Amber Athey

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Rand Paul, BLM and DC’s street harassment laws

29 August 2020 6:16 am

Over the past week, Washington, DC has turned into a truly dystopian nightmare. Diners at several area restaurants, including the…

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Kristi Noem, first female president?

27 August 2020 1:48 pm

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley effectively launched her 2024 presidential campaign during her Monday night speech at the Republican National…

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The difference between the RNC and the DNC, according to the Trump campaign

26 August 2020 4:01 am

The Republican National Convention kicked off last night with big ratings — the C-SPAN livestream broadcast of the event had…

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Populist Trump can win the RNC

25 August 2020 8:38 am

The Republican National Convention kicks off Monday in the hope of offering voters an alternative to the unfocused, self-serving Democratic…

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All pageantry, no progress: Wednesday night at the DNC

20 August 2020 2:37 pm

‘I’m in love — but not with anybody here. I’ll see you in a couple years,’ Billie Eilish crooned during…

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Will Biden get away with his bad record on race?

18 August 2020 7:00 am

If there’s been one hallmark of the Trump campaign’s messaging against Joe Biden, it’s that the former VP is the…

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Exclusive: half of Americans support Trump bypassing Congress for COVID relief

14 August 2020 8:41 am

More than half of registered voters support President Trump using executive action to bypass Congress and extend coronavirus relief measures,…

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Will Trump win Minnesota?

14 August 2020 7:37 am

Sen. Amy Klobuchar may have to eat her words after declaring last year that Donald Trump will ‘never win Minnesota’.…

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What’s on the agenda?

8 August 2020 7:47 am

Donald Trump has been tight-lipped about his second-term agenda, preferring to speak about the past accomplishments of his administration when…

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Who does Trump want?

6 August 2020 3:45 am

Joe Biden has reportedly narrowed his vice-presidential search, with Sen. Kamala Harris and former national security adviser Susan Rice taking…

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Where the Arlington sidewalk ends

4 August 2020 6:09 am

Watch out, Gretchen Whitmer! The queen of draconian and idiotic coronavirus restrictions is getting a run for her money thanks…

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Who deserves a funeral?

1 August 2020 4:20 am

No one would argue that Rep. John Lewis doesn’t deserve a proper memorial. He was a civil rights icon and…

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The crumbling lawsuit against Fox News

22 July 2020 5:27 am

The new lawsuit filed by two women against Fox News and several of its personalities is riddled with inaccuracies. This…

Donald Trump

Trumpism vs. Trump

4 July 2020 7:12 am

Politicos have spent years asking what would happen to the Republican Party post-Trump. Establishment types prayed that he was an…

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The Kushner conundrum

1 July 2020 2:01 pm

After a string of broken promises, policy disappointments and sinking poll numbers, the populist wing of the Republican party knows…

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Nigel Farage: Trump is taking us back to more traditional alliances

26 June 2020 7:07 am

Our Washington editor Amber Athey interviewed Nigel Farage, founder of the UK Brexit party, for a Steamboat Institute livestream. We’ve…

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The death of the private citizen

24 June 2020 7:28 am

The internet is not a private place, but news outlets have decided that it’s up to them to determine when…

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Black mass: the Georgetown Lecture Fund’s odd diversity campaign

18 June 2020 9:11 am

The New York Times’s opinion editor resigned in disgrace earlier this month following a newsroom revolt over the publication of…

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Defend the police

16 June 2020 8:02 pm

President Trump is signing an executive order today on police reform. The order, while relatively toothless, does one important thing:…

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Slayed queens: the girlboss, dethroned

13 June 2020 6:37 am

The girlboss is dead. Intersectionality killed her. Female CEOs who sacrificed their twenties to build their women-focused businesses are being…

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EXCLUSIVE: Dan Bongino’s prepared testimony on police brutality

10 June 2020 11:58 pm

Dan Bongino, a conservative commentator and former Secret Service agent, will testify Wednesday during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on…

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Pity the shopkeepers

2 June 2020 6:32 am

Small businesses in America have been hit by a devastating double whammy. Stores that managed to survive the economic shutdown…

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Where is the law and order President?

30 May 2020 3:57 am

Donald Trump announced on Twitter this morning that the National Guard is standing by in Minneapolis. The Guard is ready…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Pompeo: Hong Kong autonomy statement made with ‘great sadness’

28 May 2020 9:01 am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a press call Wednesday afternoon that his decision to declare Hong Kong no…

Joel Payne on CBS News

Joe Biden’s ‘you ain’t black’ hole just gets deeper

26 May 2020 3:05 am

Democratic strategist Joel Payne was left ‘embarrassed’ after insinuating on TV that black Trump supporters were merely stock models paid…