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Yes, it’s unwieldy: 10 GOP candidates on one stage,  at the Reagan Library, May

Ten Is Too Few

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JAY COST

 

Franklin Raines: ‘We manage our political risk with the same intensity that we m

Mortgage Madness

Blame for the 2008 financial collapse is, and should be, widespread.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36

Getty / PAUL J. RICHARDS

Ex-Im and Beyond

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34

Obama Chesh 5

Obama Hasn't Had It Tough

At least not compared to other American politicians.

10:04 AM, Apr 28, 2015

Could the hypocrites on the left have a point?

So, What About Money in Politics?

While Democrats decry Citizens United, Republicans twiddle their thumbs.

May 4, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 32

Gary Locke

The Selling of Hillary, 2016

Big government favors the powerful— and vice versa.

Apr 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

elwood h. smith

The Fix Is In

Unreformable Medicare.

Apr 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Elephant Drawing GOP

Fix the GOP, Don’t Abandon It

A message to Glenn Beck.

7:01 AM, Mar 26, 2015

clinton hillary

The Democrats’ Problem with White Men

It’s Not the One You Think . . .

7:00 AM, Mar 24, 2015

Obama Chesh 5

Barack Obama, Corporate Shill

7:01 AM, Mar 19, 2015

Capitol Building Full View

Why GOP 'Insiders' Thwart Conservative Reformers

It's the political structure, stupid.

7:01 AM, Mar 17, 2015

money

The Problem of ‘Honest Graft’

The Cases of Clinton, Reid, and Menendez.

7:00 AM, Mar 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton

Will Scandal Sink Clinton’s Nomination?

Probably not.

8:01 AM, Mar 11, 2015

Bill Clinton at memoria

The Clintons Are a 21st-Century Machine

How can they be stopped?

8:08 AM, Mar 4, 2015

Jeb Bush

Jeb and the 'Immortal 306'

Does his appeal stretch beyond professional Republicans?

6:30 AM, Feb 24, 2015

Andrew jackson head

What’s So Bad About Old Hickory?

Quite a bit, actually.

9:03 AM, Feb 18, 2015

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Jay Cost is a staff writer for The Weekly Standard and the author of Spoiled Rotten, a critical history of the Democratic party, forthcoming from Broadside Books.

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