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Media Ownership Rules Don't Make Sense in Today's Marketplace

The government has thousands of outdated rules that must be streamlined and modernized.

The End to the Chicago Teacher Strike Underscores Pension Crisis

While Windy City children can finally start heading back to school, the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) 11-day strike resulted in no reform, to the detriment of students, taxpayers, and the fiscal health of the entire state of Illinois.

Warren’s Medicare for All: I’ll See Your $32 Trillion and Raise it to $52 Trillion

Warren says her healthcare plan would cost an additional $20.5 trillion in new federal spending over ten years.

A Republican Plan for Healthcare

The plan, “A Framework for Personalized, Affordable Care,” is focused in its approach.

Treat: USMCA Would Vastly Boost the U.S. Economy

The USMCA would add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy and raise employment by 176,000 jobs.

Trick: Speaker Pelosi Becomes a Zombie on USMCA

The importance of the USMCA cannot be overstated. 

Treat: Taxpayers May Soon Be Freed from Haunted Housing Bailouts

Director Calabria’s plans for reform are a promising light at the end of the tunnel.

Trick: The USPS Is Still Bleeding Money

Congress has been promising and failing to deliver postal reform for years.

Treat: RIFO Is Upheld and the Internet Remains Open

The FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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