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April 20, 2011
NEWSMAX — Less than half of Republican voters are satisfied with their choices in the 2012 presidential field. Only 43 percent like the current field compared with the 68 percent approval rate of the field at this point in the 2008 election cycle, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll showed... (more)


April 19, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Today, on the one-year anniversary, Americans don't have to travel to the Gulf to witness the lingering effect of the the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. It's right there in the numbers on their gas receipts every time they fill up at the pump... (more)


April 19, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY — Republicans say the Obama administration's policies are contributing to skyrocketing gasoline prices -- now at more than $4 per gallon throughout much of the country -- and they have introduced legislation to reopen the nation's coasts to drilling... (more)


April 19, 2011
NEWSMAX — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he would sign a bill requiring presidential candidates to prove they were born in the United States if the state Legislature passes such a measure. "It's not part of our package, but if the Legislature passes it we'll sign it," Jindal press secretary Kyle Plotkin said, according to the Times-Picayune newspaper... (more)


April 19, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill to require President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before their names can appear on the state's ballot. The bill vetoed by Brewer on Monday would have made Arizona the first state to pass such a requirement... (more)


April 19, 2011
FRANK GAFFNEY — The Muslim Brotherhood's mask is slipping in Egypt. Small "d" democrats there and elsewhere are alarmed by top Brotherhood officials who now aver openly what has been utterly predictable... (more)


April 19, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Wall Street doesn't believe Washington will get its act together and address the growing debt crisis. Markets tumbled Monday after the Standard & Poor's ratings agency raised a red flag over the deficit, going negative on the outlook for the U.S. economy... (more)


April 19, 2011
NEWSMAX — Donald Trump, who is mulling a run for the Republican presidential nomination, says he will release his tax returns when President Barack Obama releases his birth certificate... (more)


April 19, 2011
NEWSMAX — Former Solicitor General Paul Clement has been tapped by House Republicans to defend the federal law banning the recognition of same-sex marriages. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will try to get the money for the defense of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) out of the Justice Department's budget, The Washington Post reports... (more)


April 19, 2011
MARTHA ZOLLER — A couple of weeks ago, Tony Perkins and FRC Action, the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council, had a live broadcast called "Time to Act: How big government is fiscally and morally bankrupting America," with pro-life and pro-family leaders talking about the current fiscal situation and its inextricable link to the moral compass of this great nation... (more)


April 18, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST — Andrew Breitbart is a rebel with a conservative cause. He grew up in the Hollywood atmosphere, was raised in a household of the conventional Hollywood mindset, used his pop-culture smarts to undercut much of the pop culture's political message, deployed "60 Minutes" gotcha tactics to expose the mainstream media's liberal heroes (see ACORN sting video) and proudly thumbs his nose at leftist establishment operatives as he catches them on one tripwire after another... (more)


April 18, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Donald Trump isn't officially in the Republican presidential sweepstakes yet, but he's easily dominating the GOP stage -- taking another swipe over the weekend at would-be rival Mitt Romney, panning President Obama's budget speech and drawing a big crowd at a tea party rally in Boca Raton, Fla.... (more)


April 18, 2011
NEWSMAX — Who is in the catbird seat when it comes to dealing with the government debt ceiling? Republicans say that as the party of spending cuts, they are the ones, especially as polls show voters don't want to see the debt limit raised. But the White House thinks it has the advantage, The Hill reports... (more)


April 18, 2011
NEWSMAX — The Supreme Court has taken no action on Virginia's call for speedy review of the health care law. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is asking the court to resolve questions about the law quickly, without the usual consideration by federal appellate judges and over the objection of the Obama administration... (more)


April 18, 2011
NEWSMAX — While many Americans are in a state of depression Monday as they mail hefty tax checks to Uncle Sam, the news will ultimately get worse, tax experts tell The Hill. Taxes will eventually move higher thanks to a budget deficit of $1 trillion a year for as far as the eye can see, they say... (more)


April 18, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — As Monday's tax filing deadline nears, ponder this: The super rich pay a lot less taxes than they did a couple of decades ago, and nearly half of U.S. households pay no income taxes at all... (more)


April 18, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — State by state, Republicans are moving at light speed on a conservative agenda they would have had no hope of achieving before the big election gains of November. The dividends are apparent after only a few months in office, and they go well beyond the spending cuts forced on states by the fiscal crunch and tea party agitation... (more)


April 17, 2011
BRETT M. DECKER — Sarah Palin gave a rip-roaring speech in Wisconsin on Saturday that excoriated President Obama's deficit spending and took swipes at Republicans inside the Beltway for going along to get along. Superstar real-estate developer Donald Trump has been stealing all the headlines from potential GOP presidential primary competitors recently by going hard to the right and taking on controversial topics... (more)


April 17, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH — House Speaker John Boehner says there is no daylight between his position on budget negotiations and the position of the tea party. But Boehner must be referring to some tea party his wife, Debbie, is organizing -- not the tea-party movement that made him speaker... (more)


April 17, 2011
NEWSMAX — Barack Obama raised a record-shattering $750 million on his way to winning the 2008 presidential election. But that stunning flood of cash has triggered an investigation by the Federal Election Commission, which is taking a detailed look at the campaign's records and transactions... (more)


April 16, 2011
THE HILL — The House on Friday approved a fiscal year 2012 budget resolution from Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that seeks to drastically limit government spending next year and in years to follow... (more)


April 16, 2011
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE — US President Barack Obama accused Republicans of wanting to turn the United States into a "Third World" country as he rallied support for his reelection campaign... (more)


April 16, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH — In my book "Crimes Against Liberty," I described President Barack Obama as dishonest, hyperpartisan, a bully, a narcissist, and a hardcore left-wing ideologue. Anyone who thinks my description is exaggerated or too harsh didn't hear his Wednesday speech on the budget... (more)


April 16, 2011
NEWSMAX — Billionaire and potential 2012 presidential candidate Donald Trump added more fuel to the debate surrounding President Barack Obama's citizenship Friday night, asking what hidden information is contained on the president's birth certificate... (more)


April 15, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Crossing the finish line more than six months late, Congress on Thursday finally cleared a spending bill to fund government through the rest of the fiscal year, approving a hard-fought compromise that left neither side happy and that presaged more bruising fights ahead on deficit reduction... (more)