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Op-ed: The fools on the hill and everywhere

...every opportunity to do so, but the buffoonery we witness on Capitol Hill certainly is matched by what we see in the presidential race, where Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson, among others, are tapping into a widespread anger at the incompetence...
Obama: Clinton made a mistake, security not endangered

...president of the United States."Obama would not say if he wants his vice president, Joe Biden, to get into the presidential race. Many expect Biden to make his decision soon. "If you're sitting right next to the president in every meeting...
Op-ed: Biden being Biden

...talked of the tragic loss of his son Beau and his decision whether or not to make a late entry into the Democratic presidential race. It's rare for someone who has been at the pinnacle of our politics for decades to get a second look. But Biden's...
Pap Fear

...wildest dreams. And these guys have some really wild dreams. They'll be establishing a high standard for the presidential race that promises mainly to have really low ones. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to decide whether I was...
What others say: The GOP's renewable fuel evangelists

Some of our media friends gripe that Iowa is the wrong state to start the GOP presidential race because it's full of social conservatives. The real reason it's a bad place to start is because it's the heartland of Republican...
Franken: Seeing the future look like the past

...resolutions, the ones we mostly break, doing further harm to our self-esteem.Where do we start? How about the presidential race and what we can expect from those public figures who have far too much self-esteem, so much that they think they...
Bob Franken: Bitter, nasty medicine

...who believes that his Jersey way of bad manners will work on the national level. He's all but sure to get in the presidential race. The best that can be said about him is that he runs a real mean charm offensive.Of course, it's not hard to...
Bob Franken: Mitt, Bibi and their common enemy

Now that Mitt Romney has done his famous back-stepping one more time and withdrawn from the presidential race, he doesn't have to be concerned about poverty and the middle class anymore. At least for the moment. I say that because buried...
Rich Lowry: A tired party

...failed miserably.As in 2010, the Republicans have gotten another jolt of new talent. Looking ahead to the 2016 presidential race, they are brimming with young, new entrants on the national stage, whereas the Democrats prepare to nominate by...
Bob Franken: Prep post Obama

...Ron block.Ted Cruz wins the cheap-shot battle against the other hard-right wingnuts and tries to turn the GOP presidential race into the new Crusade. The obvious advantage for him is that he appeals to his party's religiously intolerant base...


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