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Posted: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:52 | Political Insider

The GOP has long boasted of being a big open tent but it seems to be shrinking quite a bit lately thanks to the "keep out" signs being posted by some of its presidential contenders and leading figures.

Posted: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 13:56 | Political Insider

I have two words of caution for Vice President Joe Biden as he considers making a third run for the presidency.  I'll get to them shortly.

It can be intoxicating to see the polls and pundits saying more people would vote for him than Hillary Clinton or anyone else on the Democratic side, especially after his dismal previous attempts in 1988 and 2008, but the Veep should be wary about such early indicators.

Posted: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 11:34 | Political Insider

Sen. John McCain may have been in a tough political fight with Barack Obama in 2008 but that didn't prevent him from showing what a real mensch he is by putting down a supporter who claimed the Democratic candidate was an Arab. 

Posted: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 15:38 | Political Insider

The White House announced today that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet President Obama at the White House on November 9. they will discuss boosting military aid to Israel and then engage in a lot of empty talk about peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

But first Netanyahu is going to Moscow next week to tell President Vladimir Putin that Russia's increased military presence in Syria and attempts to shore up the Assad regime pose "security" threats to Israel.

Posted: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:17 | Political Insider

1.     Ideology.  He's not a rigid ideologue like most of the other Republicans.  He believes in The Donald and that says it all.

2.     Flexibility.  He has been on all sides of many issues and knows that consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds.

3.     Family values.  He knows the meaning of marriage and fidelity.  Just ask any of his three wives.

Posted: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:01 | Political Insider

Picking Danny Danon to be Israel's new ambassador to the United Nations, Prime Minister Netanyahu sent a bitter political rival into exile though in the process he may have both chosen a future successor and added yet another layer to Israel's international isolation.