House Speaker Paul Ryan passed a No Child Left Behind (NCLB) conference report -- by a 359-64 margin -- reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Wednesday night. It exposed a divided Republican party as 64 House Republicans refused to join the unanimous block of House Democrats supporting S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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Virginia Thomas, 54, is a special correspondent for the Daily Caller producing videos of emerging leaders and educators in the public square. Her ear is to the ground outside the Washington Beltway as a social entrepreneur. Previously, she was the founder of LibertyCentral.org (nonprofit for citizen activists), and has worked at The Heritage Foundation, Hillsdale College's Washington office, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the senior levels of the legislative and executive branches of government. She has maintained her midwestern authenticity after 30 years in Washington, D.C. and enjoys motor homing and the Nebraska Cornhuskers with her husband, Justice Clarence Thomas. Her degrees are: Business Communication & Political Science from Creighton University, and J.D. from Creighton Law School (Omaha, NE).
As Americans awaken to dangers to our homeland, they are losing confidence in President Obama. A new poll shows Americans’ confidence in President Obama’s efforts to keep us safe after the Paris jihadist attacks is dropping.
Discussing how the Paris attacks have not diminished left-wing campus demonstrations, Dr. Stanley Kurtz, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, said President Obama and the dominant, politically-correct college worldview is “trying to deny that anything fundamental has happened” during that massacre.
As campus demonstrations spread across American colleges, inquiring minds wonder what is causing the seemingly irrational demands on race, gender and sustainability.
Joy Pullmann, a nationally-recognized education expert, claims that “normal people in fly-over country” feel exploited by cultural and political elites who have moved from not listening to the people, to exploiting them.
Having filed a criminal referral on Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff in the 1990s, Dave Bossie, a former congressional investigator, brings a particular set of skills when he observes Republicans battling the Obama and Clinton team.
As conservatives scratch their collective heads on how to win over young people, a millennial whose online audience is center-left explains why Bernie Sanders is appealing to youth.
A former intelligence analyst, Stella Morabito, who grew up in a left-wing family and calls herself a “realist,” is speaking out about mass manipulation, political correctness and the transgender agenda.
“The battle over free speech is not partisan,” says a proud liberal whose organization helps a wide variety of clients facing free speech threats. He has spent fifteen years in the field as a fearless advocate who worked at the ACLU before coming to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).
A young, acclaimed pro-life leader believes most women have been taken by surprise that baby body parts are harvested and sold after an abortion, according to the undercover videos by the Center for Medical Progress.
As Congress begins to negotiate several must-pass bills with President Obama, there is a sense of rebellion afoot in the House Republican conference.
When Glenn Beck was in Washington, D.C. to speak at the Rally against the Iran Deal, The Daily Caller interviewed him for our weekly Leader series about the state of our nation.
Arthur B. Laffer, an effervescent, energetic economist made famous by “the Laffer Curve” in the late 1970s says "it's 1979 all over again” in America.
Recalling the Iranian bomb that cut through his armored vehicle in Iraq in 2005, "my scars are the direct result of Iran," says Sgt. Robert Bartlett.
Last March, the National Association of Scholars issued a groundbreaking report causing a splash on campuses and within the progressive movement.
Worrying that many native-born Americans are forgetting what draws immigrants to this country from places like communist China, Helen Raleigh, “an American by choice,” says “not all countries are created equal.”
Calling our American experiment in limited government “irreparably broken," Charles Murray, a libertarian scholar, says, “we can’t roll back the power of government through the normal political process.”
A China military expert believes America may “pay a price in blood for the negligence” to constrain the Asian state as it moves towards global dominance.
Republican congressman Ted Yoho -- a veterinarian from Gainesville, Fla. -- says he is fighting a two-front war for his constituents.