Joe Biden–Negotiator in Chief–Receives a Fond Farewell

Americans are more divided than in any time in recent memory. A recent Pew poll found that Republicans and Democrats don’t just feel contempt for the opposing party, they’re actively afraid of them. The poll found that 45 percent of Republicans now say that Democrats “policies are so misguided that they threaten the nation’s wellbeing,”…
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The Remarkable, Influential Life of Justice Antonin Scalia

Justice Antonin Scalia, one of the foremost legal minds and writers in a generation, was found dead on Saturday following a day of hunting–one of his favorite hobbies–at a ranch in West Texas. During his nearly 30 years on the court, Scalia developed a reputation for his sharp tongue and rapier wit, both of which…
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Biden Asks for a Moonshot, Republicans Have the Rocketship

Joe Biden was right. Those are words that you won’t see often on this site so let them soak in for a moment. In late October, Joe Biden announced that he was not going to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Rather than fight for the presidency, he said he was going to…
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Democrats’ Tent is Shrinking Fast

The last few days should have been a loud and clear wake up call to centrist Democrats: The party you love doesn’t exist anymore. Need proof? Consider: It began with the Democrat debate when Hillary Clinton was cheered for saying the enemy she was proudest of was Republicans. Contrast that with the ridicule Sen. Jim…
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Clinton Didn’t Win the Debate, The Other Democrat Candidates Just Lost

Going into Tuesday night’s Democratic debate there were only two possible narratives that the media would choose. Either Clinton would do moderately well, in which case she would be heralded as the second coming of Barack Obama, or she would perform relatively poorly, in which case we’d be reading stories about Clinton’s downward spiral and…
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Trouble Ahead? Clinton Quickly Losing Ground in Early Primary States

Early primary states matter. Winning them sends a clear message to the media, to the national party, and to voters that a candidate has a chance. These relatively small states have the power to cement frontrunners, but also to shine a spotlight on relatively unknown upstarts. These states are the trendsetters and they’re courted and…
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Democrats’ Allegiance to Clinton Could Be Upended By a Biden Run

Hillary Clinton’s just refuses to level with Americans about her e-mail debacle. Her campaign argues that it’s a deliberate strategy because “[w]inning campaigns have a plan and stick to it, in good times and bad.” She likes to chalk it up to having a “relationship with the press [that] has been at times, shall we…
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If Biden is the Answer, Democrats are Asking the Wrong Question

Just several short months ago Democrats thought that they were in a perfect position to retain the White House in 2016. They had a name brand candidate that was riding sky high approval ratings and not a realistic challenger in sight. Sure, there may have been some lingering worries about shaking off some rust in…
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Counting Down the Top 20 Most Ridiculous Things Democrats Said in 2014 (Dishonorable Mentions)

It’s been another frustrating year in the nation’s capital. President Obama decided that the Constitution was more a set of guidelines than hard and fast rules, Sen. Reid decided that debating or passing legislation were passé concepts, Vice President Biden continued to crank up his gaffe machine, Secretary of State John Kerry showed us that…
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