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Published: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:49:33 -0500

 



A Presidential Report Card

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 02:02:45 -0500

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FRED BARNES

There are many ways to judge a president—polls, approval ratings, legislative successes, foreign breakthroughs, memorable speeches, and historic moments.


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A Wave No One Saw Coming

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 03:07:09 -0500

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FRED BARNES

Ed Gillespie ran a perfect campaign for an election that didn’t happen. Ralph Northam ran a sloppy campaign with the same election in mind.


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Virginia's Big Winners: Northam, McAuliffe, and the Democrats

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:26:44 -0500

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FRED BARNES

The doubts are gone now about Virginia: It really is a Democratic state. The election of Ralph Northam, a bland and ideologically fuzzy candidate, as governor is all the proof that was required.

Democrats and outgoing governor Terry McAuliffe have reason to be excited.


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Trump Can't Tweet Tax Reform to Victory

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:46:12 -0500

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FRED BARNES

Consider this imaginary situation: A new chief of staff can organize President Trump’s harum-scarum White House operation into a crack, disciplined, and loyal team, or he can stop the president from tweeting.


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The Courage of Their Convictions

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:38:45 -0400

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FRED BARNES

The verdict in the corruption trial of Democratic senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey may come as early as this week.


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Steve Bannon, the Man and the Myth

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:07:50 -0400

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FRED BARNES

When Steve Bannon became CEO of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on August 17, 2016, Trump was far behind Hillary Clinton, according to Bannon.


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Steve Bannon, the Man and the Myth

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 01:12:27 -0400

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FRED BARNES

When Steve Bannon became CEO of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on August 17, 2016, Trump was far behind Hillary Clinton, according to Bannon.


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A Fight in Virginia Over the Proper Role of a State AG.

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:59:34 -0400

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FRED BARNES

Mark Herring, Virginia’s attorney general, wanted to run for governor this fall. But Terry McAuliffe, the current governor, thought otherwise.


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A Fight in Virginia Over the Proper Role of a State AG.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:45:26 -0500

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FRED BARNES

Mark Herring, Virginia’s attorney general, wanted to run for governor this fall. But Terry McAuliffe, the current governor, thought otherwise.


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The Fractured GOP

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:46:43 -0400

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FRED BARNES

The Republican party is divided into two groups these days. There’s the Trump faction and its rival, the elected leaders, GOP officials, and rank-and-file antagonists of Trump.


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Mitch McConnell Goes to the Mattresses for Trump's Judicial Nominees

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:51:08 -0400

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FRED BARNES

The Republican drive to confirm federal judges has gained momentum from a series of actions by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.


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Make America Gipper Again

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 02:16:12 -0400

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FRED BARNES

If the president’s tax plan is enacted, it will go down in history as the Trump Tax Cut of 2017.


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The President Discombobulates Friend and Foe

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:20:06 -0400

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FRED BARNES

In President Trump’s politics, “the overall impression matters more than the details,” writes Newt Gingrich in his book Understanding Trump.


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Details, Details

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:40:16 -0400

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FRED BARNES

In President Trump’s politics, “the overall impression matters more than the details,” writes Newt Gingrich in his book Understanding Trump.


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Trump's Big 4 Tax Kibitzers

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:53:46 -0400

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FRED BARNES

In tax reform, the negotiators from the Trump administration and Congress who are thought to be in charge are called the Big 6 by Washington insiders.


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The Big 4

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:01:49 -0400

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FRED BARNES

In tax reform, the negotiators from the Trump administration and Congress who are thought to be in charge are called the Big 6 by Washington insiders.


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Evangelist to the Press Corps

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 21:26:47 -0400

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FRED BARNES

Michael Cromartie, by his wits and his Christian faith, created something out of nothing, what investor Peter Thiel calls going from 0 to 1.


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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Render Unto Mike

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:40:59 -0400

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FRED BARNES

There are few people in this life who you are always, every time, happy to see. Mike Cromartie was one of those people.


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For Better or Worse, Trump and the GOP Need Each Other

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 06:35:37 -0400

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FRED BARNES

President Trump and his Never Trump antagonists have found something they agree on. They both want to separate Trump from the Republican Party.

If that happened, Republicans would surely—and probably instantly—regret it.


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