Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 6, 2011 3:55 AM

Leadership, said New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in his press conference Tuesday announcing he would not reverse his decision not to run for president, is something you can't be taught or learn.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 10, 2011 3:55 AM

President Barack Obama obviously is scrambling in his attempt to win re-election.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 17, 2011 3:55 AM

Napoleon is supposed to have said that the quality he most valued in his generals was luck. In the current race for the Republican presidential nomination, Napoleon's favorite would clearly be Mitt Romney.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 27, 2011 3:55 AM

At the moment, national polls show Herman Cain leading or tied for the lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 31, 2011 3:55 AM

The argument is being made in some quarters that, however unsuccessful Barack Obama's domestic policies have been, his record in foreign policy has been successful. But when you examine the claims of success, they seem a bit peculiar.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 3, 2011 3:55 AM

Washington was all a-Twitter (literally) Monday over Politico's story about the sexual harassment charges against Herman Cain -- and about Cain's serial self-contradictions.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 26, 2011 3:55 AM
The world usually turns out to work differently from what American presidents expected when they were campaigning.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 10, 2011 3:55 AM

Some of my friends in the conservative blogosphere have been ridiculing a New Yorker named Joe Therrien. I want to put in a good word for him.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 17, 2011 3:55 AM

The election of Barack Obama, we were told, would bring new respect and friendship for America in the world.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 9, 2012 3:55 AM
The Republican presidential candidates, except for Ron Paul, haven't been paying much attention to young voters in the primaries and caucuses so far. But any Republican nominee -- which is to say probably Mitt Romney, or maybe Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum -- had better be paying attention to them in the summer and fall.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: February 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Yes, Virginia, there is a religious war going on. It is for the soul of America. And traditional Christianity is besieged.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 7, 2012 3:55 AM
In "The Book of Man," his new book offering readings to help educate boys, William Bennett offers a quick profile on U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., to illustrate two forms of polis -- democratic America and tyrannical communist Cuba.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 6, 2012 3:55 AM
It's unusual when a reporter sympathetic to a politician writes a story that makes his subject look bad. But Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker has now done this twice.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 3, 2012 3:55 AM
Remember when former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty about-faced on a promise not to throw elbows during the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary campaign?
 
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By: Reince Priebus | Posted: February 2, 2012 3:55 AM
President Obama should be worried. Florida, key to his hopes for re-election, is turning against him. The president will soon realize that breaking his promises has serious consequences.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 1, 2011 3:55 AM

"The opponents (of same-sex marriage) have no case other than ignorance and misconception and prejudice."

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 8, 2011 3:55 AM

By refusing to accept tax increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans are behaving like "fanatics," writes David Brooks of The New York Times.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 19, 2011 3:55 AM

Though President Obama has run rings about the Republican Party in the debt-ceiling debate, that party can yet emerge victorious, if it will stick to its guns.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: August 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Mocked by The Wall Street Journal and Sen. John McCain as the little people of the "Lord of the Rings" books, the Tea Party "Hobbits" are indeed returning to Middle Earth -- to nail the coonskin to the wall.

 
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