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Santorum’s Big Night

In Tuesday’s primaries, the underdog had a couple of important wins, and the front-runner came in third. We asked our panel of experts what the results mean for the campaign.
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What Super Tuesday Means

We asked some political experts what Super Tuesday means for the Republican primary field. Here are their answers.
HUNTER BAKER
We may end Tuesday night without a definite call on who won the state of Ohio, but Rick Santorum has very effectively reinf…

The U.S. and Israel

With Washington, D.C., talking Israeli politics, National Review Online asked experts: “Going into a presidential-election year, what’s a sane, responsible Israel policy?”
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Michigan’s Verdict

Hunter Baker
As I write at 9:30 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, Governor Mitt Romney has been projected as the winner in both the Arizona and Michigan primaries. With these victories, he has blunted the most potent attack on his campaign thus far.
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The Mesa Debate

It was the last debate before next week’s primaries. Our experts weigh in on who won and who lost.
HUNTER BAKER
The No. 1 takeaway from the debate in Arizona is that Rick Santorum was the loser. He came into the event riding a tremendous wave of…

Game Time

JONATHAN ADLER
On the field, the New England Patriots will avenge their loss in Super Bowl XLII with a convincing win on the backs of their tremendous tight ends. Indy may be Manning Country, but that’s Peyton, not Eli. Off the field, union acti…

What Florida Means

HUNTER BAKER
Newt Gingrich has surged and fallen back, surged and fallen back. Each time, he has managed to stage a sharp assault on the pole position, with moments of political bravado on the debate stage. There is little question that GOP voters hav…

Obama’s Final SOTU?

WILLIAM W. BEACH
The president wants an economy that’s built to last, as he said repeatedly in tonight’s State of the Union speech. However, among the litany of programs he announced, he promised little action on the driver of economic dec…