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Jennifer Rubin: Far right’s Frankenstein comes to life in Trump-Palin

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
Sarah Palin endorsed presidential front-runner Donald Trump in Iowa

Mark Shields: Campaigns matter, but so do candidates

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
A major pet food company had actually formulated a new and manifestly better dog food

Joe Conason: New York values: What Ted Cruz doesn’t understand

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
Exactly what does Ted Cruz mean when he sneers about “New York values” as a reason to reject Donald Trump?

Eugene Robinson: Debate reinforces distinction between Clinton, Sanders

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton wrapped herself so tightly in President Obama's mantle at debate it was a wonder she could walk off the stage.

David Harsanyi: Partisanship is frustrating, but it beats the alternative

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016
“It’s one of the few regrets of my presidency — that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better,”

Linda Chavez: Ted Cruz has a serious Trump problem

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016
Donald Trump is right: Ted Cruz has a problem

George Will: GOP race far from over: Keep an eye on Chris Christie

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016
Iowa and New Hampshire together have just 1.4 percent of the U.S. population,

Obama risking a legal challenge on closing Guantanamo prison

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016
President Barack Obama is determined to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and if he decides to do so without Congress, there may be little his opponents can do to stop him.

John Stossel: Sharing Obama’s optimism, but for different reasons

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
In the commercial: President Obama "optimistic" he is about America's future

Susan Estrich: Early Sanders wins could reroute Clinton’s path to victory

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016
Things could not get crazier than they are on the Republican side, it now appears that Hillary Clinton is losing her lead in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Richard Cohen: ‘El Chapo’ just couldn’t resist the allure of Hollywood

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016
“Nothing has hurt people more in this country than wanting to be in the movies.”

Charles Krauthammer: Countries can now defy America and not pay a price

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
f you’re going to engage in a foreign policy capitulation, might as well do it when everyone is getting tanked and otherwise occupied. Say, New Year’s Eve.

E.J. Dionne: Rubio campaign strategically taking a gloomy detour

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
This year’s Republican presidential campaign is where hope and optimism go to die.

George Will: High Court has chance to mend First Amendment rights

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016
When the Supreme Court contemplates changing its mind, it must weigh the institutional interest in the law’s continuity

A few New Year’s resolutions for Schenectady

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016
Did anyone notice the heated political posturing going on in The Gazette’s Opinion section over the past month and a half? Well I sure did.

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