Policy

A pro-life protester marches during the 47th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., January 24, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Gallup continues to release results on abortion attitudes from its annual “values and beliefs” poll. This week, Gallup released findings about the importance of abortion as a voting issue, showing that about a quarter (24 percent)
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Then president-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama arrive for Trump’s inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2017. (J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters) The final six months of President Donald Trump’s first term has begun. One way to assess where the judicial confirmation process stands is to compare it to the process at this point during
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D., Mich.) addresses the media about the flooding along the Tittabawassee River, in Midland, Mich. May 20, 2020. (Rebecca Cook/Reuters) Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer said Tuesday that she could reimpose social-distancing restrictions if cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in the state, adding that she refuses to be “bullied” into reopening
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(vitchanan/Getty Images) A review of Alex Edmans’s ‘Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit.’ Esg (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategies — all the rage with today’s investors — have received pushback from an unlikely quarter. At a June 23 webinar, Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, argued that
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A man pushes his bike in a closed park with the New York City skyline of Manhattan and the Empire State Building visible beyond in Weehawken, N.J., April 18, 2020. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters) The Feds can help address surging urban crime. They cannot quell it. In New York City, 49 people were shot over the holiday
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Students and pedestrians walk through the Yard at Harvard University after the school asked its students not to return to campus after Spring Break and said it would move to virtual instruction for graduate and undergraduate classes in Cambridge, Mass., March 10, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that foreign students whose
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Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, speaks at the Concordia Summit in New York, N.Y., September 24, 2018. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has contracted COVID-19, she announced on Twitter Monday. “COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive,” Bottoms, 50, tweeted.  The first-term mayor told
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Protesters rip apart a U.S. flag during nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd in Raleigh, N.C., May 30, 2020. (Jonathan Drake/Reuters) May 25, 0 NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE E very cultural revolution starts at year zero, whether explicitly or implicitly. The French Revolution recalibrated the calendar to begin anew, and the genocidal Pol Pot
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks in front of stacks of medical protective supplies during a news conference at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, which will be partially converted into a temporary hospital during the coronavirus outbreak, March 24, 2020. (Mike Segar/Reuters) The New York State Department of Health has
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Students and pedestrians walk through the Yard at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., March 10, 2020. (Brian Snyder -/File Photo/Reuters) Harvard University announced that it was canceling in-person classes for the entire upcoming academic year because of COVID-19. Students can attend digital Harvard for the exact same price. Some of my fellow conservatives are wondering if
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In an opinion issued today in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Barr, a Ninth Circuit panel ruled unanimously that plaintiffs—nonprofit organizations that represent asylum seekers—were entitled to injunctive relief against a rule jointly issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security. Under that rule, aliens who did not previously seek asylum
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People hold signs to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling to disallow the rescinding of the DACA program, in San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2020. (Mike Blake/Reuters) The Trump administration will re-up its attempt to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program this week after the Supreme Court blocked its latest effort last month,
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A polling station in Brooklyn, New York, November 4, 2014 (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states may remove presidential electors who fail to vote for the candidate who wins the state’s popular vote. The justices voted unanimously that states may require so-called faithless electors to vote for the presidential candidate for whom they have
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Harvard University, November 16, 2012 (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters) Harvard University has announced it will implement online learning for all courses during the coming academic year, while tuition for the Ivy League school will remain about $50,000. Up to 40 percent of undergraduate students will be cleared to live on campus this fall, including all incoming freshmen,
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Hospital staff work at the United Memorial Medical Center’s intensive care unit amid the coronavirus pandemic in Houston, Texas, June 29, 2020. (Callaghan O’Hare/Reuters) A number of Texas cities are warning that the level of hospitalized coronavirus patients they are experiencing could cause hospitals to run out of beds in as little as two weeks.
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