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June 13, 2011

Coming into this debate, a lot of pundits thought Mitt Romney would benefit from having the other challengers gang up on him about health care....

Not one of the candidates came close to articulating our purpose in continuing to fight our wars. Poor showing, but of a piece with the...

Tim Pawlenty's best moment of the debate comes just as it ends with a good line about Joe Biden being wrong about just about everything....

Santorum turns a question about cutting national defense into one about Obama alienating American allies. First mention tonight of Israel....

Michelle Bachmann tweaks Obama for "leading from behind" while at the same time opposing the effort to oust Qaddafi. Inconsistent though she scores a point...

Very strong. Bush-like, but in a way that most Americans would warm to. Our enemies will know no peace....

Choosing between Ron Paul's foreign and defense policy and Obama's is pretty easy. Of course, Tim Pawlenty won't answer the question directly....

Mitt Romney gives the correct answer about not turning Afghanistan over to the Taliban though he almost fumbled it....

Santorum says phase out ethanol subsidies. John King is too interested in silly questions to see if Mitt Romney will defend ethanol. Ridiculous. In the...

None of the candidates sounded a realistic note about immigration. For a party full of people who purport to be serious students of economics, it's...

He doesn't want us to protect the border "between Iraq and Afghanistan." That's good because there is no border between Iraq and Afghanistan....

Michelle Bachmann doesn't pass on the chance to tweak her old rival Pawlenty on abortion. Though Pawlenty is also pro-life, she doesn't miss. The battle...