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Fifth Circuit Grants Fast-Track Appeal of Obama’s Amnesty Order

Mark your calendars because today the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the Obama administration’s plea to grant a fast-track appeal of a lower court decision blocking a controversial amnesty program for illegal immigrants.

The next stop on the constitutional carousel occurs April 17, when lawyers from the Texas Attorney General’s office representing 26 states square off against counterparts from the federal government. At issue will be whether to overturn a district court order halting implementation of an executive action granting work permits and deportation waivers to an estimated five million people in the United States without authorization.

Granting the fast-track petition doesn’t necessarily mean that the Fifth Circuit – widely considered the most conservative jurisdiction…[more]

March 25, 2015 • 05:45 pm
The Hillary E-mails Revealed [Satire]

The Hillary E-mails Revealed [Satire]

Do you really think they’re not going to notice a six-figure tab on an American Express black card from the former President of the United States?

What Part of the World Improved Under Obama and Clinton?

What Part of the World Improved Under Obama and Clinton?

Thus, without any notable exception, the Obama-Clinton foreign policy years have resulted in a weaker U.S. standing, deteriorating trust and sense of security among our allies and less respect or fear from our adversaries.

ObamaCare Plan B: Contract with States to Save Subsidies

ObamaCare Plan B: Contract with States to Save Subsidies

Despite all the machinations engaged in by the Obama administration, the intent of the law is evident in its text.

Ruinous 'Compassion'

Ruinous 'Compassion'

Low-income minorities are often hardest hit by the unemployment that follows in the wake of minimum wage laws.

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first major political candidate to formally announce his 2016 candidacy for President of the United States, was born in which of the following?
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— Tom Bevan, RealClearPolitics Co-Founder and Executive Editor
 
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