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    January 05, 2015

    Leading Questions for Boehner

    Leading Questions for Boehner Americans picked their leaders back in November -- and tomorrow, it’s the House’s turn to decide who leads them. For the 114th Congress, the first vote may be their most important one: choosing the chamber’s Speaker. For two terms, that job has belonged to Ohio Congressman John Boehner, a man ... (more)


    December 24, 2014

    God and Sinners Reconciled

    God and Sinners Reconciled By FRC Senior Fellow Bob Morrison I can remember when I did not love Christ, but I cannot remember when I did not love Christmas. And part of my earliest Christmas memories was watching a movie my parents loved, the English version of A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens’ little novel has been a part of the ... (more)


    December 15, 2014

    Shirt Company Won't Fold on Values

    Shirt Company Won't Fold on Values T-shirt maker Blaine Adamson doesn’t exactly wear his heart on his sleeve, but he’s not about to ignore it either. When the Kentucky businessman was approached about printing rainbow shirts for Lexington’s gay pride festival two years ago, he had to turn the job down. As a Christian, he felt ... (more)


    December 12, 2014

    Jingle Bills, Jingle Bills, Jingle All the Way...

    Jingle Bills, Jingle Bills, Jingle All the Way... It came before a midnight clear, but the agreement to move the House's $1.1 trillion spending bill still had its share of drama. With 90 minutes to go until the government's funding expired, GOP leaders managed to do what seemed impossible just hours before: find enough votes to pass the ... (more)


    December 11, 2014

    O CRom All Ye Faithful

    O CRom All Ye Faithful Not everyone on Capitol Hill is anxious to go home. Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) might be the last one out the door this Christmas, one of the many liberals none-too-eager to see the window close on their era of power. Late yesterday, Reid hinted that he’ll prolong his leadership as long as possible -- warning his ... (more)


    December 10, 2014

    It's Beginning to Cost a Lot Like Christmas...

    It's Beginning to Cost a Lot Like Christmas... If you thought shoppers were putting a lot on their credit cards this Christmas, it’s nothing compared to what the U.S. government is charging. Based on the 1,603-page CRomnibus, the only thing more loaded with goodies than Santa’s sleigh might be this spending bill. And with barely a ... (more)


    December 09, 2014

    Congress Files Bill in Saint Nick of Time...

    Congress Files Bill in Saint Nick of Time... Congressional leaders are making their spending list -- but I’m not sure they’re checking it twice. When the House finally released its $1.1 trillion CRomnibus tonight, it’s reportedly missing a very crucial piece: the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA). That means Californians, ... (more)


    December 08, 2014

    ...ANDA Happy New Year?

    ...ANDA Happy New Year? If you thought your Christmas list was long, you should see Congress’s. Clocking in at about 1,000 pages, the House’s monster spending package -- $1.014 trillion worth -- will be “one of the last trains leaving the station” from the 113th Congress. Appropriators planned to release the bill text ... (more)


    December 05, 2014

    MN Sports Anyone's Game

    MN Sports Anyone's Game Forget ABC’s “Wide World of Sports” -- now we have the LGBT’s Wild World of Sports. After an intensely emotional debate, the Minnesota athletic league tore down the walls between girls’ and boys’ sports teams under the guise of “transgender inclusivity.” The back-and-forth ... (more)


    December 04, 2014

    Gov't Funding: On a Wing ANDA Prayer

    Gov't Funding: On a Wing ANDA Prayer With just a handful of days left of Democratic control, Christmas recess can’t come soon enough for most conservatives. But before the movers start clearing out the Senate Majority Leader’s office, there’s plenty left to do under the scaffolds of the Capitol dome. Priority number one is ... (more)


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