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Rand Paul Showing No Groundswell Of Support In New Hampshire

Byron York has an interesting post on a new Granite State poll of possible 2016 presidential primary contenders in New Hampshire. While York focuses on the bad news for Mark Rubio (he is now at 2%), the most striking feature … Continue reading

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Can A Social Conservative Win The Swing States In 2016?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order for a Republican presidential candidate to do well in the swing states, he/she must be soft on social issues. But is this true? In fact, there is some evidence that the opposite is the … Continue reading

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Don’t Count The Tea Party Out Just Yet

Theda Skocpol has an interesting piece in the Atlantic explaining why the Tea Party isn’t going away any time soon. She writes from the perspective of someone who generally dislikes the Tea Party and what it stands for, so some … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With The New Budget Deal? A Lot, Really

There are two ways of looking at the most recent budget deal being pushed by Paul Ryan and Pat Murray. The first is on the basis of policy, while the second is on the basis of politics. From a policy … Continue reading

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