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Republicans

The Republican mantra used to be personal responsibility. As Windsor Mann reminded me, Newt Gingrich wrote this in his 1995 book, To Renew America: “When...
Gingrich

From the start, the Donald Trump campaign has been something of a one-man band. But in the last few days, we’ve seen just how much...
presidential

In his op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Fred Barnes reports that Donald Trump "plans a series of formal speeches on policy issues, set pieces...
Ronald Reagan

Recently I wrote an essay for TIME magazine arguing that the party Ronald Reagan took such care in shaping is in danger of passing into...

In addition to the normal obituaries, the death of former Speaker of the House Jim Wright yesterday has set off a round of breast beating...

If you want to see various weird ways the government wastes your money in the name of science--and engage in the nanny state version of...

There were several reasons that Republican primary debates have had such an impact in the last couple of election cycles for those seeking the GOP...

President Obama’s threat to order an executive amnesty has touched off several simultaneous debates about the plan to legalize millions of illegal immigrants with the...

A recurring theme of the Obama administration and the upcoming election to succeed him is the continuing relevance of Bill Clinton and his presidency. Obama...

Nearly every question of how a Republican politician’s stand will affect the 2016 presidential primaries must be qualified with “it depends who else runs.” And...

As Mitt Romney secured the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, bringing to a close the competition to lead the GOP effort to unseat President Obama,...

I’ve been critical of CNN’s Piers Morgan in the past, but his interview with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was quite good and enlightening. I...