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Debates Have Moved The Polls, But Haven't Fundamentally Changed The Race
October 03, 2012

Debates can bring old supporters back into the fold, but they haven't swayed undecided voters

Two Issues Romney Needs to Stop Obsessing Over
October 02, 2012

For Romney, talking about the economy means talking about small businesses and the national debt. One problem: Voters don't care.

Yes, Virginia, The Rich Pay Less Tax Now
September 27, 2012

Rich people really do pay a lot less in taxes today than they used to. Here’s the evidence.

How to be a Real “Redistributionist”
September 20, 2012

Here are a few things Obama could do if he wanted to be a real (or more effective) “redistributionist.”

Why Is Romney Afraid to Talk About Tax Cuts?
September 14, 2012

Until recently, Republican presidential candidates wouldn't shut up about cutting taxes. Now Romney avoids the subject.

This Should Be Obama’s Answer to ‘Are You Better Off?’
September 04, 2012

Why it's legitimate to ask whether Americans are better off, and how Obama should answer.

Whatever Happened To Tax Cuts?
August 30, 2012

Has the GOP relegated talk of tax cuts to quiet rooms?

National Review, Race, And Me
August 29, 2012

I answer National Review's absurd claim that it's Democrats (including me!), not Republicans, who have introduced race into the 2012 campaign.

Why Mitt Romney Wants to Be Like James K. Polk
August 28, 2012

Romney's looking to the 11th U.S. president as a model. Does it have anything to do with Polk's importance to Mormon history?

Romney’s Losing Strategy
August 27, 2012

TAMPA—As they assemble in Tampa, the Republicans should consider not just whether they can win back the presidency in November, but whether they can create a viable majority that can endure past an election cycle. But they won’t. Mitt Romney and his party are oblivious to their longer term prospects.