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The GOP’s October Comeback

October 18, 2018 |
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Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings jolted Republican enthusiasm. The July 22 NPR/PBS News House/Marist poll, for example, found that 78% of Democrats and only 68% of Republicans considered this midterm “very important.” 

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June 16, 2016 |
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In this most unusual of elections, conventional wisdom has often been wrong. Donald Trump is betting the presidency that the trend will continue. ...
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June 09, 2016 |
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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have pivoted to the general election—and their attacks on each other so far suggest that the next 152 days will be ugly. Start with Mrs. Clinton. Last week in San Diego she gave what was billed as a major speech on fore...
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June 02, 2016 |
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Will ObamaCare be a top issue in this fall’s presidential and congressional campaigns? Republicans better make it one if they want to prevail. The continuing unpopularity of President Obama’s signature domestic achievement gives Republicans an enormous...
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May 26, 2016 |
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As the Democratic presidential race winds down, the question may not be what Sen. Bernie Sanders wants that his party can give him. It may be what he wants that he knows he won’t get. The Vermonter seems less concerned with uniting the Democratic Party th...
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May 19, 2016 |
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Despite losing the Oregon primary while barely eking out a win in Kentucky, Hillary Clinton emerged with 51 of Tuesday’s delegates to Bernie Sanders’s 55. To reach the 2,383 needed for the nomination, Mrs. Clinton now needs only 92 of either the 890 still...
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May 12, 2016 |
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This presidential campaign is good at producing attention-grabbing train wrecks. Last week Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump as “a loose cannon.” In turn, Mr. Trump called Mrs. Clinton “the total enabler” of her husband’s affairs, and then he suggeste...
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May 05, 2016 |
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No one has seen anything like this. Donald Trump—without past political or military experience and facing a formidable Republican field—bludgeoned 16 opponents into submission, rewrote the rule book and became the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee. ...
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April 28, 2016 |
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The presidential front-runners, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, won huge victories Tuesday. Yet their romps through the Acela primaries (named for the train that speeds through the Northeast region) cannot hide the disunion in their parties. Both Republ...

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