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Partisan in Chief

Obama’s besetting sin.

BY FRED BARNES

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

voting

Remember Who Shows Up to Vote

Seniors, not millennials, hold the key to the 2016 elections.

BY TOM EDMONDS

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

William Buckley Gore Vidal

A Buckley Revival

He’s not like those other conservatives.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Meanwhile, at The Hague

Meanwhile, at The Hague

Of ways to go after Israel, there is no end.

BY JEREMY RABKIN

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Detroit Garden

Back from Bankruptcy

Detroit emerges full of promise, though recovery will take years.

BY DAVID DEVOSS

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

President Obama Photo

They Really, Really Don’t Like Him

Our unpopular president.

BY JAY COST

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

‘Foreign Minister Zarif, is your government still harboring al Qaeda operatives?

Iran Is Working with al Qaeda

So why are we working with Iran?

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Campaigning

Be Prepared

Going door-to-door for 2016—already.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Rabkin

After Iran, Climate Change

Once again, the president wants to save us without involving Congress.

BY JEREMY RABKIN

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

A 34-year-old wife and mother of two is implanted at a surrogacy clinic in Anand

The International Baby Business

Surrogacy is giving gay parenting a bad name.

BY JULIE BINDEL

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Bernie Sanders

The Donald and The Bernie

Which one is the bigger problem?

BY FRED BARNES

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

An epoch best forgotten

Still Stupid

The counterproductive ban on crude oil exports.

BY IKE BRANNON

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Rand Paul, left, and Mitch McConnell, July 2011

The Best of Times . . .

The remarkable success of Kentucky’s Republicans.

BY JOHN DAVID DYCHE

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Obama's Global Test

We Aren’t the World

Barack Obama’s global test.

BY MATTHEW CONTINETTI

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Sherman and Kerry: Fooled you.

It’s Not a Deal

It’s a new, and appalling, partnership.

BY LEE SMITH

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Thomas Fluharty

The Unending Conversation

It just goes on and on, my friend.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Oh, sure, you can trust us.

What Happens in Vienna . . .

Could spell disaster for the Middle East.

BY LEE SMITH

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner

Into the Abyss

From the halls of academia to the cover of Vanity Fair.

BY GERTRUDE HIMMELFARB

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Images: Newscom

The Fate of the Senate

Coattails will be everything in 2016.

BY FRED BARNES

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Hamilton

Alexander the Great

Leave Hamilton on the $10 bill.

BY MICHAEL W. MCCONNELL

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

e-cigarette, tbec review

A Misguided FDA Crusade

The case for leaving cigarette flavorings alone.

BY ELI LEHRER

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Bernie Sanders

Hillary’s Headache

Bernie Sanders can cause her a lot of pain.

BY JAY COST

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

McConnell and Obama in the Oval Office, August 4, 2010

Republicans to the Rescue

A rare partnership on free trade.

BY FRED BARNES

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

The Gwadar deep-sea port in Pakistan, constructed with heavy investment from Chi

China’s Foreign Aid Offensive

What will Beijing gain from its massive assistance program?  

BY CHARLES WOLF JR.

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Gary Locke

Running on Empty

So much for ecstatic modes of living.

BY JAY COST

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

The cover of Pope Francis’ 

Environmental Religions

The climate change crusade gains a prominent leader.

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

AP / ANDREW HARNIK

Do They Have a Prayer?

GOP candidates court the evangelical vote.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Snack-scavenging in suburban Connecticut

The Bears and the People

Can’t we just get along?

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

The face of the electorate

The Bum’s Rush

Voters are tilting antiestablishment.

BY LAWRENCE B. LINDSEY

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Thomas Fluharty

The Game of Life

It’s not a lottery.

BY JEFF BERGNER

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

And there’s the problem:  anti-reformer in San Diego, 2004.

Pension Armageddon

Can California voters avoid it?

BY STEPHEN EIDE

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

From the IS video: Essid, right, and stepson Rayan

Party On

There are far worse things than partisanship.

BY JAY COST

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

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