Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The 'Staggering' Campaign of Liberal Billionaire George Soros to Swing Local Prosecutor Elections - 7 Years on, Obamacare Is Less Pro-Life Than Anything We Were Told

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Dec. 20, 2016

The 'Staggering' Campaign of Liberal Billionaire George Soros to Swing Local Prosecutor Elections - 7 Years on, Obamacare Is Less Pro-Life Than Anything We Were Told

Good morning from Washington, where liberals don't want to see Sen. Jeff Sessions become the nation's next attorney general. One detractor recanted an accusation 30 years ago, Fred Lucas reports. Leftist financier George Soros is investing in local races for prosecutor. Josh Siegel finds out why. How will Congress undo Obama's regulations? Rachel del Guidice has answers. Plus: Daniel Kochis on Russia's apparent role in a coup attempt, Arina Grossu on Obamacare's tilt toward abortion, and David Rosenthal on a schoolgirl's butter knife offense.
News

The 'Staggering' Campaign of Liberal Billionaire George Soros to Swing Local Prosecutor Elections


"There was a backlash and outrage over the negative ads directed to me and an outrage over the prospect of an East Coast billionaire trying to buy our justice system," says Pete Weir, an incumbent Republican district attorney. George Soros dedicated $1.2 million to defeat Weir.
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News

Leading Critic of Trump's Attorney General Pick Withdrew Accusation in 1986


"These affidavits correcting the record, which got almost no media attention, are another sign that the claims made against Jeff Sessions 30 years ago were baseless and entirely manufactured," says Heritage's Hans von Spakovsky.
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News

Here's the Tool Congress Can Use to Curtail Obama's Regulation Legacy


Conservatives in Congress have a plan to undo a large number of regulations from the last few months of President Barack Obama's time in office.
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Commentary

Foiled Coup Plot in US-Allied Montenegro Has Russia's Fingerprints All Over It


A recently foiled coup plot in the small but geographically important Balkan nation of Montenegro underscores the lengths to which Russia will go to undermine democracy and exert its influence in the region.
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Commentary

7 Years on, Obamacare Is Less Pro-Life Than Anything We Were Told


In 2017, an estimated 57 percent of the Obamacare exchange plans in states that have not opted out of elective abortion coverage will cover elective abortion. This amounts to around 891 plans.
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Commentary

Middle School Girl Gets Suspended for Possessing a Butter Knife


To highlight the dangers of having this dull knife on campus, the police noted to state prosecutors that the girl used it to cut a peach.
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