American Enterprise Institute
WASHINGTON — In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes. He and many other aspiring sophisticates became smokers. Six years later —…
FLINT, Mich. — At a time when many people have put off buying a new car until the economy improves, the last thing we need is a stringent government regulation on fuel efficiency that will raise the cost of vehicles and make matters even more difficult for consumers.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's broken promise about people being able to keep their existing health insurance is much larger than we've been led to believe. Until now, attention has focused on the individual insurance market: people buying coverage for themselves and their families fr…
The daughters of Liz Cheney have taken center stage in their mom’s effort to oust Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi from office.
Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney are taking separate paths to raise money in their Senate Republican primary race.
CASPER, Wyo. — In a race primed to break all campaign finance records in Wyoming, supporters of Sen. Mike Enzi have created the first super political action committee for a candidate in the state’s 2014 Republican primary.
LANDER — Dick Cheney will be shooting for Wyoming in an antelope hunt that's co-hosted by the governors of Colorado and Wyoming each year.
WASHINGTON — Something startling is happening in the Muslim world — and no, I don't mean the Arab Spring or the growth of Islamic fundamentalism. According to a leading demographer, a "sea change" is producing a sharp decline in Muslim fertility rates and a "flight from marriage" among Arab women.
WASHINGTON -- If you doubt there's an American welfare state, you should read the new study by demographer Nicholas Eberstadt, whose blizzard of numbers demonstrates otherwise. A welfare state transfers income from some people to other people to improve the recipients' well-being. In 1935, t…
Farmers are demanding Congress pass a new, $900 billion farm bill by the end of the month, but a conservative Montana economist says there’s no rush. Putting the bill on hold might benefit taxpayers, he said.
CASPER, Wyo. — It was only 20 feet across, squeezed between the new pool table and the wide kitchen area.
Between now and Sept. 30, Congress will work 21 days and that has Montana Farmers Union lobbyist Chris Christiaens doubtful a farm bill can be passed.
LANDER, Wyo. - Liz Cheney is helping raise more money for the GOP in Wyoming.
CASPER — The orange plastic fencing was already in place and the ground had already been broken, but it was a celebration nonetheless on Thursday morning in front of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming main branch on East K Street.
CHEYENNE — Former Vice President Dick Cheney walked onstage without any assistance and spoke for an hour and 15 minutes without seeming to tire in his first public engagement since he underwent a heart transplant three weeks ago.
WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a heart transplant Saturday, after five heart attacks over the past 25 years and countless medical procedures to keep him going. Cheney, 71, waited nearly two years for his new heart, the gift of an unknown donor.
TORONTO — Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney canceled a Canadian speaking appearance because of security concerns sparked by demonstrations during a visit he made to Vancouver last fall.
When this country was founded, only white men owning property could vote. Since then, the franchise has gradually expanded to include blacks and women, the poor and the young. Poll taxes and literacy tests have been abolished. A firm national principle has been established: Every vote should…
WASHINGTON — It was gratifying to hear a despotic leader blame the United States for the rise of a democratic protest movement against his regime.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- In the last four years, Sen. John Barrasso has gone from being an orthopedic surgeon relieving patients of pain in Wyoming to being a sharp political operator needling President Barack Obama and liberal policies in the nation's capital.