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House passes temporary funding measure to avoid shutdown.

Congress Avoids Shutdown…For Now

Crisis averted, for now. Congress has approved a short-term measure to keep the government funded for another week. This will allow lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. The measure now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. The

Rand Paul suggests punishing universities who have to many liberal speakers.

Rand Paul on Colleges With “One Set of Speech”.

Senator Rand Paul has a controversial idea for universities. Paul suggested on Thursday that Congress should consider withholding funds from universities that promote only “one set of speech.” The Senator was being interviewed when he was asked about recent controversies at U.C. Berkeley over free

Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel face off for Congressional seat.

Ossoff vs. Handel: Showdown in the Peach State

In June, District 6 voters in Georgia will pick their new representative. But who to choose? It’s an election that should have received little attention and yet somehow has become a national spectacle. Not that it isn’t an important one. Certainly it’s quite important to

Rep. Jason Chaffez will not seek reelection in 2018.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Reelection

The powerful Utah Republican has decided to return to the private sector. Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not be a candidate for any political office in 2018. He posted the statement on his Facebook page. “After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I

The Fall of the Democratic Party

Two Party Politics: The Fall of the Democratic Party

America’s Democrats have spoken but the party is still not listening. Despite President Trump’s claims to the contrary, the now President did not receive overwhelming support last November. Yes, he won the Electoral College but not by the margin he thinks. While he and the

Can Trump Unify the Republican Party?

Can Trump Unify Republicans?

As America approaches 100 days of President Trump, leadership questions remain. As we approach the 100 day mark, there is no doubt that Trump has failed to rally the country around him. Political divisions are as deep as they have ever been and no where