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EDITORIAL: Roy Moore's loss in Alabama Senate race is good news for everyone

Roy Moore leaves the stage with a gift for both Republicans and Democrats. The Republicans won’t have to share the stage with him ever again, and the Democrats, who tried and failed to win even one of a succession of special elections this year, have …

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Team Trump is still torn on how to handle North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he’ll continue to push for negotiations with Kim Jong-un “until the first bomb drops.” Negotiations? About what? Jeffrey Feltman’s visit to North Korea may provide a hint. Feltman is the highest-ranking American to visit the Hermit Kingdom in …

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Lame ducks aim to boost food trucks

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is pushing the City Council to pass a last-minute bill boosting the number of street food vendors. There’s a case to be made for the change — but not as stealth legislation. The council is set to vote on the bill Tuesday, …

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A progressive push for more gun violence

Who ever thought the progressive position on gun violence would be to encourage more of it? Yet that’s the paradox in Philadelphia, where on Thursday the city council will consider a bill to force owners of hundreds of small corner stores to take down glass …

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Marc Thiessen: GOP's future is grim if Trump doesn’t learn the lesson of Alabama

Stephen Bannon and his alt-right movement have helped accomplish something no one in 25 years has been able to do: get a Democrat elected in the state of Alabama. Continue Reading....

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GOP tax cuts will strengthen our economy and drive Democrats crazy

The agreement in principle announced Wednesday by House and Senate Republican leaders on a tax cut bill – heralded by President Trump at the White House – is good news for the American people. Continue Reading....

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The truth (and good news) about Roy Moore's loss in the Alabama

Roy Moore, the Republican defeated Tuesday in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, turned out to be a deeply flawed candidate and one who traditional Republican voters – including people of faith and suburban men and women – could neither muster enthusiasm for nor support. …

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Afternoon Links: Ranking the Chains, the Best Roy Moore Reactions, and the End of 'Pivot to Video'

Ranking the best national chains. Tom Sietsema, the Washington Post’s food critic, spent some time at D.C.-area chain restaurants.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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The Media, Trump, and Nixon

From my most recent NRO article, about the media’s treatment of Trump: “Specialists in aberrant mass psychology will one day derive great interest and perhaps generate much enlightenment on what it is that has possessed a wide swath of highly intelligent and generally civic-minded Americans …

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On Twitter, Democrats Dramatically Mischaracterize Doug Jones's Victory

Every election seems to bring with it a torrent of wild extrapolation, and last night’s was no different. On Twitter, and beyond, elated Democrats were quick to draw all sorts of conclusions that do not seem to be supported by the evidence. Among them, that …

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