As Nation Recovers From Government Shutdown, Ohioans Take Stock

On December 22, 2018, almost 15 percent of government employees, roughly 7,171 workers, throughout Ohio found their agencies without appropriations. Even if they continued to work, they would be doing so without pay. Furloughed employees were given paychecks. However, those paychecks were, quite literally, for zero dollars. The government was shut…

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Pompeo Urges International Support for Venezuelan Opposition Leader

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the international community to support the Venezuelan people and recognize the interim government of opposition leader Juan Guaido as he stands up to disputed President Nicolas Maduro. “Now it is time for every other nation to pick a side,” Pompeo told the U.N.…

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Commentary: Reject the ‘Wrong on Both Sides’ Dodge

by Dennis Saffran   Now that the media, the Left, and their usual conservative allies have failed to destroy young Nick Sandmann and the other Covington Catholic High School boys who attended the March for Life last weekend, they seem to be falling back on the old “wrong on both…

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Trump Wants to Know Where Hillary’s Indictment Is After Roger Stone’s Arrest

by Evie Fordham   President Donald Trump responded Saturday to news of his confidant Roger Stone’s Friday indictment with a list of Democrats and justice officials he wants to see in trouble for alleged lying. “If Roger Stone was indicted for lying to Congress, what about the lying done by…

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Elizabeth Warren Rolls Out Tax Plan on the Super Wealthy

by Alec Schimmel   After recently declaring her intent to run for president in 2020 earlier in January, Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a progressive tax plan that pushes tax policy deliberations inside the Democratic Party further to the left. The proposal plans to thrust a two percent progressive…

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New York to Spend Millions Putting Dreamers Through College

by Jason Hopkins   New York state lawmakers approved a measure that aims to dole out millions in taxpayer-funded aid to Dreamers — who entered the country illegally — attending college. The now-Democratic controlled New York state legislature on Wednesday passed the Dream Act, legislation that would make thousands of…

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‘Probable Cause’ Found That Andrew Gillum Violated State Ethics Laws

by Molly Prince   The Florida Ethics Commission found probable cause Friday that defeated Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum violated state ethics laws. Tallahassee businessman Erwin Jackson filed complaints against Gillum, who was the mayor of Tallahassee from 2014 until November 2018. The commission found probable cause on five…

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Trump Makes Case for Wall as Third Central American Migrant Caravan Heads North

by Evie Fordham   President Donald Trump continued to hammer on the need for a southern border wall Saturday after announcing Friday that he will support a deal to temporarily reopen the government without any funding for the wall. “We have turned away, at great expense, two major Caravans, but…

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FDA: More Blood Pressure Drugs May Have Shortages After Recalls

by Reuters   Additional shortages of blood pressure drugs in the United States are possible following recent recalls related to traces of a probable carcinogen found in some versions a particular class of hypertension medicines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The drugs, including valsartan, belong to a…

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