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BSA national president and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said: “The status quo in our movement’s membership standards cannot be sustained.” In his remarks to Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) national annual business meeting on Thursday, BSA national president and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates called on the organization to move swiftly to […]

Mee Moua, president of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, testifies about immigrant women and immigration reform in Washington in March 2013.

Mee Moua, president of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, testifies about immigrant women and immigration reform in Washington in March 2013. Over the past decade, more immigrants have come to the United States from Asia than from any other region in the world, making Asians the fastest growing immigrant population in the United States. These immigrants […]

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Six months ago, President Barack Obama announced several actions to improve America’s immigration system, including a program dubbed Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, were scheduled to begin the implementation of DAPA today. This program would provide temporary relief from deportation […]

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If you thought the presidential primary debates were fun last election cycle (remember “Oops”?), this year could be 2012 on steroids. The Republican field has more candidates (18 by The New York Times’ count) than in any recent primary, and debate organizers have been wrestling with one main question: How the heck can we fit […]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the "Progressive Agenda" along with a coalition of backers, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio took his progressive agenda road show to Washington Tuesday, where he was trailed by local and national reporters in the fever grip of a narrative: How can de Blasio be a leader on national issues when the problems of his city aren’t solved? What about the people hit on […]

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  Assuming a Republican wins the presidency in 2016, his top domestic priority will be—and should be—to repeal and replace Obamacare. The health care overhaul is the cornerstone of President Obama’s project to transform America into a top-down administrative state. The effects of repealing Obamacare, and replacing it with a conservative reform that moves us […]

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Just ask around and you’ll hear a consistent theme from political strategists in the Republican party: The 2016 primary is wide open.“It is by far the most interesting presidential year since I’ve been involved [in Republican politics],” says Steve Munisteri, a senior adviser to Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.). How interesting? Top-tier presidential campaigns are […]

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy resigned in October. How did Los Angeles spend more than $1 billion to buy an iPad for every student and instead end up losing its leader and being investigated by the FBI and SEC? Two years ago, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) tried an interesting […]

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Tell me who I’m leaving out: Bush, Walker, Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Christie, Huckabee, Perry, Jindal, Santorum, Graham, Carson, Fiorina, Trump, maybe John Kasich, maybe even Rick Snyder. There’s also a chance Peter King and/or John Bolton will run, just to make life extra miserable for Rand. That would be … 18 candidates onstage in a […]

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