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Jay Cost

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Obama Hasn't Had It Tough

At least not compared to other American politicians.

10:04 AM, Apr 28, 2015 • By JAY COST

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Could the hypocrites on the left have a point?

So, What About Money in Politics?

While Democrats decry Citizens United, Republicans twiddle their thumbs.

May 4, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 32

Gary Locke

The Selling of Hillary, 2016

Big government favors the powerful— and vice versa.

Apr 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

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The Fix Is In

Unreformable Medicare.

Apr 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Elephant Drawing GOP

Fix the GOP, Don’t Abandon It

A message to Glenn Beck.

7:01 AM, Mar 26, 2015

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The Democrats’ Problem with White Men

It’s Not the One You Think . . .

7:00 AM, Mar 24, 2015

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Barack Obama, Corporate Shill

7:01 AM, Mar 19, 2015

Capitol Building Full View

Why GOP 'Insiders' Thwart Conservative Reformers

It's the political structure, stupid.

7:01 AM, Mar 17, 2015

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The Problem of ‘Honest Graft’

The Cases of Clinton, Reid, and Menendez.

7:00 AM, Mar 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton

Will Scandal Sink Clinton’s Nomination?

Probably not.

8:01 AM, Mar 11, 2015

Bill Clinton at memoria

The Clintons Are a 21st-Century Machine

How can they be stopped?

8:08 AM, Mar 4, 2015

Jeb Bush

Jeb and the 'Immortal 306'

Does his appeal stretch beyond professional Republicans?

6:30 AM, Feb 24, 2015

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What’s So Bad About Old Hickory?

Quite a bit, actually.

9:03 AM, Feb 18, 2015

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Stop the Rot

Reform conservatism needs an anticorruption agenda

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

Ex-Im Bank

The Fight Against the Ex-Im Bank Is Not Going Well

And why that matters.

12:01 AM, Feb 10, 2015

Donkey elephant

The Rise and Fall of the Parties

The Democrats should be worried.

Feb 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 22

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Jay Cost is a staff writer for The Weekly Standard and the author of Spoiled Rotten, a critical history of the Democratic party, forthcoming from Broadside Books.

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