D.C.’s lawmakers have plans for the next battle on immigration-citizenship. D.C. councilmembers introduced the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act, a bill to grant non-American citizens residing in the D.C.-area the ability to vote in municipal elections.
The last quarter of Obama’s presidency resembles the first quarter. He shut off discussion with House Republicans by saying, “I won.” But “Because I won” is a look back to the past, not a formula for the future.
Now that Republicans are in control of both chambers of Congress, what should they do? Devise and promote an attractive conservative agenda to place before the voters.
We’ll understand Mitt Romney’s coming race much better if we slice through the fables about him as a candidate.
The 2016 Republican presidential field could be bigger than any in recent memory – thanks to a growing second tier of potential contenders. But is it good news for GOP and how it can affect Republicans’ chances of winning?
The problem is that ‘Romney for president’ is now an art house film thinking it’s a blockbuster franchise and that there’s a huge market for another sequel. There’s not.
In the aftermath of the Financial Crisis, many commonly held beliefs have emerged to explain its cause. The conventional wisdom masks the real causes of our economic disruption and puts us at risk of facing a slew of unintended—and potentially dangerous—consequences.
Some evangelical Christian conservatives are trying to get their brethren to unite behind one Republican primary candidate in the 2016 presidential race. They’re likely to fail — and they’ll probably be better off if they do.
Making the case that an improving economy would be improving even faster with smarter GOP policies isn’t as politically compelling as simply pointing to an economy in flames and blaming the guy in the Oval Office. Also, a lot harder.
While Bush talks a lot about the need to run for president “joyfully,” he shows precious little joy. Huckabee, meanwhile, is always having fun, even when he says, as he once did, that we need to “take back this nation for Christ.”