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Obama v. SCOTUS

“I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.”

— Barack Obama, on the constitutional chal…

Obama’s Flexibility Doctrine

“On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it’s important for him to give me space. . . . This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility.”
— Barack …

Obamacare: The Reckoning

Obamacare dominated the 2010 midterms, driving its Democratic authors to a historic electoral shellacking. But since then, the issue has slipped quietly underground.
Now it’s back, summoned to the national stage by the confluence of three dispara…

Seaweed in Your Gas Tank

Yes, of course, presidents have no direct control over gas prices. But the American people know something about this president and his disdain for oil. The “fuel of the past,” he contemptuously calls it. To the American worker who doesn&rsq…

Obama’s First Priority: Stop Israel

It’s Lucy and the football, Iran-style. After ostensibly tough talk about preventing Iran from going nuclear, the Obama administration acquiesced to yet another round of talks with the mullahs.
This, 14 months after the last group-of-six negotiat…

Obama vs. Israel

It’s Lucy and the football, Iran-style. After ostensibly tough talk about preventing Iran from going nuclear, the Obama administration acquiesced this week to yet another round of talks with the mullahs.
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Romney’s luck

It’s been a wild ride, but the story line of the Republican race remains remarkably simple and constant: It’s Mitt Romney and the perishable pretenders.
Five have come and gone, if you count the Donald’s aborted proto-candidacy. And now the sixt…

Mitt: Slow, Steady, and Unspectacular

It’s been a wild ride, but the storyline of the Republican race remains remarkably simple and constant: It’s Mitt Romney and the perishable pretenders.
Five have come and gone, if you count the Donald’s aborted proto-candidacy. And no…