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President Obama at a news conference Monday at the NATO summit in Chicago

Risk Taker Obama Doubles Down on Bain

Forget Steven Rattner, former Rep. Harold Ford Jr, or even Newark Mayor Cory Booker, all Democrats who have criticized President Obama’s campaign ads against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s tenure at private equity firm Bain Capital.

Forget the way … More…

Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Meet the Press (540×405)

The Big Booker Brouhaha over Bain

Democrats have been seething ever since Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark NJ, and a rising star in the party, went so far off the reservation on Sunday he might as well have gone to Jupiter.

The issue was Bain … More…

Senator Richard Lugar on ABC This Week in 2009

Grand Old Man Lugar Bites the Dust

The Beltway media are predictably bemoaning the primary defeat of Republican Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana to insurgent Richard Mourdock, a severe conservative backed by the Tea Party and the Club for Growth.  Mourdock, Indiana’s state treasurer, walloped Lugar by … More…

Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco 2011

A Surprising New Ally of Fiscal Reform

Over the weekend, the Huffington Post ran an extraordinary item that could be a game changer if Washington ever gets its act together to even discuss serious fiscal reform.

The news site reported that former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi—yes, Nancy … More…

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Investors Give the President a Big Thumbs Down

The results of the first MoneyShow.com®/The Independent Agenda® Investor Class Poll are in, and they’re bad, bad news for President Obama.

More than three quarters of the 1,295 investors polled would vote for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney if the … More…

President Obama at UAW conference in Washington.

Class Warfare on the Campaign Trail

Republicans have often accused President Obama and Democrats of engaging in “class warfare” for wanting to push marginal tax rates for top earners back to where they were in the Clinton years.

That’s rubbish, of course. But we heard something … More…

Rick Santorum Campaigns in Hollis NH in January 2012

Romney Reels as Santorum Soars Again

Tuesday night… More…

Mitt Romney campaigns in Charleston, SC.

Why Romney’s Taxes Are a Very Big Deal

All the polls now say that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win TuesdayMore…

Former Sen. Rick Santorum

Santorum the Rising Star

Who would have thunk it? Rick Santorum?

The former US senator from Pennsylvania, who lost his bid for a third term by 18 percentage points in 2006, has now returned looking for a big promotion–as president of the United States.… More…

President Obama meets Congressional leaders

Another DC Deadlock

Here we go again.

A likely vote in the House of Representatives Tuesday will confirm what we already know: The bill passed by the US Senate extending the payroll tax cut is dead.

In a deal struck by Senate leaders … More…