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- Howard Dean cheers Obama’s approach to Russian aggression
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- Democrat Grimes backs Keystone XL pipeline in Kentucky Senate race
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- In Japan, Obama plays soccer with a robot and warns students of climate change
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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Congress
The business model is pretty simple at Harvey's Alley Spring Canoe Rental.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
President Obama's trip to Japan is already a missed opportunity — and Congress deserves a share of the blame.
Victims of child pornography should be awarded restitution from persons convicted of having or viewing their images — but the amount of payment has to fit the scale of the offense, a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Kansas is joining a proposed compact with other states that hope to exempt themselves from the federal health care overhaul, and Republican Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday rejected criticism that the move will jeopardize seniors' benefits.
The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war.
In his new book, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns. Others would abolish the death penalty, make it easier to limit spending on elections and rein in partisan drawing of electoral districts.
On its own, Congress has clear authority to arrest and jail Lois Lerner until she testifies. That is the best way to end the stonewalling about the IRS' targeting of the Tea Party and other conservatives.
The National Park Service is waiving entrance fees to America's national parks and historic sites during National Parks Week. The freebies continue until April 27, but taxpayers aren't getting a bargain, considering that the swollen agency spends $2.6 billion a year.
Evansville Courier & Press. April 21, 2014.
A little luster has worn off the Hillary Clinton White House parlor game. Anxious, fickle analysts have been interrupted in their quest to decipher if Mrs. Clinton will run for president in 2016. Why, there's another prospect. Behold, it's Sen. Elizabeth Warren brandishing her splashy new memoir titled "A Fighting Chance."
A 20-year-old guided-missile cruiser will join two other ships in "laid up" status at Pearl Harbor.
On April 22, 1864 — 150 years ago — Congress authorized that all newly minted coins be inscribed with "In God We Trust."
Authorization for the Export-Import Bank expires Sept. 30, and Congress must decide whether to renew the charter of the taxpayer-funded outfit. Proponents claim that "Ex-Im" is needed to fill gaps in private financing, which might sound plausible if not for the roster of monster corporations that pocket most of the subsidies. That list includes:
Stepped-up demands from liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans are threatening the prospects for legislation to revive and reform the private mortgage market, six years after it collapsed and largely disappeared during the Great Recession.