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Supreme Court rejects conservative challenge in voting rights case

The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the method all states use to draw their legislative districts, rejecting a conservative challenge that could have given more clout to white, rural voters. The eight justices rebuffed a case spearheaded by a conservative legal activist brought against the state of Texas over the manner in which it

Where’s the Scrutiny of Hillary Clinton on Abortion?

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton, GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is taking a beating from the press over his flip-flops on abortion. But the leading Democrat candidate for president, Hillary Clinton, has escaped serious scrutiny over her extreme position that would seem to prohibit any restrictions on the procedure. Trump regularly compares his flip-flops to how Ronald

Hypocrisy, thy name is Hillary Clinton

Cal Thomas, Neither political party can lay claim to purity when it comes to hypocrisy, but Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as well as others in her party, has taken hypocrisy to new depths. While campaigning in Wisconsin before next week’s presidential primary, Clinton said that as president she would have a litmus test for any Supreme

Trump on Government Reform

Q: Your proposed tax cut would add $10 trillion to the nation’s debt. You insist that you could make up for a good deal of that by cutting waste, fraud, & abuse. TRUMP: Correct. Q: Like what? And please be specific. TRUMP: Department of Education. We’re getting rid of Common Core. Department of Environmental Protection.

Walter E. Williams: Leftist Campus Lunacy

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students know. Nearly 10 percent of the college graduates surveyed thought Judith Sheindlin, TV’s “Judge Judy,” is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Less than 20 percent of the college graduates knew the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation. More than a

Senator Kirk criticizes fellow Republicans on Garland boycott

Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois on Tuesday accused many of his fellow Senate Republicans of being “closed-minded” by refusing to consider President Barack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Kirk, facing a tough re-election battle in his Democratic-leaning state, became the first Republican senator to meet with Garland since

Mandatory Union Fees Survive as U.S. Supreme Court Deadlocks

The U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked in one of its highest profile cases, issuing a 4-4 ruling that lets more than 20 states continue to require public-sector workers to help fund the unions that represent them. Union opponents had looked to be on the brink of a watershed victory that would have given workers a First