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Jan. 22, 2016

Good morning from Washington, where, anticipating the March for Life, members of Congress share stories of adoption. A House task force targets executive overreach. Federal agents paid an airport security screener to flag luggage containing cash so they could seize it. Health insurers say the Obama administration allows consumers to game the Obamacare system, raising costs. Heritage Foundation legal scholar Hans von Spakovsky looks at California’s move to criminalize scientific dissent and the latest outrage in the Fast and Furious scandal.

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Meet 4 Pro-Life Lawmakers Who Chose to Adopt

"Life is incredibly precious," says Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz. "The only time I've cried in my adult life," he says, is when he first held his adopted baby girl, Olivia.

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Commentary

Will Obama Be Held Accountable for Fast and Furious? What a New Court Decision Means

In an odd coincidence, a U.S. District Court issued a decision against President Obama in the Operation Fast and Furious fiasco at almost the same time that Fox News broke a story about Mexican authorities finding a Fast and Furious gun in the hideout of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

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New House Task Force Considers Push Against Presidential Overreach

House Republicans have put together a team to address what they consider unauthorized expansion of presidential power.

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How the TSA and Drug Enforcement Administration Joined Forces to Seize Cash at Airports

Under little-known civil asset forfeiture laws, government agencies have the power to seize cash and property if agents suspect it's connected to a crime. Over the last year, numerous cases have arisen involving innocent Americans.

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How Obamacare's Special Enrollment Periods Could Be Driving Up Costs for Customers

Insurance companies have warned that consumers have been using special enrollment periods to purchase coverage only when it's needed and are looking to the Obama administration to remedy the issue.

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Commentary

California Joins the Effort to Persecute, Suppress Scientific Dissenters on Climate Change

California's attorney general has joined New York's attorney general in trying to prosecute ExxonMobil for supposedly lying to its shareholders and the public about climate change.

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