By Philip Klein | 08/29/14 02:26 PM
The inclusion of Sen. Rand Paul among the top tier of possible 2016 presidential candidates has been premised in part on the perception that the Republican electorate has been moving closer to his noninterventionist views on foreign policy.
By Philip Klein | 08/28/14 06:49 PM
Just like a heart patient straying from his diet as time passes after his heart attack, the political class has collectively decided to tune out the federal debt as an issue.
By Philip Klein | 08/28/14 12:55 PM
As president, he would have to deal with threats such as the one posed by ISIS. And he won't be able to go back in time to reverse foreign policy decisions.
By Philip Klein | 08/21/14 06:34 PM
Obama didn't promise that he would overhaul the health care system so that premiums would continue to increase each year, just as they did in the system that existed before he was elected, which he argued was unacceptable.
By Philip Klein | 08/20/14 06:16 PM
Crossroads GPS, an arm of the Karl Rove-founded political action committee American Crossroads, has dipped its toes into the key Arkansas U.S. Senate race with an ad attacking Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Medicare and Social Security.
By Philip Klein | 08/18/14 02:17 PM
In my column last week, I argued that an abandonment of federalist principles actually helped explain the polarization in Washington. This has provoked a number of responses from liberal critics.
By Philip Klein | 08/18/14 12:35 PM
The underlying dispute the indictment highlights actually makes Texas Gov. Rick Perry look good.
By Philip Klein | 08/14/14 06:00 PM
Our basic constitutional architecture still remains, and it's frustrating for those who want to augment the role of the federal government in people's lives.
By Philip Klein | 08/14/14 08:46 AM
With a victory before a federal appeals court in the case Halbig v. Burwell, based on the intellectual architecture developed by Jonathan Adler and Michael Cannon, Obamacare finds itself on the cusp of another major Supreme Court case.
By Philip Klein | 08/13/14 05:22 PM
As many conservatives have grappled with ways to repeal and replace President Obama's health care law, the Manhattan Institute's Avik Roy has been advocating in favor of co-opting Obamacare, and using a reformed version of its basic structure to achieve broader entitlement reform objectives.
By Philip Klein | 08/13/14 09:56 AM
Do the New York Times editorial writers read their own newspaper's front page?
By Philip Klein | 08/12/14 04:50 PM
But the more she tries to argue that she recommended a different policy approach than the one that was actually pursued, the more she comes across looking like a figurehead who had no real influence within the administration.
By Philip Klein | 08/11/14 04:41 PM
If history has taught us anything, especially when it comes to foreign policy, it's that Hillary Clinton doesn't have positions -- she has positioning.
By Philip Klein | 08/07/14 07:17 PM
Few of President Obama's initiatives are more emblematic of his early ambitions to be a transformational liberal leader than his vision for connecting the nation with a vast high-speed rail network.
By Philip Klein | 08/06/14 05:21 PM
A new study has found that most of the slowdown in health spending is attributable to the nation's broader economic downturn.
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