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Cruz Overshadows Jindal as Ryan Crashes Iowa Party Event

 It wasn’t much of a contest between the college debate champ and cerebral student of health care systems, even after a top Republican policy guru, Paul Ryan, crashed the party. Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal, potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates, were the headliners tonight at a gathering of party conservatives in Iowa. Cruz dominated, captivating […] Read More →

Republicans Still Struggling With Women Voters

Matt Vespa,  Republicans know they have problems with women voters, especially single urban women. They vowed to turn it around after Mitt’s clobbering amongst this demographic in 2012. What’s changed? Not much; and women are virtually unreceptive to the Republican Party or its policies. Is this the end? Nope. As George Will has said about […] Read More →

Romney Says Clinton Can’t Distance Herself From Obama

 Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, on a public stage for the first time since their ticket lost the 2012 White House race, derided recent efforts by Hillary Clinton to differentiate herself from President Barack Obama. “Hillary Clinton tries to distance herself from the foreign policy of the president,” said Romney, 67, his party’s presidential […] Read More →

Commentary: Strong Case for Romney 2016 White House Run

 Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney insists he is not running for president for a third time, but a commentary in Politico Magazine argues he would have a reasonably good chance of pulling off the nomination for 2016. The article was written by Emil Henry, former assistant treasury secretary under President George W. Bush. He […] Read More →

President Obama: Incompetent or Intentional?

Ken Blackwell  Even Democrats are beginning to yell “incompetence!” And it’s a nightly refrain on FOX News. Certainly we are seeing signs of incompetence in the deplorable VA scandal. And the rollout of ObamaCare was a world-class case of “glitch.” Inquiring minds are still asking what became of a half billion dollar investment in Solyndra. […] Read More →

Rauner Parlays Romney-Like Past in Illinois Governor Run

 Private-equity mogul Bruce Rauner jabs his left index finger at the Chicago ballroom crowd after his victory in Illinois’s Republican primary election, vowing things will change in the debt-strapped state if voters choose him as governor in November. “This is about shakin’ up Springfield, rippin’ corruption out by its roots,” shouts Rauner, clenching his fist […] Read More →

Reid Has Become a McCarthy for our Time

Victor Davis Hanson:    We should ask Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.) the same question once posed to Sen. Joseph McCarthy by U.S. Army head counsel Robert N. Welch: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” Reid is back in the news for denigrating the peaceful […] Read More →