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January 22, 2014 |
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"I'm not going to walk away from 40 million people who have the chance to get health insurance for the first time," President Obama declared in November. Echoing his boss, White House press secretary Jay Carney insisted that millions of Americans are now ...
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January 15, 2014 |
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Among political urban legends, one of the more persistent is "base elections"—the notion that successful campaigns can rely simply on turning out a party's hard-core supporters. Nonsense. The party that wins independents wins Congress. Energizing core su...
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January 09, 2014 |
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In my January 2 Wall Street Journal piece I wrote about several remarkable individuals we lost in 2013.  When remembering the valiant Medal of Honor recipients who passed last year, there was one who was unintentionally omitted from our list.  In addition...
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January 08, 2014 |
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President Barack Obama won PolitiFact's 2013 "Lie of The Year" for claiming, that "if you like your health care plan, you can keep it." Instead of being ashamed, members of his administration appear to have been inspired by the award.Take the statement by...
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January 01, 2014 |
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A good way to start a new year is by reflecting on remarkable individuals who died the previous year. Here are some who had special meaning for me. Margaret Thatcher was the prime minister who reversed Britain's decline as an economic and world power. He...
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December 25, 2013 |
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It's time to see how well I did with my predictions for 2013 and to offer a set of 2014 forecasts. I got 10 predictions for this year right. President Obama's job approval rating did drop—from 53% at year's start to 40% this week. There was a new adminis...
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December 18, 2013 |
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Talk about strange bedfellows: Consider the reaction to Monday's federal district court ruling that the National Security Agency's metadata program is unconstitutional. The ruling from Judge Richard Leon —appointed by President George W. Bush —was applau...
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December 11, 2013 |
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When he was asked last week how much of a political liability ObamaCare will be for Senate Democrats in the midterms, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told Jeff Gillan of Las Vegas's KSNV, "I think it's going to be good for them." Brave words, but the A...

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