August 13, 2022 5:30 am

The Next Farm Bill Will Probably Stink Worse and Cost More

Asking America’s agriculture industry to stand on its own two feet remains a third rail in American politics.

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August 12, 2022 3:45 pm

Congress Just Passed the Inflation Reduction Act. It Will Hike Taxes on Some Middle-class Households.

It also spends billions on new green energy programs, and it lets the IRS hire 87,000 new agents.

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August 11, 2022 9:20 am

IRS Controversially Claims Hiring 87,000 New Agents Won’t Mean Higher Audit Rate for the Middle Class

So why do Democrats keep equivocating on the point that households making under $400,000 may be targeted for more audits by an expanded IRS?

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August 10, 2022 8:36 am

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act To Help Afghan Evacuees Stay in the U.S.

But thousands of Afghans who helped U.S. forces are still stuck in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.

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August 9, 2022 11:54 am

These Top GOP Senators Still Haven’t Condemned Democrats’ Banana Republic FBI Raid On Donald Trump

Some in Senate GOP leadership including Minority Leader McConnell have refused to condemn the rogue FBI’s actions against Trump.

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August 9, 2022 2:25 am

Democrats Didn’t Pass Their Toxic Spending Spree For Midterms But In Spite Of Them

If the GOP doesn’t have better goals than warming congressional benches, it’s going to be useless in the long term.

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August 4, 2022 9:20 am

After a $54 Billion Airline Bailout, Elizabeth Warren Thinks She Gets To Make the Rules

More airline workers and more flights—not bailouts and restrictions on mergers—is the better policy.

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August 3, 2022 1:25 pm

Joe Manchin Strikes a Deal To Fix Antiquated Environmental Review Regulations. Will It Do Any Good?

The West Virginia senator proposes marginal reforms to a federal permitting process that policy wonks say needs a root-and-branch overhaul.

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August 2, 2022 9:01 pm

Democrats Don’t Care Whether Banning ‘Assault Weapons’ Is Constitutional

Even while conceding that the rifles they want to ban are commonly used for lawful purposes, they refuse to grapple with the implications.

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August 1, 2022 4:58 am

3 Big Blunders Showing Mitch McConnell Isn’t The Legislative Genius He Thinks He Is

Schumer has out-maneuvered McConnell on all three of these key legislative packages during the 117th Congress.

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