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Stories by Paul Begala
4/2/12 at 1:00 AM
Five justices put our lives on the line.
More Negative Ads, Please
3/19/12 at 1:00 AM
Why evolution favors attack ads.
No GOP Casa Blanca
3/12/12 at 1:00 AM
Have Romney’s relentless attacks on Latinos sent the right off an electoral cliff?
How Obama Could Lose
3/5/12 at 12:00 AM
Yes, things are looking up for the Democrats. But foreign policy could upend everything this fall.
2/20/12 at 12:00 AM
What if Mitt had run for president as the Massachusetts moderate he used to be?
The Boss & Dirty Harry
2/13/12 at 12:00 AM
Bruce Springsteen and Clint Eastwood point the way toward a gritty, gutsy all-American comeback.
The Endorsement Racket
2/6/12 at 12:00 AM
So Trump’s placed his chips on Mitt, and Cain’s gone for Newt. But will it change a single vote?
Comebacks and Comedowns
1/30/12 at 12:00 AM
From Tim Pawlenty to Newt Gingrich, Campaign 2012 already has its losers and lucky duckies.
Presidential Beer Test
1/23/12 at 12:00 AM
Mitt’s problem isn’t that he’s rich. It’s that he can’t seem to relate to voters who aren’t.
1/16/12 at 12:00 AM
Mitt Romney lunges rightward. Is he moving in the wrong direction?
The GOP's Suicidal Tendency
1/1/12 at 10:00 AM
By tacking ever further to the right, Republicans are blowing their best hope of beating Obama.
The GOP's Favorite Bizarro Books
12/19/11 at 12:00 AM
Anti-Christian odes to selfishness? Crypto-Confederate manifestos? On the wacky study habits of the Republican candidates.
The GOP's Gift to Obama
12/12/11 at 12:00 AM
Republicans just opposed a middle-class tax cut—and handed Obama the election.
A Kook on the Ballot
12/12/11 at 12:00 AM
The Republican establishment hopes the base will calm down, sober up, and nominate Mitt Romney. But the primary system may stand in the way.
Who You Calling Lazy?
11/28/11 at 12:00 AM
The president and his GOP opponents tell us American workers have gotten soft. Hardly.
The Nincompoop Nominee
11/21/11 at 12:00 AM
What’s next? The Santorum Surge? The Huntsman Hiccup? Why Gingrich would be a godsend to the Dems.
The Stupid Party
11/13/11 at 10:00 AM
Republicans used to admire intelligence. But now they’re dumbing themselves down.
The Texan Who Couldn’t Shoot Straight
10/30/11 at 10:00 AM
Rick Perry came roaring out of the gate, but now his campaign is sinking. Here’s what he’s done wrong.
I [heart] Government
9/12/11 at 1:00 AM
With everyone from Rick Perry to Barack Obama bashing Big Gummint, the time has come to defend it.
Begala: I Miss Bob Dole
7/17/11 at 10:00 AM
He stood up to the radical right when it shut down the government in 1995. Who will do the same today?
Republicans Box Themselves In
6/19/11 at 10:15 AM
The GOP is ignoring a critical message from its base—and that will be the party’s undoing.