Issue Watch

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    A Ban On AR-15 Bullets?

    The Obama administration has failed in its multiple attempts to ban the purchase of ‘assault rifles’ and restrict the sale of high capacity magazines, but its next move to curtail the use of certain guns…

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    Global Warming Frenzy Is the New McCarthyism

    The UN’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was embroiled this week in more scandal after the panel’s chief Rajendra Pachauri resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. The IPCC is still recovering from the so-called…

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    Obamacare’s Future Uncertain with Supremes

    Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the latest and potentially the most threatening challenge to the president’s signature executive accomplishment. The suit brought on behalf of four plaintiffs in Virginia has risen…

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    McConnell Blinks First on DHS

    After a weeks-long battle between the House and Senate on the budget for the Department of Homeland Security, has Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell caved to Democrat demands? Democrats in the Senate have held the…

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    White House Defies Court Ruling on Deportation

    Just one week since a U.S. District Court judge issued an injunction on the president’s executive amnesty, the situation doesn’t look to be improving for the White House. On CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday,…

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    ‘Most Transparent Administration In History’ Says No to IRS Probe

    In another rebuff to Congress, White House Chief Counsel W. Neil Eggleston stiff-armed Congressman Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, on his request for emails between the White House and the…

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    Judge Blocks Obama’s Executive Action

    Regardless what happens in the fight over the budget for the Department of Homeland Security, President Obama’s controversial executive amnesty policy may be coming to a swift end. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen…

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    Obama Escalates DHS Budget Fight

    The stalemate on funding for the Department of Homeland Security continues this week, and the White House has stepped up its rhetoric in a game of chicken with the Republican-led Congress. Next week the White…

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    Boehner Warns of DHS Shutdown

    It may be deja vu all over again concerning another looming government shutdown, at least for the critical Department of Homeland Security. The ongoing DHS funding debate between Republican and Democrat congressional leaders is centered…

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    Executive Amnesty Allows Illegal Immigrants to Vote

    In testimony this week offered by election officials during congressional hearings, President Obama’s push for executive amnesty will create a ‘loophole’ in election regulations. The oversight could allow for illegal immigrants to easily register and…