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January 9, 2012

Both Charles Murray and I have commented on a friendly disagreement we had on crime and incarceration. But I thought it important to clarify one point: Charles...

King Henri IV of France called his fellow monarch, King James I of England, "the wisest fool in Christendom," because James's vast erudition so seldom...

As the Republican race heads into what may be a fateful week for the contenders, one of the most curious aspects of the competition is...

This year's presidential campaign is a reminder that most members of the press, and almost everyone on the left, view social conservatives through the prism...

The Obama administration seems to be enjoying some success in getting European states to embargo Iranian oil. That's good news. The question, however, is whether...

Todd Palin isn’t particularly vocal about his politics, so his endorsement of Newt Gingrich today has already prompted speculation that his wife may follow: Todd Palin...

The pro-Gingrich Super PAC “Winning the Future” has released a teaser trailer of its lengthy attack video on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital, which...

On Friday, Joseph Rago warned in the Wall Street Journal that Newt Gingrich’s planned attacks on Mitt Romney suggested that the former Speaker’s temper might...

Politics is a gotcha business, so Mitt Romney has no one to blame but himself if we spend the next 10 months seeing political ads...

The question isn’t whether Mitt Romney will win tomorrow’s primary race in New Hampshire – he almost certainly will – but whether his margin of...

Iranian border guards reportedly shot two Turks crossing illegally into Iran from Turkey. Perhaps this can be the moment of truth for Turkey and its...

Jon Huntsman’s closing argument in New Hampshire has been a one-word mantra: independent. He has stressed both his independence from Republican orthodoxy and his oft-repeated...