Two weeks ago David Frisk and I wrote here about the warning signs of Republican dissent from the Trump agenda.
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said she wants to “change the culture” of the U.N., declaring that the days of “Israel bashing” at the U.N. are over.
In the 1996 election, when President Bill Clinton was well ahead of his Republican opponent Bob Dole, GOP voters found hope that polls also consistently found sizable majorities didn’t trust the president.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, I read a headline stating that the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), planned to brief the Donald Trump administration about surveillance matters.
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This week President Donald Trump may have learned that the job of being president of the United States is not as easy as it looks. Although he will never admit it, President […]
Is Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer’s filibuster threat for real? It seems like a mighty big long term risk for Democrats. Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals managed […]
Replacing Obamacare is the broccoli of the Trump legislative agenda.
FBI Director, Jim Comey, has somehow managed to pull off the most improbable of Washington feats – be equally despised by both political parties.
When North Korea accelerated their missile and nuclear testing last year, it should have served as an opportunity for our political leaders, and those who would become our political leaders, to develop […]
The Neil Gorsuch hearing is quite partisan a year after Merrick Garland was denied even having a hearing.
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It’s hard to imagine a more alternative version of what the Founders wanted for this country than what we currently see right before our very eyes.
Donald Trump’s success, or certainly his more-than-modest success, as president depends on maintaining his base’s loyalty and enthusiasm, while drawing others into it—people who didn’t support him in 2016.
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In the game of Jeopardy it’s not the answer that’s called for–it’s the question.
Somehow the Irish are omitted from the discussion when the political class in Washington D.C. speaks of “comprehensive immigration reform.”
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One of the best things about growing older is that at least your long term memory gets stronger, even if you can’t remember where you last saw the damn remote.
Late last week, the Trump administration released its budget blueprint, an outline of its proposal to Congress concerning President Donald Trump’s spending priorities for the federal budget.
To borrow a phrase from Shakespeare – “The president doth protest too much, methinks.” And he does indeed protest too much via non-stop tweets, through his official spokespeople, and, yes, finally, in […]
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American consumers are accustomed to having a bunch of choices.
In the wake of Justice Scalia’s death, the Supreme Court shifted the power to the ideological left and conservatives saw the loss of not just a great justice, but also the majority on […]
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Matt Drudge loves to tell a story with his headlines on Drudge Report.
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In the mid-1800s, Vice President John C. Calhoun mainstreamed the concept of nullification, the thinking that a state can simply disobey federal laws it believes are unconstitutional or harmful to its interest.
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An important factor in the political balance of power, and one easily overlooked in our peaceful democracy, is how far each side will go.
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To say that President Trump’s relationship with the Republican-led Congress is a bit awkward would be quite the understatement.
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Is President Donald J. Trump the first president to fulfill all of his campaign promises to his supporters in the first one hundred days of his administration?
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A radical Republican, Charles Sumner was a fierce and outspoken critic of what Kenneth Stampp called the peculiar institution, better known to us as slavery.