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Minnesota Is Next Year’s Biggest Election Battleground

Assuming Al Franken resigns from the Senate, Minnesota is going to have two Senate elections next year. The state will also be electing a new governor, since incumbent Democrat Mark Dayton is not running again. Minnesota hasn’t had simultaneous elections for these three offices since 1978. The state has several competitive ...

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Introducing the Reality Check with Jeanne Allen Podcast

On my inaugural Reality Check podcast (and thank you, NR for hosting it), Howard Fuller chastises teachers union boss Randi Weingarten for berating people who choose to get their kids out of bad schools and send them to other schools, such as charters: “When someone like Randi Weingarten says . ...

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Roy Moore Has One More Embarrassment Up His Sleeve

Roy Moore Has One More Embarrassment Up His Sleeve One of the many, many reasons you do not nominate unhinged narcissists for political office is that their ego won’t let them do some of the most basic tasks in politics… like concede a race. Nothing has changed since late Tuesday ...

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National Review Institute — End-of-Year appeal

And I bet you haven’t either, even though it’s the time of year for that. But I bet you have thought about making special choices for charitable (tax deductible!) giving – it’s the time of year for that too. We encourage you to consider National Review Institute as a recipient ...

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Tax Reform & Infrastructure Plan: Trump Administration May Hit Obstacles

A recent Politico story suggests that the Trump administration may have some trouble convincing congressional Democrats to go along with an infrastructure plan. There are many reasons for this — some partisan, some policy. One of the major hang-ups could be the funding of this plan. The Trump administration is ...

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‘Can Only Trump Survive Trump?’

Ed Gillespie ran away from Trump and lost in Virginia. Roy Moore ran toward Trump (with a lot of excess baggage) and lost in Alabama. One was a wonky establishment Republican careful to sand away any hard edges in his political persona; the other was an obstreperous and ignorant insurgent ...

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Oberlin and the Bakery | National Review

Exactly a year ago today, Michelle Malkin wrote a piece for the home page describing how a small business, Gibson’s Bakery, had fallen foul of Oberlin’s (yes, Oberlin again) for allegedly racist behavior. The dispute rumbles on. CBS: Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson’s ...

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Marco Rubio Confirms That He Will Not Support the GOP Tax Bill Unless it Expands the Child Tax Credit’s Refundability

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) says that he will vote against the GOP tax bill, unless refundability of the child tax credit increases from its current $1,100, a choice he calls “Not tough at all.” Rubio came to the decision after party leadership budged on the corporate tax cut to cut ...

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William F. Buckley Jr., Sharon Isbin, an Immortal Song, and More

On the homepage today, I do some fundraising, and talk about WFB. One of the most recurring phrases around here is “Buckley legacy.” What does it mean? I suppose it means different things to different people. WFB was big and multifaceted, and so is his “legacy.” Here is another little ...

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Re: Misplaced Trust in Antitrust

I appreciate Iain Murray’s response to my article about the tech monopolies. I don’t have a ton to add — the question of when a monopoly becomes a problem worthy of government action is highly subjective, so it’s an agree-to-disagree type of situation. But I did want to clarify a ...

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