Jay Cost

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Franklin Raines: ‘We manage our political risk with the same intensity that we m

Mortgage Madness

Blame for the 2008 financial collapse is, and should be, widespread.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JAY COST



Cotton Pryor

Tom Cotton and the Farm Bill

12:00 AM, Jun 19, 2014


Voters vs. Leaders

The Republican base despises the Republican apex.

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39

Gary Locke

The Frontrunner

Hillary’s Democratic challengers are likely to fall short.

Jun 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36


Obamacare Myth-Making

Five phony success stories.

May 19, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 34

Gary Locke

The Slush Fund

How Obamacare pays off insurers.

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

The Republican establishment needs the grassroots, and vice versa.

Apr 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31


Counting by States

The Democrats’ Senate problem.

Apr 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 29

A voter refusing to be taken for granted

How Much Worse Can It Get?

Republicans can’t afford to write off African-American voters.

Mar 31, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 28


Not Ready for Hillary

Mar 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27


Delay, Delay, Delay

The lawless tweaking of Obamacare’s provisions continues.

Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Jay Cost

The Middle Kingdom

Everybody loves the spirit of compromise. Except voters.

Mar 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

Hey, more time to spend with the kids!

Dependence Day

The corrupting effects of Obamacare.

Feb 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23


The Wages of Immigration

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22


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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