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Biden and Bernie to Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia: Drop Dead Mar. 10, 2020

Stephen Moore

The Democratic presidential field is down to two old, white males, former Vice President Joe Biden a... Read More

America's Troubled Waters Nov. 19, 2019

Salena Zito

CRESCO, Iowa — If you come to this rural Iowa town, you'll learn about a problem that may soun... Read More

Will the Democrats Miss Middle America Again? Oct. 29, 2019

Salena Zito

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the weeks, then months and now years after losing the presidential electio... Read More

Where Trump Can Find a Good Farm Policy Oct. 23, 2019

Jim Hightower

Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. Government by ... Read More

How Small Cities and Towns Can Right Their Ship Oct. 15, 2019

Salena Zito

ERIE, Pennsylvania — Several large pieces of cobalt-blue glass panels bearing "Don't Give Up t... Read More

'Real America' Inside the Beltway Jul. 02, 2019

Salena Zito

WASHINGTON — It is often said our nation's capital is filled with wealthy college-educated eli... Read More

Maybe Try Winning Jun. 28, 2019

Erick Erickson

On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering is a non-justiciable... Read More

How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed Mar. 12, 2019

Patrick Buchanan

In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote. George W... Read More

I'll Have the Steak and Eggs: A Political Parable Feb. 18, 2019

Marc Dion

Forty years ago, in one of those Midwestern cities where flat avenues end in clusters of convenience... Read More

'America's Heartland' Has Reason to Be Underwhelmed by Trump Oct. 29, 2018

Daily Editorials

Conspicuously absent in the campaign pitches of Midwestern GOP politicians are enthusiastic statemen... Read More

Say a Prayer for Fall River Oct. 22, 2018

Marc Dion

In Fall River, Massachusetts, the red brick and gray granite perpetually poor city of 90,000 where I... Read More

Front-Porch Politics Oct. 17, 2018

Jim Hightower

If you despair that a mysterious plague of incurable political knuckleheadism has swept our country,... Read More

The Camera Adds 10 Pounds of Tears Sep. 10, 2018

Marc Dion

I live in Fall River, Massachusetts, a city of 88,000 people invariably described in newspaper stori... Read More

The Democratic Party's Christian Problem Jul. 06, 2018

David Limbaugh

People on the left are outraged when you question their patriotism, their dedication to the nation a... Read More

Hollywood Desperately Needs to Fill the Hole Left by 'Roseanne' Jun. 05, 2018

Salena Zito

I have never been a Roseanne Barr fan — she reinforced my instincts on July 25, 1990, when she... Read More

The GOP's Secret Weapon Apr. 17, 2018

Bernard Goldberg

Paul Ryan, the GOP leader in the House, says he won't run for re-election — the latest warning... Read More

The Middle of Somewhere Apr. 03, 2018

Salena Zito

LOST RIVER, W.Va. — The tale of the enigmatic flowing river that seemingly disappears undergro... Read More

Middle America Must Lead on Guns Feb. 27, 2018

Froma Harrop

America desperately needed a new kind of citizen leader to force political change. She found it in t... Read More

Putting the Pieces Together Nov. 13, 2017

Marc Dion

I live in a city with 88,000 residents and 17 dollar stores. I also work for the local newspaper, an... Read More

A Humble Model for Democratic Politicians in Small-Town Iowa Jun. 06, 2017

Salena Zito

WEST POINT, Iowa — It takes less than five minutes to discover that family, public service and... Read More