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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 10, 2015 6:00 PM

If you measure political success in dollars, Jeb Bush is making it mighty tough for fellow Floridian Marco Rubio to realize his presidential aspirations.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: February 5, 2015 10:00 AM
The press has barely noticed that President Obama has offered a new federal budget. Even in its paucity was a slant to be found. Like an obedient servant, NBC morning anchor Natalie Morales relayed: "President Obama, unveiling a record $4 trillion budget on Monday aimed at helping the poor and middle class. President Obama says the budget is practical, not partisan."
 
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By: Steve Norton | Posted: February 3, 2015 8:00 PM

As one of the people responsible for casino gaming in New Jersey, I think I'm as acquainted with what's happened there as anybody around today.

 
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By: Paul Seago | Posted: February 3, 2015 8:00 PM

The plight of Atlantic City shows some glaring truths that Floridians need to be aware of, so that we don't make the same mistakes. Here are No Casinos' three main reasons why Floridians should care.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 3, 2015 4:15 PM
Word comes that Barack Obama's budget will, not surprisingly, call for ending the sequester spending limits now in effect. That's not surprising. White House aides proposed the sequester, but Obama thought it wouldn't go into effect because Republicans couldn't accept its sharp limits on defense spending. But with voters recoiling against foreign military involvement, they could and did.
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: February 2, 2015 9:50 PM

A liberal columnist at a South Florida newspaper doesn't like Fox News. Shocker, huh?

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: February 2, 2015 8:00 AM
Last November, Republicans grew their strength in Congress to levels unseen since 1946. What united the party and rallied the nation was the GOP's declared resolve to stand up to an imperious president.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 31, 2015 3:30 AM

In England they'd say Willie Meggs has the luck of a pox doctor's clerk. Which is really, really unlucky. You would never want to be a pox doctor's clerk.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 30, 2015 12:30 PM
Some columnists write New Year's columns chronicling the mistakes over the last year. I don't, but as this January has rolled on, it's become clear I've made many about the 2016 presidential race.
 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: January 29, 2015 4:45 PM
Hundreds of thousands of protesters descend on Washington every January to "March for Life," protesting the horror of more than a million abortions in America every year. Every year the "news" outlets report next to nothing, even when their reporters are there documenting the event as their cameras film it.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: January 28, 2015 10:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- When Democrats were looking for evidence of a Republican war on women, they overlooked Exhibit A -- Sarah Palin.

This isn't to say that Palin was part of the war on women, though many Democrats would say so. Rather she was one of the war's most conspicuous victims -- fragged, you might say -- by her own troops.

 
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By: Barney Bishop | Posted: January 28, 2015 9:30 AM

Ever since Amendment 2 on medical marijuana went down, there has been much discussion about how to proceed.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 27, 2015 10:30 AM
Public policymakers and political pundits tend to focus on problems -- understandably, because if things are going right they aren't thought to need attention. Yet positive developments can teach us things as well, when, for reasons not necessarily clear, great masses of people start to behave more constructively.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: January 26, 2015 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- While Iran's march toward a nuclear bomb has provoked a major clash between the White House and Congress, Iran's march toward conventional domination of the Arab world has been largely overlooked. In Washington, that is. The Arabs have noticed. And the pro-American ones, the Gulf Arabs in particular, are deeply worried.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: January 24, 2015 3:55 AM
Following the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that France "is at war with terrorism, jihadism and radical Islamism." This tells us what France is fighting against. 
 
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By: John Kemp | Posted: January 24, 2015 3:55 AM

 
The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: January 23, 2015 3:55 AM
Clint Eastwood's movie "American Sniper" dominated the box office race over the long Martin Luther King weekend with a gross of $103.5 million. That's more than twice as high as the previous January opening weekend record. It received a rare "A+" CinemaScore from people who saw it, suggesting word-of-mouth will be wildly positive.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: January 22, 2015 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- America's national character will have to be changed if progressives are going to implement their agenda. So, changing social norms is the progressive agenda. To understand how far this has advanced, and how difficult it will be to reverse the inculcation of dependency, consider the data Nicholas Eberstadt deploys in National Affairs quarterly:

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 22, 2015 3:55 AM

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 21, 2015 3:55 AM

Cameras don't lie. So why wouldn't body cameras be the answer to halting bad police behavior on the one hand, and protecting officers from false claims on the other?

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: January 21, 2015 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Forget E.F. Hutton. It's P.F. (Pope Francis) these days who, when he talks, people listen.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: January 20, 2015 3:55 AM
With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.
 
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