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Perry: Just give us the funds.

Medicaid and the GOP Governors

Their yea or nay to Washington helps size up some presidential hopefuls.

BY ANDREW EVANS

January 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19

The Weekly Standard

History Repeats Itself

The radical historians lose again.

BY RONALD RADOSH

January 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

NEWSCOM

The Speaker and His Critics

They wanted a public drama, and got it.

BY FRED BARNES

January 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

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Jihad Comes to Paris

The long arm of al Qaeda.

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

January 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

Hey, Mitch!

A Year of Conflict or Compromise?

The answer may depend on the Supreme Court.

BY JAY COST

January 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

Kozak

Planes Filled the Sky

Remembering the Battle of the Bulge.

BY WARREN KOZAK

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Big Stock Photo

It Takes a Pirate . . .

Bring back letters of marque and reprisal.

BY JOSHUA GELERNTER

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

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A Little Bird Told Them

The warbler in evidence.

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Gary Locke

Land of Dynasties

Should we be disturbed by another Bush candidacy?

BY JAY COST

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Washington, D.C., passenger Shira Lebow passes a taxi during an UberX ride in Ap

Taxi Deregulation Happened Where?

A rare, worthy reform, made in Washington.

BY ELI LEHRER

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

White House protest, November 2011

The Pipeline and the Damage Done

Obama’s Keystone Kops routine.

BY FRED BARNES

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Protesters in Florida, March 2005

The Schiavo Case Revisited

Why you may be hearing about it in 2016.

BY WESLEY J. SMITH

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Gary Locke

Republicans and Wall Street

Just saying no to Elizabeth Warren isn’t enough.

BY JAY COST

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

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A Year Later, the Exchanges Still Stink

Health insurance ‘job lock’ isn’t going away.

BY IKE BRANNON

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

Jorge Ryan

Lima Greens

Another climate conclave comes and goes.

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

Obama

He Never Learns

Obama’s no-deal presidency.

BY FRED BARNES

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

Two former detainees—left and center—with a police  officer, right, in Montevide

The Uruguay Six

They weren’t kidnapped. They’re not refugees.

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

Asian-American applicants: the new Jews

Waiting for the ‘Termination Point’

Is the end in sight for race-conscious college admissions?

BY TERRY EASTLAND

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

Courtesy RS

A Credulous Press Feeds the PC Mob

Where was journalistic skepticism at Rolling Stone?

BY PHILIP TERZIAN

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

A Stockholm rally against the right-wing Sweden Democrats, September 15

As the Swedes Go, So Goes Europe

The populist backlash against immigration and the EU superstate continues.

BY DOMINIC GREEN

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

Thomas Fluharty

Novorossiya Is Still a Dream

And the ruble is in free-fall.

BY CATHY YOUNG

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

Gary Locke

The Democrats Double Down

Will Republicans seize the opportunity?

BY STEPHEN MOORE

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

Manhattan, July 29: Protester sign or executive order?

Immigration and Representation

When do aliens count?

BY GARY SCHMITT and REBECCA BURGESS

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

A protester at a Board of Visitors meeting  at the University of Virginia, Novem

The Flight from Reason on Campus

And the madness of crowds.

BY JAMES W. CEASER

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

Gruber before Congress

The Architect of Obamacare Speaks

The government’s defense in King v. Burwell is not open and shut.

BY JOHN MCCORMACK

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

A policeman crosses a barricade, December 1.

Beyond the Barricades

Xi lowers the boom on Hong Kong.

BY DENNIS P. HALPIN

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Gary Locke

Obama Negativa

That’s just who he is.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Jack Kevorkian, 1997

Kevorkian’s Vision

He’s looking alarmingly prophetic.

BY WESLEY J. SMITH

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

On a Roll

On a Roll

Suddenly, things look up for the GOP.

BY FRED BARNES

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Kim Hairston / Baltimore sun

Sermons for the King

Green in exchange for green.

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Mary Landrieu speaks to workers in Houma, Louisiana, November 25.

The Bitter End

Mary Landrieu’s last stand.

BY QUIN HILLYER

December 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13

Oh, the complexity: Foreign Minister Zarif of Iran and Baroness Ashton  of the E

Extending Extensions

The ‘complex’ negotiations with Iran.

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

December 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13