Republicans Wrap Up the Year With a Whirlwind of Progress

If nothing else, at least Sen. Harry Reid is bold in his mistakenness. In an attempt to end the legislative year on a sour note, not only did he declare that this Congress was the least productive in history, he dared the fact checkers to review his claim. “One of the newspapers here has a…
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Republicans Work to Keep Washington Out of the Classroom

Economist Milton Friedman once said that “one of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results.” And by that measure No Child Left Behind (NCLB)—President George W. Bush’s attempt to bring objective standards to K-12 education, has been a disappointment. There is no doubt that President Bush’s…
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Under Republican Leadership Congress is Actually Working Again

By the end of 2014 Americans were fed up with Congress. A Gallup poll from last fall showed that nearly four in five Americans disapproved of the way Congress was handling its job, which the poll showed was “less about what Congress is doing than about what it isn’t doing; putting aside partisan bickering and…
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