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Presidential candidates

On Courage

As of this writing, we are still about three months away from the first vote of the campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination—­and already “our side” seems set to tear…

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I Contain Platitudes

From statements made by Joe Biden, current presidential candidate and former vice president, since he first ran for office in 1969.

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No Joe!

Joe Biden’s disastrous legislative legacy

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The Real Jimmy Carter

At 4:30 in the afternoon in the Admiral Benbow Inn in Jackson, Mississippi, Jimmy Carter sits opposite a dozen seventeen-year-olds, asking them to help him become president. “I grow peanuts…

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The Improbability Party

I like to think I’m unique. Don’t you? Complicated. Surprising. Unpredictable. I like to think that people who’ve only just met me or who know only the basic facts about…

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Trump’s People

Among the fans in Florida, New Hampshire, and Iowa

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Nor a Lender Be

Hillary Clinton, liberal virtue, and the cult of the microloan

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