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  • ** FILE ** A latte crafted at Peregrine Espresso in D.C. (The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Now, a war on caffeine

    Waking up to the morning newspaper and a cup of hot coffee is one of life's great pleasures, but it may soon be only a fondly remembered blast from the past. The newspaper is not going anywhere, but the nannies and the nancy men of the federal government want to take away our caffeine.


  • **FILE** Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 12, 2013, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal 2014, and the HHS. (Associated Press)

    Pediatric PR: Sebelius tells pediatricians to promote 'Obamacare'

    President Obama's top health official asked the nation's pediatric groups on Monday to spread the word about benefits within the federal health care law, a plea that coincides with mounting pressure to implement the ambitious overhaul before its main provisions kick in next year.


  • ** FILE ** The dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington is pictured on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    'Fiscal cliff' debt truce nears its end with no solution in sight

    A three-month truce on the debt-limit war is about to expire, and Congress and President Obama will enter a no-man's land with nobody quite knowing how things will shake out when the debt peace ends in two weeks.


  • Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez

    Feds: Suspected WH shooter angry over marijuana policy

    A man accused of trying to assassinate President Obama in 2011 was angry about the federal government's policy on the criminalization of marijuana, according to new court documents.


  • The Washington Times

    NAPOLITANO: Punching holes in the 4th Amendment

    Here we go again. The Obama administration has asked its allies in Congress to introduce legislation that would permit the feds to continue their march through the Fourth Amendment when it comes to obtaining private information about all of us.


  • Pot laws enraged man who fired shots at White House in 2011

    A man accused of trying to assassinate President Obama in 2011 was angry about the federal government's policy on the criminalization of marijuana, according to new court documents.


  • Illustration Big Government by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    EDITORIAL: Cutting federal strings

    Like a deal with the devil, accepting money from the federal government comes with strings. Whether it be the National Collegiate Athletic Association or the National Endowment for the Arts or organizations in between, accepting taxpayer dollars necessarily means abiding by terms and conditions set by Congress.


  • President Obama speaks at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    CURL: After failed charm offensive, Obama back to bashing GOP

    President Obama's charm offensive has been a dismal failure. Of course, he didn't really try all that hard. He bought dinner for a few Republican lawmakers, vowed to meet them halfway, but within a week — after his gun-grab bill went up in flames — he called them "liars" and stomped off in a huff, taking his ball with him.


  • A cow and a clown come face to face as hot air balloons are inflated at the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, Friday, July 23, 2010, in Readington, N.J. The festival runs through Sunday, July 25, 2010. (AP Photo/ Mel Evans)

    It's a squeaker: Helium reserve of urgent concern for Congress ahead of shutdown

    Most Americans equate helium with clowns and squeaky-voiced numbskulls, but with a worldwide shortage looming, Congress has suddenly taken a keen interest in the gas.


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