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Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 04/08/2014

The Insiders: The executive order presidency suits Obama

With executive orders, President Obama doesn’t have to meet with anyone or convince anyone to do his bidding. He just signs his name.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:05 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, equal pay day, executive orders, President Obama, The Insiders, White House

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 04/04/2014

The Insiders: The president takes the low road

The president’s speeches this week showed us that he has no intention of governing for the remainder of his term. He is still in campaign mode, and it’s getting ugly.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:06 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, minimum wage, Obamacare, president, primetime, The Insiders

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 03/31/2014

The Insiders: This is the governing party’s agenda? Really?

The Senate Democrats’ latest “agenda” shows just how exhausted the party is.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:10 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  agenda, Democrats, DPCC, election 2014, President Obama, rep steve scalise, RSC, senator schumer, The Insiders

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/29/2014

With a skillful tone, Obama’s SOTU speech exceeded expectations

People disillusioned by the president might want to take a second look.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Clinton, Democrats, economy, President Obama, Republicsans, State of the Union

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 01/27/2014

How Obama’s SOTU speech can be memorable

By Carter Eskew  |  05:58 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Obamacare, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Chris Christie’s hypocritical transformation

Part of the New Jersey governor’s allure was his cross-over appeal.

By Carter Eskew  |  11:07 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, partisanship, president, Republicans

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Obama’s sure-footed surveillance speech

His address Friday set several markers that may last far beyond his term of office

By David Ignatius  |  05:54 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  edward snowden, intelligence, nsa, President Barack Obama, surveillance

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Rebuilding a thriving economy

Is Amazon the right company to highlight when talking about restoring the middle class?

By Carter Eskew  |  04:16 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Bill Gates, capitalism, Carnegie, Ford, Google, Jeff Bezos, President Obama, Rockefeller, Steve Jobs, Vanderbuilt

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 07/23/2013

The Insiders: Republicans are losing the economic argument

The GOP message of tax cuts and deregulation doesn't have currency anymore.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:29 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al gore, Bill Clinton, Gary Hart, George Bush, John Boehner, Mitt Romney, President Obama, The Insiders

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 05/14/2013

PostScript: Will and Watergates

Readers respond to Will's column on new Obama scandal

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:30 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  george will, irs, Justice Department, PostScript, President Barack Obama, Watergate

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/04/2013

The Insiders: Obama is betwixt and between

Obama is betwixt and between.

By Carter Eskew  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obama, president, Republicans, Washington

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/19/2013

The Insiders: It isn't a fair fight

The relationship between the White House press corps and the administrations it covers needs to change.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arsenio, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, president, Reagan, Reddit, Twitter, West Wing, White House, White House correspondent