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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 11/08/2013

What matters, and what doesn’t, with Obama’s sliding approval numbers

Keep an eye on what really counts.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:37 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/13/2013

You want a scandal? Here's a scandal.

The deliberate effort to grind government to a halt by filibustering all nominations is a bigger scandal than the Benghazi and IRS stories put together.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Move faster in filling executive branch jobs, Mr. President

When jobs are not filled, there's policy drift. Time to step things up.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:36 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/28/2013

What did Bob Woodward actually claim about the White House?

It's unclear to me that Woodward made the charges everyone claim he did.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Where are the women?

Obama has blown too many chances to appoint women to top positions.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:17 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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