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Hal Mayforth

The Battle of 2014

With the midterm elections less than a year away, the terrain looks surprisingly favorable for Republicans

BY JAY COST

December 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14

Gary Locke

Hard Sell

Going door-to-door for Obamacare

BY MATT LABASH

December 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 13

Mullah

Faith-Based Negotiations

When liberals meet mullahs

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

December 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 13

Politics

The Real Price of Politics

Obamacare is not an aberration

BY JAY COST

December 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12

AP IMAGES

A Rare Specimen

Rob Astorino, successful New York Republican

BY TERRY EASTLAND

December 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12

Thomas fluharty

Silicon Chasm

The class divide on America’s cutting edge

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

December 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12

Dallas

New Dawn in Dallas

Fifty years after the Kennedy assassination, Main Street values trump political ideology

BY DAVID DEVOSS

November 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11

CORBIS/ AP Wayne Parry / NEWSCOM

The Town FEMA Turned Down

The tide goes out on religious liberty

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

November 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11

Hossein Dehghan in parliament, 2013

The Secret History of Hezbollah

It was always an outpost of the Iranian revolution

BY TONY BADRAN

November 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11

Shepard

What Happened in Laramie

Everything you know about Matthew Shepard is wrong

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

November 18, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 10

David Clark

Drivers Get Rolled

Bicyclists are making unreasonable claims to the road—and winning

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

November 18, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 10

Gary Locke

The Media Kowtow

Why is the coverage of China’s government so obsequious?

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

November 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09

Shutterstock

Down and Out in Vermont

Heroin in the hills

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

November 4, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 08

Obamacare

Health Reform Breaks Bad

The deceptions and disasters of Obamacare

BY CHRISTOPHER J. CONOVER

October 21 - October 28, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07

Shaun Donovan

HUD’s Power Grab

The Obama administration plots a wholesale federal intrusion into local housing policy

BY TERRY EASTLAND

October 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

Weekly standard Photo Illustration / figure, Shutterstock

Womb for Rent

The brave new world of childless couples, enterprising lawyers, and surrogate mothers

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

October 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

‘Keep Cool and Vote for the Chancellor’

Germany Moves Left

Angela Merkel’s Pyrrhic victory

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

October 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

Truman & Obama

Uncommonly Partisan

The consistently divisive rhetoric of President Obama

BY JAY COST

September 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04

sorry no gas

Two Miserable Decades

Don’t worry, it was even worse in the 1970s. Or was it?

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

September 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04

newscom

Washington Builds a Bugaboo

How does Senator Ted Cruz tick off liberals? Let us count the ways.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

September 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 03

thomas fluharty

The Muddle East

Every idea President Obama had about pacifying the Muslim world turned out to be wrong.

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

September 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

Getty Images

The Last 24 Notes

Tom Day and the volunteer buglers who play ‘Taps’ at veterans’ funerals across America

BY MATT LABASH

September 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

The Constitutionalist

The Constitutionalist

Utah’s freshman senator makes his mark

BY TERRY EASTLAND

September 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

Richard Carlson

Signs of the Zodiac

The streets of San Francisco, 1969

BY RICHARD CARLSON

September 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

Tony Abbott campaigning in 2010

Conservatism on Top Down Under

Meet Tony Abbott, the likely next prime minister of Australia

BY FRED BARNES

September 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

Mandates

Going, Going, Gone

The arguments that justified Obama­care are already being discredited. Here’s how to replace it.

BY YUVAL LEVIN

September 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

Isabel Kret

The Regulatory Court

The D.C. Circuit takes center stage, one more time

BY ADAM J. WHITE

August 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47

The Gatsby

The Scandal Society

From Nixon and Clinton to Obama

BY NOEMIE EMERY

August 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47

Fluharty

Child’s Play

The fairy-tale world of Model United Nations

BY JAMES KIRCHICK

August 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

Andrew Jackson takes on the Hydra of centralized power.

The New Old Thing

Jeffersonian populism returns

BY JAY COST

August 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

David Clark

The Oldest War

Remember when the battle of the sexes was a laughing matter?

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

August 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

Erika Harold at the 2004 Republican convention in New York

Miss America vs. Mr. Incumbent

Not your ordinary House primary race

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

August 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45