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Darryl Glenn embraces plan that could cut Social Security, FBI and...

Call it fiscal federalism or just plain old Tenth Amendment absolutism. Those who believe the federal government shouldn’t pay for anything that isn’t specifically spelled...

The Grand (Young?) Party

In 2008, and then again in 2012, young people were instrumental in electing President Barack Obama. The millennial generation, according to polling, is more...

Wiretap: Our long wars as grand, unintended PTSD experiment

While the President was in Fort Hood at a memorial for the soldiers killed there, the Senate held hearings on the impact our decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has had on those who served there.

Littwin: And the freedom fighters roared

The crackup is coming. You don't have to be a political genius to spot it. Everyone knew it was coming eventually. The only surprise is that the fault lines are moving so quickly.

Colorado’s Buck wages proxy do-over campaign in Wisconsin

Colorado's Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has joined the national campaign to support Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Neumann. In a Monday email blast (pdf), Buck stressed that control of the Senate could well turn on this single race. That's the same thing analysts said about the race Ken Buck lost in 2010 to Michael Bennet in Colorado.

Coffman opposes SOPA as potentially restricting and burdensome

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has come out in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), explaining that he sees how the legislation could act to tamp down free expression and business innovation.

Dems defeat Lamborn’s ‘defund NPR’ proposal

Congressional Democrats voted down the first GOP legislative proposal since the midterm elections, Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn's proposal to strip tax money from...

Senate warily eyes post-earmark era

In the lead-up to Tuesday’s vote by Senate Republicans to self-impose a two-year moratorium on earmark requests, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) released a statement indicating his avowed, albeit somewhat conflicted, support for the idea.

New Order: McConnell faces off with DeMint on earmarks

From the perspective of many conservatives, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is doing himself and Republicans a lot of harm by fighting Sen. Jim DeMint’s...

Lamborn leverages FOX anti-NPR campaign to win support for anti-PBS bill

Colorado Springs U.S.Rep. Doug Lamborn is leveraging the FOX News campaign to strip taxpayer funding from National Public Radio to ignite interest in a...
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