Monday, November 21, 2016

Why Jeff Sessions, 'an Advocate for the Constitution,' Has Conservatives So Excited

The Daily Signal
Nov. 21, 2016
Good morning from Capitol Hill. During this lame-duck period, Obamacare bailouts are still a possibility. Melissa Quinn has that story. Fred Lucas reports on the conservative enthusiasm for the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general. And Heritage Action's Mike Needham has some tips for lawmakers on what they should do before Donald Trump becomes president. Plus: Kelsey Harkness on some outrageous remarks made by a union leader, and what you need to know about the actual Alexander Hamilton.
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Why Jeff Sessions, 'an Advocate for the Constitution,' Has Conservatives So Excited


As attorney general, Jeff Sessions could go a long way toward reversing the politicization of the Justice Department that occurred under the Obama administration, Republican senators and conservative activists are saying.
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Commentary

The Real Alexander Hamilton Was No Liberal


Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended a performance of "Hamilton" Friday night only to be booed by the audience and lectured by a cast member on stage. Here's what you need to know about Alexander Hamilton, for whom the Broadway musical is named.
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Commentary

3 Things Congress Must Do to Prepare for a Trump Administration


Congress will be making decisions on the budget and will have the opportunity to lay the groundwork for a full repeal of Obamacare under a Trump administration.
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Obamacare 'Insurer Bailouts' Become Less Likely Under President Trump


"We are going to repeal and replace Obamacare, but in the meantime, the last thing Americans need is for the Obama administration to sneak in one last bailout on its way out the door," says Sen. Ben Sasse.
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President of National Teachers' Union Cites Holocaust in Comments on Trump


"Donald Trump is masterful at disruption and division. Disruption and division create discrimination," says Randi Weingarten, president of American Federation of Teachers.
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Commentary

How Infantilized Campuses Threaten Our Nation's Future


Rather than cultivate habits of sustained and sober thought, we encourage manufactured outrage and self-indulgent victimhood.
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