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Whom Do Red-State Democrats Fear Most?

July 12, 2018 |
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It didn’t take long for the political blowtorches to start flaming after President Trump introduced his newest Supreme Court nominee. At 9:03 p.m. Monday, the president entered the East Room of the White House.

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January 14, 2016 |
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When the GOP presidential candidates gather in North Charleston, S.C., on Thursday—19 days before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses—for the Fox Business debate, much will hang on their performances. Even more could depend on the Jan. 28 Fox News debate in Des Moin...
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January 07, 2016 |
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Continuing a tradition, here is a look back at my predictions for 2015—hits and misses—and fresh prognostications for the New Year. Of last year’s 27 prophecies, I got nine wrong. There was no Supreme Court vacancy, nor did the high court prohibit ObamaCa...
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December 31, 2015 |
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As the year closes, let us remember a few notables who left this life in 2015. Martin Gilbert, as a young Oxford scholar in 1962, was asked byRandolph Churchill to help research the biography of his father,Winston S. Churchill. Following Randolph’s dea...
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December 23, 2015 |
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Before leaving for his annual Hawaiian Christmas vacation, President Obama found an odd way to wish Americans “Mele Kalikimaka!” In an interview with National Public Radio, he discussed Islamic State, also known as ISIS. While admitting that “they can hur...
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December 17, 2015 |
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Written constitutions matter little in Latin American countries run by strutting ex-colonels and widows of populist demagogues. In these banana republics, the caudillo exercises both executive and legislative powers. Laws are not written by legislatures, ...
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December 10, 2015 |
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Donald Trump’s call on Monday for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” is unlikely to blow up his campaign. No matter how outrageous his statement seems to most Americans, his supporters apparently eat up stuff like that. ...
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December 01, 2015 |
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Republican senators in purple states are watching the GOP presidential primary with more than a passing interest. Their jobs—and the Republicans’ 54-46 Senate majority—depend on it. A Senate candidate can run only so far ahead of the party’s presidenti...
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November 18, 2015 |
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The magnitude and malevolence of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, combined with President Obama’s pathetic reaction, are guaranteed to deeply affect America’s presidential contest. The question is which candidate is best prepared to take on the pre...

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