Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters delivered a stunning rebuke to the transformative agenda obdurately pursued by President Barack Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and their minions. . . .
To understand the sometimes glaring gaps between candidate Obama’s promises and President Obama’s policies, it is useful to appreciate an old tension in American progressivism. . . .
What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.
In today's Wall Street Journal, Hoover's Peter Robinson reports on an interview with Gary Becker. . . .
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter describes why the American people don’t want Obamacare, and why a good many Democrats won’t vote for it...
Can his health care legislation get 60 votes? . . .
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .
President Clinton couldn’t push through sweeping health-care reform, so why does President Obama think he can?...
Paul Rahe, a professor at Hillsdale College, believes the country is going to hell in a hand basket. . . .
Just under six months after becoming president, and just under two months before the deadline he set for the passage of health care legislation, Barack Obama is finished...
Senator Rob Portman on passing legislation to get the economy going and the United States back on track.
During a distinguished Army career, Chris Gibson, who spent a year as a Hoover national security fellow, displayed brains, determination, and courage. Now he’s testing his mettle in Congress.
Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
The Nobel economist says the health-care bill will cause serious damage, but that the American people can be trusted to vote for limited government in November. . . .