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Rick Moran is PJ Media's Chicago editor and Blog editor at The American Thinker. His own blog is Right Wing Nut House.
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It’s Romney’s Race to Lose

Friday, October 19th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Here's how the Republican can close the sale...

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Gaming the Presidential Debate

Monday, October 15th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

How will it play out?

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VP Debate: Kid Wonk vs. The Gaffemeister

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Will youth be served? Or will the cagey veteran pin his young opponent to the mat?

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The Romney Surge

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

The candidate delivers a "confident" foreign policy address as the polls get better and better. Also read: Romney Jumps to Lead in Another Poll

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Why Defending Free Speech Is More Important than Criticizing Bigotry

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Romney was right and his critics are dead wrong.

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The Rules Fight Food Fight

Monday, August 27th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Opposition by Ron Paul supporters to rules regarding delegate selection threaten to mar Romney's coronation.

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No Peace Between Socons and the Rest of the GOP

Friday, August 24th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Mike Huckabee and his allies ignite a party war over the Akin controversy.

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Not Your Daddy’s Republican Party

Friday, June 15th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Neither is it your big brother's.

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Victory’s Fathers

Friday, June 8th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Failure's lonely orphan — President Obama.

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5 Reasons Why Labor Has Already Lost the Wisconsin Recall Election

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Regardless of the outcome, labor's agenda has been slowed or defeated outright.

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The Climate Change Debate: Where Are We Now?

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

The Heartland Institute's climate change conference highlighted progress and issued challenges to the skeptical community.

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Who Cares About Race?

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Being indifferent about race is not the same as not caring about racism.

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Illinois Tailor-Made for Romney’s Moderate Conservatism

Monday, March 19th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

It's "Chicago Versus Illinois" in the Republican primary on Tuesday.

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Poor Mitt Can’t Get No Respect

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

The pundit class spins Romney's Super Tuesday victory as a loss.

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Ohio the Key to Super Tuesday Victory

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Too close to call.

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The GOP’s Problem with Sex Could Cost Them in November

Saturday, February 18th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

The right presents an outdated, even primitive, critique of human sexuality. Also read Dr. Helen: "'It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal.'"

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The Death of Pragmatism

Friday, January 27th, 2012 - by Rick Moran

Here lie the remains of pragmatic politics. Killed by excessive ideology and rank partisanship.

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More Tricks than Treats in Democrats’ Deficit Reduction Plan

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

A Kabuki dance that accomplishes nothing substantive.

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Inevitably, Romney Declared ‘Inevitable’

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

The drumbeat has begun by the establishment to prematurely anoint their preferred candidate.

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The Travails of the GOP Establishment

Saturday, August 27th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

Republican elites' motto: "Never too late."

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Obama Trapped by Tidal Forces of History and Doesn’t Know How to Swim

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

A towering failure of the president to successfully ride the historical wave that threatens to swamp us all.

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Right Answer, Wrong Question

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 - by Rick Moran

Taxes and spending are only symptoms of the real problem.

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Jon Huntsman and the Rise of the Republican Governors

Friday, June 24th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

A new breed of GOP governors are pragmatic technocrats rather than partisan ideologues.

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When Is a War Not a War? When President Obama Says So

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

The administration is claiming that "hostilities" as defined in the War Powers Act do not apply to the Libya operation.

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The Tweedledum, Tweedledee Ticket

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

An unpromising field of GOP candidates has many in the party searching for a leader who can deal with the crisis of our time. (Also watch what Alfonzo Rachel thinks about the 2012 GOP presidential field.)

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