Policy and Politics

Violating the First Amendment

High School Punishes Student for Satirical Campaign Speech

Flag Day: What is it and why do we celebrate it?

Look out for the red, white, and blue this week as the United States celebrates Flag Day. Here's what you should know.

Inside the Rise of Latin America’s ‘Gangster Warlords’

These are groups whose power is based on violence led by psychopathic individuals who prey on weak govt.

Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea

The NBA Hall of Famer previously visited North Korea in 2013 and 2014.

Congress should support the bipartisan 'U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act'

There’s a bipartisan consensus that Congress needs to do more.

Malware discovered that could threaten electrical grid

A new malware variant capable of knocking out networks that run power grids around the globe has been discovered.

Florida governor signs strengthened 'stand your ground' bill into law

The previous version of Florida's law, signed in 2005, required defendants to prove that they had used force in self defense.

Pelosi and her "senior moments"

Pelosi's aide came to her assistance, passing her a note alerting her to the slip-up she's made many times before.

30 Years Ago, the Berlin Wall Began to Crumble

We Honor the Victims of Communism.

Top Republican seeks action to steady insurance market

Brady, who issued Thursday's call to action, is one of the main authors of the House GOP health care bill.

Bill requires Pentagon to report cyber operations outside of war zones

The legislation comes as cyber attacks become a central concern of national security.

The RESPECT Act needs to get to President’s desk

The IRS Can Seize Your Money Based on a Hunch. This Bill Will Bring That to an End.

America’s community banks hope for lighter regulation

The fixed costs of regulation weigh more on them than on bigger lenders

Update the 4th Amendment?

How do we adapt old, established rules to new technology?

Reversing the Net Neutrality power grab

The FCC's recent vote to begin undoing an Obama-era power grab is the right solution for consumers.

Congressional committee wants answers on 'Fast and Furious' gun scandal

Coverups continue more than six years after Congress revealed an ill-advised U.S. government effort to catch gun traffickers.

Q&A: Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors

The move reflects longstanding anger at Qatar's support for Islamist groups that are outlawed by other Arab nations.

A Right to know

California considers law to inform patients of doctors’ misconduct

Dear Mrs. Clinton: Please concede the election, now

Last week Hillary Clinton reprised her notorious Wellesley graduation speech with another graceless graduation day speech.

Obama’s final regulations to drain economy by $2 trillion

The Obama administration issued a record number of new regulations on its way out the door.