I wanted to write a “winners/losers” post. That was my initial intention. But I didn’t come away from tonight’s debate thinking one candidate beat up on another. I didn’t end up caring about winners or losers. Instead, I enjoyed the first serious, substantive
With 55 days remaining until the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus begins to help sort out front-runners from also-rans, Senator Marco Rubio has signaled a significant shift in his campaign approach and begun trading paint with the now-surging Senator Ted Cruz. A Sunday, December 6, New
While the debate over defunding Planned Parenthood rages on, Hillary Clinton is now talking about extending funding for abortion beyond the United States. The 1973 Helms Amendment, which states that “No foreign assistance funds may be used to pay for the
Barack Obama says it is un-American to have a religious test in our refugee policy. But as we have pointed out, American law already states that we must have a religious test in deciding whether a certain group is in danger and
The consensus of the talking heads is that Hillary Clinton was the clear winner in last night’s Democratic debate. But some focus groups and online polls suggested that Bernie Sanders held his own. Clearly, she did better last night than she has
Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate — a three-hour marathon with 11 candidates — was quite a show. Preliminary numbers suggest that 20 million people tuned in. Prior to last night, CNN’s highest rated presidential primary debate featured Obama and Clinton battling it out
Mary, those were great, but don’t forget Fiorina’s comments on Vladimir Putin. Fiorina did two things in her remarks on Putin. First, she showed that Donald Trump provided little substance in his answer about Putin. He basically said, “I’ll get along with him.
It is becoming very possible that Donald Trump might win the GOP nomination. He’s led the polls consistently since before the Fox News debate, and he’s poised to hold that lead into the conceivable future, although Ben Carson is starting to close