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Emily Miller

Emily Miller

Emily Miller is senior editor of opinion for The Washington Times. She is the author of “Emily Gets Her Gun … But Obama Wants to Take Yours” (Regnery 2013). Miller won the 2012 Clark Mollenhoff Award for Investigative Reporting from the Institute on Political Journalism.

Articles by Emily Miller

Customers line up to look at firearms at a gun shop in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008. The Cheaper Than Dirt gun store recorded a record day of gun sales the day after the election of President-elect Barack Obama and is having trouble keeping up with the demand for assault riffles. (Associated Press)

MILLER: Guns blazing since election

President Obama's re-election has sent Americans running to the gun stores. Sales of firearms and ammunition are way up in reaction to Mr. Obama saying during the debates he wants to ban everything from "cheap handguns" to common hunting rifles with scary-looking features. Published November 13, 2012

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann Romney campaign at Portsmouth International Airport, in Newington, N.H., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

MILLER: Romney beats Obama . . . on the economy

After all the speeches, debates, ads, rallies, fundraisers, town halls and polls, the American people finally have the chance to pull the lever for the man they think can best restore prosperity. President Obama and Mitt Romney have distinctly different plans for economic growth. Published November 5, 2012

President Barack Obama, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, speaks at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, to discuss the recent superstorm Sandy. From left are, the president, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

MILLER: All Obama's bureaucrats

Whether he's a one- or two-term president, Barack Obama's legacy will be the ginormous federal government he left behind. Trillion-dollar annual deficits weren't enough to make him reconsider the wisdom of his spending sprees. Published November 1, 2012

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The hunting party included Tommy Nelson, Ronnie DePalma and Bob Greer with rabbits, and Bill Ayers with beagles Shorty and Amy.

MILLER: Hunters' election

The top of the ticket isn't the only important choice gun owners face next Tuesday. Many voters will have the opportunity to thwart state-level leftists who have busied themselves battering the right to keep and bear arms. Published October 30, 2012

MILLER: Romney hearts Democrats

If polls are to be believed, our next president will likely preside over a divided Congress. The latest RealClearPolitics model predicts Democrats will retain control of the Senate with Republicans gaining one seat overall. Published October 29, 2012

Republican Richard Mourdock, candidate for Indiana's U.S. Senate seat, participates Oct. 23, 2012, in a debate in New Albany, Ind., with Democrat Joe Donnelly and Libertarian Andrew Horning. Mourdock, when asked during the final minutes of the debate whether abortion should be allowed in cases of rape or incest, said "it's something God intended" when a woman is impregnated during a rape. (Associated Press)

MILLER: Politicizing rape

There's no stopping Democrats out for political blood. Richard Mourdock, the Indiana Republican locked in a close contest with Democrat Joe Donnelly for a U.S. Senate seat, offered a badly phrased comment about abortion in rape cases during a debate Tuesday. Published October 26, 2012

Republicans celebrate after Mitt Romney accepts the nomination of the Republican Party for President of the United States at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./ The Washington Times)

MILLER: Obama's cash crunch

As Barack Obama cast a vote for himself in Illinois Thursday, his wallet was noticeably lighter. That's because, this time around, Republicans are winning the money game. It was a different story four years ago when Mr. Obama broke with precedent and turned down matching funds so he could raise unlimited cash for his campaign. Published October 25, 2012

President Obama walks from the White House to Marine One on Oct. 24, 2012, en route to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto campaign events in Iowa, Colorado, California and Nevada. (Associated Press)

MILLER: Obama's last-ditch effort

President Obama has come up with another plan outlining what he'd do if he wins a second term. With less than two weeks to go until the election, he unveiled his latest "plan for jobs and middle-class security" at an event in Florida on Tuesday. Published October 24, 2012

Moderator Candy Crowley (center) of CNN applauds as President Obama (left) and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shake hands during the second presidential debate, at Hofstra University on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo/Michael Reynolds, Pool)

MILLER: Skewing the debates for Obama

CBS' Bob Schieffer was the first debate moderator not to drive conservative viewers to yell at their televisions in frustration. Of course, the bar was set very low. Two of the previous moderators were so overtly biased in favor of the Democrats that Mr. Schieffer's refusal to insert himself into the debate was refreshing. Published October 23, 2012

American Conservative Union Chairman David Keene says CPAC is the place to meet new conservative people and parse out the politics. (Associated Press)

MILLER: NRA vs. Bloomberg

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been saying for the past two years that President Obama would ban guns if given a second term. Mr. Obama had been careful to pretend otherwise until last week's debate, when he let slip his intention to ban certain types of firearms. Published October 22, 2012

Illustration Love for Romney by John Camejo for The Washington Times

MILLER: All Romney's women

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are both ardent suitors of women who vote. In the last few weeks, Mr. Romney has edged out his rival, vaulting to front-runner status. The polls credit a surge among female voters in battleground states, and Mr. Obama will do almost anything to woo them back. Published October 18, 2012

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speak during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

MILLER: Obama's big gun slip

President Obama is in a fix over firearms. He needs to win undecided voters in the swing states to be re-elected, but these areas are largely pro-gun. So after years of trying to dodge the issue, Mr. Obama let it slip in Tuesday's presidential debate that he'd push a gun ban in a second term. Published October 17, 2012

** FILE ** Justice John Paul Stevens retired from the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

MILLER: Gun owners' election

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens demonstrated the importance of America's upcoming presidential choice as he spoke Monday to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Published October 16, 2012

Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, says of the GAO review of stimulus recipients: "Average Americans are likely wondering why we gave such a huge amount of federal money to tax cheats when our national debt is more than $14 trillion." (Associated Press)

MILLER: Food stamps for frappuccinos

President Obama is still obsessed with Big Bird. Headed into the second presidential debate on Tuesday, Mr. Obama hasn't stopped talking about Mitt Romney's example of public broadcasting as a government program that should be cut. Published October 15, 2012

Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, right, watches as Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during the vice presidential debate. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

MILLER: What Biden didn't say

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s bizarre behavior in Thursday night's debate was no accident. The exaggerated expressions and overheated theatrics were meant to distract the public from arriving at the obvious conclusion: This administration has no viable solutions to America's problems. Published October 12, 2012


MILLER: Democrats plan more tax hikes

If re-elected, President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will raise taxes on small business in order to sustain the ginormous federal government they have built. The White House duo have done nothing to avert "Taxmaggedon," the massive tax hike scheduled to go into effect on Jan. 1. Published October 11, 2012

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MILLER: Targeting Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan faces Joe Biden in a vice presidential debate Thursday where guns could become one of the many hot topics discussed. The Wisconsin Republican congressman has recently become a lightning rod for attacks from gun grabbers who think the issue is their ticket to thwarting the Romney campaign's growing momentum in the polls. Published October 10, 2012

President Obama speaks during a campaign event on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in San Francisco. John Legend and Michael Franti performed at the event. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

MILLER: Obama is even losing Hollywood

President Obama's star is fading, even in Hollywood. With less than four weeks until the election, polls are moving in Mitt Romney's direction. Published October 9, 2012

**FILE** Big Bird is a longtime character on the children's television show "Sesame Street." (Associated Press)

MILLER: Time for Big Bird to fly the nest

Big Bird has been living rent-free on Sesame Street for 43 years. The popular Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) character is on the dole because the left believes government should use taxpayer cash to support the arts. With the U.S. debt topping $16.2 trillion, it's time for the eight-foot-tall talking bird to start paying his own way. Published October 8, 2012