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At Purdue, a Case Study in Cost Cuts

A year and a half into his tenure at Purdue University, former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has frozen tuition, cut the cost of student food and introduced volume purchasing. They’re the first steps in his drive to rethink higher education. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

Ex-Obama Aide’s Statements in 2012 Clash With Health Act Stance

The adviser, Jonathan Gruber, a professor of economics at M.I.T., made a statement in 2012 that undercut arguments the Obama administration is now making about the Affordable Care Act. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Plagiarism Scandal Tests a Senator Still Forming a Rapport With Montanans

Many voters in Montana seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude as they assess Senator John Walsh, a Democrat accused of plagiarizing an Army War College paper. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Exclusive: Sen. John Walsh responds to revelations that he plagiarized Army War College paper

A doctor prescribed Montana Democratic Sen. John Walsh medication for symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder after he returned from an Army deployment in Iraq, but he was not formally diagnosed with PTSD, the senator confirmed to Yahoo News following revelations this week that he had plagiarized a paper to receive his masters degree at the […]

The Surprise Obamacare Ruling That Wasn’t

Megan McArdle, BloombergSince the Halbig v. Burwell decision came down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit — which ruled that insurance subsidies could only legally be provided on state exchanges — there has been a lot of outrage from the liberal commentariat. The thrust of this outrage is that […]

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy while at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in California

U.S. House votes overwhelmingly for say on Obama’s Iraq decisions

26 July 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization. The House adopted the resolution by a vote of 370-40, reflecting the strong desire by both Republicans and Democrats in the chamber that […]

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Russia accuses US of lying about Moscow, contributing to Ukraine’s turmoil

26 July 2014

Russia on Saturday accused the United States of flaming the Ukraine crisis and suggested that Obama administration “lies” about Moscow’s involvement in the down Malaysian jetliner led European nations this weekend to impose new sanctions on Moscow. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Economics Across States: North Carolina’s Misunderstood Cut in Jobless Benefits

26 July 2014

Conservatives claim that cutting benefits has lifted the economy. Liberals say the cuts have damaged the economy. The evidence disagrees with both. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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TMZ: Joan Rivers Goes Off On Epic Pro-Israel Rant

26 July 2014

TMZ: Joan Rivers jettisoned comedy for politics … unleashing an impassioned defense of Israel that included an awesome New York/New Jersey analogy. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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EPA Failing to Control Methane Leaks

26 July 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to control emissions of methane from inadvertent leaks from natural-gas pipelines, the agency’s inspector general says. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obamacare Ruling Is Nonsensical & Cynical

26 July 2014

Horwitz & Bagenstos, LAT Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Oregon’s Wehby: Another Doctor Senator?

26 July 2014

George Will, Washington Post Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Dem Rep. Gutierrez: Obama Could Grant Amnesty To 5 Million People By Himself

26 July 2014

MARK HALPERIN, JOURNALIST: Congressman, Mark Halperin here, we all admire and really praise you, not just in the current crisis but your long-returning concern about the humanitarian aspect to this. But tell people the dirty little secret with the Democratic party right now. Isn't it the case that a lot of your colleagues would not […]

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House: Court Should Dismiss SEC’s Suit

26 July 2014

The House of Representatives told a federal court it should dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission because Congress is lawfully allowed to ignore requests to turn over records and testimony. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.

26 July 2014

New tariffs on Chinese solar panels, including widely anticipated duties imposed by Washington on Friday, are spurring companies to manufacture more solar-power equipment in the U.S. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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