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October 28, 2014 • 10:44 am

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What to Look for in 2016
By Troy Senik
Wednesday, October 29 2014
For the next few days, political chatter is going to be focused largely on the U.S. Congress. Don’t get used to that. For one thing, the strong probability that Republicans will take over the U.S. Senate in this year’s midterm elections means that Barack Obama will likely spend his last two years in office with a Capitol Hill controlled entirely by his adversaries. If past is prologue, that means we should expect two years of the White House trying to govern almost entirely by executive fiat. It’s likely immigration will be the first front on which that fight breaks out —…
 
A Farewell to Czars
I’ve got a new working theory about Barack Obama’s second term: It’s all one elaborate…
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Folly: Paul Krugman Ranks Obama Presidency Above Reagan, Clinton, Kennedy, Eisenhower, Truman
"Obama has emerged," says New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, "as one of the most consequential…
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Medicare-for-All is Not the Solution for ObamaCare’s Problems
More than 7 million Americans have had almost a year to experience affordable health insurance under…
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New York Times: Massive Quantities of WMD Discovered in Iraq After All
So it turns out that "Bush lied!" proved itself a lie.  Former Iraqi dictator Saddam…
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Sign Up for ObamaCare, Become a Union Member?
A federal lawsuit in Texas alleges that an ObamaCare contractor used taxpayer money to sign-up union…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Governors (Part 2)
In this final installment of the series providing analysis of this year’s midterm elections, we…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Governors (Part 1)
Over the last four weeks, I’ve produced a series of pieces examining the midterm races in the U.S.…
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Move over Lois Lerner: Lawsuit Says IRS Destroying Evidence in Separate Case
Private lawsuits against the IRS are nothing new, but one claim against the tax-gathering agency should…
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Republicans More Informed Than Democrats, According to Pew Research
Few traits better characterize contemporary liberals than their false sense of intellectual superiority. …
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New Harvard Study: "A Troubling Divergence in the American Economy"
What elements of American society boost our international competitiveness, and which ones weaken us? …
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Question of the Week   
A measure to legalize the sale, manufacture and transportation of alcohol across the state will be addressed on the November 2014 ballot by voters in which one of the following?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"So, a 'senior Obama administration official' called the prime minister of Israel -- our closest ally in the Middle East and one of the few nations in the region that is not (a) imploding or (b) actively funding or supporting terrorists -- 'a chickenshit.' While that word has rocketed around the globe, other descriptions of Benjamin Netanyahu include, 'recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering…[more]
 
 
—David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel
— David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel
 
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