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Area 45: Act II: Mitt Romney vs. The White House

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Area 45
Friday, February 16, 2018

Romney Redux: If Romney wins the Utah senate seat, will he be a Trump White House ally or nemesis?

In the News

Wanted: Lawmakers Who Shoulder Responsibility

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The Hill
Monday, February 12, 2018
Washington may have enacted a budget deal early Friday, but bitter divisions laid bare along the way. Now the failure to grapple with how to pay for the increased spending bode ill for our government’s ability to resolve the multitude of pressing — but still gridlocked — issues.
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Area 45: The State Of The Golden State

interview with David Cranevia Area 45
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Is California Dreaming Away Its Problems?

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson Says Everyone Needs A Thicker Skin When It Comes To Talking About Immigration

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Big John and Ramblin' Ray Interviews
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses immigration and notes that people should use words that reflect reality when discussing immigration.

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For Sacramento, Will This Be A Year Of Opportunities Taken Or Missed?

by Catharine Bakervia Eureka
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Now that the 2018 legislative session has begun and Governor Jerry Brown has delivered his last State of the State address, Capitol leaders are faced with a year of opportunities.

In the News

Senate Russia Investigators Are Interested In Jill Stein

quoting Michael McFaulvia Euronews
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Two Senate committees probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election have now asked for materials related to Green Party candidate Jill Stein's campaign.

In the News

GOP Tax Bill’s About Growth, Not Class Envy

quoting John H. Cochrane via myAJC
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Those on the left want to talk about redistributing wealth but have very little interest in the most fundamental issue, which is how wealth is created. Where does it come from? Why, when we look around the world, are some countries so much more prosperous than others? Or why, when we look at our own country, do we go through periods that are more prosperous than others?

In the News

De-Escalation: New VA Governor Drops Medicaid Expansion From Agenda

quoting Charles Blahousvia Hot Air
Monday, December 18, 2017

Democrats won a wave election in Virginia a month ago, not only winning the gubernatorial race but at least coming close to taking control of the legislature. Recounts are continuing in three races that could put Republicans in the minority, an astounding defeat for a party that assumed that they could maintain their position by doubling down on Donald Trump. Ralph Northam arguably has a broad mandate to pursue the Democratic agenda in the Old Dominion, but he tells the Washington Post that he wants to de-escalate the bitter partisanship first.

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Does Congress Care That The President Controls International Law?

by Jack Goldsmith, Curtis A. Bradleyvia Lawfare
Thursday, November 30, 2017

We have a new draft paper, forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review, on how extensively the president has come to control international law for the United States, and what, if anything, should be done about it. As we explain at the end of this post, one of the central questions implicated by the paper is: Does Congress care?

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Area 45: Unstable Majorities: Polarization, Party Sorting, And Political Stalemate Featuring Morris Fiorina

interview with Morris P. Fiorina, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Will 2018 see a continuation of the third great stretch of instability in national politics?

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