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Senate Could Pass a $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill This Week, Even Though There's No Agreement on How To Pay for It
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Repeal would do little to change how Congress and the president collaborate—or don't—on military operations.
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Although 44% of Americans Live in States That Have Legalized Pot, Federal Prohibition Is Not Likely to End Anytime Soon
The president supports the ban, and his fellow Democrats do not seem serious about attracting Republican support for repealing it.
Taken together, these six measures would have a major impact on the way we shop, chat, and otherwise go about our business online.
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Yet more evidence that we are ruled by incompetents.
Repealing the law that allowed America to depose Saddam Hussein won't stop us from waging war elsewhere.
The little-known but outrageous practice allows federal judges enhance defendants' sentence based on conduct a jury acquitted them of.
The law would make a federal case out of every aggrieved internet user and compel companies to host messages they do not wish to platform.
Ron DeSantis Is Celebrating Twitter's Ban of Rebekah Jones. His Own Big Tech Law Could Force Them To Replatform Her.
Jones has been accused of fabricating her COVID-19 cover-up claims. Now she says she's running for Congress.
Polling shows a sharp partisan divide on the issue, but it also suggests that compromise might be possible.
The MORE Act, which was reintroduced today, is full of contentious provisions that go far beyond repealing federal prohibition.
The Fear That Abolishing Qualified Immunity Would Expose Cops to Ruinous Personal Liability Is a Big Fat Red Herring
A study of civil rights cases found that "police officers are virtually always indemnified" by their employers.
A crop of bipartisan bills in Congress aims to reduce local and state regulations on new housing.
The study comes as House Democrats press to completely abolish the Pentagon program.
Trump Is Right That Liz Cheney Was a 'Poor Leader' for a Party Dedicated to Indulging His Fantasies and Whims
By stripping her of her leadership position, House Republicans proved her point.
The main qualification of Cheney's likely replacement as chair of the House Republican Conference is her willingness to indulge Donald Trump's election fantasy.
Taxpayers already spend millions to build minor league ballparks. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks they should financially support the teams, too.
Physician Rand Paul is curiously absent.
This 87-Year-Old Republican's Bill Would Restore the Second Amendment Rights of Cannabis Consumers in States That Have Legalized Marijuana
Under current law, marijuana users who possess firearms are committing a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
As stimulus checks started landing in Americans' bank accounts, demand for medical marijuana went through the roof.
The GOP has resisted reining in the doctrine. That might change.
Maybe this year it will pass the Senate too.
The suspect, 25-year-old Noah Green, is reportedly connected to the Nation of Islam.
Not all sexual misdeeds are sex trafficking.
Even Joe Biden and Barack Obama were willing to acknowledge this basic fact just a few years ago.
What about the federal government's own health experts?
Are Mitch McConnell's threats credible, or is he a paper tiger?
Legislators view the disease as a license to spend like there’s no tomorrow.
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The House Just Approved Two Background Check Bills That Would Make an Unfair, Irrational Gun Policy Even Worse
One measure would require checks for nearly all firearm transfers, while the other would increase delays in completing sales.
What does this have to do with the pandemic? Nothing.
Californians Rejected a Harsh Law That Destroyed Freelance Jobs. Congress Is Trying To Make It Federal Law.
The PRO Act would demolish the gig economy for the benefit of labor unions and would undermine right-to-work laws.
The measure could also make it illegal for states to create new tax credit programs, such as those used for expanding school choice.
A California rule and a bill approved by the House seem designed to chill freedom of speech and freedom of association.
State Revenue Is 'Virtually Flat.' Local Government Revenue Is Up Slightly. Congress Wants To Give Them $350 Billion Anyway.
The Democrats' COVID bill showers billions of unneeded dollars on state and local governments.
The Senate is preparing to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that has very little to do with the pandemic, and we all know it. Congress should admit as much.
One bill would require lengthy disclaimers on all online political ads.
Congress throws far too much money at special interests.
Violent acts are already illegal, and new tools will inevitably be used against those who annoy the powerful.
The STURDY Act would mandate new testing standards to prevent dressers from killing people.