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Immigration Reform Within Reach

Eugene Robinson, Washington Post
WASHINGTON — It was always clear that the 11 million people in this country without papers were not going to be rounded up and deported. The question was when our leaders would officially recognize this fact — which could only happen if Republicans decided that demonizing illegal immigrants was bad politics.The

Someone Should Tell Obama It’s Still the Economy

Ed Morrissey, TFT
Employer-provided birth control. Binders full of women. Mitt Romney’s tax returns. All of the issues that had attracted so much attention in 2012 belied the fact that the US economy had been stagnating ever since the recovery technically began in June 2009.  From that point forward, the workforce declined and jobs fail

Did Republicans Lose the Election?

Paul Starr, American ProspectLast November, Democrats seemed to be justified in believing that their party had won a victory of genuine significance. The ideological differences between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were clear-cut, and Obama was re-ele…

Republicans and the City

Edward Glaeser, City JournalAfter the presidential election in November, New York Times exit polls found that Republican candidate Mitt Romney had received only 29 percent of the big-city vote to President Obama’s 69 percent. That gap prompt…

Four More Years Will Cost Us Dearly

Holly Robichaud, Boston HeraldToday, President Obama will celebrate his inauguration and another four-year term in office. So far, it has been a long, bumpy road, where the new norm is that our nation leads from behind, our government never wastes a c…

PolitiFact’s “Lie of the Year” Turns Out to Be True

Mark Hemingway, WS
Last month, PolitiFact selected its “Lie of the Year.” Given PolitiFact’s dubious record of singling out Republicans for lying far more often than Democrats, you probably could have guessed the winner of this particular sweepstakes was a Mitt Romney campaign ad:It was a lie told in the critical state of Ohio in the final days

GOP Must Fight Corporate Welfare

Milton Wolf, Washington TimesBy Dr. Milton R. Wolf-The Washington Times Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Enlarge PhotoView resultsNo one accuses establishment Republicans of being terribly brave or bright, but this insanity has got to stop:…