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May 13, 2015 |
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The year isn’t half over, and already more than a few things in the Democratic political world have left me puzzled—and in some cases downright mystified. My perplexity starts with former President Bill Clinton. How has such a talented man become so tone-...
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May 06, 2015 |
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If the Supreme Court holds in King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act—also known as ObamaCare—does not allow subsidies for health coverage to flow through federal insurance exchanges, Republicans better be ready to say what to do next. Under such a d...
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April 29, 2015 |
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At last Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Obama declared he was determined to “make the most of every moment” left in office, saying he had been working on a “bucket list” that included executive action on immigration and climate re...
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April 22, 2015 |
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The dysfunctional Congress finally appears to be working again as the Founders intended. Lawmakers are negotiating, voting on bills and actually passing legislation. As proof of this, National Journal’s Charlie Cook points to three things: congressional a...
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April 21, 2015 |
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Dana Perino’s ‘And the Good News Is…Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side’ is a delightful and inspiring read about her journey from summers on her grandfather’s ranch to the White House. In describing her experiences, encounters, decisions, and lessons...
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April 15, 2015 |
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To bond with “everyday” Americans, Hillary Clinton left her million-dollar Chappaqua, N.Y., mansion Sunday in the “Scooby-Do Mystery Machine” van, bound for Iowa. It was déjà vu all over again: In 1999 she started her U.S. Senate campaign by driving aroun...
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April 14, 2015 |
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As the 2016 race heats up, I’m constantly asked who I think the Republican nominee could be. The answer is, I don’t know, and it will be Fall before the field starts to gel as voters get a better sense of which candidates appear to have the chops to win. ...
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April 08, 2015 |
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After Hillary Clinton left the State Department in early 2013, her favorable rating was 64% and her unfavorable rating 31% in an April 14 Gallup poll. In a March 4, 2015, Gallup poll, respondents were 50% favorable, 39% unfavorable. That’s not a good tren...

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