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The '90s Make a Comeback

The holidays are always a time for nostalgia, and this year has seen a growing outbreak of nostalgia for one decade in particular. Democrats are ranking Bill Clinton (who left office ranked by most historians in the 25-30 range of our forty-odd Presidents) now tied with JFK (and well ahead …

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Written by Telly Davidson on Saturday December 10, 2011

Is Bill Clinton Still Triangulating?

Cameras caught Bill Clinton sharing a few words with Paul Ryan at a recent event and encouraging him to call. Is the former president up to his old political tricks? In this video , ABC News catches Paul Ryan and Bill Clinton sharing a few words behind the scenes at a Pete Peterson Foundation …

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Written by Noah Kristula-Green on Wednesday May 25, 2011

Obama Keeps Bill Happy

Some speechwriter must have had a little chuckle as he drafted President Obama’s remarks at the UN. Some speechwriter must have had a little chuckle as he drafted President Obama’s remarks at the UN. Obama apologized to former President Clinton for keeping the Secretary of State so busy that …

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Written by David Frum on Tuesday March 29, 2011

Newt's Old Allies Warn Against Shutdown

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich continues to defend the 1995 government shutdown. But many of his closest allies from that era see the episode as a mistake. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to announce a run for president soon, but if he is to continue to defend the government shutdown that …

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Written by Tim Mak on Wednesday March 2, 2011

Can Obama Save His Presidency?

Obama's best bet for salvaging his agenda is to "pull a Clinton" and move to the political center. Yet there is no evidence the president is so inclined or even able to do so. As cold fear rises in the mainstream media that President Obama may be in over his head, my thoughts go back to a dinner …

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Written by Gusher on Monday August 31, 2009

Universal Coverage: Stand Around & Wait

NM SYMPOSIUM: America already has government healthcare: Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, programs for Indians on reservations. The program I’m personally familiar with is Tricare, for military dependants. Go to Clark Clinic on Fort Bragg to see how government medicine works: Not very well. Tens of …

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Written by Sean Linnane on Thursday August 27, 2009