Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the independent who has announced he will run to the left of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries, was first elected to Congress with the help of the National Rifle Association.
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There was a short-lived Norman Lear sitcom that was supposed to be a sequel to "All in the Family." The premise was that a black family had moved into Archie Bunker's home many years later, with the contentious Archie and Meathead dynamic reversed: the father was a prejudiced blue-collar Democrat, the son a well-read young conservative.
Sophisticated thinkers want you understand that the mayhem unfolding in Baltimore is not a riot. It is an uprising, an intifada, a revolution, whichever hashtag works best for you.
The Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments in a key gay marriage case Tuesday. Does anybody doubt the outcome? A majority will almost certainly find there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
Tim Tebow signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. Cue the jokey headlines about whether he can "resurrect" his NFL career.
Maybe Hillary Clinton is better equipped than Barack Obama to answer the 3 a.m. phone call after all. Under Obama, Iran can enrich uranium. The Clintons are enriched by uranium.
After being denied the Senate Budget Committee chairmanship as a platform for his populist immigration views, Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions has struck back -- potentially in the form of Scott Walker's presidential campaign.
"Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Communist Party?"
Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic presidential nomination last time around because of her vote for a disastrous war. With any luck, she will lose again for supporting a second one.
Is Hillary Clinton really running for president?
Out with the old conventional wisdom, in with the new. Now that Marco Rubio is an announced presidential candidate, we're starting to hear how his immigration stance won't be a deal-breaker for conservatives.
Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and now Marco Rubio have kicked off their presidential campaigns with impressive speeches. Rubio in particular took the fight to Hillary Clinton.
By the time Bill Clinton won the 1992 Democratic nomination, his campaign song "Don't Stop" was already 15 years old. Back then, baby boomers were still coming of age politically, so quoting Fleetwood Mac in the Nirvana era didn't seem so dated.
Henry Kissinger said during the Iran-Iraq war, "It's a pity they can't both lose."
Call off the Iowa caucuses. Cancel the New Hampshire primary. Let's all head to Cleveland to name the 2016 Republican presidential nominee right now.
Will churches that do not recognize same-sex marriage eventually lose their tax-exempt status? The idea has been floated before.
What liberal value will liberals cast aside next?
The Indiana religious freedom debate has ended not with a bang, but a whimper.
There are two ways to deal with a government run by dangerous religious fanatics.