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Posted: January 2, 2013 3:35 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: January 1, 2013 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- America's capacity for optimism and hope has been boundless through much of our short history.

The tangible returns of hard work; the ordered liberty sustained through community consent; and opportunity honed over time to apply equally to all men and women -- these were the currency of what we called the American Dream.

 
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Posted: December 31, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 31, 2012 3:55 AM
There's a natural human impulse to help people who need a hand. In the political world, that often translates to an impulse to have government help people who need a hand. Who wants to argue with that? 
 
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Posted: December 28, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: December 28, 2012 3:55 AM
Who wants a fantastic job? Unemployment is high, so there ought to be many candidates. The job is leader of the Republican Party.
 
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By: Sunshine State News | Posted: December 28, 2012 3:55 AM

 
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By: George Will | Posted: December 26, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- At the end of this year in which election results reinserted immigration into the political conversation, remember that 2012 is the 150th anniversary of "the first comprehensive immigration law."
 
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Posted: December 26, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 24, 2012 3:55 AM
Last week, Republicans proved they are not a governing party. Next week we will see whether Democrats are.
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: December 24, 2012 3:55 AM
In keeping with the holiday season, I went looking for good news.
 
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Posted: December 24, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: December 22, 2012 3:55 AM

After Newtown, America needed a Christmas story with a happy ending, and thanks largely to South Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, it's getting a beauty.

 
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Posted: December 22, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: George Will | Posted: December 22, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Ideas are not responsible for the people who believe them, but when evaluating Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's ideas for making the Senate more like the House of Representatives, consider the source.
 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: December 21, 2012 3:55 AM
The last time I saw Bob Bork was the Sunday before Election Day. His familiar baritone was faint. You had to sit close to hear him, and he seemed to have a little difficulty following the conversation.
 
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Posted: December 21, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: December 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Why is the Sandy Hook aftermath conversation only about gun control?
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 20, 2012 3:55 AM
On Monday, the U.S. Senate got its newest member and lost its most senior member.
 
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Posted: December 20, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: December 19, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- It is a conundrum of wordsmiths that sometimes events are so horrible that words escape us. Bereft of the tools of our trade, we are left with what is perhaps the only appropriate response to something as heart-stopping as the massacre of children: Silence.
 
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Posted: December 19, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: December 18, 2012 3:55 AM
"No set of laws can eliminate evil from the world, or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society."
 
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Posted: December 18, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: December 17, 2012 3:55 AM

Liberals would have you believe Florida Forever has been left gasping its last on the governor's floor. Pay no attention. It's not true.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 17, 2012 3:55 AM
Democrats in Washington declare that they will absolutely, positively allow no changes whatever in the nation's unsustainable entitlement programs -- Social Security and Medicare.
 
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By: James Sherk | Posted: December 17, 2012 3:55 AM
Right-to-work laws benefit both non-union and union workers as well as the unemployed.
 
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Posted: December 17, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: George Will | Posted: December 15, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Rick Snyder, who is hardly a human cactus, warned Michigan's labor leaders.
 
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Posted: December 15, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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