Democrats are trying to inject a political solution into an economic problem.
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Without citing any constitutional authority to dictate state abortion policies, the bill would have overridden regulations that have been upheld or have yet to be tested.
Like AUMFs before it, Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s proposed authorization would lead to less transparency in conflicts and more unilateral decision making.
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Congress Won't Legalize Pot Anytime Soon, but It Could Protect Marijuana Businesses by Passing Banking Reform
Chuck Schumer seems less interested in achieving cannabis reform than in making political hay from his inevitable failure.
Instead of building on Republican support for federalism, they seem determined to alienate potential allies.
Just three Republicans voted for the MORE Act, two fewer than in 2020.
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer worries that approving the SAFE Banking Act would make broader changes less likely.
Here Is Why a Federal Judge Says Trump Probably Committed Felonies When He Tried to Overturn Biden's Election
A ruling in a dispute over emails sought by the January 6 committee agrees that Trump's actions likely violated two federal laws.
50 Years After Nixon's Commission Said Cops Should Stop Busting Pot Users, the Federal Ban Remains Unchanged
But 37 states allow medical or recreational use, and arrests are falling.
Someone might want to remind them that Democrats have a majority in both congressional chambers.
We Can't Fund COVID Treatments for the Uninsured Because We Spent Trillions of COVID Aid on Wasteful Garbage
Congress used the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to throw money around in ways that would be comedic if the results weren't so tragic.
Lawmakers packed $8 billion of pork into the omnibus bill that passed Congress last night.
Before she can make her case to the voters, Angela Pence has to collect signatures that she would not need if she were a Democrat or a Republican.
The SAFE SEX Workers Study Act would look at the impact of FOSTA and the seizure of sites like Backpage and Rentboy.
Democrats hail the new budget agreement as "the largest increase in non-defense discretionary spending in four years" while Republicans tout a big boost in military spending. Everyone wins!
A spending bill provision would redefine "tobacco products" to include products that have nothing to do with tobacco.
We must face the reality that the debt does matter.
From the CDC to the FDA, there are too many missteps to list.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers are calling for two deficit reduction ideas to be included in this year's federal budget bill.
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But it will make the market worse.
We were told it would be "transitory." But inflation continued to rise.
Walensky acknowledged "limitations" of available studies but told a congressional committee "our guidance currently is that masking should happen in all schools."
The House passed the bill this week with little fanfare and broad bipartisan support.
Neither Republicans nor Democrats can be trusted to give an honest account of what happened that day.
“Defend the Guard” laws would keep state troops out of conflicts that Congress hasn’t authorized.
Now That Pot-Averse Conservatives Are Openly Defying the Federal Marijuana Ban, What Excuse Does Congress Have for Maintaining It?
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves' grudging support for medical marijuana speaks volumes about the erosion of support for prohibition.
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Chipmakers don't need the money, and they won't get it until after the current mess has been resolved.
Not by changing the filibuster rules, but by stressing them.
The North Carolina congressman's opponents argue that the 14th Amendment disqualifies him from seeking reelection.
Not everything in the bill would keep America competitive, but the immigration provisions certainly would.
Those who demand a revival of antitrust regulation to "promote competition" may not realize that they're inciting a revival of cronyism to suppress competition.
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A House Energy Subcommittee Hearing entertains dangerous and disingenuous rhetoric against technologies for freedom.
Will bipartisanship fix Joe Biden's presidency?
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Boeing may love an additional handout, but such subsidies will be a net negative for the country's economy as a whole.
Gaetz has introduced a bill nullifying D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's order requiring people to be vaccinated to visit bars, restaurants, gyms, and other indoor venues.
Using "we" implies a collective responsibility, creates the false impression that most people are on board, and hints that we'll share equally in the benefits.
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Shrink the federal waistline for healthier communities.