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  • If Mitch Runs

    If Mitch Daniels runs for President he has the potential to be a formidable opponent for Barack Obama. But Daniels has a problem. He has called for a political “truce” on social issues. That is not going to happen with the growing, far-right...
  • End farm subsidies and make agriculture sustainable

    End farm subsidies and make agriculture sustainable
    Farm subsidies could finally be on the chopping block. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently acknowledged that corn and ethanol "subsidies need to be phased out" over time. And on a swing through Iowa, Mr. Vilsack suggested that the Obama...
  • Xi Jinping confronted on human rights in Capitol Hill meeting

    Xi Jinping confronted on human rights in Capitol Hill meeting
    A potentially tense exchange between Republican Sen. John McCain and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Wednesday provided a glimpse into the personal political skills of heir apparent to China's presidency. Xi was holding a private meeting with nearly...
  • Memo to the GOP: Not everyone is a conservative

    Memo to the GOP: Not everyone is a conservative
    As the four surviving Republican presidential aspirants fight over which of them is the "true" conservative, are any of them aware that millions of moderates and, yes, quite a few liberals will also be voting in November? The views emanating from the...
  • Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?

    Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?
    In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago. The decision of Republican Jim DeMint of South...
  • Tea party down but not out

    Tea party down but not out
    Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to...
  • People, not politicians, killed gun control

    People, not politicians, killed gun control
    Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans. In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed gun sales to felons and...
  • McManus: Americans Elect meets reality

    McManus: Americans Elect meets reality
    What happens if you start a political party and nobody comes? Six months ago, a newfangled third party burst onto the scene, full of hope and promise. It was called Americans Elect, and it sought to give voters a choice many said they were looking for:...
  • Tea party victories in Ind., Neb., are no boon to the Democrats

    Tea party victories in Ind., Neb., are no boon to the Democrats
    If it has accomplished nothing else, the tea party insurgency has made Republicans vastly more newsworthy than Democrats. While the party of the left plods along performing the boring old tasks of governing, the party of the right is engaged in high drama...
  • Michael Dukakis, Prof. Politics

    Michael Dukakis, Prof. Politics
    The man who made his political bones handling Boston's blizzard of 1978 has spent the last 17 winters in the sunshine glow of UCLA. Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor and the 1988 Democratic presidential candidate for president, is a...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...