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resistance

The sense of betrayal among the self-styled liberal “Resistance” to Donald Trump is palpable. New York Times opinion columnist Michelle Goldberg called it “infuriating” to...

John Podhoretz is out today. In his absence, the remaining COMMENTARY Magazine hosts untangle the complicated policy and politics behind a short-lived government shutdown. Who...
CHIP

Congressional Democrats appear to have meandered into a cul-de-sac. Ostensibly, the federal government shut down last week during an impasse over whether to make the...
pod save america

On the eve of an ill-fated government shutdown in 2013, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof published a column that captured the sentiments of liberal...
daca

Lost in the coverage of the Republican victory over tax-code reform this week has been the Republican victory on immigration. Though it is a minor...
civility

Last weekend’s White House Correspondents Dinner was the usual celebrity circus mixed with barbed humor. Unlike his predecessor George W. Bush, who was the subject...
Boehner

House Republicans have a choice. They can try to govern or they can fight. But they can’t do both and that’s why House Speaker John...
lawless administration

As Congress reassembled this week after the Labor Day holiday, buzzards were starting to circle the air space over House Speaker John Boehner. As Politico...

A broad cross-section of Republican officeholders, major donors and conservative pundits are agreed on one thing: Ted Cruz has no chance to be elected president....

With only days to go before a deadline for funding the Department of Homeland Security, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is desperately seeking a way...

Republicans looking for a way out of their Department of Homeland Security funding tangle got a shot in the arm yesterday when a federal judge...

The specter of a potential government shutdown is haunting Washington today. But it isn’t Ted Cruz and what the liberal mainstream media considers his gang...