Jim Swift

Assistant Editor
Cycle Track

All Hail the 'Death Spiral'

A modest proposal for WMATA's flailing rail network.

4:29 PM, Oct 5, 2015 • By JIM SWIFT



Dems Protest at DNC for More Debates

A DNC drum circle runs its course.

6:49 PM, Sep 16, 2015

Sad Raisin Bran

Will Trump Turn on Raisin Bran?

Despite his claims to the contrary, a free-trader he is not.

4:33 PM, Sep 15, 2015

Jay Nixon

Can Unions Buy a Win in Missouri?

It's down to the wire in Jefferson City.

1:11 PM, Sep 14, 2015

Goose Bay

Operation Yellow Ribbon

1:25 PM, Sep 11, 2015

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Remembering 9/11

14 years later.

12:03 PM, Sep 11, 2015

Wearing the Trump Hat

The Classiest, Worst Hat I Ever Bought

A week spent Making America Great Again, one hat at a time.

3:35 PM, Sep 10, 2015


Hot and Loathing

Anti-Iran-deal activists rally at the Capitol (featuring The Donald).

4:50 PM, Sep 9, 2015

TWS Cover

A Long Shot No More?

Ben Carson's rise in the polls.

9:29 AM, Sep 8, 2015


Mansfield on Tocqueville

8:11 AM, Sep 4, 2015

Straw Poll

Kristol Clear Straw Poll #6

And a Democratic field betting game!

4:45 PM, Sep 2, 2015

Farm Fresh

The Most Important Meal of the Day!

Never miss breakfast, especially if you're a teacher.

3:15 PM, Aug 28, 2015

48 Laws Trump

Donald Trump and the 48 Laws of Power

An analysis.

11:30 AM, Aug 21, 2015

Supreme Court

Give Us Your Money...

... so we can take money out of politics!

12:01 PM, Aug 14, 2015


O'Malley: Triple the Number of Debates

"I think that the Democratic party is doing a bad job."

4:25 PM, Aug 13, 2015

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Jim Swift is an assistant editor at The Weekly Standard.  He previously worked for members of the House and Senate as a tax staffer. Swift holds a BSBA from Saint Louis University.

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