A letter from House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) demands an explanation from the Treasury…
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Treasury Dept. Approves $3 Billion Transfer to Insurance Companies that Congress Denied

A letter from House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) demands an explanation from the Treasury Department on why it allowed $3 billion in payments to ObamaCare insurance companies that Congress never approved.

In a well-documented piece, Philip Klein gives a disturbing summary of the Obama administration deliberately refusing to follow the law.

“At issue are payments to insurers known as cost-sharing subsidies,” writes Klein. “These payments come about because President Obama’s healthcare law forces insurers to limit out-of-pocket costs for certain low income individuals by capping consumer expenses, such as deductibles and co-payments, in insurance plans. In exchange for capping these charges, insurers are supposed to receive compensation.”

Here’s the rub.

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February 26, 2015 • 08:23 pm
On Obama’s Amnesty, Senate GOP Shouldn’t Outsource Responsibility to Judges

On Obama’s Amnesty, Senate GOP Shouldn’t Outsource Responsibility to Judges

To buttress their case, GOP Senate leadership is trying to argue that a federal court’s recent ruling against Obama’s amnesty program provides sufficient cover to abandon any more legislative challenges.

 There's Nothing Unpatriotic About Challenging Obama on Iran

There's Nothing Unpatriotic About Challenging Obama on Iran

Secretary of State Kerry sure did offer us a jaw dropper Wednesday: "The prime minister ... was profoundly forward-leaning and outspoken about the importance of invading Iraq under George W. Bush," said the former presidential candidate.

New Index: U.S. Military Strength in Jeopardy

New Index: U.S. Military Strength in Jeopardy

As an initial matter, defending itself against foreign or domestic threat is the most elemental duty of any nation.

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ObamaCare at the Supreme Court Again

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses King v. Burwell, the latest legal challenge to ObamaCare to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court[more]
The Obama-FCC Internet Power Grab

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the Federal Communication Commission's unprecedented move to regulate the Internet as a "public utility."[more]
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Stop the Government's Internet Takeover

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Respect Our Military… or Shut Up

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Get Congress Out of Your Gas Tank

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A 2015 Wish List

With the newly elected Congress now convened, CFIF's Renee Giachino presents a wish list for the New Year...[more]
Governing by Crisis

CFIF's Renee Giachino points to the recently passed "Cromnibus" as the latest example of politicians in Washington governing by crisis and explains that when laws are…[more]
The Obama Monarchy

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FDR issued 635 vetoes over the course of his three terms in office, more than any other President in U.S. history. Which one of the following issued the second greatest number of presidential vetoes?
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"The IRS's inspector general confirmed Thursday it is conducting a criminal investigation into how Lois G. Lerner's emails disappeared, saying it took only two weeks for investigators to find hundreds of tapes the agency's chief had told Congress were irretrievably destroyed. Investigators have already scoured 744 backup tapes and gleaned 32,774 unique emails, but just two weeks ago they found an…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times
— Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times
 
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