Privatized VA would help vets

Privatizing the Department of Veterans Affairs is an untapped opportunity for bipartisan cooperation that would advance both the Right’s goal of using market competition to improve veterans benefits and...

ANALYSIS: 6 months before the election, is Woodbury County trending purple?

SIOUX CITY | Republicans hope to continue recent trends, while Democrats are looking for a return to the place of a few years back. The latest voter registration numbers in...

Libertarian leaves county race; replacement planned

May 17--BLOOMINGTON -- The Libertarian Party is swapping candidates in McLean County's 9th district for the Nov. 6 election. Richard Bennett has dropped out of the race after moving out...

Who will referee sports gambling industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of...

BU president says legalized sports gambling means less chance for corruption

May 15--PEORIA -- The Supreme Court's ruling Monday that paves the way for legalized sports gambling will lessen the chance of corruption in college sports, predicted Bradley University President...

Three Libertarians seek office

May 14--ELKHART COUNTY -- Less than a week after registered voters sorted out the field of Republican and Democrat candidates, the Elkhart County Libertarian Party announced three candidates whose...

Familiar farm bill battles start brewing again

Shortly after the U.S. House of Representatives defeated the farm bill on June 20, 2013, Rep. Justin Amash, along with hundreds of business leaders, government officials and staff, attended...

Cryptocurrency billionaire is trying to split California into 3 states

INTERNATIONAL - Tim Draper, the billionaire venture capitalist and legend in the world of cryptocurrency, has an idea: Let’s split California into three separate states. There are at least five reasons why this...

Candidates spend big in California lieutenant governor race

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom once joked his job doesn't involve much governing, but that's not stopping candidates from shelling out millions of dollars to replace him. About $10 million has...

The numbers add up to a momentous primary election

Oklahoma's suddenly volatile political landscape is daily turning even more rumbly. A primary election such as the state has not seen in many years is June 26, and its...

Our view – Mast’s sugar industry stance a courageous one

We sometimes wonder if U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, the Republican from Palm City, has a political death wish. In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, Mast publicly declared he favored a temporary "pause"...

Settling on a few key definitions

Want to know why conservatives are more skeptical than progressives of the idea of government confiscating more of our money to throw at social programs? I've already given you...
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