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Scott Sumner makes the conservative case for a monetary policy that targets nominal income.

Jay Nordlinger improvises on a theme by Liu Xiabao.

Michael Barone sees a turn away from New Deal politics in Obama’s recent tax-policy reversal.

Kathryn Jean Lopez celebrates the more family-friendly congressional schedule to come.

Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks to NRO about his new book, Leadership and Crisis.

Deroy Murdock visits Rwanda, whose business-friendly reforms have let it transcend its genocidal past.

Jim Manzi revisits the fundamental bases of the welfare state.

Bob Costa previews a possible fight on the right over the tax deal.

Costa highlights the Republicans Obama needs to ratify New START.

Robert Bryce urges Congress to reject more subsidies for ethanol and wind power. 

Steven Blank details the problems with Obama’s “reset” policy for Russia.  

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