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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stumbled into controversy this week, although it was perhaps unwarranted. Trudeau became the subject of derision and mockery when he...

The successful State of the Union, combined with good economic news and a politically clever immigration proposal, might be heralding a significant change in Donald...
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The intended audience for President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address was not the members of Congress in attendance. Nor was he talking...
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You have to wonder whether President Barack Obama really still believes in the power of his own example in the way his subordinates apparently still...
State of the Union

Some thoughts on President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address. Let's start with the positive: – I liked Obama's message of optimism – that...
State of the Union

The monarchical grandeur that typifies the president’s annual address to both chambers of Congress and the nation is a spectacle that has long vexed a...

After President Obama’s State of the Union address, I noted that even partisan-left media outlets were unwilling to play along with Obama’s self-serving framing of...

The prevailing political narrative of the last few weeks has been all about how President Obama has seized the initiative back from the Republican victors...

Barack Obama is really, really smart. I know, because he told me so during his State of the Union address. Our president is especially smart...

President Obama may have been hoping to get some momentum back last night with a stridently partisan campaign-style speech. But it appears the media are...

Listening to President Obama's penultimate State of the Union address last night, I was more struck by what was missing rather than by what was...

Tonight, President Obama plans to announce some budget outlines in his State of the Union address. One of those goals will be to make a...