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  • **FILE** Republican strategist Karl Rove speaks March 2, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. (Associated Press)

    Karl Rove: Obama's like 'some monarch,' akin to King George the Third

    Karl Rove, the former aide to President George W. Bush, said President Obama has gone far and beyond what any previous White House head has done as far as issuing executive mandates — to the point of taking on king-like qualities.


  • U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is greeted by Iowa Republican senatorial candidate Joni Ernst, right, before speaking at a rally with Ernst supporters, Monday, June 2, 2014, in Urbandale, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    DEACE: 2016 is all about electability

    After suffering through two straight presidential election losses, and losing the popular vote in five of the last six, even conservatives are now talking about "electability." Of course, conservatives have a different idea of what that term means than the ruling class in Washington, D.C.


  • Rep. Michael McCaul, Texas Republican, said President Obama "elected to pull out of Afghanistan based on arbitrary timetables, as opposed to building on the progress and sacrifices of both our Armed Forces and the Afghan people." (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Picking conflicts based on politics

    Amid the saber rattling, cat calls and assorted bombast that followed President Obama's foreign policy-laced commencement speech at West Point comes a moment of practical lucidity from Rep. Michael T. McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.


  • Illustration on women's place in the world by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

    FIELDS: Jill Abramson, the Gray Lady and a woman's world transformed

    Women have come a long way, Miss Baby, since Betty Friedan railed against "the feminine mystique" of the suburban woman locked in a "comfortable concentration camp."


  • **FILE** Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (Associated Press/Naples Daily News, Scott McIntyre)

    Sarah Palin mocks media protection of Hillary Clinton's health

    Sarah Palin sent out a series of scathing and sarcastic lines on her Facebook page in response to the mainstream media's condemnation of Karl Rove for daring to discuss former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's health.


  • ** FILE ** This March 27, 2014, file photo shows Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Dianne Feinstein touts Hillary Clinton as 'foreign policy' expert candidate

    Not that Sen. Dianne Feinstein was issuing a formal endorsement, but she did say that if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did decide to seek the presidency, and she won, it would mean America would have a top foreign policy expert in the White House.


  • Illustration on Hillary Clinton's age by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    KEENE: Gauging Hillary's fitness for the presidency

    Outraged posturing over Karl Rove's recent inelegant injection of Hillary Clinton's age and health into the discussion of whether she is up to a national campaign for the presidency predictably dominated the weekend news shows. PBS' Gwen Ifill and Mark Shields, for example, disdainfully dismissed "Dr." Rove's comments, Mr. Shields calling them the political equivalent of "injecting heroin into the bloodstream."


  • HUMPHRIES: Liberal bully of week: Hillary's palace-guard media

    The liberal bully of the week goes to the palace-guard media, which will not allow certain questions to be asked about their favorite Democratic candidates.



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