Aug 10, 2015

Politics or entertainment?

The first Republican Party presidential debate — a televised rock 'em sock 'em event that attracted 24 million viewers — said a great deal about politics in the United States.

Reaganism still revered by Republicans

Apr 21, 2015

Reaganism still revered by Republicans

Barack Obama is weak and Ronald Reagan exuded power, Republicans say. But while conservative White House hopefuls revere the 1980s president as a foreign-policy icon, oversimplifying Reaganism may mask nuances of his diplomacy. Appreciation for the ex-president, who died in 2004, is nothing new. ...

Can Christie lead GOP back to White House?

Nov 24, 2013

Can Christie lead GOP back to White House?

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Since Chris Christie’s landslide re-election as governor of New Jersey earlier this month, which has seen him confirmed as an early favorite for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, the question of the precise nature of his political personality, and its appeal, has loomed as ...