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The Obama economy has grown slowly, and it's no coincidence

Why has the recovery, which began in June 2009, been such a sad, slow slog for workers?  Read more

Feds will ring in 2016 buried in debt of $58,000 per person

Federal debt increased by nearly $700 billion this year, according to the Treasury Department, reaching a record of $18.8 trillion or $58,000 per person.  Read more

The 15 biggest scandals of 2015

In a year marked by private email shenanigans and undercover videos, political scandals that might have shocked the public any other time seemed relatively tame.  Read more

Would Trump doom Toomey, Pa. GOP?

Donald Trump has already left his mark on the 2016 presidential primaries even before the first vote has been cast.  Read more

Federal Court Rules Utah Can Cut Off Funds to Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has ruled that the state of Utah can cut off funds to Planned Parenthood, reversing an earlier decision requiring the state to keep funding the abortion provider.  Read more

Millennial Elected Officials: Why so few?

A new survey from Pew’s Stateline and the National Conference of State Legislatures shows millennials make up just 5 percent of the nation’s state legislators — while accounting for more than 30 percent of the total population.  Read more

Generation Kim Kardashian: Even wealthier millennials living at home

Millennials are imitating Kim Kardashian in ways they may not even realize.  Read more

The Triumph of the Outsiders

Trump and Rubio and Cruz; oh my.  Read more

Can Ted Cruz Actually Win?

It won't be easy  Read more

David Spade: Obama should 'have a little more dignity'

Comedian David Spade ripped President Obama and his wife as too "thirsty" to appear on television in a clip that went viral Sunday evening.  Read more

How 2015 became the year of compromise in Congress

Republicans understood early in 2015 that if they were going to get must-pass bills across the finish line, it would require help from Democrats to do it.  Read more

Top 5 politically correct campus controversies of 2015

There is no doubt 2015 was a year full of campus controversies.  Read more

TX Attorney General: Public colleges can’t ban handguns from campus

Texas gun rights activists won another victory to expand gun possession on college campuses. Read more at  Read more

Study on Tuition Hikes: Biggest driver is federal subsidies

A new economics paper has found that state and federal subsidies for higher education, designed to make college cheaper and more accessible, have driven tuition increases.  Read more

Marco Rubio's opponents treating him like the front-runner

Everyone who is anyone in the 2016 presidential race is attacking Marco Rubio.  Read more

3 Reasons Lindsey Graham Dropping Out Matters

Lindsey Graham may have been approaching zero in the polls when he bowed out of the race for the Republican nomination Monday, but his exit, and the aftermath, are noteworthy for a few reasons.  Read more

Half of U.S. voters 'embarrassed' by Trump in the White House

Donald Trump continues to lead nationally among GOP voters with 41 days until voting commences in Iowa, but the candidate faces a real hurdle with both the national electorate and Republican primary voters.  Read more

No Matter Who Wins the GOP Nomination, Hillary's Going to Have a Fight On Her Hands

Tuesday's debate wasn't boring, exactly.  Read more