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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
As Barack Obama's lead over Mitt Romney in the polls narrows, and his presumed fundraising advantage seems about to become a disadvantage, it's alibi time for some of his backers.
 
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Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 23, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The punch line is at least as old as the eldest baby boomer: "I didn't get a pony."
 
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Posted: June 23, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Brian Darling | Posted: June 23, 2012 3:55 AM
The left wants us to believe that paying for teachers, firefighters and police is a federal responsibility. Not so. Such services have traditionally been the responsibility of state and local governments.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 22, 2012 3:55 AM
In introducing his new book, "Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America," Paul Gottfried identifies a fundamental divide between neoconservatives and the traditional right. The divide is over the question: What is this nation, America?
 
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Posted: June 22, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: June 21, 2012 3:55 AM
Next month, the woman who actually beat out Oprah Winfrey for Winfrey's "dream job" will retire from that very job after 37 years.
 
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Posted: June 21, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 20, 2012 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- By now most sentient Americans have heard about the war on women. That is, the so-called Republican war on women, which has been framed as a battle waged by stodgy old white guys who want to deny women reproductive freedom.

 
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Posted: June 20, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: June 19, 2012 3:55 AM
President Obama's latest political ploy -- granting new "rights" out of thin air, by executive order, to illegal immigrants who claim that they were brought into the country when they were children -- is all too typical of his short-run approach to the country's long-run problems.
 
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Posted: June 19, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 18, 2012 3:55 AM
There has been a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth as, in the spring, it appeared that forces supporting Mitt Romney would be able to raise about as much money as those supporting Barack Obama. There's even more now that it seems likely that the pro-Romney side will raise and spend more money than the pro-Obama side.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 18, 2012 3:55 AM
Give Bill Nelson credit for moxy. After five years of lying like a carp in the Washington weeds, he turns up in Florida at election time shaking a tin cup and warning of a right-wing extremist takeover if he's not returned to office.
 
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Posted: June 18, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: James Sherk | Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
The roots of Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin can be traced to Springfield, Ill.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Forty years ago, all of America learned the name of a particular condominium, hotel and office complex along the Potomac in the nation's capital.
 
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Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
Great story the governor tells about turning up at the polls dead. You might think that would win a few hearts and minds for the guy.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 15, 2012 3:55 AM
"History does not repeat itself, but it often rhymes," said Mark Twain.
 
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Posted: June 15, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Barney Bishop | Posted: June 14, 2012 3:55 AM
President Ronald Reagan said it best: “It’s not that liberals are ignorant, it’s just that what they know is wrong.” And boy, have they got it wrong over this "voter purge" issue.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 14, 2012 3:55 AM
Who does Barack Obama listen to?
 
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Posted: June 14, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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Posted: June 13, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 13, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Among the lessons of this presidential election season, perhaps most salient is that the so-called Ordinary American is dead.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 12, 2012 3:55 AM
Within days of SEAL Team Six's killing of Osama on that midnight mission in Pakistan, Defense Secretary Bob Gates, reading all about the raid in the press, went to the White House to tell President Obama's national security adviser pungently to "shut the (bleep) up."
 
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