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Don’t Believe the Progressive Hype

February 16, 2017 |
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Trump’s missteps have energized the left, but tea-party comparisons are overwrought.

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July 22, 2015 |
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In the ever-important Money Primary, the GOP presidential field has divided into Haves and Have-Nots.The Haves are former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who has raised $114 million; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, at $52 million; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, at $45 million; an...
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July 15, 2015 |
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When is traveling on a Lear jet an indignity? When there’s a Gulfstream available and your last name is Clinton. One of the more revealing emails involving then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently released by the State Department came from top aid...
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July 08, 2015 |
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Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls are facing challenges from two candidates who draw on the populist wings of their parties.Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described “Democratic Socialist,” represents the far-left populists—angry at Wall...
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June 30, 2015 |
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Now more than ever, it is imperative for every Republican presidential candidate to present a concrete plan to replace ObamaCare. The Affordable Care Act remains unpopular: Wednesday’s RealClearPolitics average of polls showed 51.4% disapprove while only ...
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June 24, 2015 |
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Think back eight years, when an eloquent young man ran for president promising to rectify U.S. politics and unite the nation. “I don’t want to pit Red America against Blue America,” Barack Obama said in Des Moines in November 2007. This was a constant the...
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June 17, 2015 |
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It’s enlightening to compare two presidential campaign announcements offering two very different visions coming from one couple.Then-Gov. Bill Clinton’s Oct. 3, 1991, announcement in Hope, Ark., included promises of “preserving the American dream” and “re...
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June 10, 2015 |
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The Republican presidential primary is a jumbled mass of competitors, with new ones joining the jostling for support seemingly every week. Meanwhile, the Democrats have more a coronation than a contest, with one figure ignoring the rabble en route to the ...
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June 03, 2015 |
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This is a time when it’s necessary to read beyond the headlines. A May 10 Gallup survey shows that the share of Americans calling themselves social liberals has risen to 31% from 25% in 2009, while the share of self-described social conservatives has fall...

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