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Barack Obama
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End of the Age of Obama

mentioning Morris P. Fiorinavia The Weekly Standard
Monday, November 10, 2014

The end of the Age of Obama. It began with high hopes on a winter’s night in Iowa in 2008 and ended in disappointment on a crisp fall day nearly seven years later.

Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

via Hoover Press
Saturday, November 1, 2014

The financial crisis of 2008 devastated the American economy and caused U.S. policymakers to rethink their approaches to major financial crises. More than five years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, but questions still persist about the best ways to avoid and respond to future financial crises.

Other Media

Balance Of Power At San Jose City Hall At Stake In Tuesday's Election

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, October 31, 2014

SAN JOSE -- The balance of power at City Hall will be up for grabs Tuesday as union-backed candidates for mayor and City Council seek to retake the reins and turn away from the fiscal and pension reform agenda of outgoing Mayor Chuck Reed.

Blogs

Four Days Remaining — Four Governors Races To Watch

by Bill Whalenvia A Day At The Races
Friday, October 31, 2014

Twenty years ago, amidst the Republican landslide that flipped the control of Congress and sent a Democratic presidency careening into a ditch, the lesser-reported story was the shakeup at the top of state governments.

Featured Commentary

Brown Blows Chance To Set Final Agenda

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, October 31, 2014

As I bid farewell to my mail-in ballot, it dawns on me: If this election is anything like the past, some 10,000 Californians will mail their choices the same day as the actual vote, thus arriving too late to be counted.

Featured Commentary

The Case Against Early Voting

by James Huffmanvia Daily Caller (DC)
Thursday, October 30, 2014

After casting his ballot in Chicago a full 16 days before the election, President Obama said “I’m so glad I can vote early here.” He then held up a flyer and admonished “early vote, everybody.” The president thus declared himself an enthusiastic supporter of the early voting craze that is sweeping the nation.

Blogs

Five Days Remaining — 5 House Seats To Watch

by Bill Whalenvia A Day At The Races
Thursday, October 30, 2014

There are way more than give House races in play next Tuesday (24 toss-ups, according to Real Clear Politics). We just decided to go with five that happen to be playing out in 2016 battleground states.

The Supreme Court
Blogs

How the Supreme Court Should Resolve Zivotofsky

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Zivotofsky is an important case because it appears to require the Supreme Court to address the scope of the President’s exclusive foreign relations power vis a vis Congress.  This is a very hard question, rarely addressed by the Court, about which the relevant sources (text, original meaning, historical practice) are, in my view, unclear.

Blogs

Six Days Remaining — Pick Your Senate Six -Pack

by Bill Whalenvia A Day At The Races
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

As the late Casey Kasem would have said: “And now, on with the countdown . . . number six”.

Other Media

California's Election About Nothing

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Orange County Register
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

There are times when you realize that California is basically the rest of the nation’s trophy wife.

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