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Mitt Romney speaks in Jerusalem

Romney and Bibi Together Again

It was a love fest in Jerusalem Sunday at a morning meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and future Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Netanyahu may be the Israeli-born son of one of the Jewish State’s toughest pioneers, and … More…

President Obama after CNBC jobs town hall meeting

Does President Obama Hate Entrepreneurs?

There’s a big controversy over remarks President Obama made about entrepreneurs on the campaign trail a few days ago, and it goes to the heart of the differences between him and his Republican opponent, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.

The … More…

Jack Lew- on Fox News Sunday

If It Walks Like a Tax and Quacks Like a Tax

Never look a gift tax in the mouth, especially if it may have just saved your presidency.

That’s what you’d think President Obama’s reaction would be to the life line (sorry for the mixed metaphors) Chief Justice John Roberts extended More…

Obama Health Care Speech

Obama Had a Good Week in Court

President Obama and his re-election team must have started the week with great trepidation as the Supreme Court prepared to release decisions on immigration and health care reform, his signature domestic program.

But the president won two big victories at … More…

Court Immigration Ruling Gives Obama a Partial But Real Win

Court Immigration Ruling Gives Obama a Partial But Real Win

President Obama and his re-election team must have celebrated this morning when the Supreme Court threw out most of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB1070, by a 5-3 majority, with only conservative Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito dissenting.… More…

President Obama meets Euro Zone leaders at G20 summit in Mexico

It Could Be a Long, Hot Summer for Obama

President Obama has caught a couple of breaks after a bad few weeks in which he lost ground to Republican opponent Mitt Romney.

Last Friday, the president announced a new immigration policy that would accomplish some of the same things … More…

Scott Walker celebrates recall victory

What Scott Walker’s Recall Victory Means

In the end, it wasn’t even close.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defeated Democratic challenger Tom Barrett by 53%-46%, just about the same margin by which he prevailed in 2010. But the spread was much higher than many pundits had predicted, … More…

David Axelrod on CNN (540×405)

Race and Religion Are off the Table

There’s some hope that the expected long, nasty campaign between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney may not be quite as ugly as pundits had thought.

That’s emerged after The New York Times reported that Republican operatives presented … 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…

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…