Forcing federal contractors to use U.S. goods and services generates all sorts of economic harms.
Our polarization is bad, but bipartisan consensus can be worse.
Biden’s New Shot for Nominees
Plus: Senators demand UFO answers.
The Iran Nuclear Deal Isn’t Dead
The State Department is fighting to keep it alive, even if an agreement benefits Russia and China.
Intention, Not Capacity
The White House’s new way of seeing the Iranian bomb.
Stirewaltisms: An Experiment in Negative Partisanship
If nothing else, the State of the Union highlighted how our awful politics got that way.
Fact Checking President Biden’s State of The Union Speech
The 2023 address included a number of claims that were misleading or missing important context.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Presidents are increasingly reticent to talk about national security. No wonder Americans are less engaged.
One Cheer for Heckling
Can an already degraded event be diminished?
Falling in Line, Not in Love
How outraged right-wingers actually boost support for Biden.
Ricketts Rival Herbster Mulls 2024 Senate Challenge in Nebraska
Plus, the Republican Main Street Partnership previews its 2024 campaign strategy and Democrats react to Biden’s State of the Union address.
Biden’s SOTU Shot at Bipartisanship
The economy was the star of Tuesday’s State of the Union address.
Joe Biden as Priest-King
Tuesday’s State of the Union pageantry is a reminder of how much the presidency has changed.
Biden’s State of the Union Misery Index
Potential primary challengers will be looking for weakness.
Stirewaltisms: Iowa Down, But Not Out
Three years ago today the political world watched in horror as the Iowa Democratic Caucuses turned into a high-tech wreck.
Biden’s Misguided Call for Internet Regulation
Going after Big Tech by reforming Section 230 and limiting data collection would stunt American technological innovation.