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You can almost see voters nodding their heads at home: The public’s faith in politicians and political institutions has been on a steep and dangerous…
To be fair, my analysis failed to spell out Obama’s first-term accomplishments, although I did acknowledge his ‘enormous skills’ and tried to focus readers on…
This is Romney’s biggest political weakness. His policy flip-flops and the general sense that he’s not comfortable in his own skin leads voters, including many…
The question is whether voters, particularly independents, believe that Obama truly values personal liberty and responsibility as much as the government-bought safety net.
The problem, gentlemen, is that Obama is right: The promise of upward mobility is dying in America, and no amount of political demagoguery will fix…
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is the most influential woman in Washington – for what she has accomplished and for what she may yet…
Say what you want to say about the rest of his presidency, including his tone-deaf response to Katrina and a war waged in Iraq on…
President George W. Bush won reelection in 2004 largely because he was seen as comfortable in his own skin, while rival John Kerry was viewed…
Obama won the presidency on the strength of his message and the skills of the messenger. Now the talk of hope and change feels out…
Obama considers himself above deal-making and back-slapping, political necessities he often delegates to Vice President Joe Biden and other lesser sorts.
Obama still has work to do with the vision thing. Convincing voters that he has a credible, practical plan to turn the nation around is…
Movies such as ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ in 1939 to ‘Dave’ in 1993 portray Washington leaders as the ultimate Everymen – decent people just…
It’s an appeal as old as America and its presidency: This is an extraordinary country populated by hard-working, big-dreaming, freedom-loving people graced by God when…
In the time it takes to heat a TV dinner, Clinton had convinced me that he was the smartest person in the room and that…
Don’t kid yourself. President Obama’s decision to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan before he stands for reelection is not driven by the United States’ ‘position…
AP promoted me to the White House beat because I knew Clinton, his family, friends, and staff better than anybody in the national press corps.…
Andrew Jackson was the first president to claim that the desires of the public overrode Congress’s constitutional prerogatives. Virtually every president since Jackson has claimed…
The failure of the White House and Congress to seriously address the nation’s fiscal situation is certain to broaden the belief among many voters that…
Shock, confusion, fear, anger, grief, and defiance. On Sept. 11, 2001, and for the three days following the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, President…
Romney and Democratic rival President Obama have led their partisan backers down a trail of lies, negativity and vacuous policies that seem certain to guarantee…
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