More Paul Bedard Articles

  • 276 years later, fight erupts over George Washington's cherry tree cutting

    A battle over whether young George Washington really hacked at cherry tree with an ax has broken out between Washington's great-nephew and the keepers of the first president's history, the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association that operates the family estate on the Potomac River. In a new book and...

  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz mocks: If Chris Christie runs in 2016, 'we're going to be OK'

    She’s not exactly predicting that he will win the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, but Democratic Party Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz isn’t too worried should controversial New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie get the nod.

  • Progressives, Team Obama hit the road to push $10.10 minimum wage

    Since Washington isn’t listening, the president’s team and supporters are hitting the road to build grassroots support for boosting the minimum wage to $10.10.

  • Mainstream Media Scream: CNN's Chris Cuomo 'sick' over GOP theme music

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features CNN's "New Day" morning show co-host Chris Cuomo decrying the “Price is Right” theme song used to introduce winning Florida Republican House candidate David Jolly, unaware it was a salute to longtime host Bob Barker, who had endorsed Jolly....

  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Happy St. PACtrick's Day

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a storied fundraiser for the Clintons, is celebrating this Irish holiday in a most American way: creating a political action committee to raise money to fund friendly candidates. With similarities to President Obama's Organizing for Action, the first-year...

  • Mr. Regulation: Obama adds 17,522 pages of new regs, has 3 years to go

    President Obama's administration has added a whopping 17,522 pages of new regulations, expanding the "Code of Federal Regulations" by 11 percent with still three more years in office, a report from Competitive Enterprise Institute says. According to a new report from Clyde Wayne Crews, CEI's...

  • Health insurance premiums up 39% to 56% under Obamacare, reach $2,604 a month in California

    Americans buying health insurance outside the new Obamacare exchanges are being forced to swallow premiums up to 56 percent higher than before the health law took effect because insurers have jumped the cost to cover all the added features of the new Affordable Care Act. According to a cost...

  • Zogby Report Card: A lucky shamrock for President Obama

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama checked off a long list of wins to offset a few losses in what amounted to a comeback week. "Oyez, readers of the Right. Beware of the Ides of March. You are going to hate this week's report card.

  • Top Republican: U.S. needs 1 million more immigrants, not less

    A top Republican campaigning for immigration reform is warning that America needs at least 1 million more immigrants every year just for basic farming and construction jobs, not ban like some in the party are advocating. Carlos Gutierrez, Commerce secretary under former President George W....

  • Poll: Vladimir Putin is stronger than President Obama

    Maybe it is the photos of him posing shirtless on horseback, or his military push into Ukraine, but Americans in a new poll believe Russian President Vladimir Putin is a much stronger leader than President Obama. A YouGov/Economist survey of 1,000 adults interviewed March 8-10 found that 78...



From the Weekly Standard

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