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Romney Is Winning the Money War

For the third straight month, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee have taken in more contributions than President Obama and the Democrats.

In July Romney and the RNC raised $101.3 million, one-third more than the president … More…

Former President George W. Bush

The Curse of the Bush Tax Cuts

Updated July 15, 2012

It’s the summer of 2012, President George W. Bush has been out of office for 3 ½ years, and  the biggest issue of the presidential campaign is whether to keep his signature tax cuts, which were … More…

Former Gov. Jeb Bush testifies before Congress.

Grover Norquist Makes Jeb Bush’s Point

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush made big waves at a meeting held by Bloomberg View Monday when he said the current Republican Party didn’t have much room for either his father, George H.W. Bush, or the patron saint of modern … More…

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…

Lessons for Romney and Obama from the French Election

Lessons for Romney and Obama from the French Election

Americans don’t pay much attention to overseas elections and we don’t think we have much to learn from other countries– especially France.

But I believe our two presidential candidates can draw some lessons from the results of Sunday’s second round … 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…

Tea Party Rally

Romney Will Dance to the Tea Party’s Tune

A newly energized Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail, brimming with confidence, the travails of the horrible Republican primary race now behind him.

“Start packing,” the former Massachusetts governor told President Obama in an interview with Diane Sawyer of ABC … More…

Chris Christie speaks at Bush Institute conference in New York.

Chris Christie Offers Tough Love to the GOP

“Diplomatic” is not the word you’d use to describe New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

The Republican superstar sees himself as a truth teller. That’s gotten him into shouting matches with reporters and even some voters. Personally, I find that less … More…

Santorum Campaigns in Hollis NH January 2012

Another Rick Bites the Dust

Former Senator Rick Santorum was always an unlikely presidential candidate.

Although once a member of the Republican leadership in the US Senate, he was nobody’s idea of a top-tier contender. Known mainly for his embarrassing role in the disgraceful Terry … More…