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National Review Online
John Fund: The Moment of Truth on Corporate Welfare
The tea-party base often doesn't take seriously the GOP's commitment to shrinking government and has accused the GOP of ladling out benefits to the elite and well connected.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Anti-Diplomacy Groups Dominate Congressional Hearings on Iran Policy
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-IL, speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommitte hearing in support of Iran sanctions Last week, my colleague Ali Gharib and I published an article in The Nation in which we explored the influence of hawkish groups in shaping congressional legislation on Iran sanctions.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Capitol Fax Blog
That was the cry that arose from some panicked Southland residents this week after more than 100 military vehicles suddenly appeared on the campus of Cook County's Oak Forest Health Center, 159th Street and Cicero Avenue.
Obamaa s not-so-secret Hud plan | by Robert Romano
Act now! Urge the Senate to adopt the Lee amendment to defund Obama's plan to resettle millions of illegal immigrants in your community! Last September, the National Council of La Raza issued comments in favor of a Department of Housing and Urban Development regulation, "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing."
Silicon Alley Insider
'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage
Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.
Myrtle Beach Online
Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty
Representatives from veterans groups and organizations for the disabled on Wednesday joined Dole and Republican Sens. John McCain, Kelly Ayotte and Mark Kirk along with Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin at a Capitol Hill news conference.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Get the Export-Import Bank out of fossil fuels
The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.
Travis County Democrats Upbeat
Well you can't blame the Democrats for wanting what they haven't won in the last two decades, and that's the election of the governor who will succeed Rick Perry.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Obama Contends with Congressional Back-Seat Drivers on Ukraine
A Malaysia Airlines jet is shot down over the Ukraine and Congress is, of course, full of back-seat foreign policy advice for President Obama.
US News & World Report
Sanctions Give Obama Leverage in Iran Nuclear Talks
The United States and other world powers extended the deadline to reach a comprehensive final agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program to November 24, 2014.
The Washington Post
Republican Rep. David Jolly (Fla.) supports gay marriage
Rep. David Jolly announced his support for gay marriage Monday, saying that he believes it is "fully appropriate" for a state to recognize both same-sex marriages and "traditional" ones, even though he, as a Christian, believes in the the latter.
CHUMLEY: Border stage set for civil rights-type uprisings
With Attorney General Eric Holder at the legal helm, and a pro-amnesty chief executive in the White House, it's hard to know how this whole border fiasco is going to end - and specifically, whether peace will prevail.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Let's face it: Secretary of State John Kerry has no credibility with allies or Congress.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Women's reproductive rights at issue in Senate race
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mark Udall to nullify the recent Supreme Court decision - the Hobby Lobby case - that lets certain corporations refuse to cover some contraception methods in group health insurance plans based on religious objections.
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President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religious organizations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Mark Kirk Says Obama Iran Policy is Path to Nuclear War
Sen. Mark S. Kirk said in a jarring video circulated late Friday that President Barack Obama's Iran policy is leading to nuclear war.
The Washington Post
FAA should have moved faster, senator says
The Federal Aviation Administration faced criticism Friday for allowing commercial airliners to continue to fly over troubled eastern Ukraine for four days after a military transport plane was shot down there.
After MH17, Senator Revives Commercial Airliner Anti-Missile Defense Idea
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., told the Washington Post Friday that, in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster and with shoulder-fired missiles proliferating in places like Libya in Iraq, he would press the Federal Aviation Administration to install anti-missile defenses on commercial airliners.
Obama, GOP lawmakers have harsh words for Putin
Top American officials harshly criticized Russia on Friday for its continued support of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
Kirk: Obama should bring wrongful death suit against Russia
President Obama should "bring one hell of a wrongful death suit" against Russian assets located in the United States following the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Sen. Mark Kirk said Friday.