Right Turn: Democrats


Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 04/10/2014

The Democrats’ “shut up” impulse explained

The ‘totalitarian impulse’ on the left has become a bad habit.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:24 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Harry Reid, IRS

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Democrats’ campaign of distortion shouldn’t be rewarded

So much distortion, not enough pushback.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Sen. Harry Reid

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Harry Reid’s toxic influence on politics

There’s never been a worse Senate leader than Harry Reid.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Sen. Harry Reid, Senate 2014

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Bruce Braley is not Iowa ‘nice’

How to lose a Senate race in Iowa

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Democrats, 2014 election, Senate 2014

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Democrats say the darndest things

What they say isn’t what they do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Energy, minimum wage, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 04/02/2014

The Democrats’ campaign finance hypocrisy

Lots of whining, little truth in campaign finance reaction

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:22 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign finance, Democrats, Supreme Court

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/01/2014

The Democrats’ quandary: Base-pleasing tactics that alienate voters

The Democrats’ dilemma in 2014 reveals their ideological extremism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Democrats, 2014 elections

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 03/19/2014

The demise of the Democrats’ Senate majority

Democrats mourn the loss of the Senate, sort of.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:56 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Republicans 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Democratic blues

The party’s worries are not without justification.

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Tags:  2014 Democrats, 2014 elections, 2014 Senate, Obamacare

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Dems’ dissention

Suddenly the GOP is united and the Democrats are fighting among themselves.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:39 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Democrats, Democratic Senate, House Republicans, Senate

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Democratic operatives give away the game

Watch out for the most negative campaign ever.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, elections 2014

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Now that the MSM is awake . . .

While skepticism is in fashion, they should be asking lots of tough questions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Senate Democrats, Ukraine

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Questions no red state Democrat wants to answer

Red state Democrats will race a slew of embarrassing Obamacare questions in their re-election campaigns.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Senate Democrats have reason to freak out

Senate Democrats had no reason to cheer after the State of the Union address.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats, State of the Union

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/22/2014

The Clinton delusion

Democrats are kidding themselves about Hillary Clinton

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Six reasons for Hillary Clinton to worry

Hillary Clinton is going to have to offer something different to stand out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Tipping point on Iran sanctions?

With 54 senators now for a Iran sanctions bill, anti-sanction advocates fret about possible passage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul, Senate Democrats

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/09/2014

GOP gets a break on two more House seats

More bad news for the Democrats on the 2014 ballot.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, House Democrats, House Republicans

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Why Dems will go down with the S.S. Hillary

Hillary Clinton won’t be dumped by Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/03/2014

A Hillary Clinton gameplan for 2014

Five ways to liven up Hillary Clinton.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Ten worries for Hillary Clinton

The former senator and Secretary of State is no longer inevitable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013

The plight of Dems in 2014

How does the party answer the Obamacare indictment?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Keeping the fire under Iran negotiators’ feet

Congress remains a potent force in Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, WMD's Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Can the GOP capitalize on the Democrats’ huge turnover?

Obamacare blows Democrats’ chance to take the House

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, House Democrats, House Republicans, Obamacare

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Hoyer waits on Iran resolution, Senate will move

Iran resolution stalled, sanctions move ahead in Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Democrats, Iran, Rep. Steny Hoyer, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Worries about Hillary Clinton

Republicans are coming around to the idea that Clinton is the perfect opponent for them to confront in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, 2016 Republicans, GOP governors, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Camelot once more?

Caroline Kennedy is the female Democrat who can stoke real excitement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Caroline Kennedy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 11/25/2013

On Iran, what say you Hillary?

Where is Hillary Clinton on Iran?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:34 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Now it’s the Senate’s turn to be dysfunctional

While the House has gotten its act together, the Senate is now the dysfunctional body.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, House Republicans, Sen. Harry Reid, Senate

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Will Democrats flee the sinking S.S. Obamacare?

Democrats have to decide whether to abandon the White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Obamacare consumes the White House, threatens Democratic lawmakers

Lucky for the GOP, Obamacare was not delayed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013

What happens if Obamacare fails

What are the chances Obamacare will fail?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Democrats, Obamacare, Rep. Fred Upton

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Questions for Senate Dems who voted for Obamacare

Senate Democrats should be held accountable for their Obamacare votes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mary Landrieu, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Hillary fatigue -- in 2013?!

Trying to make the Hillary Clinton presidential run interesting is hard work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Obamacare problems are just starting

A new poll shows how opposition to the health-care law is growing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Democrats’ collective fault

House and Senate Democrats can’t blame the White House for all of Obamacare’s problems.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/01/2013

No wonder Dems are freaking out

Democrats in Congress are understandably freaked out over the Obamacare fiasco.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/24/2013

The greatest flip-flop in history?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate, Obamacare, Senate Democrats, Senate GOP

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Will Democrats take Obamacare off life support?

Has Obamacare delay become a Democratic issue?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Obamacare: Debacle or unexpected mess?

Just how big a mess is Obamacare?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Arguments that won’t work for Joe Biden

How would Joe Biden stack up against HIllary?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton, VP Joe Biden

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Lose-lose for Democrats

Democrats have no good choices.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Democrats, Senate, Syria

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Hillary Clinton's headaches

Hillary Clinton's appeal is taking a beating in recent events.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:44 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Federal reserve, Hillary Clinton, Syria

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 08/19/2013

The Clintons never change

The Clintons and their baggage are back -- or never left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:16 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Seven Hillary Clinton fallacies

Those betting Hillary Clinton will falter a second time in the Democratic primary race are relying on faulty assumptions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/21/2013

Democrats' false sense of security

Democrats have problems of their own.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Obama second term

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Nationalizing 2014

House and Senate Democratic leaders may be the party's undoing in 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, House Democrats, Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Who is next after Baucus?

Montana senator's retirement creates a host of problems for Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:32 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Red-state Democrats' dilemma

Red-state Demcorats up in 2014 are racking up a long list of votes that opponents will use to skewer them as out of touch with their constituents.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, Democrats, Obamacare, Senate

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Six questions for the Senate Democrats' budget

The party's era of irresponsible hiding is over.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:02 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Senate Democrats, taxes

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Senate Democrats try to hide

Senators who are vulnerable in 2014 may be the weak link in Obama's "fiscal cliff" strategy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, Harry Reid, Mark Pryor, Senate Democrats