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No specifics on who'll be on ground to fight Islamic...09/14/14
A Republican congressman said Jordan was among the countries that had offered troops.
Democrats look increasingly like the party of the past
Liberals like to think and talk about themselves as if they are the wave of the future.
H&R Block CEO says Obamacare to add 'significant complexity' to tax...
The top executive for H&R Block said he expected President Obama’s health care law to add “significant complexity” to next year’s tax season.
ISIS, terror, mobs and what makes a state a state
We don't want to call ISIS a state, because it is evil, murderous and oppressive.
Conservative analysts warn of growing Fannie and Freddie
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are set to grow, and that has conservative economists worried.
Cantor's not lobbying, but his big payday should upset conservatives
Something is rotten in Washington if Virginia Republican Eric Cantor, who has been an elected lawmaker since 1992, is worth $3.5.
IRS scandal needs a special prosecutor
We have heard the phrase “phony scandals” applied this summer to several important developments in President Obama's administration.
Is Rand Paul's moment already over?
"Is Rand Paul's moment already over?" by Philip Klein of The Washington Examiner The inclusion of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., among the top tier of possible 2016 presidential candidates has been premised in part on the perception that the Republican...
Pentagon pressed on why there's no strategy to defeat ISIS
"Pentagon pressed on why there's no strategy to defeat ISIS" by Charles Hoskinson of The Washington Examiner President Obama's gaffe Thursday that "we don't have a strategy" for a broader fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is putting...
Here's how the Democratic candidate plans to win Kansas' governor race
"Here's how the Democratic candidate plans to win Kansas' governor race" by Betsy Woodruff for The Washington Examiner In the surprisingly competitive Kansas gubernatorial race, Democratic nominee Paul Davis has a not-so-secret weapon: Republicans....
The newest campaign sideshow: People dressed as animals
"The newest campaign sideshow: People dressed as animals" by Rebecca Berg for The Washington Examiner The biggest newsmaker in New Hampshire politics right now isn’t any elected official or candidate. It’s a guy in a chicken suit. Last week, New...
On immigration, which Democrats does Obama want to anger least?
"On immigration, which Democrats does Obama want to anger least?" by Brian Hughes for The Washington Examiner Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry. If he announces sweeping,...
Mortgage rules leave lenders scared to lend
"Mortgage rules leave lenders scared to lend" by Joseph Lawler for The Washington Examiner Federal rules are scaring home lenders from making loans to anyone without excellent credit, a dynamic that top economic policymakers say is holding back the...
Democrats set primary calendar that would help Hillary Clinton
"Democrats set primary calendar that would help Hillary Clinton" by Susan Ferrechio for the Washington Examiner Democrats have approved a shorter 2016 primary schedule, a lineup that would make it that much harder for a challenger to defeat Hillary...
Five questions President Obama faces as his vacation ends
"Five questions President Obama faces as his vacation ends" by Brian Hughes for The Washington Examiner Here’s the good news for President Obama: His “vacation from hell” is over. And here's the bad news: He still faces many of the same problems that...
Top Democratic data firm innovates as Republicans play catch-up
"Top Democratic data firm innovates as Republicans play catch-up" by David M. Drucker for The Washington Examiner The leading progressive data firm is unveiling a host of digital innovations as the Democratic Party seeks to maintain its edge over...
Experts say Obama should lay out clear goals for Iraq reforms
"Experts say Obama should lay out clear goals for Iraq reforms" by Susan Crabtree for the Washington Examiner President Obama and his national security team use every opportunity to argue that ultimately there is no U.S. military solution to save...
In New Jersey Senate campaign, echoes of Ron Paul
"In New Jersey Senate campaign, echoes of Ron Paul" by Joseph Lawler for The Washington Examiner A longshot Republican Senate candidate in New Jersey is banking his campaign on massive changes to the Federal Reserve. Jeff Bell, who is running against...
Janet Yellen's calculation of when to end the Federal Reserve's...
"Janet Yellen's calculation of when to end the Federal Reserve's stimulus is changing" by Joseph Lawler for The Washington Examiner Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is getting closer to tightening monetary policy. Speaking Friday at a...
Lobbying fight kicks off as ethanol rules sent to the White House
"Lobbying fight kicks off as ethanol rules sent to the White House" by Zack Colman for The Washington Examiner The White House began reviewing rules Friday that could reduce the use of ethanol and other biofuels, setting off an intense lobbying fight...
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