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NEWSMAX — Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was shot during a congressional baseball practice in June, called into the GOP whip meeting Monday and seemed to be in good spirits, according to sources who spoke with Politico.... (more)


9 hours ago
WASHINGTON TIMES — In a lengthy and detailed rebuttal, White House aide and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner made a public and private declaration of his innocence and said the charges of Russian collusion with the Trump presidential campaign were intended solely to ridicule the president's millions of supporters.... (more)


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ALAN KEYES — The GOP's purported effort to repeal and replace Obamacare appears to have reached an impasse. The maneuvering to deal with that impasse reveals (that is to say, unveils yet also hides) the fact that that effort is itself questionably sincere. The word "repeal" conveys the sense of calling back what was previously set forth, so that things return, insofar as possible, to what they once were.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — The parents of Charlie Gard tearfully gave up their legal battle to keep their terminally ill baby alive on Monday, saying his condition had deteriorated too far for any possible recovery, in a case they said had touched the world.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — Forbes' opinion editor Avik Roy is shredding the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office's evaluation of the Republican healthcare bill. His comments come in a column for Forbes analyzing the CBO reports on the GOP bill.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said "single payer is on the table" regarding health care legislation as he announced Democrats would roll out a new economic agenda this week.... (more)


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CHERYL CHUMLEY — Democrats are in a tizzy about their latest and brightest prospect for the 2020 White House -- Kamala Harris, the senator from California who made a name for herself bullying Jeff Sessions during his attorney general confirmation hearings.... (more)


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GREG COROMBOS — Senate Republicans appear unable to pass a straight repeal of Obamacare or a more comprehensive plan, and one of the most fiscally conservative members of Congress says the GOP either needs to do what it promised or prepare to watch the rest of the Trump agenda wither away.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — President Donald Trump angrily sidelined the State Department and assigned trusted White House staffers with making the potential case for withholding certification at the next review of the Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Policy reported.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — A Kansas makeup artist says she won a national contest sponsored by Kat Von D Beauty but was later disqualified because of an Instagram post supporting Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.... (more)


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WASHINGTON EXAMINER — The Trump administration is in the beginning stages of forming an adversarial "red team" to play devil's advocate in a plan to debate the facts behind global warming and take on what skeptics call climate alarmism.... (more)


2 days ago
NEWSMAX — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to schedule a vote Tuesday to bring legislation to repeal Obamacare outright to the floor for debate in hopes of forcing Republicans to own their positions.... (more)


2 days ago
BOB UNRUH — A team of property rights advocates, lawyers and state lawmakers has joined forces for a nationwide campaign to overrule the U.S. Supreme Court.... (more)


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BOB UNRUH — There are some 90 million members of China's Communist Party, and all of them now have been banned from having religious beliefs.... (more)


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WORLDNETDAILY — The police knew there was a problem in the Women's Medical Society of Philadelphia, but they didn't realize just what the problem was until they got there.... (more)


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ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — President Donald Trump's rant against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in an interview with the New York Times, is a foolish bit of revisionist history. Sessions erred in the rashness and overbreadth of his recusal from the Russia investigation, but the president has himself to blame for the appointment of a special counsel.... (more)


2 days ago
BYRON YORK — The Republican president has a job approval rating around 40 percent. The GOP has an unfavorability rating around 56 percent. And Republicans trail Democrats by nine points in an average of "generic ballot" polls.... (more)


3 days ago
NEWSMAX — Hawaii has begun planning for a potential North Korean nuclear attack through educating the public and dusting off Cold War-era training manuals. Hawaii News Now reports that the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is urging residents of the island state in the middle of the Pacific Ocean to be prepared if the rogue nation decides to attack the U.S.... (more)


3 days ago
GARTH KANT — The new White House communications director's very first challenge was to communicate that his own hiring had not put the West Wing into turmoil. New York financier Anthony Scaramucci appeared at the White House daily press briefing to try to put to rest widespread reports in the media that his appointment had been strenuously opposed by top presidential aides, especially Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who resigned Friday after just six months on the job.... (more)


3 days ago
WASHINGTON TIMES — In another White House staff shakeup, President Trump appointed friend and New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director Friday, a move that prompted press secretary Sean Spicer to resign.... (more)


3 days ago
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — President Trump's decision to put Anthony Scaramucci in charge of the White House communications shop has rocked the West Wing and raised questions about how the shake-up will shape Trump's messaging machine.... (more)


3 days ago
WESLEY PRUDEN — A lot of snakes and scorpions live with the alligators in the swamp, and there are even more dangerous monsters there. No swamp creature is deadlier than a Washington lawyer.... (more)


3 days ago
THE INDEPENDENT — A High Court judge has asked people protesting about the Charlie Gard case not to upset other visitors to Great Ormond Street hospital, where the critically ill baby is on life support.... (more)


3 days ago
BOB UNRUH — An executive agency of the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a report recommending that seminaries include "queer theology" in their courses and that even Sunday schools teach "LGBTI beliefs."... (more)


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BOB UNRUH — The left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center, which has been in the spotlight recently for its practice of designating conservative non-profits as "hate groups," has gone on defense. For adhering to a biblical perspective on homosexuality, for one thing. The Family Research Council, wrote Cohen, has a "long track record of using dehumanizing language and outright lies to portray LGBT people as sick, evil, and a danger to children and society. As stated on its website, it opposes the acceptance of homosexuality 'in the law, in the media, and in the schools.'"... (more)