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Janus Case, What Comes Next?

Last month’s Supreme Court decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees hit public-sector unions like a bombshell. The Supreme Court ruled that non-union members can no longer be mandated to pay union related fees. Moving forward there will likely be other changes with union representation, hopefully the next step will be an end to exclusive representation.

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Jul 12

Does Brett Kavanaugh Think "Trump Is Above the Law"?

Led by Senator Cory Booker (D., N.J.) some on the left are claiming that Trump chose Kavanaugh because he has already decided that presidents should not be sued or prosecuted while in office. One left-wing group has tweeted that Kavanaugh “thinks Trump is above the law.” But does Kavanaugh really think that?

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Jul 11

SCOTUS 101: An Introduction To The Man Of The Hour

In this special summer episode longtime fact checker John Malcolm joins Elizabeth Slattery to talk about attending the huge SCOTUS announcement at the White House. They also dig into SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s background and the highlights of his time on the D.C. Circuit.

 

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Jul 11

What to Know Ahead of the Trump-Putin Summit

On July 16, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet for their first formal bilateral summit in Helsinki, Finland. Trump should use this meeting to address some serious issues with his Russian counterpart. But which issues?

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Jul 10

Which Adoption Agencies Can Serve?

With over 400,000 children across the nation on the waiting list for foster care, 100,000 awaiting adoptive families the debate on which agencies should be able to serve continues. This debate is even further heightened when looking at faith based adoption agencies.

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Jul 10

Trump Hits Another Home Run

President Donald Trump announced on Monday his nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. "Kavanaugh, who was included in The Heritage Foundation’s original list of potential Supreme Court nominees, is a very promising choice," writes Heritage's John Malcolm 

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