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Despite J Street’s eagerness to blame its “political enemies” for its public-relations troubles, all its image problems have been brought on by itself. Nobody forced...

Haley Barbour may be among the smartest men in contemporary politics, as well as one of the most able governors in the country. But there’s...

Can Michael Steele actually win re-election as RNC chair? Chris Cilliza crunches the numbers and finds that the unpopular GOP official just doesn’t have the...

Over at the Huffington Post, Sam Stein reports this: Hoping to build support for the tax-cut deal that the president reached with Congressional Republicans, the White...

Politico devotes part of its Arena discussion to Ben Smith's compelling report on Obama's Middle East blunders. What is interesting is that, aside from the...

Where are we on an extension of the Bush tax cuts? It's hard to know, given that the Democrats have no game plan at this...

Peter Baker, one of the nation's finest and fairest political reporters, has written an illuminating story for the New York Times Magazine. “Education of a...

Rahm Emanuel is leaving, and American Jewish leaders couldn't care less. In this regard, they have figured out who is running the U.S.-Israel policy (and...

In a New Republic cover story by Noam Scheiber, “What’s Really Eating David Axelrod? The Disillusionment of Obama’s Political Guru,” we are told this: Obama and...

During the past week, former President Clinton has been granting a lot of interviews. In each of them, he is asked, in one form or...

The Washington Post is teasing the release of Bob Woodward's newest book, Obama's Wars, which focuses on the war in Afghanistan. Usually in Woodward's offerings, those...

Minority Leader John Boehner was doing fairly well up to now in positioning his party for the election and shaping an agenda. He drew the...