| Oct 14, 2012
A new issue has popped up in the Presidential race. Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with the state of the U.S. economy. It is about a new world order that has removed familiar (and in some cases pro-American) leaders from strategically important Arab...
| Dec 7, 2012
As President Barack Obama nears the end of his first term, has he finally found an inner LBJ to channel?
His recent words and actions suggest he has turned a corner from his earlier wishful thinking about playing nice with obstruction-minded Republicans...
| Mar 6, 2013
With the sequester now beginning, I find myself thinking about Robert F. Kennedy -- and 46 years ago, when I was an intern in his Senate office.
The nation was going through a difficult time in 1967. America was deeply split over civil rights and the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
In the days following Barack Obama's re-election, we learned that Mr. Obama didn't win because voters trusted him more than Mitt Romney on the economy, or because he ended the Iraq war and killed Osama bin Laden. He didn't win because he started to turn...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
A week after he won re-election, President Barack Obama said he was more than familiar with what the "literature" — the very use of the term cheered academics like me — says about re-elected presidents who over-reach during their second terms....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:51 AM
There was a time when a president and the opposition party in Congress could agree on certain basics, such as the right of the chief executive to select members of his cabinet with no fuss or bother.
The president's most important choice in this...
| Jun 9, 2012
For 35 years, Maryland has enjoyed a unique exemption from the federal government that allowed it to regulate hospital rates so that patients are charged the same no matter where they seek care.
But the system that state health officials say has...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:39 AM
The Obama presidential campaign is debuting its latest online campaign organizing tool for the 2012 election, one that is expected to be use by volunteers across the country to connect with voters.
The Wall Street Journal had a report on the tool --...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Your editorial on Mitt Romney's relationship to the private equity firm Bain Capital was not bad ("The Bain of Romney's candidacy," May 23).
But while reviewing Mr. Romney's record, let's also look at President Obama's school record (including how his...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Evidence of big media's bias against religion that doesn't advance the secular and liberal agenda of the Democratic Party is beyond dispute. Any faith attached to a conservative agenda is to be ridiculed, stereotyped and misrepresented. Islam is a notable...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:00 AM
During one of his stand-up routines, comedian and late-night host Jon Stewart told a joke that encapsulated the often misunderstood relationship between the United States and Canada.
Said Mr. Stewart, "A Canadian came up to me and asked, 'What do...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:00 AM
As someone who was close to many Republican leaders in the past, it is sad to see what has become of that party. This country (and I mean this sincerely) needs a principled, reasonable and responsible Republican party. The Republican leadership today...