McConnell One Year Ago: ‘You Can Count on Me’ to Lead Pro-life Legislation

Cortney O’Brien,   Sen. Mitch McConnell gave the keynote speech at last year’s National Right to Life convention in Louisville, Ky. He excited attendees with his pledge to defend the unborn once he took the Senate reins from Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV). Well, a year later, and those pro-lifers are wondering what the heck happened…. [Read More]

Rand Paul plans to keep pushing to defund U.S. Planned Parenthood

U.S. Republican presidential contender Rand Paul said on Sunday he plans to push Congress to cut federal funding for the non-profit reproductive healthcare organization Planned Parenthood in a debate over its treatment of aborted fetal tissue. “I think the time is now to discuss whether taxpayer dollars should be going to such a gruesome procedure,”… [Read More]

‘Flat-out lie’: Cruz calls McConnell a liar on Senate floor

 An extraordinary scene unfolded on the Senate floor Friday as Republican Sen. Ted Cruz bluntly accused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of lying and said he’s running the Senate like his Democratic predecessor.  The charges from the Texas senator and GOP presidential candidate were a rare departure from the Senate’s usual staid decorum, even for a… [Read More]

Rand Paul Spearheads Effort to Defund Planned Parenthood

Adan Salazar | Kentucky Senator Rand Paul will soon introduce an amendment intended to defund Planned Parenthood. Presidential contender invigorated following harvested fetal tissue sale revelations.  In a series of tweets sent Monday, Sen. Paul announced he would attempt to force Congress to vote on an amendment that would defund Planned Parenthood following the… [Read More]

The Trump Lesson that Bush and Clinton Should Heed

Jonah Goldberg,  For those of us who predicted the inevitable, watching Donald Trump verbally wander into a field of face-whacking garden rakes like Sideshow Bob fills one with a mixture of schadenfreude and affirmation. We knew it was coming, but it still feels good to be proven right. Of course Trump wouldn’t hesitate to attack… [Read More]

Iran: Death to America, We Won, and We’ll Do Whatever We Want With Your Billions

Guy Benson,   U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said a speech by Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Saturday vowing to defy American policies in the region despite a deal with world powers over Tehran’s nuclear program was “very disturbing”. “I don’t know how to interpret it at this point in time, except to… [Read More]

Obama Deliberately Poked Congress Right In The Eye On This Huge Issue

 Reports show that President Obama is sticking his finger in the collective eye of both Congress and the people of the United States by trying to make an end run around Congress and our Constitution with a hastily engineered U.N. vote on his much-criticized Iran deal before Congress even gets a chance to debate the… [Read More]

UN Security Council endorses Iran deal, Tehran diplomat lashes out at US

 The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously endorsed the Iran nuclear deal, though the show of support was interrupted shortly afterward by a war of words between the American and Iranian ambassadors.  Iran’s ambassador lashed out at the U.S. mere moments after the vote, in retaliation for U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power bringing up Tehran’s human… [Read More]

Senate Could Destroy Your Car’s Trade-In Value

Phil Kerpen,  The Senate may vote soon on an amendment by Democratic senator Dick Blumenthal that would make it illegal for dealers to sell any car with an open recall. That might sound good, but there’s a huge problem: many recalls are for items as trivial as a printing error in the owner’s manual, and… [Read More]

Pat Buchanan: The GOP’s Iran Dilemma

From first reactions, it appears that Hill Republicans will be near unanimous in voting a resolution of rejection of the Iran nuclear deal. They will then vote to override President Obama’s veto of their resolution. And if the GOP fails there, Gov. Scott Walker says his first act as president would be to kill the… [Read More]

Dems skeptical on Iran deal, White House dispatches Biden to sell it

The White House dispatched Vice President Joe Biden to Capitol Hill Wednesday to sell Democrats on the newly announced Iran nuclear deal, as several influential members voiced reservations about giving it their seal of approval in a vital vote this fall.  Biden was meeting first with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, though the tougher lift… [Read More]

Iran Deal’s Fate Moves From Vienna to Obama’s Fight in Congress

 Foes of the deal in Congress may not have the votes to override the president’s promised veto. The Iran accord that took seven nations almost two years to negotiate now depends on President Barack Obama’s ability to defend it against efforts from Capitol Hill to Jerusalem to kill it. Entering a two-month fight over the… [Read More]