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Cleveland, Day One

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I turned on the campaign coverage early today just in time to catch the big floor fight among the delegates. Call it the final death throes of the "Never Trump" movement.

These Prominent Republicans Won't Show Up At The RNC

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

Republicans will gather this week in Cleveland to officially choose Donald Trump as their nominee. But many of the party’s most prominent members wi...

Bob Dole Lobbies For For-Profit College Facing Fraud Probes

David Halperin | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
David Halperin

Twenty years ago this summer, he stood on a San Diego stage and accepted the nomination of the Republican Party for President of the United States. Last week, Bob Dole, now a retired U.S. senator from Kansas and an endorser of Donald Trump for president, registered as a lobbyist for Bridgepoint Education, a for-profit college company that has been under investigation for fraud and other abuses by four federal agencies and five state attorneys general.

Bob Dole Endorses Trump

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - Bob Dole, the U.S. Republican presidential nominee in 1996, endorsed Donald Trump on Friday and said the real estate bil...

Competing Perceptions of the Republican Race

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

How it all turns out is anyone's guess at this point, but at least one Republican faction will be able to say "we told you so" at the end of the process. The questions are who is going to be right, and what it will mean for the party going forward.

On Trump

Mark Joseph | Posted 04.04.2016 | Politics
Mark Joseph

Donald Trump is indeed a throwback to an earlier era, not to a Hitler or Mussolini I would argue, but rather to a pre-1960's style of American leadership-the kind of robust take-no-prisoners attitude that characterized powerful American leaders like Generals Douglas MacArthur and George Patton

What Would Make Donald Trump "Unelectable?"

Stephen Maloney | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Stephen Maloney

Just one slip can send a once-promising political career spiraling into the punchlines of history.

Accidental Presidencies

William O'Rourke | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
William O'Rourke

Donald Trump isn't the surprise frontrunner he's made out to be. He is the result of a long trend line, heading downwards, in American politics.

Donald Trump Cancels CPAC--Does it mean anything?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Ever the calculating businessman... Donald Trump cancelled his speech before this weekend's Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC). In the ...

Dole Goes After Cruz, but Why?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

With Friends Like Bob Dole, Jeb Doesn't Need Any... The conservative manifestoes published in the current issue of National Review(as a result, NR no...

From Ysutaro Koide To Jane Fonda: The 2016 Campaign Today

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

They say a man is known by his enemies... A few days ago, the oldest man in the world died at the age of 112. His name was Ysutaro Koide. (Yisrael K...

The GOP Establishment Has Found The One Thing That Can Make Donald Trump Palatable: Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

UPDATE: Feb. 26 -- In a surprise move, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former presidential candidate, endorsed Donald Trump, the current Republican ...

Former GOP Nominee Bob Dole Warns of ‘Cataclysmic’ Losses With Ted Cruz

New York Times | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Bob Dole, the former Kansas senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, has never been fond of Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. But in an interview We...

Jeb Can't Fix it

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Time for Jeb to Move On Bob Dole ran for president each time the job was open - in 1996, 1988, and 1980, and for vice president in 1976, forty years ...

GOP Vows Sickness and Ill-Health

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans have been trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act for five years. But they've made absolutely no effort to patch the massive gaping hole that would leave behind. They don't want to.

Bob Dole Endorses Jeb Bush

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush announced another endorsement on Wednesday: former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) Dole will serve as the national v...

Putin Drops the Bombs and Deals the Cards in Syria and Ukraine

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The challenge of Putin as well as ISIS requires an answer beyond avoidance and containment. The threat is immediate but also the challenge to the rule of law and the ideology upon which free and democratic states have prospered as societies and economies over the last few decades.

Bob Dole Scolds Republicans On The 25th Anniversary of The ADA

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates for people with disabilities, along with lawmakers who originally passed the Americans With Disabilities Act a quarter-century...

Bob Dole, Bob Kerrey Call On Congress To Embrace Animal Welfare Agenda

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

We hope that lawmakers from both political parties heed their plea to pass these commonsense reforms and to swiftly eliminate unacceptable animal welfare problems in our society.

12 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Should Not Have Run

John A. Tures | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

When Mitt Romney made his announcement that he wouldn't make another presidential run (for now), it didn't take long for pundits to add their thoughts. Some pointed out that Reagan won on his third presidential campaign. But the other 12 who tried since 1952 didn't.

When Considering a Presidential Bid, When Does 'No' Mean 'Yes'?

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Even after a potential candidate says with absolute certainty that he will not run, many do not believe him or her. With the exception of Pete Wilson, one would be hard pressed to find presidential candidates whose past denials actually had deleterious effects on their presidential candidacies.

One Man's Quest for Standardized Electronic Health Records

Claire Fordham | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact
Claire Fordham

The Kanters' recipe for a long, healthy life is moderation in all things, a good diet and regular exercise. And standardized electronic health records could go a long way toward longer lives for everyone.

Tradition and History Matter to Albanians

David L. Phillips | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
David L. Phillips

Today Kosova is free. It is, however, a flawed state with serious problems. Every UN Member State should recognize Kosova's independence, but only 106 have recognized it so far. Now is the time for Kosovars to vote and express their determination for reform.


Enid Borden | Posted 08.02.2014 | Impact
Enid Borden

This Memorial Day made me, as everyone else, think of all the veterans whom we lost. It also makes me think of all the veterans who are still very muc...

Let the Republicans Talk About Clinton's Age and Health

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The question this raises for the GOP, and whoever they nominate in 2016, is whether they are smart enough to run a campaign that focuses on Clinton's record, accomplishment, missteps and the like, rather than her gender and increasingly less polarizing personality. This would be hard for a party that has generally proved itself unable to avoid that temptation.