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  • From Greatness to Whiteness

    When Americans over the age of, let us say, 45, look at any of the iconic paintings of America's Founders — the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the signing of the Constitution, George Washington crossing the Delaware, any of the individual portraits the Founders — what do they see?…

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  • Audio and Transcript of Jonathan Allen Interview on “HRC”

    A Passover/Easter gift for you –the audio and transcript of my long interview with Jonathan Allen, co-author with Amie Parnes of “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton”: Audio: 04-17hhs-allen-1 04-17hhs-allen-2 04-17hhs-allen-3 Transcript: HH: You're not going to want to miss a minute of this, because I'm talking…

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  • Gray Davis – Rebecca Costa

    Gray Davis – Rebecca Costa

    Gray Davis is an American Democratic politician who served as California's 37th Governor from 1999 until being recalled in 2003. During his time as Governor, Davis made education his top priority and as a result standardized test scores increased for five straight years. Davis signed the nation's first state law…

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  • “HRC” by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

    “HRC” by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

    “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton” by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes is a riveting, almost-impossible-to-put-down chronicle of the five years in the life of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that begins with her loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential primaries and ends…

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  • No Retreat for Christian Conservatives

    No Retreat for Christian Conservatives

    In trying to explain the results of two consecutive presidential defeats, some Republican strategists privately blame Christian evangelicals for the perceived decline in their political participation. Conventional wisdom argues, unconvincingly, that three factors make the once mighty movement of “Born Again Christians” a spent force in American Politics. First, such…

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  • A Fifth Passover Question: Why Bother?

    A Fifth Passover Question: Why Bother?

    GUEST COLUMN BY DIANE MEDVED Here we are on the eve of Passover 5774, (the year according to the Jewish calendar), and the celebration of the traditional Seder, a meal rife with symbolism. After ridding the house of leavened products, bringing in Passover food and preparing the important meal, parents…

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  • Cantor v. Hensarling, Part 2

    The Washington Examiner's David Drucker, among the sharpest of Capitol Hill reporters, joined me Tuesday to discuss the maneuvering to succeed Speaker John Boehner, which I wrote about yesterday here. The transcript of my conversation with Drucker is here. The succession story within the House GOP is complicated and contains…

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