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Former Air Force leadership weigh in on B-21

The United States faces a diverse array of security challenges around the globe, from the continued threat of terrorism, to maneuvers from rapidly advancing militaries, to existential threats from nuclear capable adversaries.  For decades,...

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House GOP: Standing with wage thieves

While millions of Americans are struggling to get by and sustain their families, Republicans are trying to make it easier for employers to steal their wages. 

Last month during Committee consideration of the National Defense...

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Turkey: no friend of Israel or the United States

There is no reason to believe that Turkey’s facilitation of ISIS operations in the region, and its link to ISIS both economically and politically, will cease.

With Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu ...

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Don't let the tail wag the elephant

As a lifelong Republican, who has always been realistic on social issues and conservative on fiscal and governmental issues, I would be deeply dismayed if we lost control of Congress because Republican hardliners in the Senate, blinded by...

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FDA drug labelling rule change unnecessary

On their way out of town, Obama administration regulators are seeking to deliver one last favor for their friends the trial lawyers. 

Regulators at the Food and Drug Administration are trying to change the rules regarding labeling on...

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Fate of millions of immigrants rests with Supreme Court

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.  The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas, will weigh in on the legality of President Obama’s executive actions...

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It's about the lead

Lead poisoning is an insidious condition. And, the long-term effects of lead poisoning are tragic. In short, lead content in our drinking water is an extremely serious issue, as we have come to appreciate with the ongoing news out...

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