Daily Signal - Planned Parenthood Paid $3 for Birth Control but Billed Medicaid $35, Former Manager Says

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Nov. 12, 2015

Good morning from Capitol Hill, where conservatives are miffed about the Obama administration's lack of strategies to counter aggression by Russia and China. They're also pondering whether to deep-six the storied Senate filibuster. And in a commentary, Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., is optimistic House leadership will listen better to regular Americans. Our big story, though, is Kelsey Harkness's exclusive on a former Planned Parenthood manager who alleges Iowa clinics ripped off taxpayers by overbilling Medicaid for birth control. Dig in.

News

Planned Parenthood Paid $3 for Birth Control but Billed Medicaid $35, Former Manager Says

A little-known whistleblower lawsuit accuses Planned Parenthood clinics in Iowa of wrongly siphoning millions of American taxpayer dollars with a series of complicated billing schemes aimed at increasing profits.

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Commentary

The Mainstream Media Are Suffering From Freedom Envy

The mainstream media are just another player now. A big one, but a player, writes Peggy Noonan in an exclusive excerpt of her new book "The Time of Our Lives: Collected Writings"

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Commentary

What Americans Want Paul Ryan (and Other Lawmakers) to Do

Rep. Dave Brat writes that now is the time to ensure that our agenda in Congress looks like that of the American people and less like the special interests that have driven us into this fiscal ditch.

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News

12 Bills That the Filibuster Stopped From Becoming Law

A filibuster may be overcome only when the Senate votes to achieve "cloture," when 60 of the 100 senators vote to end debate. If some Republicans get their way and reform the centuries-old filibuster, the political landscape could look very different.

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Commentary

The Obama Administration Still Lacks a Strategy to Counter China and Russia

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter gave a major speech at the 2015 Reagan National Defense Forum outlining the Obama administration's new strategies to respond to Russia and China.

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News

Meet the Priest Who Cares for Hundreds of Christian Refugees Fleeing ISIS

In the small town of Marka, Jordan, about 20 minutes from downtown Amman, hundreds of Christian refugees and their families live under the steadfast care of Father Khalil Jaar, a humble priest originally from Bethlehem.

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