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Congress promised they would do nothing

The Hill's A.B. Stoddard sits down with Pundit's Blog contributors John Feehery and Peter Fenn to talk about the upcoming congressional agenda. 

Conservatives should repudiate Palin endorsements

"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?" — Jack Kerouac, On the Road

As rumors of tortured pro-Ukraine activists begin to appear in the Western press and a body of one who appears to have been tortured...

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GOP attacks on Reid mean ObamaCare attacks are failing

As Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and others on the right are humiliated because their latest right-wing folk hero turned out to be a racist, as ObamaCare sign-ups have surged and the Congressional Budget Office now forecasts that premium increases will...

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Dems should look to Jim Webb in 2016

If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) has been suddenly swept away by a toxic conservative tide, can former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton be far behind? The Tea Party is gone as well, leaving a few stalwart governors still standing in the...

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Money and politics

Things go around and come around, an old saying goes. So it is with a meeting I'll never forget, and one that resonates in the wake of recent Supreme Court decisions. It occurred decades ago when I was on the Common Cause board of directors in...

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Twilight of the Bush dynasty: Perry or Petraeus in 2016

The Bushes are all on the surface nice people. Jeb in particular, and while other candidates are brandishing their Glocks and challenging Russian President Vladimir Putin to arm wrestling, Jeb, the former Republican governor of Florida, lowers...

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We need a constitutional amendment on regulating campaigns

After 30 years as a political consultant, after working in the Senate and running a PAC, after working on hundreds of campaigns, I have come to the hard and difficult conclusion that America needs a constitutional amendment to state simply and...

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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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