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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Tampa’s best and worst

Flops and hits

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:56 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Sununu unleashed

‘The dumbest administration in our lifetimes’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:51 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Jeb Bush: A different kind of Republican

His vision of inclusion and accomplishment is what the GOP needs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Governors | Tags:  rnclive, ep

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Ryan freaks out Obamaland

Who’s lying?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 08/30/2012

The American people aren’t buying Akinizing

Voters aren’t that gullible.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:28 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 11:38 PM ET, 08/29/2012

First came Condi Rice, and then Paul Ryan at RNC

A powerful one-two punch

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:38 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 08/29/2012

McCain has not faltered

McCain still believes the U.S. is the last, best hope

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Human Rights

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 08/29/2012

The Obama camp bristles

But what will the Democratic convention about?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:12 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Romney adviser Richard Williamson on the GOP nominee’s foreign-policy vision

Top aide Richard Williamson talks to The Post

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:22 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rnclive, ep

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012

What if the GOP diversified and no one noticed?

A more diverse party.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Debt, details and double standards

Romney’s policy substance hasn’t satisfied the mainstream media.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:14 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taxes, 2012 campaign

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Heavens, all those problems?!

The coverage gap.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media | Tags:  rnclive, ep

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Can Romney break through in Iowa?

Why is the GOP ticket faring so well there?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign | Tags:  rnclive, ep

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Chris Christie: A force of nature

The New Jersey governor wows the crowd.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:33 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Ann Romney at the RNC

She is beloved, but will it make a difference?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:08 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Bob McDonnell: How to win the critical state of Virginia

How can Romney win Virginia?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:53 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Obama post-hope

The left laments Obama post-hope.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, President Obama

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Ryan vs. the also-considered Republicans

Did other rising stars miss the moment?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Rob Portman at the Republican National Convention

A solid and serious choice.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:56 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/28/2012

National security ignored

Is Romney going to offer his own national security vision?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits | Tags:  RNClive

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Striking a balance between growth and fiscal sobriety

Growth or spending cuts? Or both?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:25 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Can Romney put Pennsylvania into play this year?

Is the Keystone State in play this year?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:53 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/27/2012

The Romney challenge at the Tampa convention

Whit Ayers and Haley Barbour assess the state of the race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Governors

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Friday question answered

Will the convention change anyone’s mind?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

10 myths about conservatives

But myths dies hard, especially if you want to perpetuate them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget | Tags:  RNClive

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

Is the liberal echo chamber a trap?

Is Obama underprepared to face off against Romney?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/26/2012

Monday off at RNC: What’s key for the rest of the race?

Time to ponder what’s important in the race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Senate Republicans

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/26/2012

10 predictions for the RNC

The RNC gathering is easy to handicap.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/26/2012

Biden vs. Ryan

Mother nature intervenes

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/26/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Friday question

Will the Republican National Convention change any minds?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:04 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Romney not so funny, but the media were hysterical

Reporters faint after a Romney joke.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Republicans take on defense sequestration

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Romney can’t shrink from controversy

On hot-button issues, seize the initiative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, 2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Polls galore

Ups and downs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Paul Ryan’s big moment

How his selection changed the race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 08/23/2012

The Obama economy is still rotten

After the screaming, the economy still stinks

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:08 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Social conservative ‘leaders’ blow it

They suffer from lack of political finesse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Obama White House should face facts

Is the White House deluded or engaging in another lie?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:12 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012

DNC’s agenda

A tribute to Todd Akin!

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Romney energized

Romney has an energy day

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

What sort of race is this?

Does the economy trump everything else?

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

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Morning Bits

Must read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Can Romney team get its message out?

When swift communications efforts can help.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:59 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 08/22/2012

The CBO warns about Obama’s irresponsible tactics

Obama’s avoidance strategy has its costs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:23 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Media

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Akin keeps digging

Five ways to kick him to the curb.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Senate Republicans

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/22/2012

David Brooks: Sorry, Mr. President, it’s me, not you

Medicare weaning him off the president?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Jobs are still No. 1 with voters

An opportunity to roll out a pro-growth agenda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Ho hum, another Democratic “shiny object”

Akin has been ostracized, but liberals’ don’t care.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Romney-Ryan on message

The GOP message begins to gel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:49 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 08/21/2012

What can the Missouri GOP do?

What can be done if Akin persists in running.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:40 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 08/21/2012

GOP wants Akin out sooner rather than later

GOP tries to oust the toxic candidate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:37 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Obama’s Iran dilemma

Will Obama seize the moment?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:37 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Obama: Who, me — negative?

Denying the obvious is a bad idea.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:24 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/21/2012

GOP grasps the stakes: Mr. Akin, it’s time to go

With lightning speed the GOP moves to oust Akin.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Senate Republicans

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Obama’s mediocre outing before the press corps

Good thing for him that it wasn’t in prime time

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:46 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Romney and Ryan in the Granite State

Turning out a big crowd in a swing state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Dumping Akin: Two options for replacing him on the Missouri ballot

Tomorrow’s deadline for withdrawal is only one way to replace him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:59 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Senate Republicans

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Do the debates pose a problem for Obama?

An opening for Romney.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Friday question answered

Ryan a plus or minus?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Hope and change are gone

A story of conflict and frayed tempers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:19 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Democrats give up on reason

The Democrats’ plunge into anti-intellectualism

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Obama’s tax fantasy

How to cripple American business.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Taxes

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/19/2012

A formula for a Mideast arms race

A formula for a Middle East arms race

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/19/2012

Ryan and Romney on the same page on national security

The VP pick hails from the Reagan foreign policy school

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

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

Romney-Ryan: Can they win the Medicare debate?

Ryan and his mother wow seniors during a campaign stop in Florida.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/19/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Friday question

What about Ryan?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 08/17/2012

The media blow it on Ryan

Media malpractice, once again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:06 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Obama puts Democrats in a bind

Do they endorse the politics of fear and irresponsibility?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 08/17/2012

The Biden problem

Biden shows how far the Obama brand has been sullied.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:25 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Obama flunks Econ 101

Obama is handicapped when we get down to numbers

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Tax Policy Center decides Romney’s tax plan is less ‘impossible’

Widespread criticism shows how it manipulates figures

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taxes, 2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

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

Punch and counterpunch for the Romney-Ryan ticket

Ryan and Romney have learned to strike back

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

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Romney says he did pay taxes every year

Chatting with the press has its drawbacks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:10 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Why the left gets away with it

The blatant double standard.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Media

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Romney on a roll?

If nothing else, the Romney team’s mood is buoyed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Obama regrets?

A popular theme for Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:22 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Biden reveals the nasty truth about Obama’s strategy

The VP spills the beans: The Obama team is out to incite.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/16/2012

What is the Democrats’ response on Medicare?

What is the Democrats’ response?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Dressing down Ryan?

No makeover is needed

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:45 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 08/15/2012

A choice of economic futures

Romney has experience on his side.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Obama and Biden scrape the bottom of the barrel

His campaign dives into the sewer.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Conventional wisdom flip-flops

What a difference a few days make

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 08/15/2012

GOP running on . . . Medicare?

Romney, Ryan seize the issue as their own.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Romney, Ryan turn up the heat

Romney and Ryan put on the gloves.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/15/2012

The left: If you disagree, you hate the poor

Its opponents aren't merely wrong, but ‘cruel.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Did choosing Ryan do all this?

Did choosing Ryan do all this?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:41 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 08/14/2012

On offense . . . on Medicare?!

Obama is vulnerable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:54 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 08/14/2012

The Middle East on tenterhooks; Obama on the sidelines

A shadow game with Obama on the sidelines.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:33 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Serious about the debt

Is there any doubt which ticket would be more likely to cut the debt?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Romney defies the critics, again

Not a campaign of ideas!

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Challenging the Democrats’ distortions

Increasingly they get called on their talking points.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Flitting from attack to attack

Ryan is giving the left fits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:35 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Five liberal tropes Ryan can eviscerate

The left will be surprised to learn their talking points are false.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:10 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Pumping up the base

With Ryan pick, Romney’s team has pumped up the base.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Romney-Ryan go on offense

Obama playing defense

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Romney and Ryan, a year in the making

How Romney and Ryan bonded.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Friday question answered

Does the ”Mitt killed her” ad matter?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Morning Bits

Must read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/12/2012

Ryan injects gravitas into the GOP ticket

Romney looks bigger, his critics smaller

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/12/2012

Republicans invigorated by Ryan

Ryan pick thrills GOP officials and policy wonks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/12/2012

10 ways Ryan annoys liberal media

Ryan shows how silly the media can be

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/12/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Romney-Ryan: We can do better

Kickoff day

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:30 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 01:51 AM ET, 08/11/2012

Ryan is the one?

If he is Romney’s pick, he will thrill conservatives, intrigue commentators and surprise the left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:51 AM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Friday question

Any backlash?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:02 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Obama’s turnout problem

You have to win among those who show up to vote.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:07 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Shame on you, Mr. President

Romney appeals for decency.

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

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 08/10/2012

How to counterattack Obama

Romney’s best option is to return the fire in kind.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/10/2012

How Romney can win in 88 days

What Romney needs to do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Romney will try puncturing Obama’s ad assault

Romney’s reality offensive is about to begin

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

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/09/2012

The left tries to distract from welfare and ad debacle

Moral equivalence without the equivalency

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Iran closing in on its goal: Nuclear weaponization

A new National Intelligence Estimate report

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Have they no decency?

Where is the outrage?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

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

Romney’s team soldiers on

Trying to shape a future administration.

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

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

An ad too far?

Even the media lose patience with Obama.

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

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Thumbs down on gun control

Voters don’t believe it works.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:52 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, law

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Romney: Doing well unless Republicans don’t vote

He’s in good shape.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:33 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Governors

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Romney foreign policy misstep, a big one

A firestorm over a personnel choice.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Carter at DNC sends wrong message to nervous Jewish Democrats

The anti-Israel ex-president’s plans have outraged Jewish leaders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, President Obama

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

Obama’s welfare debacle

Obama’s rejection of Democratic centrism.

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

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

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

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

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Things we know

What reasonable people know makes no sense.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Taxes, taxes!

Obama is at it again

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Egypt troubles

Morsi is no Mubarak.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Romney’s foreign policy team needs to shape up

He needs a foreign policy team chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

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

Vice president: Who fits the Romney bill?

Romney’s preferences are clear.

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

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Romney gets on the attack on welfare and work

He is going to hit Obama over gutting Clinton’s achievement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:15 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

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

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

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

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/06/2012

McDonnell for VP?

A governor with military experience for VP?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Question time for Obama

What should the press ask President Obama?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:33 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Obama couldn’t go to Israel

An ad, a fuss and a Israel-less travel schedule.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Friday question answered

Can Obama win with the Obama economy?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/06/2012

TV mystery: Why so much Axelrod? Why so little Romney?

Why is David Axelrod on the air so much and Mitt Romney, so little?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

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

Obama’s economic puzzle

It’s not that hard to explain.

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

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/05/2012

Stuck on Iran

The republic is closer to getting nukes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/05/2012

Obama loses more Jewish supporters

More and more angry Democrats go public.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/05/2012

Tax plans and tax spin

It sure isn’t ‘impossible.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/05/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Friday question

The Obama economy?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:40 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 08/03/2012

White House : It’s not so bad, and raise taxes!

No excuse to be this off key.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:29 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Unemployment rate up; attack machine will intensify

Why Obama has to destroy Romney personally.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:52 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/03/2012

10 reasons for Romney optimism

The media, once again, are covering some parallel universe.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Professor Ryan?

Rep. Paul Ryan’s forte makes him a good VP pick.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:51 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Solyndra scandal: Will it sting?

Jack Lew in the mix

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:14 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Will Virginia see red?

Virginia is the ultimate swing state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Romney’s plight: Bad media coverage, bad communication

The combination is a fiasco.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Romney engages on policy, but where is Obama?

Time to get down to basics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

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

The presidential race starts now

Making the sale? The critical voters haven’t tuned in yet.

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

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

Reid ruins the tax-return attack

Reid’s sin was clumsiness.

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

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

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

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

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Obama’s transparency problem

Obama is vulnerable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:32 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Vice-presidential risk-taking

What’s dangerous is choosing a dud.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:43 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Romney’s new auto-bailout ad swings and misses

Romney’s new spot is pointless.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Wall-to-wall gaffes, by the media

How the press corps blew the ‘culture’ story.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Human Rights

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/01/2012

‘Out of context!’

The media and pols don’t understand the phrase.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Obama team panics, forks over new Iran sanctions

If only he faced election every year.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Without WARNing

Playing politics with federal laws.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, National Security

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Does Israel have a capital?

Can he answer a straight question? Will Jewish ‘leaders’ ask him?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Paul Ryan explains capitalism

Why we are in the economic doldrums now.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:21 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Conservative movement

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Romney: An American abroad

The bedrock theme for his campaign, finally.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Human Rights, Economy

 

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