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Trump Unveiled His Reelection Strategy At The World Series. Democrats Should Be Nervous

cited Victor Davis Hansonvia The Washington Post
Thursday, October 31, 2019

President Trump’s Campaign Ad That Unexpectedly Aired On Wednesday During Game 7 Of The World Series Should Worry Democrats. In 30 Seconds, It Effectively Made The Argument That Could Reelect Him — “Trump: Not Perfect, Just Better.”

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Area 45: Lanhee Chen: Republican Rift?

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Area 45
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Lanhee Chen assesses the complicated relationship between President Trump and party regulars.

Analysis and Commentary

Lanhee Chen: The Single-Item Agenda Of The Democrats: Impeachment

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Democrats seem to have an impeachment problem.

Analysis and CommentaryPolitics

Anatomy Of 2020: Weighing Issues, Candidates, And The State Of Our Union

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Impeachment, and then what?


Lanhee Chen: How Would The Impeachment Inquiry Affect The Election?

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Monday, October 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about the House of Representatives' plan to take its first vote to support the ongoing impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump and the potential implications for the presidential election.

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Area 45: Steve Scully: C-SPAN And Campaign 2020

interview with Steve Scullyvia Area 45
Monday, October 28, 2019

The challenge of being a neutral “Switzerland” of political journalism.


Sanders Vs. Warren, The Revolutionary Vs. The Regulator

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Friday, October 25, 2019

Many see Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as two peas in the liberal Democratic pod. Battling to consolidate their overlapping constituencies, they might be called left (Warren) and lefter (Sanders). But a deeper look at an earlier time in history, specifically the Progressive Era and the New Deal, reveals real and important differences in the left back then that are at play in the Sanders vs. Warren battle today.

Analysis and CommentaryEconomy

Senator Warren’s “Pretty Awful” Education Plan

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via EducationNext
Friday, October 25, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren is famous for hurling at least one major plan against every policy issue and societal problem you ever heard of—or hadn’t. It’s true that a lot of them make my head ache, some of them turn my stomach, and practically none seem likely to get enacted during her lifetime, even were she to win the Oval Office. Still, her plans often contain provocative ideas, not all of them bad.

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The 2020 Election Could Solidify A New Standard Of Political Incivility

quoting Bruce Thorntonvia KMPH Fox
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Ahead of what promises to be a volatile, contentious presidential election, the vast majority of Americans believe that divisions in the country are getting worse and the national dialogue is breaking down. According to a new poll, the average voter believes the country is two-thirds of the way to the brink of civil war.

Never Give A Sucker An Even Break, Unless You’re California’s Governor

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 24, 2019

To verify the adage “What a difference a year makes,” look no further than the recently concluded bill-signing season in Sacramento, a one-month stretch from mid-September to mid-October during which California’s governor approves or vetoes pending legislation (matters on which the governor doesn’t act automatically become law).