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Against the Grain

Republicans Should Listen to Their Voters, Not Donors

Don't buy the hype over Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, and Chris Christie. Voters, not donors, will decide the nomination.

Why Marco Rubio Should Be the GOP's Presidential Front-Runner

The Florida senator is barely registering in polls, but he's got the most potential of anyone in the crowded field.

The Curious Case of Jim Webb

Webb's long-shot presidential campaign says as much about the evolution of the Democratic party as it does about his qualifications.

Obama's Agenda Threatens to Divide the Democratic Party

Hillary Clinton's ability to win the White House in 2016 depends on the president moving to the middle, not playing to his base.

Rise of the Republican Pragmatists

Expect the new GOP majorities in Congress to press forward with a governing agenda, avoiding the intra-party conflicts of years past.

Republicans Just Broke Democrats’ Blue Wall

Republicans pick up seats in Democratic-friendly territory, giving the party an opportunity to improve its battered brand.

White House in Denial: President Obama Is Costing Democrats Control of the Senate

The White House insists that vulnerable Democrats should have supported him more. That couldn't be further from the truth.

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