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December 31, 2012

Just as it looked like a fiscal cliff deal was coming together, President Obama gave a partisan, sarcastic speech this afternoon that seemed intended to...

This year marked the 150th anniversary of what David Von Drehle calls the most perilous year in our country's history. As 1862 dawned, Von Drehle...

There may be a last-minute compromise reached today in the negotiations over the fiscal cliff, but not if President Obama has anything to say about...

Aside from the prospect of automatic cuts in near-term defense spending, the ongoing drama over the so-called fiscal cliff continues to sideline the issue of...

It almost goes without saying that even if a deal is somehow reached today that would prevent a massive tax increase and defense cuts, the...

If you’d like to have your New Year’s Eve thoroughly ruined, I’d suggest taking a look today at Mortimer Zuckerman’s piece over at USNews.com, “Brace...

Right now the political landscape is grim for Republicans--and in the short term, thanks to the so-called fiscal cliff, things may get grimmer still. But...