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Fox News Poll: Voters say government is the problem, taxes are too high

(AP)

A record number of American voters think they pay too much in taxes. In addition, they think government is more often the source of America’s troubles — not the means of fixing them.
The latest Fox News poll shows… Continue reading

Next GOP superstar? Why it’s time to take a serious look at Carly Fiorina

My friend, and frequent Fox News sparring partner, Ann Coulter often reminds her right-wing audiences that in “every presidential election since 1950 — except Goldwater in ’64 — the Republican would have won, if only the men had voted.”
Well,… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: More families feel worse than better as a result of ObamaCare

More voters say their family is worse off than better off under ObamaCare. In addition, most of those who had to change their insurance coverage because of the health care law say it cost them money.
That’s according to a… Continue reading

Indiana and the culture wars

If I visit a kosher restaurant and order a pork chop, am I being discriminated against when the waiter says they don’t serve pork?
If an establishment requires that men wear jackets and women dress in what that establishment defines… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: US did wrong thing trading prisoners for Bergdahl

This undated file image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. (AP Photo/U.S. Army, file)

The United States did the wrong thing when it swapped five Taliban prisoners for a U.S. soldier named Bowe Bergdahl, say 47 percent… Continue reading

School Reform: Congress has stopped looking out for America’s kids

Editor’s note: The following column first appeared in The Hill newspaper and on TheHill.com.
Last week President Obama invited a small group of journalists, including me, to talk with him at the White House.
The conversation was off-the-record. But speaking… Continue reading

Give Boehner a break: GOP Speaker brings real leadership to 114th Congress

FILE — Jan. 13, 2015: House Speaker John Boehner (AP)

Some crank apparently has it in for John Boehner. No, I’m not talking about Ted Yoho; rather, the bartender who supposedly threatened to poison the House Speaker’s drinks – a… Continue reading

Lame duck Congress to tackle spending bill, tax breaks in short session

The aptly named lame duck session of Congress will be short this year — probably about a month.
“I don’t think the lame duck session is going to last long,” said Darrell West of the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.… Continue reading

As America Heads To The Polls, Momentum Is In Republicans’ Favor

Election night is always exciting. Even when polling has predicted the overall outcome well before November 4th arrives, there are always upsets and victories across the nation that make staying up until the bitter end worth it.
I’m sure that… Continue reading