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Real Clear Politics · 56m ago

Opposing Gorsuch; Tom Price's Misfortune; Trump's Hard Lesson; Final Fours

Good morning, it’s Monday, March 27, 2017. Over the weekend, the Final Four took shape in men’s college basketball’s annual “March Madness” tournament. Only one member of NCAA hoops royalty,...
Real Clear Politics · 11h ago

The National Slush Fund

WASHINGTON -- There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget. After all, it isn't every day that the White House proposes deep cuts in age...
Real Clear Politics · 11h ago

The GOP's Lost Health Care Conscience

WASHINGTON -- I really miss liberal Republicans. People like Mitt Romney. No doubt the former Massachusetts governor would be aghast at being called such a thing. Of course Romney is not a l...
Real Clear Politics · 11h ago

Meet the Man Who Really Owns Obamacare: Tom Price

“I think the losers are Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, because now they own Obamacare, 100 percent own it,” said President (and part-time political pundit) Donald Trump, minutes after surre...
Real Clear Politics · 1d ago

The Democratic Party v. Neil Gorsuch

One of the least uplifting aspects of modern American politics is how the out-of-power party essentially roots for the country to flounder. Sometimes, this subversion is expected, such as wh...
Real Clear Politics · 1d ago

Trump Finds Freedom Lacks Loyalty

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump failed to persuade enough House Republicans to vote for his American Health Care Act, leading to its withdrawal from the House floor on Friday. How did t...
Real Clear Politics · 1d ago

Why Health Care Can't Be Fixed

Bill Clinton tried to fix America's health care problems and was shot down by Congress. Barack Obama got his solution enacted only to find most people didn't like it. Republicans who voted r...
Real Clear Politics · 2d ago

Trump: 'We Learned a Lot' From Health Care Debacle

Donald Trump campaigned to repeal and replace Obamacare in his first 100 days in the White House. He boasted of wielding a businessman’s negotiating skills alongside a determined GOP commitm...
Real Clear Politics · 2d ago

Dissent Forces House GOP to Pull Bill Repealing Obamacare

After seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a call that yielded Republicans the House, Senate and ultimately the White House -- and after dozens of votes in Con...
Real Clear Politics · 3d ago

'Nuclear Option'; Scoring the CBO; Defense Spending; Management Lessons

Good morning, it’s Friday, March 24, 2017. Thirty years ago today, management guru Peter F. Drucker wrote a scathing critique of how the White House operated under Ronald Reagan -- at least ...