Daily Signal - Sen. Mike Lee: Congress Must Have a Say Before Obama Commits to 'Unilateral' International Climate Change Plan

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Nov. 5, 2015

Good morning from the nation's capital, where lawmakers are pretty hot about President Obama's plan to cut an international deal in Paris on global warming. In a speech at The Heritage Foundation, Sen. Mike Lee warns that he'd better come to Congress first. LGBT advocates, meanwhile, assess why Houston voters rejected new protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. And in one D.C. suburb, a school board member is unseated after backing a transgender policy.

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Sen. Mike Lee: Congress Must Have a Say Before Obama Commits to 'Unilateral' International Climate Change Plan

"At its core, the [Obama administration's] plan is an attempt to enshrine in an international agreement President Obama's unilateral environmental regulatory regime, which remains deeply unpopular among the American people," warned Lee.

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Why LGBT Advocates Think They Lost in Houston Election

On Wednesday, members of the campaign and LGBT supporters dissected what went wrong in Houston, which voted for President Barack Obama in 2012 and 2008, and how they can prevent it from happening again.

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What This College President Thinks Obama's College Scorecard Is Missing

The Department of Education has released its "College Scorecard," a searchable college-affordability database that President Obama described as containing "reliable data on every institution of higher education." Unfortunately, that simply isn't true.

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Why Did the Environmental Protection Agency Spend $1.4 Million on Guns?

The agency has spent millions of dollars over the last decade on guns, ammo, body armor, camouflage equipment, unmanned aircraft, amphibious assault ships, radar and night-vision gear, and other military-style weaponry and surveillance activities.

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The CIA's Secret Himalayan Hotel for Tibetan Guerrillas

It's been 43 years since the CIA cut off support to the Tibetan guerrillas that the agency trained and armed to fight a covert war against China. Yet, a monument to the CIA's secret war in Tibet is still standing in Pokhara, Nepal.

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Challenger Unseats School Board Member Who Supported Transgender Policy

Opponents of the policy argued that allowing biologically male or female students who identify as the opposite sex to intermingle in single-gender spaces such as restrooms and locker rooms raises safety and privacy concerns.

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