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Obama, Wolf at Odds Over Charter Schools

Obama, Wolf at Odds over Charter Schools
As Obama Recognizes National Charter Schools Week, Wolf Wants to Slash Charter Funding

May 4, 2016, HARRISBURG, Pa.–President Obama last week proclaimed May 1-7 "National Charter Schools Week," praising ...

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PMA: Toomey for PA

If Pennsylvania's U. S. Senate race went to the candidate most qualified to promote economic growth and create jobs, it wouldn't be a race at all. Incumbent Republican Pat Toomey is one of the prime authors of the JOBS Act that cuts red tape and makes it easier for businesses to access capital; ...

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Indict - or Clear - Hillary

To indict, or not indict. That is the question.

Will Hillary Clinton, the assured Democratic presidential nominee, be indicted for using a private email server – quite possibly containing classified information – while Secretary of State?

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Autopsy of a Movement

With Ted Cruz having dropped out of the 2016 presidential race, there will be a string of eulogies seeking to autopsy his campaign. At least some of those critiques may hit the mark. In particular, Cruz's campaign strategy went awry in three ways.

First, Cruz ...

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Gaming Revenues Rose in 2015

(May 3, 2016)--Combined Gross Terminal Revenues (GTR) for Pennsylvania's slot parlors came in at $2.366 billion in 2015, edging the 2014 total by about two percent. While this ends a two-year skid for GTR statewide, the 2015 value still fell below that of the three years preceding 2014; 2013 ...

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Work, Not Welfare, Provides Dignity

Any Introductory Economics student understands that the things you want more of you subsidize, what you want less of you tax. Since the mid-1960s, though, America has subsidized unwed mothers and illegitimate children, while taxing marriage.

Now the political ...

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Celebrities Behaving Badly

Given the huge implications of the "Acela" primaries, this column could easily have been about the newly shaped presidential race.

Instead, it's about something more important: The need to call out arrogant celebrities whose sense of entitlement is ...

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Western Progressivism's Islamist Paradox

The world is again witnessing the unspeakable brutality of Islamist barbarians in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Americans' reactions to Muslim violence tend to differ by their political leanings, diverging, especially, on the Hamas terrorism and intransigence ...

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Conservative Solutions for Just Wages

There is much talk and action right now on the issue of a minimum or "just" wage. Typically, those who favor raising the minimum wage tend to the liberal camp. However, some of those who want to raise the minimum wage are social conservatives or have conservative sympathies. They are ...

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Club for Growth Releases Score Card

Club for Growth Releases Annual Congressional Scorecard
"Despite slight progress in 2015, Congress has a lot of room for improvement on pro-growth policies."

Washington, DC — Today, the Club for Growth released its 2015 Congressional Scorecard, ...

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