Politics and Public Opinion

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Arthur Brooks, Ed Gillespie, and Kristen Soltis Anderson discuss with moderator Marc Thiessen the importance of and need for a conservative message that speaks to voters’ hearts and minds.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during an event at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business in New York July 24, 2015. Reuters

The paper of record’s inaccurate reporting on a nonexistent criminal investigation was a failure that should entail more serious consequences.

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Hillary Clinton can’t stick to a consistent line on the rather more central issue of the U.S. economy. It is leading to odd tonal shifts in her campaign, and to some foolish policy choices, too.

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The Senate seems to be debating Obamacare repeal, a highway bill, reviving the expired Export-Import Bank, something about Iran and Israel, and cutting off subsidies to abortion-industry leader Planned Parenthood — all at the same time. What’s going on here?

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In recent years, liberals have started to turn away from the tradition of religious liberty exemptions — and come up with ever more inventive ways to justify doing so.

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Answer a series of questions to see which of the 2016 Presidential candidates best represents your political and economic views.

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America’s two major political parties have a difficult task: amassing a 51 percent coalition in a nation that has always been — not just now, but from the beginning — regionally, religiously, racially and ethnically diverse.

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President Barack Obama talks with Jon Stewart between segments of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in New York, N.Y., July 21, 2015. WhiteHouse.gov

Listening to Obama and his defenders, the polarization is all one-sided. The president’s opponents are dogmatic ideologues and racists.

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MARCH 6, 2014: Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)_Reuters_500x333

For a guy whose pitch is partially based on the fact that he’s “really rich,” it’s a bit ironic that when cash is at stake, Trump’s chances look pretty slim.

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Has Hillary Clinton’s standing with the public declined sharply in recent weeks? Evidence that it has comes from Quinnipiac polls in three key swings states: Colorado, Iowa and Virginia.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona July 11, 2015.  Reuters

When you have a competition between two brands, the better brand tends to win. A Clinton may beat a Bush, but voters won’t be asked to vote for “a Clinton,” they’ll be asked to vote for a specific Clinton, namely Hillary.

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