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Policy Review by topic: U.S. Executive

October 2, 2012

The Expanding Power of the Presidency

Jay Cost on The President’s Czars: Undermining Congress and the Constitution by Mitchel A. Sollenberger and Mark J. Rozell
October 2, 2012

The Elitest Elite

Paul Kengor on The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
August 1, 2012

Obama and Romney: The Path to the Presidency

What each candidate must do to win in November. To listen to Jon Decker and Tod Lindberg, click below.
June 1, 2012

Falling from Grace

Paul Kengor on The Man in the Middle: An Inside Account of Faith and Politics in the George W. Bush Era by Timothy S. Goeglein
December 1, 2011

Election 2012: An Unusually Clear Policy Choice

Nationalism through commerce versus egalitarianism through redistribution
October 1, 2011

The Accommodator: Obama’s Foreign Policy

Conceding much up front, garnering little in return
September 24, 2009

Reagan’s Candid Way

Peter Berkowitz on The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution 1980–1989 by Steven F. Hayward

December 3, 2008

Progressive Dreams

Sam Munson on When the White House Was Ours by Porter Shreve

October 1, 2008

The 2008 Democratic Shift

Figure 1 Party Identification 1952–2004

How voters have changed and why

October 1, 2008

One Side Only

Benjamin Wittes on The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer