Articles in Category: 'Franklin Roosevelt'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera has only been in his new post for a few months now but he’s already learning the ropes about what it’s like holding the junior spot on the Republican ticket. 
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: January 15, 2013 3:55 AM
In the 20th century, only two presidents shaped new governing coalitions that outlasted them. They were the only two men to appear on five national tickets.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: May 9, 2013 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Thirty-one months ago Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell affronted the media and other custodians of propriety by saying something common-sensical.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: April 25, 2013 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Two of the three most infamous Supreme Court decisions were erased by events.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 18, 2013 3:55 AM

"More tears are shed over answered prayers," the 16th century nun St. Teresa of Avila is supposed to have said, "than over unanswered ones."

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 25, 2013 3:55 AM
For years, most Americans' vision of history has been shaped by the New Deal historians. Writing soon after Franklin Roosevelt's death, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and others celebrated his accomplishments and denigrated his opponents.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 1, 2012 3:55 AM
As the East Coast recoils from Hurricane Sandy, the political news is of new states suddenly inundated with presidential campaign ads. First Wisconsin, then Pennsylvania, more recently Minnesota.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: August 29, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Now begins the final phase of this cognitive dissonance campaign. America's 57th presidential election is the first devoted to calling the nation's bluff.
 
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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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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 12, 2012 3:55 AM
In coming days, Mitt Romney will be taking a page from the gameplan of a winning presidential candidate when he visits crucial battleground states on a bus tour. The gameplan first was carried out by Democratic candidate Bill Clinton in 1992.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 11, 2012 3:55 AM
We pundits have been busy crunching the results in last Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election and have noted that the public-employee unions sustained a huge defeat.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Just as the political air is filled with talk of the inevitability of Barack Obama's re-election -- we are told that the kids at his Chicago headquarters are brimming with confidence -- in come some poll numbers showing him behind.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 6, 2012 3:55 AM
The night of his victories in Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia, Mitt Romney laid out the ground upon which he will stand to fight his fall battle with Barack Obama.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 2, 2012 3:55 AM
"I don't worry about the Constitution," said Rep. Phil Hare, Democrat of Illinois, at a town hall meeting where voters questioned his support of the legislation that became Obamacare. You can find the clip on youtube.com, where it has 462,084 hits.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 18, 2011 3:55 AM

Pundits lately have been comparing Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter, suggesting he is a likely loser in 2012.

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

Which past leader does Barack Obama most closely resemble? His admirers, not all of them liberals, used to compare him to Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt.

 
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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: George Will | Posted: January 28, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- War, said James Madison, is "the true nurse of executive aggrandizement." Randolph Bourne, the radical essayist killed by the influenza unleashed by World War I, warned, "War is the health of the state." Hence Barack Obama's State of the Union hymn: Onward civilian soldiers, marching as to war.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: September 16, 2011 3:55 AM
 

WASHINGTON -- The Great Social Security Debate, Proposition 1: Of course it's a Ponzi scheme.

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

Political pundits of a certain stripe have been lamenting the disappearance of Republican moderates for years. It's time now to lament the disappearance of moderate Democrats.

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

In his superb speech in Tucson, Ariz., Wednesday evening, Barack Obama did great service to the nation. He put to rest the libel that political incivility is responsible for the Tucson shootings. He did so with three words that he added to the written text: "It did not."

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 28, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Attack ads are being run across the Sunshine State as the race to be Florida’s next attorney general has gone to the dogs -- literally.

 
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