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  • Ponnuru: Maybe Trump just is a weak president

    By this point in his presidency, George W. Bush had announced the outline of a tax plan that, with modifications, he would sign into law a few months ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Tucker: Heaven help the little guy in this administration

    With Andrew Puzder’s decision to withdraw from consideration as secretary of labor, advocates for America’s working men and women are doing a little v ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Ponnuru: Trump fails two tests of judgment, competence

    Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser has rightly received more attention, but it wasn’t even the first personnel snafu in the admi ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Pitts: Unparalleled brilliance of 'I Am Not Your Negro'

    Death has this way of making truth-tellers seem harmless.Alive, Martin Luther King provoked a presid ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • Sen: News that's above reproach? It's all in the terminal

    Democrats trust only Democratic-approved media sources, and Republicans trust only Republican-approved media sources. Perhaps the only medium that bot ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Another view: Right values of leadership

    “I want us to be honest with one another,” a new leader on the national stage said late last week. “We’re on the same team. We share the same mission. ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 1:13 am
  • Tucker: Right turn on high court will affect women

    A new right-wing justice won’t change the Supreme Court.The confirmation of Neil Gorsuch – and he is ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Pitts: The lonely death of Naika Venant

    It has since been learned that the actual number is not clear. The original figure was based on the “views” logged on the site as reported by multiple ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Miller: Offering bad political advice to a future president

    On a fairly regular basis back in the day, state Sen. Barack Obama would walk up to the Senate press box and bum cigarettes off me. That was when peop ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Ponnuru: A GOP tax plan aimed at the middle class

    Mike Lee, a Republican senator from Utah, has already established that he is willing to break from the pack on tax policy. Most Republican reform plan ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:06 am
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