Mar 5, 2015
Rep. Peter Roskam is now chairman of the Ways and Means subcommittee whose jurisdiction includes oversight of the Internal Revenue Service, and hence of Lois Lerner's legacy.
Feb 26, 2015
The most portentous election of 2014, which gave the worst-governed state its first Republican governor in 12 years, has initiated this century's most intriguing political experiment.
Feb 22, 2015
U.S. "countermessaging" against the Islamic State will use up to 140 characters to persuade persons who are tempted to join in its barbarism, beheadings, crucifixions, burning people alive, etc., that these behaviors are not nice.
Feb 19, 2015
Americans, a litigious people, believe that rules for coping with messy reality can be written in tidy legal language. This belief will be tested by the debate that will resume when Congress returns from a recess it should not have taken, with a war to authorize.
Feb 16, 2015
A sense of proportion, which pessimism impedes, should prevent 2016 from being a competition in alarmism over terroism.
Feb 12, 2015
In 2001, Mike Pence was one of just 34 House Republicans to vote against President Bush's pride and joy, the No Child Left Behind education legislation, which Pence considered a federal usurpation of a state and local responsibility, K-12 education.
Feb 8, 2015
Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, is seeking 60 Senate votes to "reverse the trend toward a national school board."
Feb 5, 2015
The lingering economic anemia is astonishing, given plummeting energy prices. To a considerable extent, the anemia is an iatrogenic social ailment, induced by government behavior.