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Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza before recent elections.

Greek Chaos Could Hurt Obama’s Re-Election

The crisis that hurts you most is the one you didn’t see coming. There may be one ahead for the Obama administration, but it’s hiding in plain sight.

Greece held parliamentary elections Sunday, and the results cast grave doubt on … 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…

Private Sector Employment Growth 2008-2012.

Second Weak Jobs Report Raises White House Concerns

April’s employment report had little good news for the Obama Administration. Job growth was weaker than expected for the second consecutive month, and though unemployment slipped to 8.1%, the larger number of unemployed and underemployed (what the bureaucrats call U6) … More…

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

Is There Any Hope for Israeli-Palestinian Peace?

As all eyes in the Middle East focus on Iran, the everlasting dispute between Israel and the Palestinians continues, albeit on a low flame on a back burner.

But it flared up orange at the Jerusalem Post conference in New … More…

President Obama Signs Health Care Reform

Picking Up the Pieces on Health Care Reform

The nine justices of the US Supreme Court probably cast their votes Friday on whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

And while no one can predict how the Supreme Court will vote based on oral arguments—everybody … More…

Justice Antonin Scalia Suffolk Law Paper

All or Nothing for Supreme Court on Obamacare

After three days of hearings by the US Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act, the signature domestic achievement of the Obama Administration, appears to be hanging by a thread.

The conservative Justices’ withering attack on the individual mandate during Tuesday’s … More…

Jeff Toobin

Another Catastrophic Day for Obamacare

Following Tuesday’s oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act, reporters rushed to microphones in front of the US Supreme Court and declared the individual mandate to buy health insurance dead.  Jeffrey Toobin of CNN called it a “train wreck for … More…

Pete Williams

Health Care Reform in Big Trouble at High Court

To say that Tuesday’s Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act didn’t go well for the Obama Administration would be an understatement.

Two veteran legal correspondents emerged from the hearing, which focused on the  individual mandate to compel … More…

Mitt Romney campaigns in Charleston, SC.

Mitt Just Can’t Close the Deal

Updated March 7th, 8:00 AM

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney picked up a few victories on Super Tuesday—in the Bay State, nearby Vermont, and largely uncontested Virginia.

And he eked out a slender victory in Ohio over former Senator Rick … More…

PresidentObamaSignsHealthCareReform

Health Care Reform Rears Its Ugly Head

Much of the political chatter last week was focused on an Obama Administration ruling that institutions affiliated with religions (such as Catholic universities and hospitals) had to provide access to birth control in employees… More…