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Daniel Casse

Daniel Casse

Daniel Casse served as special assistant to President Bush, policy director on Lamar Alexander’s 1996 presidential campaign, and senior director of policy and speechwriting on the Dole-Kemp ’96 campaign. He is a senior director of the White House Writers Group.

"Senator Obama is a recent convert." McCain argues that whatever you might hear from Obama tonight, remember what he is really like. ...

McCain scores a direct hit, using a well-known example of Obama's earmarks. He forces Obama to respond by criticizing tax cuts to the wealthy....

I could swear I remember Bob Dole using that same Eisenhower "two letters" story....

Nice short direct question: where do you stand on the financial rescue? But I disagree with you, Jennifer. Obama seems a little rushed, trying...

If McCain is to emerge from the bailout negotiations looking better rather than worse, he needs to stake out a substantive position and defend it....

Two separate stories in today's Wall Street Journal inadvertently tell a a story of triumph and desperation. An excerpt from the first: Initially, Sen. McCain was supposed...

This was an extremely patriotic speech about national restoration -- and a remarkable reminder of the kind of person McCain is. But as a...

He is taking the high road here -- very high. And at precisely these moments of bipartisan outreach, these Kossack clowns decide to protest....

The McCain video is powerful mostly because the personal saga really is so unbelievable. I have read his books, and followed his political career...

Bill Kristol shrewdly suggests that the McCain campaign flesh out a specific policy proposal on helping families with special needs children to build on those...

Paul Begala has been setting the Democratic talking point for today saying on CNN that he didn't like the sarcasm of the speech -- a...

Making the rounds on this morning's TV talk shows, Joe Biden, after the obligatory false statements about how nervous he is to debate Sarah Palin,...