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Newt Gingrich, a Republican, served as House speaker from 1995 to 1999 and ran as a presidential candidate in 2012. He is an adviser to the Center for Union Facts.

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In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, photo, new homes under construction are shown for sale in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) ** FILE **

Saving for the American Dream

Homeownership has always been an essential part of the American Dream. For too many aspiring young homeowners, however, that dream is slipping away amid economic stagnation and flat incomes. Published July 30, 2015

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray

The divine right of bureaucrats

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau acts as judge, jury and executioner in administering laws it has invented through an interpretation of its authority that appears unlimited. Published July 27, 2015

Sometimes, the good guys win

For a model of ordinary citizens coming together to defeat prison guards of the past, it would be hard to do better than the parents of Palm Lane Elementary School in Anaheim, California. Published July 23, 2015

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz sits with Secretary of State John Kerry and Undersecretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman during a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Vienna, Austria.  Moniz, the eccentric MIT professor-turned-U.S. Energy secretary, by all accounts played a pivotal role in reaching the historic nuclear accord. Now with his diplomatic legacy on the line, President Barack Obama is turning to Moniz to help sell the deal to a highly skeptical Congress. (Carlos Barria/Pool via AP, File/June 30, 2015 file-pool photo)

John Kerry and lies about Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry entered politics 45 years ago on a platform of opportunistic anti-Americanism and false peace with totalitarianism. Published July 21, 2015

FILE - In this July 9, 2015 file photo House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The searing political conflict over abortion flared anew Wednesday as congressional Republicans said they will investigate whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses. Boehner called for committees to examine the matter and said President Barack Obama should condemn and end the practice.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Planned Parenthood must testify

It is difficult to imagine a person whose conscience would not be deeply shaken by the practice of cutting up babies to sell their body parts for cash. But horrifyingly, we don't have to imagine. Published July 16, 2015

Losing the war with Iran

By any reasonable assessment, the United States is losing its 36-year war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Published July 13, 2015