POLITICS & POLICY

Outside the Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C. (Larry Downing/Reuters) The Federal Reserve has directed employees to use “bias-free language” and avoid using terms it believes show bias, such as “Founding Fathers,” according to a new report. The Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors issued the instructions to all employees nationwide on April 29, according to
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Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot speaks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 88th Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., January 23, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot again defended her policy of only accepting interview requests from “black and brown journalists” on Friday, calling a discrimination lawsuit filed against her by the Daily Caller News
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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) asks questions during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs/Rules and Administration hearing to examine the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 3, 2021. (Greg Nash/Pool via Reuters) YouTube suspended Senator Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) from uploading videos for seven days and removed a video
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The Iranian flag waves in front of the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria, March 1, 2021. (Lisi Niesner/Reuters) Senate Republicans proposed legislation Friday that would require President Joe Biden to secure congressional approval before a new nuclear deal is forged with Iran. The bill stipulates that any agreement arrived at with the help of the Biden
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Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer at The New Yorker, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 26, 2019. (Al Drago/Reuters) On the menu today: contemplating the madness of CNN bringing back Jeffrey Toobin, wondering whether Europe is destined to drift towards China, and the shutdown of a massive port in southern China offers more evidence that
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(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) A bipartisan group of ten senators reached a deal on an infrastructure plan on Thursday to present to the Biden administration for further negotiations. The plan includes about $579 billion in new spending and, including expected future spending, would cost $974 billion over five years or $1.2 trillion over eight years, multiple outlets
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Rep. Ilhan Omar outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2019. (Jim Bourg/Reuters) On June 7, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota published a tweet equating the United States to Islamist terrorists. “We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” Omar wrote. “We have
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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds speaks to the RNC from Washington, D,C.. (Handout via Reuters) Iowa’s move comes as a number of Republican-dominated state legislatures have enacted similar legislation. Republican Iowa governor Kim Reynolds signed a law Tuesday targeting the inclusion of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in public school classroom curricula. “Critical Race Theory is about
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference with Guatemala’s President Alejandro Giammattei in Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 7, 2021. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) If this is what constitutes ‘success’ for the vice president, one shudders to contemplate what failure would look like. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE K amala Harris was not happy about being publicly associated
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Office of Management and Budget acting director Shalanda Young answers questions during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to discuss President Biden’s budget request for FY 2022 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., June 8, 2021. (Greg Nash/Pool via Reuters) During a congressional hearing Wednesday, Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
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The Capital Research Center just released a book entitled By Hook or By Crook: The Shady Past and Disturbing Future of the Clinton Foundation. Leftists like to rake in money for themselves, using a rhetorical smokescreen of their professed concern for the poor, the environment, racial harmony, the welfare of children, and so forth. Grandmasters in
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This week on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Jim discuss the new January 6 report, Kamala Harris’s speech in Guatemala, and the ProPublica IRS document leak. Listen below, or follow this show on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, or Spotify. Your browser does not support the HTML5 Audio element.
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A customer holds an AR-15 rifle at a gun store in Provo, Utah, in 2016. (George Grey/Reuters) There is a growing, nigh-unbridgeable cultural gap over guns. But however big it grows, conservatives remain right on the Second Amendment. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE H ere’s something Charlie Cooke and I disagree about: I don’t much care for
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks next to then-President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans as they celebrate passage of tax-overhaul legislation on the South Lawn of the White House, December 20, 2017. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Jackie Calmes, an editor at the Los Angeles Times, has authored a new book called, “Dissent: The Radicalization of the Republican Party
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks after the Derek Chauvin verdict at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 20, 2021. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday deflected questions about why she has not yet visited the southern border after being tasked with handling the “root causes” of migration, saying “we’ve been to the
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People wave rainbow flags during the 2018 New York City Pride Parade (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) The Department of Defense (DOD) announced Monday that the pride flag will not be permitted to fly at its military installations, upholding a Trump-era order established last year. The Pentagon’s decision differs from that of the State Department, which has encouraged
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