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Farewell To A Border Collie Underdog

Published in Wall Street Journal on August 27, 2015

Beautiful, sweet Nan passed away Saturday. Our border collie was diagnosed with cancer in February and given a month. They could operate, the veterinarians said, but it would buy her only weeks and her quality of life would be poor. So we prepared ourselves as best we could and tried to make her last remaining days comfortable.

Instead, we had Nan for almost half a year more than we expected—and for all but a few moments, she was herself: energetic, demanding, loving and life-affirming. Mercifully, when the end came, it came quickly. The last thing we wanted was for her to suffer.

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Clinton's Self-Inflicted Wounds

Published in Wall Street Journal on August 20, 2015

Asked Tuesday if she had wiped her server to delete the emails she had sent while serving as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton should have said “yes” or “no.” Instead Mrs. Clinton was evasive.

She first pleaded ignorance, stuttering “I have no idea.” Fox News’s Ed Henry pressed her, saying, “You were the official in charge of it. Did you wipe the server?” Mrs. Clinton then tried sarcasm: “Like with a cloth or something?”

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On the Air

How Hillary Is Failing In Email Scandal Damage Control

Aired on On the Record with Greta Van Susteren on August 19, 2015

Hillary Clinton allies are very concerned following her handling of Fox News' Ed Henry's question about her private email server controversy. Is she damaging her chances to win the Democratic nomination? 

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Poll: Trump, Carson Lead The Field

Aired on Fox and Friends on August 18, 2015

Karl Rove joins the Fox and Friends crew to weigh in on the 2016 race, breaking down the latest numbers in the Republican field to explain which candidates are benefitting from the first debate. 

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What Karl's Reading

By Karl Rove

I hope you'll add my next book, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, to your reading list. 

It will be publshed by Simon & Schuster in November 2015. In the meantime, sign up to receive my weekly email for the updates on the book release, autographed bookplates, book tour stops, 1896 trivia and more. Visit www.rove.com/signup.


By Doris Kearns Goodwin

In a particularly vivid work, Doris Kearns Goodwin tells a rollicking tale about two presidents - their friendship, its destruction, and their subsequent rivalry - in a rapidly changing country with even more rapidly evolving media and politics.  Goodwin has a gifted eye for detail and insight.  


By Rich Lowry

In his new book, 'Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream -- and How We Can Do It Again,' National Review Editor Rich Lowry provides a masterful account of Abraham Lincoln's climb to the presidency from humble frontier beginnings.  It is a fantastic take on the sixteenth president's convictions, discipline, and ambition which allowed him to live the American Dream and be in a position where he was able to make it possible for others to do so as well.  


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