration too?

If Trump wins the shutdown fight, can he prevail on immigration too?

After the last government shutdown, some Democrats already fear they are losing leverage in the immigration debate against President Trump...  Read more

Democrats Still Unhappy With Administration's Handling of Russia Sanctions

Democrats Still Unhappy With Administration's Handling of Russia Sanctions

Assurances from Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin fall flat...  Read more

Trump faces political test in Ohio with state GOP vote on his handpicked Senate candidate

Trump faces political test in Ohio with state GOP vote on his handpicked Senate candidate

Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, is President Trump's handpicked choice to challenge Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in November after Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel unexpectedly dropped out of the race...  Read more

The problems with inadequate health insurance networks

The problems with inadequate health insurance networks

Consumers in at least 15 states bought Ambetter insurance plans through Centene with the expectation that they and their families would be covered, only to find out all too late that their policies are not what they seemed...  Read more

Patent Protection key to US economic progress

Patent Protection key to US economic progress

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has been known to make mistakes. A 2017 study reported that patent allowance decisions are affected by Washington, D.C., weather...  Read more

If Trump talks bull, he needs to beware the bear

If Trump talks bull, he needs to beware the bear

In his State of the Union address, President Trump was optimistic about the stock market. A week later, the Dow Jones fell in anticipation of higher interest rates due to an improving economy...  Read more

Playing 14 Questions with Steve Bannon

Playing 14 Questions with Steve Bannon

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon did not appear Tuesday to deliver planned testimony before the House Intelligence committee...  Read more

Two Cheers for Deregulation

Two Cheers for Deregulation

But only two...  Read more