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Debate Moderators Don’t Know Much About National Security

by Amy Zegartvia The Atlantic
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Viewers of the Democratic presidential debates learned quite a bit this week—from Joe Biden’s views of school busing to Marianne Williamson’s plan to defeat President Donald Trump with love. But I’d bet the next president will be consumed by an issue not a single person mentioned: cyber threats.


Victor Davis Hanson: 2020 Democratic Candidates Take Aim At Joe Biden During Debate

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Democrat's debates.


Peter Robinson: The Great Debate

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia The Ricochet Podcast
Friday, June 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Peter Robinson discusses the Democrat's debates, the border crisis, and much more.

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Elizabeth Warren Wants Answers From JPMorgan On New Forced Arbitration Policy

quoting Amit Seru via Yahoo Finance
Friday, June 28, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is ratcheting up the pressure on America’s biggest bank.

In the News

John Delaney Won't Be President, But His Health Care Proposal Is Worth A Look

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Reason
Friday, June 28, 2019

He might not be polling well, but his proposal on health care draws on work from prominent libertarian economists.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

A Newsom Recall? Let’s First Recall How It Happened To Gray Davis

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, June 27, 2019

For a guy whose plate of weighty concerns (unfunded pension liabilities, an inability to get housing legislation passed, and a slowing state job engine) evokes the image of John Belushi’s top-heavy lunch tray in Animal House, California governor Gavin Newsom is feeling pretty cocky these days.

In the News

Kamala Harris Is Good At Making Opponents ‘Nervous.’ Are Joe Biden And Bernie Sanders Next?

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Kamala Harris won’t have a lot of time to make her mark in Thursday’s Democratic primary debate, where the California senator will be jostling with nine other candidates on stage. But Harris has a proven knack for creating viral moments, drawing off her skills as a former prosecutor and ability to coolly skewer opponents.

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The Anti-Entrenchment Agenda

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia The American Prospect
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Two anxieties are currently driving American politics. On the right, the anxiety is about the demographic and cultural trends favoring Democrats. People of color represent only 21 percent of Americans born before 1946, but they amount to 44 percent of millennials—and, according to a Pew survey, 57 percent of millennials place themselves among liberals, while only 12 percent side with conservatives. Election by election, more liberal voters are coming of age, while more conservatives are dying off.

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The Cybersecurity 202: Elizabeth Warren Aims For The Fences On Election Security

quoting Herbert Linvia Greenwich Time
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., the top-polling candidate in the first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, also has the most ambitious plan for how to protect U.S. elections from foreign hackers.

In the News

When Trump Meets With World Leaders, He Won’t Be The Only One Thinking About 2020

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia The New York Times
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

By the time the second of this week’s Democratic presidential debates gets underway, President Trump should be ensconced in meetings with counterparts at an international summit gathering in Osaka, Japan. But he will not be the only one in the room with one eye on political developments back in the United States.