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Florida Governor runs ad bashing $15 minimum wage in California to lure businesses

The Florida governor is using California’s $15 minimum wage as an opportunity – to lure companies to the Sunshine State...  Read more

Which will win: The “woman card” or the Trump card?

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump close in on their respective party nominations, they have started trading barbs about Clinton’s alleged use of the so-called “woman card.”...  Read more

Lynch: No deadline for Clinton email probe

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said there's no deadline for concluding the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server...  Read more

How GOP bigwigs made their peace with Trump

An increasing number of party figures are making their peace with the idea of Donald Trump as their nominee...  Read more

Trump’s foreign policy appeals to older millennials

Donald Trump delivered his foreign policy doctrine during a speech Wednesday that had a moderate tone appealing to older millennials who critique the Bush Administration’s hawkishness...  Read more

Ryan’s pitch to millennials: GOP ideas over “pandering politicians and populists”

House Speaker Paul Ryan was aware that he wasn’t in the most welcoming company at Georgetown University on Wednesday...  Read more

Republicans split between denial and acceptance on Trump

The Republican Party seems split between denial and acceptance when it comes to coping with front-runner Donald Trump...  Read more

Boehner rips Cruz: 'Lucifer in the flesh,' 'miserable son of a bitch'

Former House Speaker John Boehner ripped into Ted Cruz at an event Wednesday night, by referring to him as "lucifer in the flesh."...  Read more

Donald Trump, Bob Knight Collude to Steal All the Straight Talk

There was only one man in the Hoosier state who could have taken the stage and been as frank, unrestrained, carefree, confrontational and colorful as Donald Trump...  Read more

A Supreme Election

Elections matter, affecting even the appointment of judges, as the Merrick Garland nomination demonstrates...  Read more

Half of Americans think presidential nominating system 'rigged'

Fifty one percent of likely voters believe the primary system is rigged against some presidential hopefuls, according to a new poll...  Read more

In state after state, strong GOP support for Trump's Muslim proposal

Donald Trump has moved the Republican debate on all sorts of subjects...  Read more

Obama’s criminal justice reform report: More police, higher minimum wage

The Obama administration, citing a cost-benefit analysis, thinks it can drive a 16 percent reduction in crime by spending $10 billion to increase police forces nationwide...  Read more

Billionaire liberal using Super PAC to buy millennial vote for $25 million

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending big bucks to influence the 2016 election, and he is banking on millennials...  Read more

Cruz Campaign Vetting Carly for VP

Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign is vetting Carly Fiorina as a potential running mate, THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned...  Read more

Clinton’s State Dept. opposed minimum wage hike, “worked closely” with huge corporations

Thanks to Wikileaks, we now know more about Sec. Hillary Clinton’s record on the minimum wage: $.62 per hour is too high...  Read more

So long telecommuting: Obama overtime rules squash flexibility

New regulations for overtime pay limit flexibility and will affect women and millennials hardest of all workers...  Read more

Obama calls North Korea a 'massive challenge'

President Obama called North Korea's "erratic" behavior "a massive challenge." He also said that dictator Kim Jong-un is "irresponsible enough that we don't want them getting close" to U.S. allies...  Read more