Articles in Category: 'John McCain'

By: Mona Charen | Posted: October 16, 2012 3:55 AM
President Obama presented himself to the nation in 2008 as something new -- a change agent who would bring fresh ideas to our national challenges and solve problems in a post-partisan, unifying fashion.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: October 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney, as was clear to all who watched the first presidential debate, channeled Ronald Reagan right down to the glistening hair and respectful smiling face that listened as his opponent tap-danced and stutter-stepped his way to a resounding thumping in the contest.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: September 28, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- In mid-September 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the bottom fell out of the financial system.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 27, 2012 3:55 AM
In 2008, voters under 30 preferred Barack Obama over John McCain by a 66 percent to 32 percent margin. Among older voters, Obama led McCain by 50 percent to 49 percent.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: August 25, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Conventions are the seventh-inning stretches of presidential politics, a pause to consider the interminable prelude and the coming climax.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: July 26, 2012 3:55 AM
As one who polled the 2008 presidential race extensively, it dawned on me, looking at the various "swing state" surveys taken recently, that many pollsters might be making a significant error that results in President Barack Obama with a lead, when perhaps the lead in reality belongs to Mitt Romney.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: July 23, 2012 3:55 AM
This is a tale of two cities. No, not Dickens' phlegmatic London and passionate Paris. Nor the two neighborhoods Charles Murray contrasted in his recent bestseller "Coming Apart" -- prosperous but isolated Belmont (actually, Mitt Romney's home for decades) and needy and disorganized Fishtown.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: July 19, 2012 3:55 AM
Perhaps the rain made the teleprompter unreadable. That's one thought I had on pondering Barack Obama's comments to a rain-soaked rally in Roanoke, Va., last Friday.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 9, 2012 3:55 AM
One of the basic tenets of American conservatism is that there are more important aspects to life than politics and government.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: September 18, 2010 4:05 AM

Congress came back to D.C. this week from its August recess and should have been ready to strap on their seat belts and get to work doing the legislation that they failed to do all year long.

 
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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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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: 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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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: May 16, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- A presidential race recently focused on high school has come to resemble a popularity contest of the same vintage.
 
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