By Michael Barone | 06/18/14 04:36 PM
The outlook for 2016 is murky, with a stale Hillary Clinton way ahead of other Democrats and a stable of Republicans closely clustered out of the starting gate with no clear leader or perceptible opening.
By Byron York | 06/17/14 05:39 PM
Last weekend Barack Obama played his 175th and 176th rounds of golf as president. He played first at Sunnylands, the famously private course on the Rancho Mirage, California estate of the late billionaire Walter Annenberg. Obama next played at Porcupine Creek, the equally private course on the...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/17/14 04:03 PM
California Congressman Kevin McCarthy will likely win the election this week for House majority leader. Then he'll spend six months working to keep that job when House Republicans choose their leadership again, after the November elections.
By Sean Higgins | 06/16/14 06:36 PM
Bangor, Mich., kindergarten teacher Kimberle Byrd thought that she was no longer a member of the Michigan Education Association. After all, the state had adopted a right-to-work law in late 2012, meaning workers couldn't be forced to join a union even if their workplace was organized. Since she...
By Washington Examiner | 06/13/14 08:11 PM
With little and at times fabricated evidence, Big Green activists and their supporters in government have worked hard to undermine the energy revolution underway in the U.S. Exploiting fear and ignorance, they seek to convince Americans that the current natural gas boom propping up the country's...
By Washington Examiner | 06/15/14 04:28 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray evidently is feeling unfamiliar heat after resorting to a disreputable form of sophistry as a substitute for honest discussion and debate. During a June 10 hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, for...
By Washington Examiner | 06/13/14 09:06 PM
Just when it might appear that the IRS scandal cannot descend any lower, it has taken on the distinct odor of the Watergate cover-up with the most politically convenient computer crash in history. Naturally, the Obama administration waited to release the damaging news on Friday afternoon to...
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 06/14/14 09:13 AM
Less than 24 hours after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor got ambushed in a GOP primary, shell-shocked Republicans gathered in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. The Virginia Republican gave a short speech, saying he would give up his leadership post at the end of July. Then the man he was...
By Joseph Lawler | 06/09/14 03:21 PM
In what is likely the most bizarre story you will read all week, Seattle resident, trained fighter and self-proclaimed “superhero” (read: costumed vigilante) Phoenix Jones has decided to disband his team, the Rain City Superhero Movement (RCSM), citing an amusing problem: A lot of people...
By Zack Colman | 06/12/14 04:46 PM
When it comes to climate change, the markets are moving faster than the policymakers in Washington.
06/12/14 08:45 PM
President Obama dismissed the conclusion that immigration reform is dead this year after Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning primary defeat. “I fundamentally reject that,” he told supporters at a fundraiser in Massachusetts. “And I will tell the speaker of the House that he needs to...
By Sean Lengell | 06/12/14 04:55 PM
Who says nothing meaningful gets done on Capitol Hill these days?
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 06/12/14 08:50 PM
FINANCE Lawyers, doctors are big winners under Obama's student loan plan Students who took out big loans for graduate school and those with higher incomes stand to gain the most financially under President Obama's expansion of the federal government's loan-forgiveness program. Lawyers,...
By Washington Examiner | 06/13/14 09:45 AM
President Obama must have expected universal rejoicing over his decision to trade five of the most senior and dangerous Taliban officials held for years at Guantanamo for the freedom of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American military captive held by the enemy in Afghanistan. When it...
By Joseph Lawler | 06/12/14 04:43 PM
George Borjas is the “perfect enemy” of those who believe that mass immigration benefits society, one immigration researcher has written. He "applies honest, fair and constant pressure on our sure beliefs about immigration.”
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