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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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September 10, 2014 |
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Two new polls this week are the latest indications that Barack Obama's presidency is in perilous shape. The Sept. 7 Washington Post/ABC survey found 52% feel it has been more of a failure while only 42% believe it has been more of a success. A record 55% ...
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September 03, 2014 |
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President Obama has recently shown that his understanding of the economy and world is very different from that of most Americans. At his afternoon news conference last Thursday, for example, Mr. Obama hailed the report of 4.2% second-quarter economic gro...
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August 27, 2014 |
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Labor Day is the unofficial start of the fall campaign season, so it's a good time to assess the GOP's chances of winning the U.S. Senate. Republicans have two advantages. Many Senate races are in red-leaning states, and the GOP has put its A-Team on the ...
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August 20, 2014 |
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The indictment on Friday of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges that he abused his powers is an outrageous—but not unprecedented—abuse of prosecutorial power. And it may come back to haunt those responsible. The indictment itself caused a storm of denunciat...
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August 13, 2014 |
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Barack Obama believed his legacy as president would be that he ended the Iraq war. It looks increasingly that his legacy could be that he lost it. By their admission, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden inherited a war that had been won. In 2011 ...
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August 06, 2014 |
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Unlike 2010, when the big story was the epic gains of Republicans in the House, this year's midterms will mostly be about the Senate. And this summer has been unkind to Democrats hoping to keep the upper chamber. Two weeks ago the New York Times reported...
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July 30, 2014 |
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You have to give a tip of the hat to America's Cynic-in-Chief. Every time you think he has scraped bottom, he sinks still lower. Take President Obama's most recent political gambit. Knowing Democrats cannot win the midterms on his record and having long ...
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July 23, 2014 |
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In politics, candidates want to be on the offense, pressing their agenda and attacking opponents. But sometimes the best offense is a good defense that sets the record straight and flips the issue. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did this superbly ...

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