Policy and Politics

NYC's $32M multi-agency Rat Task Force

New York City announced a $32 million multiagency plan to reduce its rat population.

A monkey took a selfie.

PETA says he owns the copyright. A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button is back in court.

Why Democrats Should Love Cruz's Health Care Amendment

Cruz’s amendment is similar to a feature in the FEHBP, which Democrats love.

Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers forced to advertise abortion

Pregnancy centers found out of compliance could be slapped with a $500 citation for a first-time offense and a $1,000 per-offense after.

5 things to know about the proposed 'Forever' GI Bill

It’s an idea that gained momentum with veterans groups and bipartisan support.

Trustees project biggest Social Security increase in years

Millions of Americans who rely on Social Security can expect to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January.

More Than 400 People Charged for $1.3 Billion in Medicaid and Medicare Fraud

The investigation focused on opioid-related crimes.

A Fisherman’s Tale Of Fighting Uncle Sam

Meet New Hampshire fisherman David Goethel. The federal government is destroying Mr. Goethel’s industry through overregulation.

Remembering the summer of 1977

The New York blackout 40 years later.Most New Yorkers responded to the crisis with resilience. It brought out the best and the worst.

9-year-old silenced at council meeting

The council does set limits on time and prohibits disruptive speech or behavior. But there’s nothing in the rules about age.

Democrats intentionally used disinformation from Russia

The public record shows that Democrats have willfully used Moscow disinformation to influence the presidential election.

Congressmen Propose Idea That Just Might Save Charlie Gard’s Life

Two U.S. congressmen proposed a potential solution that would reinstate Chris Gard and Connie Yates’ right to choose what’s best.

Democrats Battling Over Party’s Future

Since November, the battle inside the Democratic Party between progressives and the establishment continues.

Chuck Schumer admits Obama health payments violated the Constitution

He admitted the Obama administration violated both the U.S. Constitution and federal criminal statutes.

DOJ let Russian lawyer into U.S. before she met with Trump team

This revelation means it was the Obama Justice Department that enabled her to enter the country without a visa.

Woman is left dangling on border wall after being abandoned by smugglers

A Mexican woman was left dangling on a border wall and had to be rescued by U.S. officials after being abandoned by smugglers.

Why Pat Toomey has become a key voice on GOP health bill

He has defended the bill by standing on the themes that have driven much of his public career: a smaller, leaner government.

Opioids could kill nearly 500,000 Americans in the next decade

Beyond the immeasurable pain to families, the overdoses will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars.

What members of Congress can do

We, the people, need to remember that no one — not our siblings, our spouses, nor our work colleagues — ever agrees with us all the time.