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April 12, 2012

Here at COMMENTARY/CONTENTIONS, we're taking a three-day breather. Barring major news events requiring our attention, we'll see you on Monday....

From the staggering statistic released by the Republican National Committee that found women have lost 92.3 percent of all jobs lost since Obama took office,...

It is an axiom of conventional wisdom about the Middle East that the government of Israel is a hard-line opponent of peace that must be...

Everyone from President Obama to Jason Furman, the principal deputy director of the White House National Economic Council, to the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank to...

Last year, at a fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign (a lobbying organization for LGBT Americans) President Obama said:  "We don't believe in a small America....

The firestorm over Hilary Rosen’s Ann Romney comments spilled over into a conference call with Republican congresswomen this morning, as they shot back at the...

All it took was an ill-advised quip from Rush Limbaugh to turn the national debate about ObamaCare from concerns about religious freedom to one about an...

In his post this morning on Liberals, Conservatives, and Tax Fairness, Peter Wehner writes, Liberals are correct about this: income inequality has increased over recent decades....

President Obama, who recently vowed to bypass the Washington gridlock by churning out executive orders, has suddenly decided he can wait for Congress to do its...

A funny thing happened recently on the road to China's supposedly inexorable rise to global power. Actually, a couple of funny things. First and most prominent...

Yesterday’s decision by Florida prosecutors to put George Zimmerman on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin may serve to calm some of the racially...

The latest Quinnipiac poll showing Chris Christie’s approval rating at 59 percent in New Jersey has been raising eyebrows. As Aaron Blake writes at the...