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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is a Christian.  As his official campaign biography notes, Obama worked as a community organizer in Chicago with a church-based...

At yesterday’s year-end White House press conference, President Bush let his feelings about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be known. BBC News reports: “My patience ran out...

Mike Huckabee’s durability is built on more than his religious appeal. The former governor is also tapping into the country’s economic anxieties. As...

Michael Walzer and Mitchell Cohen, co-editors of Dissent, have thrown down the gauntlet on the future of the American Left, battling to defend liberalism from...

Another day, another set of polls. One says John McCain is now tied with Mitt Romney for the lead in New Hampshire. But that does...

At first blush, this seems like a genuinely great campaign ad -- the story of how Mitt Romney basically closed down his business, Bain Capital,...

In his post yesterday, John Podhoretz writes: Of course Mike Huckabee can win the Republican nomination. I dismissed the possibility a few weeks ago by saying...

For someone who couldn’t stop advertising his post-invasion humility, Andrew Sullivan sure got over any trepidation about sweeping pronouncements. This is from his endorsement of...

Over at National Review Online, Pete Wehner has a good deconstruction of Mike Huckabee’s Foreign Affairs article. I have little to add to Pete’s comments...

Of course Mike Huckabee can win the Republican nomination. I dismissed the possibility a few weeks ago by saying he had no "path to the...

The widening gyre that is the Hillary Clinton campaign is spinning into near-chaos, and once again, the Senator’s supposed ace-in-the-hole is lending his name to...

Yesterday the AP reported House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out at Republicans on Thursday, saying they want the Iraq war to drag on and are ignoring...