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now reading: It Is Time for Trump to Name His Foreign Policy Team

Responding to conservative concerns about who he would nominate to replace recently-deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Trump published the names of eleven eminently qualified...

Trump's GOP Friends Stand Outside Party Circle

Larry Hogan failed), he has defended the candidate in key moments, including last month when Trump was accused of racism amid the Judge Gonzalo Curiel...

now reading: Don't Chortle, Democrats: This Could Have Been You

As recently as 2012, he was registered as an independent, and until 2011 most of his political contributions were to Democrats, including Harry Reid, John...

A Year of Decision for Pollsters

In 1948, leftist candidate Henry Wallace, the nominee of the Progressive Party, was shown in polls garnering up to 6 percent of the vote, which...

Dems Debate Saturday (Audience Shrinkage Expected)

... polls, Clinton described the 2016 presidential race as “one of the watershed elections” in American history, and she encouraged a town-hall audience to carefully...

The New Dean of Sunday Mornings

Wallace brings up his father, the legendary journalist Mike Wallace, who passed away three years ago at the age of 93 after a six-decade-long run...

Descent Into Lawlessness

But the cause of the rioting -- the supposed improper police killing of criminal suspect Michael Brown -- was based on the lie that Brown...

Fixing What Ain't Broke in Alaska

John G. Schmitz, the colorful and quotable arch-conservative who represented Orange County in Washington and Sacramento from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s, was asked...

The Iran Deal and the Cost of Political Polarization

Once Carter decided that he was going to agree to the treaties' terms, Vice President Walter Mondale, congressional relations chief (and my boss at the...

Why Donald Trump Didn't Run as a Democrat | RealClearPolitics

This number nearly equaled the combined total of the next two candidates, Scott Walker and Jeb Bush. Despite the hysteria this engendered in newsrooms coast...

The Supreme Court's Liberal Tack, in Perspective

On the other hand, it operates within the Roe/Casey framework and could be considered liberal in that regard. From the point of view of the...

The Kaleidoscope of the 1960s

SAN FRANCISCO — In the summer of 1965, Sonny and Cher's “I've Got You Babe” and Bob Dylan's “Like a Rolling Stone” were released, the...

Huckabee Takes Aim at Court Activism on Gay Marriage

“The notion that the Supreme Court comes up with a ruling, and that automatically subjects the two other branches to following it, defies everything there...

Ed Henry vs. Earnest: Why Did Obama Invoke Executive Privilege on Holder ...

Fox News ED HENRY: The conservative group Judicial Watch has just put out a statement yesterday I believe saying that the president months ago invoked executive...

What's the Matter With Kansas?

To wit, Arthur Capper defeated Omar Ketchum by three points in 1936, Frank Carlson defeated Charles Dawson by nine points in 1951, James Pearson defeated...

In Arkansas, It's Tom Cotton vs. Barack Obama

Arkansas has been trending more conservative and Pryor, with his deep family ties in the area, has come to symbolize Democrats' last best hope for...

Why Are Republicans Suddenly Leaning Left?

Several Republican candidates in the year's most competitive Senate races have begun their fall sprint to Election Day, not by embracing Tea Party-fueled conservatism but...

ALS Supporters, Get to Know SMA

This bill was championed by one of the most liberal members of the Senate, Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown—and by conservative Mississippi Republican Roger Wicker. In...

Democracy and Ferguson

Not all the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, are black; not all of them are out protesting; and some think the protesters are neglecting a better...

GOP Sees Latino Model in Pearce, NM-2; Dems See Opportunity

The massive and rural district that extends to the Mexico border is something of a rarity these days: The predominantly Latino area is represented a...

Sullivan's Alaska Win: Another GOP Establishment Triumph

But the last-minute endorsements weren't enough to put the hard-line conservative and winner of the 2010 GOP Senate primary over the top, allowing national Republicans...

A GOP-Controlled Senate: Here's What It Should Do

At the end of the classic campaign movie "The Candidate," Robert Redford's character, having just won his U.S. Senate race, looks at his campaign manager...

The Problem With College Tenure

Last week, a Latin American studies professor at Kent State posted an essay calling for “jihad” and “revolution,” while characterizing Israel as “the spiritual heir...

GOP Senate Incumbents Complete Primary Season Sweep

What's more, Tea Party upstarts in the 2014 midterms were better funded than ever before, with such groups as the Senate Conservatives Fund and FreedomWorks...

Big Government Worked Better in the Industrial Age; Not So Much in Digital Era

Another is that conservative policy experts argued it would weaken the law. Most important ... up in the information age. Moore's Law says that computer...

Juan Williams: Calls For Impeachment Remind Me GOP Has Become Nearly All ...

I hear this in conservative columns that people are saying we think this guy is way over the line. And then they say oh, yes,...

Four Senate Primaries to Watch in August

Bob Corker, who easily won re-election in 2012. Alexander's top challenger, Joe Carr, has struggled to gain any momentum and conservative outside groups have largely...

Rick Perry, Rand Paul, and Reagan's Foreign Policy

In their splendid book “Reagan's Secret War,” Martin and Annelise Anderson note the focus of the Gipper's foreign policy was not the Middle East. In...

US Sen. Thad Cochran Defeats Challenger in Runoff

The race attracted $12 million in spending by outside groups. Cochran made the argument to voters that he was a solid conservative who would continue...

A Year of Living Negatively

Steve Scalise of Louisiana as whip pleased many conservatives and Southerners, but not all -- and especially not the most ardently conservative bloggers and talk-show...

Saving Sgt. Bergdahl; Our One Common Country; Wilson's War

A Practical Plan for Recalibrating Conservatism. Peter Berkowitz finds much to like in a collection of essays by conservative thinkers responding to concerns of middle-class...

Kashkari Wins, Will Face Brown for Calif. Governor

Though Donnelly -- a conservative favorite in California -- led Kashkari for months, the former Bush administration official gained momentum in the final days of...

Mark Levin: Republican Jewish Event With Adelson In Vegas Was "Like A Stage ...

ConservativeHQ Mark Levin: Republican Jewish Event With Adelson In Vegas Was "Like A Stage ...MARK LEVIN: If you're really a conservative, if you really like Reagan...

DNC Sets Online Fundraising Record in March

It appears as though the Democrats' ongoing attacks against Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists who donate heavily to conservative causes, may be paying...

Gardner Is The Focus In Colorado's Senate Race

“Mark Udall looks like he's out of central casting for Western politician — he looks like he was born with a Patagonia jacket sitting on...

Haley, Graham, Clyburn Face S.C. Primary Challenges

While polling consistently shows Graham finishing first in his primary, his real challenge will be reaching the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff election...

GOP's Gardner Reversal Reflects Colorado Electorate

Mark Udall. Gardner, once a stronger proponent of "personhood" measures, says he's changed his mind and accepts the argument of critics that such measures not...

Are Voters Too Sensitive?

... "Why Are Asian Americans Democrats?", professors Alexander Kuo, Neil Malhotra and Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, make the contention that "microaggressions" and social exclusion has pushes...

From RealClearPolitics and Honda: Florida Surprise; Feinstein's Bombshell ...

Round One of the 2014 election season goes to Republicans after former congressional aide David Jolly narrowly won a special election yesterday in a swing...

Free (Us From) Mumia!

Vice President Joe Biden had been sent to Capitol Hill in case the vote was tied, but he wasn't needed. The margin was 52-47, ...