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Conservative Movement At Crossroads

Each of the Republican presidential candidate claims to be the true conservative — but who is? And what does that mean, anyway? Host Guy Raz looks at the state of conservatism particularly as it applies to the GOP candidates in a roundtable discussion with Dan McCarthy, editor of The American Conservative; Matthew Franck, director of the W

Can Romney’s Bland Brand Win in Fall?

George Condon, National JournalIt’s bad enough that Mitt Romney doesn’t excite the conservative Republican Party base. Or that he’s often stiff and uncomfortable on the campaign trail. But now he has suffered the ultimate…

Economy Might Save Obama After All

Jonathan Chait, New York MagazineWhen President Obama took office amid an economic crisis in 2009, the prevailing assumption was that the economy would be recovering by the time he ran for reelection, and that he’d therefore be a strong cand…

Gingrich Blasts Romney on Taxes, Trust

Erin McPike, RealClearPoliticsSALEM, N.H. — Newt Gingrich came to this town on the border with Massachusetts to try out his new, sharper attack on the neighboring state's former governor, the candidate to beat in the race for the Republican pres…