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Is the ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ really a victory for Biden? | JONAH GOLDBERG

In an era of ugly legislative gridlock, it’s easy to forget that progress isn’t necessarily pretty. Last week, Washington got blindsided by the unveiling of…

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Was last week the beginning of the end for Trump? | JONAH GOLDBERG

“It’s not like in the movies” is good advice for almost any field or endeavor, from war to Wall Street. But perhaps nowhere is it…

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Progressive Democrats can’t stop criticizing the Joes (Manchin, Biden) | JONAH GOLDBERG

The wall-to-wall coverage of progressive carping about Joe Biden has been interrupted by reruns of progressive carping about West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin. Last week,…

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Where did Biden go wrong? | JONAH GOLDBERG

President Joe Biden is in deep trouble. A New York Times-Siena College poll released Monday is just the latest survey showing profound discontent with the…

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The huge political mistake the Jan. 6 committee could easily avoid | JONAH GOLDBERG

Will the Jan. 6 committee issue a “criminal referral” to the Justice Department for Donald Trump? Committee members can’t give an interview without being asked…

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the Jan. 6 committee | JONAH GOLDBERG

We’re only three installments into the limited-run production of the Jan. 6 hearings, and so far, I think they’ve been great. But I also think…

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Jan. 6 committee is symptom of our democracy’s failure | JONAH GOLDBERG

On Thursday, the Jan. 6 committee will make its televised prime-time debut, some 519 days after the event that gave the committee its name and…

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Republican voters — not NRA — drive GOP’s gun agenda | JONAH GOLDBERG

In 2020, Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was the top recipient of money from members of the “gun rights” industry. According to Open Secrets, his…

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Why do Democrats and Republicans agree on Ukraine aid? | JONAH GOLDBERG

During the 2020 campaign, Joe Biden was outspoken in his desire to “revive the spirit of bipartisanship in this country.” On May 15, Politico reported…

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It’s not easy to predict U.S. politics in a post-Roe world | JONAH GOLDBERG

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a passionate advocate for abortion rights, but she was also one of Roe v. Wade’s most…

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