Sean Davis
Sean Davis
Sean Davis, Co-Founder
sean@thefederalist.com
Sean Davis is a co-founder of The Federalist and also serves as COO of Media Trackers, a non-profit government watchdog. He previously worked as an economic policy adviser to Gov. Rick Perry, as CFO of Daily Caller, and as chief investigator for Sen. Tom Coburn. He was named by The Hill as one of the top congressional staffers under the age of 35 for his role in spearheading the enactment of the law that created USASpending.gov. Sean received a BBA in finance from Texas Tech University and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School. He can be reached via e-mail at sean@thefederalist.com.
James Baker: The Current Iran Deal Is Pretty Terrible

In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, former Secretary of State James Baker wrote that the current Iran deal is too flawed to be approved..

Hillary Clinton Calls Education A ‘Non-Family Enterprise,’ Praises Common Core

In remarks during a campaign event in Iowa, Hillary Clinton praised Common Core and characterized children’s education as a “non-family enterprise.”

When It Comes To Charity, John Kasich Doesn’t Practice What He Preaches

Ohio Gov. John Kasich talks a big game about charity, but when it comes to his own charitable contributions, Kasich doesn’t practice what he preaches.

Hillary 2016: A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Book Posing As A Campaign

Hillary new web site says her campaign is a “new adventure,” the “next chapter.” Hillary thinks the White House is a Choose Your Own Adventure book.

SCOOP: Hillary’s 2016 Website Says Her Campaign Isn’t Liable For ‘Deletion Of Files Or Email’

The terms of service for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 website states that the campaign is not liable for “deletion of files or email.”

The New York Times Is Blatantly Lying About Guns At The NRA Annual Convention

Contrary to the false claims of the New York Times, anyone with a valid concealed carry license may carry a working weapon at the 2015 NRA convention.

Yes, Laws Are Coercive, Even When You Happen To Like Them

All laws are coercive, even if you happen to think those laws are a good idea. People who write about politics should understand that this isn’t a novel notion.

Forty Years Of Capital Punishment Captured In One Chart

Convicted Boston bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev is eligible for capital punishment. This one chart captures nearly forty years’ worth of executions in the U.S.

Sally Kohn Doesn’t Understand How Laws Work

All laws are backed by government force, Sally Kohn. That’s why we have phrases like “police force,” “force of law,” and “law enforcement.”

How RFRA Works, Explained In One Chart

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, isn’t some awful license to discriminate. It’s a balancing test that courts have to weigh based on facts.

Connecticut’s Governor Doesn’t Understand His Own State’s RFRA

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy plans to ban travel to Indiana over that state’s religious freedom law. Nobody told Malloy about his own state’s RFRA.

Bad News, Climate Change Alarmists: North Korea Is Destroying You At Earth Hour

When it comes to Earth Hour, North Korea is the all-time world champion. Sorry, climate change alarmists, but y’all are just a bunch of posers.

Hugh Hewitt’s Defense Budget Litmus Test Misses The Point

Hugh Hewitt says any Republican who doesn’t vote for higher defense spending should be fired. Unfortunately, Hewitt completely misses the point.

Sorry, Iowa, You Should Have To Earn The Top Primary Spot From Now On

Instead of giving Iowa a caucus handout every year, the GOP should require states to compete for the top presidential primary calendar spots.

So God Made A Clinton

And on the 8th day, God looked down on his creation and said, “It’s way too honest and forthright.” So God made a Clinton.

6 Huge Problems With Hillary’s “There Is No Classified Material” Dodge

Was Hillary telling the truth when she said “There is no classified material”? Spoiler alert: It probably depends on what the meaning of “is” is.

Ted Kennedy Secretly Asked The Soviets To Intervene In The 1984 Elections

Progressives have accused GOP senators opposed to an Iran nuke deal of committing treason, but Ted Kennedy created the roadmap for treasonous meddling.

The Obama Administration’s M855 Ammo Ban Is Blatantly Lawless

The Obama administration is trying to ban M855 ball ammo, which is commonly used in AR-15 rifles, by saying it’s armor-piercing. That is a complete lie.

Here’s What The Unemployment Rate Looks Like If You Add Back Labor Force Dropouts

If you take labor force dropouts into account, the U.S. unemployment rate picture is a lot uglier than it appears.

SCOOP: Hillary’s State Dept. Forced The Resignation Of An Ambassador For Using Private E-Mail

A 2012 inspector general’s report revealed that Hillary’s State Dept. forced a U.S. ambassador to resign for setting up an unsanctioned private e-mail system.