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Right Turn: February, 2012

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Romney takes a victory lap

He is as relaxed as we’ve seen him since New Hampshire.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:21 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:02 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Romney scores two big wins in Arizona and Michigan

A relief for the front-runner.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Why does Santorum object to JFK’s speech?

What is Santorum’s objection to JFK’s speech?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:20 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Romney and Santorum keep the pressure on in Michigan

An interesting election day in Michigan

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:34 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Obama’s Iran failure can’t be sweet talk now

Obama has lost control of events.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:27 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Is the White House the place to learn Economics 101?

Which candidates understand free markets?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:09 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Santorum fishing for Democratic votes: Nothing wrong with that?

Less than meets the eye?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/28/2012

For Romney and Santorum, paths to the nomination

What do they do tomorrow?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Obamacare a ‘bad thing,’ say most voters

Romney needs to spell out his own plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Santorum is losing it

Is he out of his league?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:49 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Friday question answered

Who wins tomorrow.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Friday question

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Will Israel act as the West’s protector?

No sign the Iranian nuclear program has slowed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read link to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/26/2012

The problem with Santorum’s ‘past’

His record in the Senate makes for easy pickings.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/26/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Friday question

Who wins?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Jeb: Hey, those guys aren’t very good

The former Florida governor heckles from the peanut gallery.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:01 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/24/2012

One candidate up, the other down

You can tell who had a good week and who didn’t.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Women have Santorum pegged

There is a pundit gender gap.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, Media

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Time on the ground in Michigan

Where have the candidates been?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/24/2012

No conspiracy: Ron Paul just dislikes Santorum

The Paul-Romney conspiracy theorists have it wrong.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Toomey: Thumbs up for the Romney tax plan

Maybe he’s the Pennsylvania senator who could be the V.P.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:23 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Republicans still need to make the case against ObamaCare

Republicans shouldn’t rely solely on the Supreme Court

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obamacare

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Romney team pours it on after the debate

Team Romney is gloating.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Romney not winning over grumpy pundits

Romney doing better than they admit.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Back to the future: Dump the manufacturing tax breaks

We need a 21st-century tax code

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Taxes

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 10:42 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Arizona GOP debate: Romney brings the heat

Romney brings the heat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:42 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Ten things candidates shouldn’t do tonight

What the candidates should avoid

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:30 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Not only the rates matter

Conservatives need to focus on anti-cronyism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:20 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Taxes

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum scares off women voters

How can he win in November if even GOP women don’t like him?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Romney’s tax plan: Not Obama, not Santorum, maybe doable

Attainable tax and fiscal reform, his campaign says

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:39 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Obama’s terrible tax plan

It’s not reform, it’s complication

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Taxes

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum, Romney and religious judgments

The candidates’ revealing moments

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum’s less than consistent record in D.C.

Santorum’s record in D.C. isn’t all that conservative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Why social conservatives shouldn’t rush to defend Santorum

He doesn’t like the coverage of his extreme views.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:30 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 02/21/2012

GOP brushes Obama’s bipartisan happy talk

The president is too busy campaigning to govern.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, President Obama

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s not conservative, It’s reactionary

Why his theology has no place in presidential politics

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Path to the nomination: The Arizona debate

The Arizona moment of truth

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Santorum revives compassionate conservatism

Why not tell us more about a regular conservative agenda?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 02/20/2012

At odds with Israel, still

Obama curtails military funding and publicly chides Israel about using force.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:23 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, Iran

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Santorum’s phony excuses

He tries to run from his attack on the president’s faith

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Santorum’s divisiveness

He has knack for creating controversy and chaos.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Friday question answered

Who’s most electable?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Is Santorum the Sharon Angle of 2012?

Rick Santorum is too risky to be the party’s candidate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Santorum adds fuel to the culture wars

He will offend large chunks of the electorate

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Is the not-Romney an improvement for conservatives?

Why get a less fiscally conservative, less electable candidate?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Ten debate questions for Romney

What do we still need to know?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Friday question

Electability

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Keep an eye on Toomey

Here’s a Pennsylvania senator that gets it right

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Senate GOP

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Time we got serious about Iran

A bipartisan resolution doesn’t go far enough.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/17/2012

What it will take to win the White House

Vying for the critical part of the November electorate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 02/17/2012

10 debate questions for Santorum

Voters deserve answers to tough questions

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:57 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Santorum is a divider, not a uniter

Old cracks become chasms on the right.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Obama’s flip-flop on nuclear fuel

Conservatives blast him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Republicans lukewarm on payroll tax deal

The least-bad option.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans, House GOP

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Obama’s budget’s surprise: Restore UNESCO funding!

Once again playing footsie with the P.A.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:19 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Israel

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Santorum can’t expect to coast

He should address legitimate problems in his record

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Santorum is wealthy, but stingy with charitable giving

He made a lot of money in the years after the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Reading Santorum’s advice on parenting

Santorum’s book isn’t exactly as he described

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Republicans far ahead of Democrats in supporting military action by Israel

Republicans are more supportive than Democrats of assisting Israel in a military conflict.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:03 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Obama’s disastrous Syria and Iran policies

His election year policies are endangering U.S. security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Santorum: Birth control ‘harmful to women’

The gender gap is sure to grow

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Obama in retreat, again

Obama won’t stand up to the Chinese despot

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:18 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Human Rights, President Obama

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Was Santorum shooting from the hip on women in combat?

Santorum could use some first-class advisers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Neither Republican contender fits the Tea Party ideal

Santorum and Romney are no Tea Partyers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Taxes

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Santorum is from Mars, Romney is from Venus?

Why do men and women see the candidates so differently?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:50 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012

What the budget tells us about Obama’s defense policy

His budget choices reveal diminishing U.S. role in the world

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Santorum’s problem isn’t ‘insiderism,’ it’s economic literacy

His criticism of Santorum is off the mark.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:26 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Economy

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Romney takes on Big Labor and crony capitalism

Do we tip the scales in favor of Big Labor?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012

What is Obama doing to earn his salary?

Obama whiffs; right and left excoriate his budget.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Path to the nomination: Romney vs. Santorum

A two-man race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Robert Kagan: The World America Made

His new book explains why U.S. leadership is critical.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Women in combat: What is the problem?

Is there a problem?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:57 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, Conservative movement

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Obama plays to the left, releases irresponsible budget

He’s not even trying to govern.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:37 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Israel, Iran’s growing aggression and Obama

More evidence that Israel will need to act on its own.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Friday question answered

What happens next in the roller-coaster race?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Sometimes, it takes a book to trip up a candidate

He gets cross-examined on his controversial book.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Meet Foster Friess, Rick Santorum’s super PAC patron

Rick Santorum’s super PAC patron is having the time of his life.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Morning Bits

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/12/2012

Romney wins a couple contests, confuses the media (again)

Romney wins CPAC and the Maine caucus

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Silly things said at CPAC

Lots of pronouncements don’t make much sense

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Did you know Chris Christie gave a big foreign policy speech?

Christie tells us how he views the world

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Israel, Governors

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Friday question

What happens next?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:42 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Romney connects at CPAC

His best speech yet

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:30 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Exclusive Romney interview at CPAC

A new tax plan is coming; a human story is recounted.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:01 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Santorum hits a home run at CPAC

His speech brings conservatives to their feet.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 02/10/2012

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Rick Santorum

On Romney, women in combat and entitlements.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:08 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Republicans will have to get real

Time to shut down the fantasy politics league.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Santorum’s labor problem

Is Gingrich right for once?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, law

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Listen up on earmarks

Is this Santorum’s biggest problem?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Santorum fights the ‘Death Star’

Santorum punches back, and both get off message.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Santorum says ‘other types of emotions’ could preclude women in combat

Their “other types of emotions” are “not in best interests” of the military, he says.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:16 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 02/09/2012

CPAC panel debates how the Arab Spring affects the U.S.

Is the Arab Spring good for America?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:15 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, foreign policy, Human Rights

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Marco Rubio, fluently speaking ‘conservative’ at CPAC

What a conservative leader sounds like

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Immigration

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Santorum’s dilemma

Does he need to win or just stay close?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Christie dismembers the teachers’ union president

He takes down the union president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Governors, Education

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Santorum should play to win, not to avoid losing

If he can win there, he can beat Romney anyplace

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Morning Bits

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By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Michigan: Who’s got the edge?

Is it class and not ideology?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:47 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Where are we headed with Iran sanctions?

Is the Obama administration headed for more useless talks?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 02/08/2012

‘Five challenges’ for Romney

He can tell us what he believes and what he’ll do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:21 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Santorum’s agenda

How can he build on his success?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Rethinking the 2012 GOP primary landscape

Look to 2008 for guidance.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:48 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Romney has a fight on his hands

Can Romney hold off one more rival?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Santorum wins two races, swinging the momentum again

A new lease on life?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:23 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Santorum vs. Romney on contraception: Round 2

Well, maybe Romney didn’t do exactly what Obama did on contraception

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:06 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Romney vs. Santorum on contraception

Did Santorum go too far?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:31 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Pre-spinning today’s races

Races today are either meaningless or vital.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Combative news outlet opens for business

Its editor-in-chief talks to Right Turn.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Media, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Path to the nomination

Five challenges for Santorum

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Obama: Did I really say I didn’t like super PACs?

It’s all about reelection now.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Why Israel doesn’t trust Obama on Iran

The president is not serious about ‘all options’ being on the table.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/06/2012

The tricky job of running for running mate

How to get the number-two spot, without trying too hard

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Santorum takes Romney to task for his ‘smear campaign’

Can Santorum peel off very conservative voters?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:19 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Time to stand up and defend faith

Objecting to Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Culture, law

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Obama leads from behind; the Middle East reels

The Obama administration’s reticence foments instability.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Friday question answered

Did Obama blow it when he took on the Catholic Church?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Friday question, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Santorum has his shot

Can Santorum go toe-to-toe with Romney?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Morning Bits

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/05/2012

Romney cleans up

While the front-runner won big in Florida, Newt Gingrich had a meltdown.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Gingrich down and finally out of the running

Gingrich’s presidential campaign goes bust

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Conservatives’ manufactured outrage

Conservative pundits should take a deep breath

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Media

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Senate Democrats won’t pass a budget

Harry Reid refuses to do his job

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Morning Bits

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By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Friday question

ObamaCare vs. religious liberty

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:05 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/03/2012

U.S. and Israel at odds — still?

The U.S. and Israel joust publicly

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Israel

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Susan G. Komen Foundation vs. Planned Parenthood bullies

The flap over the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Can Obama run against a do-some-things Congress?

A productive week.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Drilling down on the new jobs report

Unemployment’s down. But so is the proportion of people looking for work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/03/2012

How to take on Obamacare in the general election

Smart conservative wonks give him the script.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 02/03/2012

You think Romney has flaws? Look at Obama.

The president has a ton of liabilities

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:50 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Romney: A wild week

What’s important and what’s not

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Conservative movement

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Morning Bits

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Obama turns off Jewish voters

Could it be Obama?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012

North Africa: Terrorism on the rise

A toxic mix of unstable governments, refugees and al-Qaeda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Romney gets Trump nod and gets off stage — fast!

The best part: It was short.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:25 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Media

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 02/02/2012

The Trump trap

A boneheaded move for Romney.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:07 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/02/2012

How the right can get its reputation back

Time to get serious

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Romney hits Obama on Afghanistan pullout announcement

Obama’s reckless management of the war

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, President Obama

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Egomaniacs R Us: Trump to pick Newt

Santorum catches a break from Gingrich’s lunacy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Romney, policies and conservatives who can help

Time to recap and expand his proposals.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Romney derangement syndrome (on the right)

Ideology is only part of the explanation

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Obama’s money advantage is minimal

Can Mitt Romney pull even?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:48 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Only fighters need apply for vice president

Avoid the bland.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Romney on the safety net; anti-Romney media still unhinged

Right and left suffer from Romney-derangement syndrome.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:56 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Right-wingers chased after the bad boy, buried Santorum

The right’s big goof.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:04 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 09:56 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Newt Gingrich loses Florida — and reminds us why

In Florida, he shows himself to be a classless candidate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:56 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Romney crushes Gingrich in Florida

A double-digit win in Florida

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Florida results and spin tonight

Clear Florida results won’t necessarily improve the coverage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:14 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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