Rick Santorum would forbid it and nullify existing unions. So how can he claim to be the most pro-family candidate?
George Packer says Romney's rhetoric is an excellent predictor of how he'd operate, but the Bush and Obama eras suggest otherwise.
Looking at the numbers, there's no way around it -- his campaign is extremely dependent on the support of big finance.
They're right that ideology led the movement astray that year -- but wrong in the emphasis they put on that single data point
The flawed former Pennsylvania senator's narrow loss in Iowa is a testament to the weak field produced by both the Tea Party and the religious right.
Though he pledges not to take them himself, why is the president empowering his successors to take actions that he admits are un-American?
It once seemed unthinkable that the subsidy could be ended, yet this year it expired just prior to the caucuses that helped it survive for so long.
That surprisingly fraught question has kicked off one of the most provocative conversations in American politics.
Britain lost the virtues required to maintain its empire, he said Monday, but America need not repeat its mistakes.
Two of America's most interesting public intellectuals take on the Texas Congressman, his foreign policy views, and his offensive newsletters
The nation would be better off if pundits focused on Obama's real shortcomings in the area, rather than repeating misleading talking points.
Despite their centrality to his appeal, some of his critics discount the importance of his anti-interventionist views or else fail even to acknowledge them.
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His foreign-policy strategy shows the candidate has failed to learn the lessons of Iraq.
The Texas congressman's detractors are right to criticize some of his remarks and associations. If only they'd broaden their critique.
The former House Speaker says his bid for the GOP nomination is 'exactly' like the 1980 Republican primary. He's wrong.
He'll most likely be on the ballot now that he is vying for the Libertarian Party's nomination.
RedState founder Erick Erickson doesn't think so, and he's giving conservatives who disagree with his judgment an earful.
Our vets are suffering. So are their families and neighbors. And the Iraqis who helped us. Even Condi Rice is admitting that mistakes were made.
During his tenure, the TSA has demeaned air travelers -- and if his administration gets its way, boat, train and truck passengers are next.