WASHINGTON -- The president suggested he would hold off introducing his own immigration bill as long as bipartisan Senate negotiations were proceeding apace -- until his own immigration bill mysteriously leaked precisely as bipartisan Senate negotiations were proceeding apace.
WASHINGTON -- For the first time since Election Day, President Obama is on the defensive.
WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform is coming. Let's get it right. What counts as getting it wrong? The 1986 Simpson-Mazzoli Act, signed by President Reagan.
WASHINGTON -- The media herd is stunned to discover that Barack Obama is a man of the left. After 699 teleprompted presidential speeches, the commentariat was apparently still oblivious. Until Monday's inaugural address, that is.
"This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
"Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton did not." That was Barack Obama in 2008.
WASHINGTON -- It was the biggest rout since Agincourt. If you insist, since the Carter-Reagan debate.
WASHINGTON -- In mid-September 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the bottom fell out of the financial system.
WASHINGTON -- There are few foreign-policy positions more silly than the assertion without context that "deterrence works." It is like saying air power works. Well, it worked for Kosovo; it didn't work over North Vietnam.
"If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."