President Biden on Thursday night at a CNN town hall in Baltimore made news as he discussed the future of the Senate filibuster, and the fate of his “Build Back Better” economic initiative. Biden has been forced to shed some progressive items i
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RealClearPolitics co-founder and president Tom Bevan joins RCP Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon to discuss the passing of Colin Powell, as well as a look at the unintended political consequences of Federal vaccine mandates.
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Next week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to send a new voting rights bill to the Senate Floor. It is the latest attempt to “fix” the American electoral process, and it raises questions about what is exactly wrong, what can be done
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It was another week of deadlines and deal making on Capitol Hill, culminating in a Senate Vote on Thursday to raise the country’s debt limit by $480 billion, thereby pushing the prospects of a default to December. Eleven Republicans, led by Sen
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RealClearPolitics White House Correspondent Phil Wegmann joins Tom Bevan to discuss Joe Biden's strategy to pass both infrastructure and budget reconciliation legislation, and whether he can maintain good relations with Democratic moderates in
It was “Hell Week” on Capitol Hill, packed with critical deadlines that came and went – leaving the President’s most important legislation in question. Also, a look at a new poll from RealClear Opinion Research on American attitudes toward the
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Monday, September 27 is the day that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised her Democratic colleagues a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill – a measure that is tied to a larger budget bill that includes higher taxes and new social spending.
RealClearMarkets, Editor John Tamny has just written a new book called “When Politicians Panicked: The New Coronavirus, Expert Opinion, and a Tragic Lapse of Reason” (Post Hill Press.) He recently spoke about the book to an audience at the Mis
Governor Gavin Newsom prevailed in his quest to retain his office last Tuesday in the California recall election, notching a 30-point victory over the Republican-led effort to remove him from office. Pundits are feasting on the lessons from th
On Thursday, President Biden signed an executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all federal employees. He instructed the Labor Department to develop rules that would force private businesses with more than 100 employees to make full v
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President Joe Biden ended America’s longest war by withdrawing the last of American troops this week from Afghanistan. That decision, and what is widely perceived as a disastrous execution of the withdrawal strategy, will likely haunt Biden for
Today in another special episode from the RealClearDefense podcast, "Hot Wash," host John Sorensen and RealClearDefense Editor David Craig speak with Kamal Alam, a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and adviso
In our 200th episode of The Takeaway, RealClearPolitics co-founder and president Tom Bevan joins RCP Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon to discuss the withdrawal from Afghanistan and Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. How will they challenge confiden
More than 100 people were killed in a coordinated suicide bombing outside the Kabul airport on Thursday, including at least 13 U.S. service members and 90 Afghan civilians, making it the deadliest day for the U.S. military in Afghanistan since
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