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Here’s another reminder that “personal responsibility” is a principle relevant only to the poor and the black.

It sure is a bracing feeling for the chair-bound intellectual to imagine himself the drivetrain in the engine of history.

Wanggaard

In Wisconsin, a new bill is threatening to kill workers’ one day of rest.

Several former lobbyists and executives are working crucial staff positions in the new Congress.

Nelson Rockefeller eats a quick meal during a hunting trip, 1934.

Why the line from Barry Goldwater to Ted Cruz runs over Nelson Rockefeller.

Blogs

Huckabee's formula—very conservative on social issues but defending Social Security and opposing free trade—could upset a lot of calculations.

May 6, 2015

Conservatives say they hate identity politics, but they practice a particularly crude version of them.

May 4, 2015

The Kochs adore Walker, but there’s a problem. He polls poorly against Clinton—even in his home state.

April 21, 2015

When it counts, the newest Republican presidential candidate sides with autocrats who thwart local control, democracy and, yes, liberty.

April 7, 2015

And he wants you to put down your tallywhacker right now.

April 7, 2015

He’s just five simple steps away from being elected.

March 31, 2015

Undermining nuclear negotiations was just a joke!

March 17, 2015

It's official: the Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.

March 12, 2015

The Fox News Congress gets a taste of its own medicine.

March 11, 2015