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Against the Grain

Forget What He Said, Joe Biden Is Not Running for President

He's doing none of the things a 2016 run requires, but he's still trying to keep the dream alive.

Democrats Always Talk About Latino Voters, So Why Are They Snubbing Their Most Prominent Latino Leader?

Democrats always underscore the importance of electing Hispanics to higher office. But they're overlooking their most prominent candidate.

Four Reasons Why Romney Is a 2016 Long-Shot

The 2012 nominee's biography, baggage, and recent history seem a toxic cocktail for another run.

Meet the Newer, Softer Heritage Action for America

The conservative group isn't moderating its principles, but it is focusing more on reform over opposition in the new year.  

An Economic Boomlet, A Political Shake-Up

Signs of a growing economy should make us rethink political assumptions about 2016.

Jeb Bush Is Dismissing the GOP Base at His Own Peril

Republican voters aren't looking for reforms. They want to cut the size of government.

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.

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