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  • WARNING: Upton’s Light Bulb Ban Poses Health Risks

    Michigan’s hazardous cleanup procedures for broken, mercury-filled curly-cue light bulbs.

  • Muslim Jihad Battleplan Hearings in Congress

    Next House Homeland Security Committee chairman to hold hearings on radicalization of Muslims in America.

  • Obama Plays Russian Roulette

    Obama administration stonewalls Senate on START negotiations record. Reagan officials voice opposition.

  • Muslim Brotherhood Front Group Trains Airport Screeners

    Training in the special treatment of Muslims and the handling of the Koran.

  • Upton’s Shocking Votes on Energy-Related Bills

    If Republicans follow Fred Upton’s lead, they’ll lose conservatives nationwide.

  • Oklahoma Sharia Ban in Court

    US Court weighs injunction against Oklahoma’s new constitutional amendment banning Sharia law.

  • Dave Camp: ‘Repeal ObamaCare, Rewrite Tax Code’

    Rep. Dave Camp talks about the IRS Commissioner warning of looming disaster unless Congress takes action fast.

  • First Lame-Duck Votes in Senate

    The Senate votes for cloture today on enhanced enforcement of the gender- and race-based Paycheck Fairness Act.

  • Earmark Ban Shootout in the Senate

    Ban on earmarks hotly contested even among Republicans.

  • White House Doctored Offshore Drilling Report

    Inspector General finds White House altered report while attempting to justify drilling moratorium.

  • Upton Too Liberal on Energy and Commerce

    Upton’s voting record on abortion funding, taxation, federal spending, and energy development show he is too liberal for a leadership role.

  • Many Threats Loom in Lame-Duck Session

    We aren’t out of the woods yet when it comes to the constant power grabs courtesy of the Left.

  • Fort Hood Jihadi Massacre One Year Ago

    Fort Hood terrorist Nidal Hasan killed 14 Americans one year ago today. Rep. John Carter (R.-Texas), the House Republican Conference Secretary, warns that the politically correct atmosphere that long protected Hasan from exposure still permeates the military.  From Carter’s office | Read More »

  • More Tough Love from Sen. McConnell

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is delivering a speech at the Heritage Foundation this morning.  His staff made excerpts available to HUMAN EVENTS prior to delivery. In the speech, McConnell continues his tough rhetoic supporting repeated votes on repealing Obamacare.  | Read More »

  • Oklahoma Bans Sharia Law

    The menace of Islamic Sharia law is blocked in Oklahoma; other states on the lookout for unequal practices built into this system of ruthless, sexist, anti-humanitarian judicial rulings.

  • Boehner to Obama: Change Course

    House Republican Leader John Boehner was in Washington, D.C. last night at the National Republican Congressional Committee shindig celebrating the historic win for House Republicans.  Boehner, the presumptive new Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress, topped off the | Read More »

  • McConnell Congratulates Rand Paul

    Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky congratulates his new colleage-to-be Senator-elect Rand Paul in a statement shortly after the race was called.  “For nearly two years, Kentuckians have said they want their government to focus on jobs and the economy. | Read More »

  • ‘Obama 1984′ (Video)

    From the folks who brought you the very popular “Call Me Senator!” video, RightChange.com offers its own closing argument to the 2010 midterm elections and a kick-off to the 2012 cycle. “1984 Obama” is out today—starring (in their own words) President Obama, | Read More »

  • Election Day! Make it Count

    There has been much back and forth on the airwaves and in print about just where hope and change went wrong.  We can talk into the wee hours about the arrogant liberal “progressives” shoving through the trillion-dollar stimulus spending without letting | Read More »

  • GOP Senate Candidates Buck, Miller, Kirk and Rossi Lead in Latest Polls

    The latest surveys from Democrat-affiliated Public Policy Polling in the Illinois, Washington State, Colorado and Alaska U.S. Senate contests show Republican candidates maintaining leads over their opponents on the eve of the election. Below you’ll find key excerpts on each race. KIRK LEADS | Read More »