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  • WSJ: Manley on a Political Power Play Over Medicaid June 9, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 9, 2014 By: Jim Manley The Washington Post had quite a scoop Monday, reporting that Republicans in Virginia have persuaded a Democratic state senator to step down, which would give Republicans at least temporary control of the Senate... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Why Not to Bet Against Rahm Emanuel June 6, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 6, 2014 By: Jim Manley Politico’s Maggie Haberman has an interesting piece on how Rahm Emanuel is receiving mixed reviews for his tenure as mayor of Chicago while still being lauded for his political skills by inside-the-Beltway denizens... read more

  • WSJ: Feehery on 'Obama the Velcro President' June 5, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 5, 2014 By: John Feehery They said that Ronald Reagan was the Teflon President. Nothing, not even Iran-Contra, could stick to him.Barack Obama is the Velcro President.  Everything is sticking to him.He probably thought he could get some... read more

  • WSJ: Feehery on the Moment Obama Lost the Senate June 3, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 3, 2014 By: John Feehery The pen and the phone were the first clues that the president had already given up on his Senate majority.When Barack Obama told his Cabinet in January that he was going to sign... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on the Danger in Politicizing the VA Scandal May 30, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal May 30, 2014 By: Jim Manley While it may have been the right thing to do in a narrow political sense, it is too bad that Gen. Eric Shinseki resigned as secretary of veterans affairs.Yes, there are significant problems... read more