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DeVos confirmed as Ed. Sec.; a win for public school kids

As expected, the Senate today confirmed Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education by the slimiest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. Democrats conducted a historic campaign against DeVos, so they’ll be whining about how they lost. But the reality is that America’s public school kids have won, who now will have a... Read more »

Chicago anti-life* judge in line for Supreme Court?

Appellate Court Judge Diane Wood reportedly is one of three leading candidates for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court being considered by the Obama administration. The other two are  U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan and federal appellate judge Merrick Garland. Wood and Kagan already have been spotlighted for the radical pro-abortion viewpoints and both could expect a... Read more »
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