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2016 Is Looking Like the New Normal Nov. 10, 2017

Michael Barone

If you wanted to predict the results of Tuesday's gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey... Read More

1 Year After Trump Elected, Capital More Divided Nov. 09, 2017

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — One year ago, on Nov. 8, American voters elected Donald Trump president. It was a... Read More

From Real Estate to the Presidency and Back Nov. 07, 2017

Froma Harrop

In Hawaii, "aloha" also means "goodbye." President Trump could not have missed the less-than-enthusi... Read More

Keep Calm and Carry On Nov. 03, 2017

Michael Barone

Keep calm and carry on. Those words, though not appearing as extensively on posters in wartime Brita... Read More

Tax Reform Should Encourage More Saving, Not Less Nov. 02, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans want tax reform, but their refusal to cut spending forces them to look into all sorts of... Read More

Republicans Embrace Tax Cuts and Ruinous Deficits Nov. 02, 2017

Steve Chapman

The U.S. economy is humming like a bee in clover. Gross domestic product is growing at a solid clip;... Read More

Both Parties Trying Even Harder to Defeat Themselves Oct. 27, 2017

Michael Barone

Three weeks ago, I wrote a column about how both parties seem determined to lose the next elections.... Read More

Dems Can't Insult Their Way to Victory Oct. 27, 2017

Adriana Cohen

Democrats' failed strategy of insulting voters is the gift that keeps on giving — to the GOP. ... Read More

It's Trump's Party Now Oct. 27, 2017

Patrick Buchanan

"More is now required of us than to put down our thoughts in writing," declaimed Jeff Flake in his o... Read More

There Is No GOP Civil War Oct. 27, 2017

David Limbaugh

Despite the unrequited longings of the left and certain vocal Republicans, there is no civil war in ... Read More

Tax Reform Debate Taxing Republicans' Negotiating Skills Oct. 26, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

The good news is that there's a debate in Washington about how to make the tax code less destructive... Read More

Trump's Long History of Holding Health Care Hostage Oct. 17, 2017

Froma Harrop

The story of Donald Trump and health coverage rightly starts with the story of Donald Trump and Will... Read More

Tax Reform Should Avoid the Global Minimum Tax Oct. 12, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

In a town where consensus is rare, an agreement has emerged among Republicans that the main goals of... Read More

Both Parties' Extremists Seem Determined to Lose the Next Elections Oct. 06, 2017

Michael Barone

Almost no one disagrees that our two major political parties, the oldest and third-oldest in the wor... Read More

In the Gun Debate, Bipartisan Hypocrisy Oct. 05, 2017

Steve Chapman

Republicans and Democrats don't agree on much, but they agree that sometimes, individual freedom mus... Read More

Taxing Dollars Already Taxed by States Will Not Happen Oct. 03, 2017

Froma Harrop

Nice try, Republicans. You'd like to end the federal deduction for state and local taxes. That would... Read More

To Limit Gerrymandering, Supreme Court Needs Just to Reaffirm Equal Population Requirement Sep. 29, 2017

Michael Barone

Next week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Gill v. Whitford, a case challenging Wiscons... Read More

Can the 'Big Six' Keep Tax Reform From Being Deep-Sixed? Sep. 28, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

This week, the so-called "Big Six" Republican tax leaders unveiled more of their plan to reform the ... Read More

Single-Payer Health Care Should Not Be a Religion Sep. 28, 2017

Froma Harrop

The latest Republican push to essentially kill the Affordable Care Act through lawmaking is dead. Se... Read More

Not Saving Is the American Way Sep. 26, 2017

Froma Harrop

Smart people living in harm's way of hurricanes know to fortify their homes before the storm hits. I... Read More