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May 21, 2014 |
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In his Jan. 28 State of the Union Address, President Obama pledged to "make this a year of action," if necessary by himself if Congress didn't cooperate. "I've got a pen," he'd said earlier in the month, "and I've got a phone." Earlier this month, the Wh...
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May 14, 2014 |
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Last week North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis won the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate seat in his state. Some observers regarded it as "a win for the Republican establishment over the tea party," as a CNN report put it. That's an easy story line but ...
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May 07, 2014 |
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They came to ride mountain bikes in Central Texas last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Most of the 16 riders had never met, but all had suffered grievous combat injuries, traveled difficult paths to recovery, and demonstrated incredible character. These Ir...
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April 30, 2014 |
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President Obama started this year in precarious shape politically. Things have gotten worse, at least according to the Washington Post/ABC News poll released Sunday and The Wall Street Journal/NBC survey released Wednesday. They are setting off alarm bell...
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April 23, 2014 |
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In the 2012 presidential race Republican Governor Mitt Romney carried Arkansas by 24-points. So why does the New York Times/Kaiser Family Foundation poll out this morning have a sample that gives Mr. Romney only one point more than President Obama?  Wi...
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April 23, 2014 |
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To understand how Democrats plan to hold the Senate, consider President Obama's claim about the Affordable Care Act: "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan." Why did he so often say something that wasn't true?In 2009 and early 2010, he made this f...
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April 23, 2014 |
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The 2014 TIME 100David Koch and Charles KochBillionaire Activists Driving Conservative PoliticsBy Karl Rove David and Charles Koch are patriots. By grit, persistence and hard work, they built a $100 billion-a-year business that employs tens of thousands. ...
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April 16, 2014 |
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To understand President Obama's legislative agenda, follow the money. At a Houston fundraising dinner last week, Mr. Obama criticized Senate Republicans for opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act, which he called "common sense" legislation "to meaningfully en...

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