Jay Cost

Staff Writer
Gary Locke

Running on Empty

So much for ecstatic modes of living.

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By JAY COST




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

Andrew jackson head

What’s So Bad About Old Hickory?

Quite a bit, actually.

9:03 AM, Feb 18, 2015

A 1924 cartoon referring to charges of corruption leveled  by William Borah, a R

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


The Insurers and Obamacare

Political Corruption 101

6:15 AM, Feb 2, 2015

Marco Antonio Rubio

Rubio Enters the Fray

3:05 PM, Jan 23, 2015

Dave Malan

Barack Obama, Corporate Liberal

And secret friend of the one percent.

Feb 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 20

Obama’s Defiant Speech

Obama’s Defiant Speech

10:16 PM, Jan 20, 2015

Hey, Mitch!

A Year of Conflict or Compromise?

The answer may depend on the Supreme Court.

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

Gary Locke

Land of Dynasties

Should we be disturbed by another Bush candidacy?

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Gary Locke

Republicans and Wall Street

Just saying no to Elizabeth Warren isn’t enough.

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

Gary Locke

How to Rebuke a President


Dec 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12


The GOP: King of the Hill

R.I.P., ‘emerging Democratic majority.'

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11


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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