Ronald Reagan

The Illusory Power of Grover Norquist
November 27, 2012

Grover Norquist was never the reason Republicans resisted raising taxes.

The Myth of Second-Term Failure
November 16, 2012

Forget the "second-term curse." By year five, Obama should just be hitting his stride.

The Ecstasy and Agonies of a Permanent Democratic Majority
November 16, 2012

Why the Obama coalition might still flop.

Despite Their Losses Last Night, Republicans Have One Trick Left: Gridlock
November 07, 2012

Republicans still control one of the key systems of American government.

Eight More Years! The Case for Removing Term Limits
November 05, 2012

How the 22nd Amendment is hurting the country.

A Pre-Election Washingtoon Round-Up
November 02, 2012

Five cartoons from the most recent issues of The New Republic

Lech Walesa, Republican Surrogate
October 29, 2012

Mitt Romney used a meeting with Lech Walesa as a foreign policy talking point, but the two don't quite agree.

Romney Plays Reagan — And Does Well Enough
October 23, 2012

The candidates spent almost no time debating the substance of foreign policy.

If Obama Proves a Failure, Liberals Have No One to Blame But Themselves
October 22, 2012

Unlike in the 1930s and 1960s, Obama couldn't rely on surging liberal movements to help him advance his goals.

The Court and the Future of Everything You Hold Dear
October 19, 2012

You shouldn't read too much into John Roberts's recent display of jurisprudence.

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