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Beating the Odds

by David Brady, Morris P. Fiorinavia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 2003

With the slow economy and a slew of corporate scandals making headlines, the Democrats should have swept last fall’s midterm elections. What happened? An analysis by Hoover fellows David W. Brady and Morris P. Fiorina.

Analysis and Commentary

The 2002 Elections: Much Sound, Little Fury

by David Brady, Morris P. Fiorinavia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 30, 2002

What the switch in control will change is the "show time" aspects of the Senate process.

WORTH THE FIGHTING FOR: A Conversation with John McCain

with John S. McCain IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, November 7, 2002

John McCain has spent a lifetime in the service of his country, including twenty-two years as a naval aviator, two terms in the House of Representatives, and service in the U.S. Senate since 1986. Following his 2000 presidential campaign and the hard-fought passage of his campaign finance bill, John McCain reflects on a life in politics in his recent memoir Worth the Fighting for. A lifelong Republican, Senator McCain has broken with his party's mainstream on a number of issues in recent years. Does John McCain still consider himself a conservative? And why does McCain so often play the maverick?

Down to the Wire

by David Brady, Jeremy C. Popevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

The midterm elections this November could well prove the closest in half a century. With control of both houses of Congress hanging in the balance, David W. Brady and Jeremy C. Pope offer their predictions.

The New Transatlantic Project

by Ronald D. Asmus, Kenneth M. Pollackvia Policy Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

A response to Robert Kagan

John McCain, Call Your Office

by Tod Lindbergvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Why McCain-Feingold won’t work. By Hoover fellow Tod Lindberg.

Simon Says

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

If Bill Simon wants to win the California governor’s race this November, he can start by reading this. By Hoover fellow Bill Whalen.

California and the Content of Our Character

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

An initiative on the California ballot this November dares to take race out of politics. Hoover fellow Shelby Steele explains a measure that could prove historic.

WINDS OF CHANGE: Politics After Sept. 11

with Newt Gingrich, Nelson W. Polsbyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 18, 2002

The war on terrorism has created unique ideological challenges for both ends of the American political spectrum. Does the left, long opposed to the exercise of U.S. military power, risk irrelevance by opposing the war on terror? How does the libertarian wing of the right, long opposed to big government, respond to its expanding role in protecting our security? How has President Bush's conduct of the war on terrorism affected his chances for reelection in 2004?

Analysis and Commentary

Campaign Finance Obfuscations

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 8, 2002

The excuse for this is that the right to private property has become so ill-protected in our legal system that invoking it as a legally powerful reason for keeping and using one's own wealth as one sees fits is nearly impossible.

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