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Tom Kean, Chris Christie and Bill Clinton

Much has been written about former Gov. Tom Kean's (R) disillusionment with his most famous mentee and fellow New Jersey governor, Chris Christie (R). The most detailed piece, 10,000-plus words, is Ryan Lizza's New Yorker...

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Hillary vs. Jeb? Bring in Newt Gingrich

Hillary Clinton clearly has an agenda to advance. Call it Bill. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) has one too. Call it sleep. If one or the other enters the race for 2016, former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), without missing a beat, should...

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Christie fighting back

As I begin typing, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is an hour into his press conference, taking questions about the George Washington Bridge closings and he looks like he is prepared to talk as long as he last did — when he spoke for more than...

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Turnout, turnout, turnout

Democrats could be in trouble or we could have the upper hand — it all depends on the strategy for 2014 that we choose.

For those of us Democratic political media consultants, we are learning a pretty hard lesson: Even though TV may still...

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Sarah Palin and Joni Ernst: Making them squeal

In the beginning, over there where you can see Russia, there was former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska). And now there is Joni Ernst (R-Iowa). What I saw in the now-famous campaign clip for her Senate run in Iowa — in which she promised to "make them...

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How to counter the Koch brothers

A new George Washington University battleground poll conducted by the Tarrance Group and Lake Research shows that 52 percent of likely voters have never heard of Charles and David Koch.

No surprise there — but by November that may...

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Candidate Hillary?

Hillary Clinton was busy this week - with a speech in Canada, another before the Association of American Publishers, another before the American Jewish Congress and she is scheduled to speak at the Clinton Global Initiative event at Arizona State...

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Rick Perry, the Bushes and the Texas Century

Politics is much like the classic Japanese bunraku puppet theater in which almost life-size puppets are guided through their drama by operators walking behind like ghosts, draped loosely in black sheets. It gives the impression that what you see...

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The debt ceiling, again

The Hill's A.B. Stoddard takes your questions on immigration, Keystone and Hillary Clinton. 

O-Care takes backseat to Christie

The Hill's A.B. Stoddard talks about how Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) overshadows the problems with ObamaCare in the news. Also, former Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R-Va.) downward spiral.

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