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Defending Her Record, Rep. Marsha Blackburn Claps Back at Taylor Swift

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The Institute for Policy Innovation issued a statement Tuesday saying Ms. Swift had bought into the policy views of “lefties” because, according to them, the gender gap doesn’t exist.


Will the Kavanaugh Hearings Help the GOP in Mid-term Elections?

Democratic support for, and perhaps even coordination with, angry disruptors may have aroused enough Republicans and independents — that “sleeping giant” — to get them out to vote.


The Supreme Court Justices Have Become Gods and That's Not Constitutional


Are the Rich Getting Richer or the Left Just Getting More Gullible?


When Does the 'Affordable' in the Affordable Care Act Kick In?


Taylor Swift Performs Economics and Hits a Flat Note

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Why You Won't See the Blue Wave Democrats, or History, Says You Should

In a conversation with 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis, Tom Giovanetti compares the backgrounds and ideas of two very different women in politics, talks the latest on November’s midterm elections, and discusses which house of Congress is more important for conservative action.

U.S. Consumers Continue to Lose in Escalating China Trade War

Amid rising tensions in U.S.-China trade, Merrill Matthews joined CGTN America’s The Heat, noting that China’s retaliatory tariffs are indeed highly targeted toward likely supporters of President Trump, while the U.S.-imposed tariffs are hammering all American consumers and the opposite of “draining the swamp.”

FCC Should Hold the Line on Local Franchise Taxes & Fees

In support of the FCC's proceeding on the importance to federally limit local franchise taxes and fees.

China Should Step Up IP Enforcement, Call Trump's Bluff on Tariffs

Joining CGTN America’s The Heat, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews said the threat of additional tariffs is “huge gamble” and not even the important issue.

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