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  • FCC Initiative Aims to Extend Healthcare Access

    The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to approve a Notice of Inquiry which would move forward a plan to launch a “Connected Care Pilot Program.” The program would allocate $100 million for new telehealth initiatives that would promote “connected care” for low-income and…
    Jordan Roberts, August 14, 2018, 359 words
  • Democrats and the middle class

    Tim Morris writes for the New Orleans Times-Picayune that Democrats seem to have abandoned their once loudly proclaimed support for the middle class. Democrats are a good bet to retake the U.S. House of Representatives when midterm elections are decided in November, but it won’t mean they have…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018, 222 words
  • The media bets wrong on Trump and white nationalism

    David Marcus of the Federalist ponders mainstream media outlets’ large-scale coverage of a rally commemorating the one-year anniversary of a fatal protest in Charlottesville, Va. I’ve spent most of my adult life producing theater in New York City. In that time, on more occasions than I care to…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018, 306 words
  • Beware wishful thinking linked to special counsel

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner recalls a history lesson from Kenneth Starr’s investigation of then-President Bill Clinton in the 1990s. In Washington in the 1990s, it was a sure bet that whenever conservative journalists and activists got together, the conversation turned to the Clintons, Kenneth Starr, and…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018, 272 words
  • Burning down the GOP establishment

    Jay Cost of National Review Online explains why he rejects the idea some disgruntled Republicans have espoused to allow their party to crumble to the ground. During the 2016 presidential campaign, I was right there with many of these Never Trumpers. I even voted for McMullin in the…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018, 277 words
  • Pelosi damages Democrats

    John Fund explains at National Review Online how former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hurts her Democratic Party’s chances of retaking control of the House. Will Democrats pull an “October Surprise” this year and announce that the highly polarizing Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco won’t be their candidate…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018, 281 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Will Rierson reports for Carolina Journal Online on five former N.C. governors from both major parties uniting to oppose two proposed state constitutional amendments. Julie Havlak’s Daily Journal highlights reaction to restaurants that have joined the movement to ban plastic straws.
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018, 40 words
  • Big ruling today: Judge rules Anglin will appear on ticket as Republican, Carolina Journal reports

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal that Democrat-turned-Republican Chris Anglin has won his fight to run on the GOP ticket for Supreme Court justice on November 6th. Wake County Superior Court Judge Becky Holt issued her ruling Monday, Aug. 13, after a hearing on constitutional claims Anglin made in…
    Anna Manning, August 13, 2018, 379 words
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