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The social safety net has become frayed because of welfare "reform."

Opinion journalism is pushing the conversation about war to the right.

Attorney General John Ashcroft misunderstands Robert Kennedy's legacy--and my book.

The "war on terror" is causing an escalation of retaliatory thinking.

We can't allow fear to erode commitment to our constitutional liberties.

Will the Homeland Security chief be an effective overseer or another spinner?

Be wary when pundits talk of 'The Street.'

The White House has learned from the past—from the conflicts in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama and the Balkans—how to ensure an acquiescent press.

War tropes abound once again during our war on terrorism, but this ain't the USA of yesteryear.

On October 26, President Bush signed into law an antiterrorism package dismantling many privacy protections that Americans had long taken for granted.

Blogs

Romney’s stance on abortion not only contradicts his earlier statements but continues to lose him women voters. 

August 27, 2012

It’ll be hard for women to win the future if they keep losing ground on their own turf.

August 27, 2012

Some religious-right figures are rallying around Todd Akin in the wake of his controversial comments on rape. And one of them, Mike Huckabee, is addressing the RNC in prime time. 

August 24, 2012

National Review editor Ramesh Ponnuru and I take our debate to real time.

August 24, 2012

 With campaigns and partisans gaining narrative-shaping clout, journalists' role is shrinking.

August 24, 2012

Tens of thousands of students and their supporters take to the streets in Montreal to protest tuition hikes.

August 24, 2012

An expert on child hunger has five questions for President Obama and Governor Romney in the second installment of our #TalkPoverty series.

August 24, 2012

The cyclist has backed away from fighting charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs, but his fans won't back away from him.

August 24, 2012

Michelle Obama's visit Thursday to the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin came as activists, senators push for bolder response to violence and hatred.

August 23, 2012

A new Romney campaign ad would have you believe healthcare reform was bad for the disabled. Actually, it is Romney’s policies that would put them at risk.

August 23, 2012