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Clinton Is Out of Sync With the Times

6 hours, 33 minutes ago by Michael Barone, DC Examiner

Michael Barone, DC ExaminerPresidents are inevitably shaped by the circumstances in which they campaign for -- and come into -- office. In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt called for "bold, persistent experimentation" and followed through once in office. Had Roosevelt run in another year, or had there been no…
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What Clinton Achieved in Iowa

6 hours, 31 minutes ago by Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register

Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines RegisterBy the time Hillary Clinton left Iowa after her two-day campaign road trip, she probably actually spoke to fewer than 300 people.There were about 30 panelists and invited guests at her education roundtable in Monticello and an additional 20 at a small-business gathering…
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Hillary's Real Opponent: Obama

6 hours, 28 minutes ago by Sabato & Kondik & Skelley, Politico

Sabato & Kondik & Skelley, PoliticoThe two factors that might be most vital to Hillary Clinton’s chances—the identity of the eventual Republican nominee and the standing of President Obama—are elements over which she has little influence. It’s the second factor, Obama’s job approval rating, that is especially…
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Blame McConnell for the Lynch Gridlock

6 hours, 26 minutes ago by Stephen Stromberg, Wash Post

Stephen Stromberg, Wash PostThe Senate’s current impasse on abortion is a little complicated, but one thing should be clear: Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for attorney general, is a political hostage whom Republicans should never have taken, and they should release her immediately.
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What It Would Take to Prove Global Warming

6 hours, 24 minutes ago by Rob Tracinski, Federalist

Rob Tracinski, FederalistRecently, Reason‘s Ronald Bailey asked what it would take to convince conservatives and libertarians that global warming is real.
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Martin O'Malley Jumps to the Left

6 hours, 20 minutes ago by Danny Vinik, The New Republic

Danny Vinik, The New RepublicSpeaking at Harvard University on Thursday night, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley cranked up the pressure on Hillary Clinton by calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage and voicing his opposition to President Barack Obama’s massive trade deal, the Trans Pacific Partnership.
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Five Keys to Understanding Election 2016

6 hours, 18 minutes ago by Scott Rasmussen, Styrk

Scott Rasmussen, StyrkThis was a big week for the political press. That means it was also a good week for highlighting how the world of the political elite is so out of touch with the world of everyday Americans.The excitement for the pundits was launched by the announcement that former Secretary of…
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Paul Krugman Is Just Phoning It In

6 hours, 12 minutes ago by Russ Smith, Splice Today

Russ Smith, Splice TodayAt one time I reasoned that reading Paul Krugman’s twice-weekly columns in The New York Times was like, as a kid, eating your vegetables before moving on to the meat or Sara Lee chocolate swirl cake.
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GOP Trying to Fight Abortion With Ignorance

6 hours, 8 minutes ago by Jamil Smith, New Republic

Jamil Smith, New RepublicDr. Matt Zerden has raised his voice before when he felt something was wrong. As a student at Harvard Medical School in 2009, he told The New York Times he felt "violated" when he and classmates discovered that a pharmacology professor who preached the benefits of cholesterol-lowering…
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The Culture Wars v. the Culture of Life

6 hours, 5 minutes ago by Peter Wehner, Commentary

Peter Wehner, CommentaryA few days ago I wrote a piece warning Republicans of the coming culture wars, led by Hillary Clinton, who will make the “war on women” a centerpiece of her presidential campaign. Liberals believe they can use social issues to bludgeon conservatives into submission and then defeat.
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The Ill-Fated Saga of Lincoln's Bodyguards

6 hours, 3 minutes ago by Carl Cannon, RealClearPolitics

Carl Cannon, RealClearPoliticsA century and a half ago, news didnÂ’t travel instantaneously, as it does today; word of Abraham LincolnÂ’s death was still rippling out across the country on April 17, 1865. Reactions were tempered by oneÂ’s politics, and by trepidations about what it would…
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Americans' Democratic Leanings

12 hours, 49 minutes ago by Charlie Cook, National Journal

Charlie Cook, National JournalOne of the more interesting changes in U.S. politics in recent years has been the increasingly parliamentary nature of voting behavior. Fewer people are straying beyond their party affiliations, we are seeing more straight-ticket voting, and the characteristics of individual…
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Why Is the Democratic Field So Old?

12 hours, 46 minutes ago by Byron York, Washington Examiner

Byron York, Washington ExaminerWhy are the Democrats running for president so old? Blame the Clintons.There are five Democrats who have either declared or are thinking about running for president. Three — Joe Biden, Bernard Sanders, and Jim Webb — will be over 70 years old on Inauguration Day 2017.
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That Old-Time Economics

5 hours, 31 minutes ago by Paul Krugman, New York Times

Paul Krugman, New York TimesAmerica has yet to achieve a full recovery from the effects of the 2008 financial crisis. Still, it seems fair to say that weÂ’ve made up much, though by no means all, of the lost ground.
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She Rides by Van: The Clinton Launch

12 hours, 35 minutes ago by Charles Krauthammer, Wash Post

Charles Krauthammer, Wash PostSee Hillary ride in a van! Watch her meet everyday Americans! Witness her ordering a burrito bowl at Chipotle! Which she did wearing shades, as did her chief aide Huma Abedin, yielding security-camera pictures that made them look (to borrow from Karl Rove) like fugitives…
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How Clinton Can Make Voters Care About Climate

12 hours, 32 minutes ago by Rebecca Leber, TNR

Rebecca Leber, TNRConventional political wisdom often says climate change is a bottom-tier issue for voters. “It is very difficult to find an issue that voters place lower on the list than climate change,” GOP pollster Whit Ayres told the New York Times last fall.
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The Battle Over the Future of Environmentalism

12 hours, 26 minutes ago by Robert Bryce, NRO

Robert Bryce, NROIt’s a manifesto smackdown, a fight among the members of the green Left for the intellectual and moral high ground. It’s also a fight that reflects the growing schism within American environmentalism.
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Republicans Are Foreign Saboteurs

12 hours, 18 minutes ago by William Saletan, Slate

William Saletan, SlatePresident Obama says Republicans are undermining his authority in negotiations with other countries. He gives several examples. One is the letter from 47 Republican senators advising Iran not to trust Obama’s promises in a nuclear deal.
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The Nuclear Deal With Iran Needs Work--Lots of It

12 hours, 14 minutes ago by James Baker, WSJ

James Baker, WSJWithin days of the April 2 announcement of the tentative agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear-weapons program, it was apparent that there are substantial misunderstandings about a deal the administration has hailed as “an historic understanding.” Clearly, much work must be done if there is…
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What Does Carly Fiorina Want?

16 hours, 37 minutes ago by Rebecca Berg, RealClearPolitics

Rebecca Berg, RealClearPoliticsAt a Manhattan homeless shelter a few weeks ago, a woman nearly recognized Carly Fiorina.“YouÂ’re somebody,” the woman said, as Fiorina tells the story. “ArenÂ’t you running for something?” Once outed as a likely candidate for president,…
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The Rise of Rubio

12 hours, 11 minutes ago by Stephen Hayes, Weekly Standard

Stephen Hayes, Weekly StandardFive days before he would take the biggest step of his young political career, Marco Rubio called Bernie Navarro, a Miami real estate investor, to ask for a favor. Rubio wanted to have a small, low-key gathering to thank friends and family before his official announcement…
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Speaking Truth to the Supreme Court

12 hours, 5 minutes ago by Linda Greenhouse, New York Times

Linda Greenhouse, New York TimesFive years ago this month, Justice John Paul Stevens announced that after more than 36 years on the Supreme Court, he planned to retire. Next Monday, the retired Justice Stevens turns 95.
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Ambushing Employers' Speech Rights

11 hours, 57 minutes ago by Thomas Johnson, Wall St. Journal

Thomas Johnson, Wall St. JournalA popular narrative since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010 posits that corporations have displaced political and religious minorities as the principal beneficiaries of First Amendment rights. There supposedly has been a “corporate takeover” of the First…
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The Middle East's Sick State

11 hours, 53 minutes ago by David Ignatius, Washington Post

David Ignatius, Washington PostCAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Will the Middle East be as unstable 10 years from now as it is today? I asked that question this week to a class of students at Harvard's Kennedy School. About half answered yes -- that things will be as bad or worse, no matter what America does.These…
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GOP's Foreign Policy Battle in 2016

11 hours, 51 minutes ago by Philip Klein, Washington Examiner

Philip Klein, Washington ExaminerWhen it comes to foreign policy, the 2016 Republican presidential race is often presented as a contrast between Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and everybody else.As the narrative goes, Paul has a record of advocating for less intervention in foreign affairs, while the rest of…
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The New, Populist Hillary Clinton

11 hours, 50 minutes ago by Bill Press, The Hill

Bill Press, The HillIt’s official: Bernie Sanders has his first opponent for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.On Sunday, in the most understated way possible, via YouTube video, Hillary Clinton finally dropped the other shoe. Yes, she’s running for president, which comes as a surprise to no…
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Hillary Clinton Is People

11 hours, 48 minutes ago by Ross Douthat, New York Times

Ross Douthat, New York TimesAfter a week off from writing, let me ease gently back into punditry by talking about a couple of the more interesting takes on Hillary Clinton’s weekend announcement video, in which the candidate herself appeared at the end of a series of micro-portraits of Americans who…
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Is College a Waste of Time?

11 hours, 47 minutes ago by Frank Bruni, RCP Changing Lanes

Frank Bruni, RCP Changing Lanes
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Foreign Money Will Fuel a Shameless Clinton's Career

11 hours, 45 minutes ago by DC Examiner

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Cuba Off Terror List: Goodbye to a Cold War Relic

11 hours, 44 minutes ago by Los Angeles Times

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Are Medicare Improvements on the Horizon?

11 hours, 42 minutes ago by Washington Post

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Fort Hood Justice

11 hours, 40 minutes ago by New York Post

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