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[ad_1] Sen. Mitt Romney passes through the halls of the Capitol during a break in the Senate impeachment trial. January 30, 2020 (Amanda Voisard/Reuters) Senator Mitt Romney on Thursday ripped President Trump’s latest strategy to overturn the election results, which relies on appealing to Republican legislators in battleground states to appoint loyal electors in defiance
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump delivers an update on the Operation Warp Speed program in an address from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 13, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Don’t minimize it. Nothing over the past four years convinced me so effectively that Trump needed to be defeated as has his response
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[ad_1] Teachers Mary Yi and Ibis Blanco work with their students virtually from their classroom at the Sokolowski Elementary School in Chelsea, Mass., September 16, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) A RAND survey of teachers reinforces widespread doubts about the remote-classroom environment.   With COVID infection rates, test positivity, and hospitalizations rising at alarming rates, schools face
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[ad_1] A friend just shared this new study by Zurich Insurance: It details the big jump in female job applicants (and hires) for senior management roles when those positions were described as potentially including part-time, job-share or other flexible work options. This could be a silver-lining of COVID-19. More employers recognize that at-home and non-traditional
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[ad_1] President-elect Joe Biden speaks to reporters following an online meeting with members of the National Governors Association (NGA) executive committee in Wilmington, Del., November 19, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) Conservatives have more constructive places to channel their anger. Conservatives and Republicans should be uniting right now, leaving behind the arguments of the past five years
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[ad_1] Sen. Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) attends a confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, October 12, 2020. (Patrick Semansky/Reuters Pool) Senator Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) slammed allegations by Trump campaign legal counsel Sidney Powell on Thursday that Democratic and Republican politicians may have paid to change the general-election results. President Trump’s legal team brought forward various
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., November 13, 2020 (Carlos Barria/Retuers) Noah Rothman’s excellent piece in Commentary, “The Dumbest of Coups,” deserves to be widely read. I’ve been writing about conspiracy theories for a while now — QAnon, the Flat-Earth gang, etc. — and
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[ad_1] National Rifle Association merchandise at the Iowa straw poll in Ames, Iowa, in 2011. (Daniel Acker/Reuters) The National Rifle Association has agreed to suspend its insurance business in New York State for five years and pay a $2.5 million fine over charges that it offered insurance to members without a license and hid how
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[ad_1] Supporters of Donald Trump gather to demand a fair count of the votes of the 2020 presidential election, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 5, 2020. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters) Republicans on the House Oversight Committee called on Thursday for a hearing into violence committed against supporters of President Trump during the “Million MAGA March” in Washington, D.C.,
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[ad_1] Registered nurse Glenda Perez waits to test people for the coronavirus in East Los Angeles, Calif., November 10, 2020. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) As of this writing, Johns Hopkins University reports that more than 250,652 Americans have died from the coronavirus. The calculation on Worldometers, which usually runs a little ahead of JHU, is 256,447 deaths.
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[ad_1] A group of Central American migrants is questioned about their childrens’ health after surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol Agents south of the U.S.-Mexico border fence in El Paso, Texas, March 6, 2019. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration may no longer cite coronavirus concerns to quickly expel migrant children
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[ad_1] A person walks past the Pfizer headquarters building in New York City, November 9, 2020. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) The ‘follow the science’ Democrats care more about politics than science. Where has the coronavirus gone? Nowhere. The pandemic has gained a second wind, even as it is mysteriously scarcer in post-election headlines. If anything, COVID-19 seems
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[ad_1] An emergency room door in Aberdeen, South Dakota, October 26, 2020. (Bing Guan/Reuters) A South Dakota nurse gained national attention this week for a tweet claiming that some of her dying coronavirus patients refuse to admit the virus is real. Jodi Doering, a traveling nurse who lives in a small eastern South Dakota town,
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[ad_1] The regulations Sanders & Co. seek would destroy the incentives needed for innovation and leave us unprepared for the next pandemic. Bernie Sanders has described pharmaceutical companies as “crooks” who are “literally killing people every day.” So I guess we have some pretty nefarious characters to thank for the unprecedentedly rapid development of safe
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[ad_1] NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O ne must read to the end of the Washington Post’s editorial, “Abolish the electoral college,” before hitting on the real reason the Post’s editors want to upend the long-standing constitutional institution. “Mr. Trump’s election was a sad event for the nation,” notes the Post, “his reelection would have been a
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China’s President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) Within weeks of his 2016 election victory, President Trump announced plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a multilateral trade deal intended to build an economic bulwark against China.
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[ad_1] U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., September 21, 2020. (Patrick Semansky/Pool via Reuters) Israel and Bahrain take more steps toward the normalization of diplomatic ties. JERUSALEM — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday issued a stark warning to Iran as
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[ad_1] Gavin Newsom speaks to reporters during his 2018 gubernatorial campaign in San Diego, Calif. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Senior members of a California medical trade group that has lobbied the state on COVID testing guidelines joined Governor Gavin Newsom for a dinner at an upscale Napa Valley restaurant earlier this month, Politico reported on Wednesday. Newsom
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[ad_1] White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds a daily press briefing in Washington, D.C., August 31, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters) White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday slammed as “Orwellian” the stringent social distancing restrictions some states have implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus, rules that come just as Americans are making Thanksgiving plans
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[ad_1] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference in Washington, D.C., October 21, 2020. (Nicholas Kamm/Reuters) The secretary of state noted the ‘pain and difficulty connected to the occupation,’ in meetings with officials. TBILISI — In a demonstration of U.S. support for Georgia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday morning with
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[ad_1] President John C. Calhoun (left) and President Ronald Reagan (National Portrait Gallery; National Archives) To die, and not to die, for a word Editor’s Note: The below is an expanded version of a piece published in the current issue of National Review. Twenty-five years ago, I met Scott Morris, when we both worked at
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[ad_1] Mexico’s defense Minister General Salvador Cienfuegos attends an event at a military zone in Mexico City, Mexico September 2, 2016. (Henry Romero/Reuters) The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that it would drop drug trafficking charges against former Mexico defense minister General Salvador Cienfuegos, allowing Mexico to prosecute the case instead. Cienfuegos was arrested in
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