Politics & Policy

Failing Grade

The National Education Association (NEA) pulled another predictable political stunt last week by filing suit against the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and claiming the law amounts to an ...
Politics & Policy

Seeing Red

Is President George W. Bush the new face of progressive reform in American politics and do Democrats now don the mask of the status quo? Some observers, particularly liberals, scoff ...
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Immigration Two-Step

Anyone remotely interested in comprehensive immigration reform should watch the action in Congress this week about drivers’ licenses and terrorists. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives begins floor consideration of ...
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Aarp’s Carping

The AARP needs its “fair and balanced” prescription refilled. It’s tilting with such ferocity and alacrity against the White House on Social Security reform, Dramamine may be the only cure ...
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The Education Vote

Continued strong electoral gains among Hispanics was one of the most impressive parts of the Republican victory this presidential cycle. Despite recent controversy over precisely how much of the Hispanic ...
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And The Winner Is…

My copy of PS: Political Science and Policy–a quarterly journal published by the American Political Science Association–arrived at home this week with some encouraging news for the White House: Bush ...
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The Comeback Kids

Two candidates made strong comebacks in Wednesday night’s presidential debate, but with starkly different results. President George W. Bush clearly roared back–scoring his best performance of the three debates. John Kerry ...
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The Empire Strikes Back

Overall President George W. Bush’s performance was much stronger on a variety of fronts in the second presidential debate on Friday night, while Senator John Kerry seemed a little off ...
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Mission Accomplished

Score this one to Vice President Dick Cheney. Passing a few fundamental tests was the task and tonight it was mission accomplished. First, he had to dispel pop-culture/Saturday Night Live-driven ...
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Cheating The Charities

Frivolous obstructionism was on display again in the U.S. Senate Tuesday. But don’t try to adjust your C-SPAN picture; it’s just another poignant example of what the Wall Street Journal ...