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Supporters Of Arizona's Immigration Law Donate More Than $500,000 To Brewer's Legal Defense Fund

The fund set up by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to help the state defend its right to implement a controversial new immigration law has received more than $500,000 in donations since it was created on June 17. 

Obama Appoints Controversial Healthcare Official While Congress Is On Recess

In an effort to sidestep the mandated Senate confirmation process, the White House has announced that President Obama will appoint Donald Berwick as the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services while Congress is on recess. 

As Conservatives Cheer, Gay Rights Groups Promise To Sue Hawaii

Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle vetoed House Bill 444 last week that would allow same-sex couples to enter civil unions. While the move has won praise from social conservatives, it has also prompted calls for tourism boycotts and has led gay rights advocates to threaten to file a lawsuit against the state. 

Fed Secrecy Survives Again

Democrats in Congress have managed to nail the lid back down on Federal Reserve transparency. Writing in his weekly column Texas Straight Talk, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) said that his Federal Reserve Transparency Act was left out of the Wall Street reform bill when House and Senate negotiators reconciled the different bills passed by both houses of Congress. Read on to learn why the bill failed and what it means… 

Pataki Condemns Obama's Recess Healthcare Appointment

Taking advantage of a congressional break, President Obama appointed Donald Berwick as the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week, avoiding a likely confirmation battle as Berwick’s liberal views on healthcare policy clash with those held by many Republicans. 

ATF Criticizes Democrats For Taxing Veterans' Medical Devices

In conjunction with the recently celebrated Independence Day the nonprofit Americans for Tax Reform blasted the Obama administration for promoting policies that impose higher taxes on America’s 22 million veterans. 

Justice Department Claims Arizona Law Unconstitutional, Files Lawsuit

Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Arizona’s controversial new immigration law, arguing that it attempts to unconstitutionally supersede the authority of the Federal government. 

As Federal Government Sues Arizona, Study Shows Staggering Cost Of Immigration

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit in Federal court on Tuesday, arguing that the new Arizona immigration law is unconstitutional and requesting a preliminary injunction to prevent it from going into effect at the end of this month. 

Farewell To The King Of Pork

There’s been a lot written over the past 12 days about the death of Robert Byrd, the so-called “last lion of the Senate.” But the West Virginia senator was no lion despite all the accolades that have been heaped on him since his death. He was a pig. Read this article to learn more about the King of Pork… 

Wall Street Donations To Democratic Campaigns Continue To Plummet

The White House-sponsored financial regulatory reform bill that was passed by the House last week may make it more difficult for Democratic candidates to win a seat in Congress this coming November. 


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