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President George H.W. Bush was born 100 years ago today.  Yesterday, at a celebration of his life, Andrew Card and Robert Gates discussed his leadership in foreign and domestic policy.

The Clock Is Ticking on Social Security

Dan Witters at Gallup Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults under the age of 65 report that they are “worried” (41%) or “extremely worried” (32%) that Medicare will not be available when they are eligible to receive it, a six-percentage-point jump since 2022, according...

More Bad Newspaper News

Brier Dudley at The Seattle Times: A one-two punch this week is knocking out much of Oregon’s remaining local newspaper ownership. Two family-owned publishing companies announced Monday that they are selling or have sold nearly half the state’s newspapers. First...

Absenteeism in the House

Don Wolfensberger at The Hill: The importance of requiring members’ presence in the chamber to vote was highlighted last Wednesday when the House narrowly adopted a special rule (H. Res. 1243) making in order three measures for floor consideration that week. The vote...

Reagan at Normandy

President Reagan, June 6, 1984: In spite of our great efforts and successes, not all that followed the end of the war was happy or planned. Some liberated countries were lost. The great sadness of this loss echoes down to our own time in the streets of Warsaw, Prague,...

Reagan, RIP

Governor Larry Hogan: Today marks the 20th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s passing. President Reagan understood the simple truth that successful politics is about addition and multiplication, not subtraction and division. He won two landslide elections and changed the...

Troubled Newsrooms

Sara Fischer at Axios: Driving the news: The Washington Post on Sunday announced sweeping changes to its editorial structure and leadership, with its first-ever female executive editor Sally Buzbee stepping down to make way for Matt Murray, former editor-in-chief of...