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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE S enator Tom Cotton is not the first person who comes to mind when you think of the forces driving the ideological development of today’s GOP. Nebraska’s Ben Sasse has a Ph.D. and was a university president. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are whip-smart, well-spoken constitutional experts whose reputations as ideas men
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Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund testifies before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., February 23, 2021. (Andrew Harnik/Reuters Pool) Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund on Tuesday said it was “not poor planning” that allowed a pro-Trump mob to breach the
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Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. (pabradyphoto/Getty Images) News from Indiana: Indiana’s state House on Monday passed legislation that would eliminate handgun licensing in the state, over objections from the State Police. The measure, which passed 65-31, will now head to the state Senate. It would eliminate handgun licenses, which raise more than $5 million annually for
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Neera Tanden attends a hearing with the Senate Committee on the Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 10, 2021. (Anna Moneymaker/Pool via Reuters) Jim Geraghty’s out today, so the editors sought out the nearest and most available New York Jets fan they could find. No, not new NRO editor Philip Klein, me. A questionable
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE E xtended public-school closures and one-size-fits-all school systems have provided free advertising for school choice over the past year. Parents across the country are increasingly tired of fights between school-district leaders and teachers’ unions over whether classrooms should open for in-person instruction. And as their children’s learning continues to suffer, they are
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California National Guard personnel assist in the processing of coronavirus deaths to place them into temporary storage in an L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner Office facility in Los Angeles, Calif., January 12, 2021. (County of Los Angeles/Handout via Reuters) The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 passed 500,000 on Monday, after a surge of cases across the
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NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing at the White House, January 21, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) His job is to relay information to the public, not threaten doom, or coax or trick us into doing things. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief pandemic adviser to President Joe
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“Are you planning to continue carrying Fox News, OANN, and Newsmax on your platform both now and beyond the renewal date? If so, why?” Congressional Democrats are targeting cable providers for carrying conservative leaning news outlets Fox, Newsmax and One America News Network, accusing the networks of spreading “disinformation and extremism” by broadcasting “conspiracy theories
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n late April 2020, while field hospitals built with millions of dollars stood empty and the USNS Comfort prepared to leave NYC after having only treated 182 patients, Governor Cuomo announced that further construction on such sites would halt, because they were unnecessary. “Thank God New Yorkers listened, and the projection
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here could be as many as three — maybe even four — ongoing federal investigations of New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration, all focusing on the Coronavirus Task Force he established last year. There are some good reasons for this sprawl. There are also reasons traceable to politics, conflicts of interest,
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New York governor Andrew Cuomo during a COVID-19 briefing, May 27, 2020 (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The FBI and U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York are investigating Governor Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus task force and its actions regarding nursing homes, the Times Union reported on Wednesday. The news comes amid heightened scrutiny into the state’s data
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Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is proposing new measures in election security, including the banning of mail-in voting and ballot harvesting. If the Republican party has any sense, they will launch a similar campaign nationwide. DeSantis is a man to watch for the 2024 election and this is just one reason why. The Blaze reports:
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T ed Cruz wasn’t going to shovel your driveway. Senator Cruz (R., Texas) is the subject of this week’s ritual denunciation for the grievous sin of taking his daughters to Cancun, rather than stay in Texas and endure the snow and blackouts with the shivering little people. Cruz’s stock is not trading
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