Ryan Smith

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Give us the truth, Mr. President

President Barack Obama couldn’t give a bad speech if he tried, but he did his best Tuesday night.<p>Obama sought to rekindle his former relationship with the American people through his fifth State of the Union address. But I think it may take more than a speech. Counseling may be required.<p>After …

Roger Simon

Roger Simon is a Columnist for <i>Politico</i>. He grew up on the South Side of Chicago where politics was a contact sport.<p>At the <i>Chicago Sun-Times</i>, where he wrote a column four times per week, Simon was taught that the only way for a journalist to look upon a politician was down. He now fights against that …

Harvard

Donald Trump moons America, has wonderful time

Simon says 16 Republicans are crying out for attention. One is having dimwitted fun.<p>The Republican clown car lacks a designated driver. It careens around the country carrying the candidates for the GOP nomination. Seventeen people are trying to grab the wheel. But nobody has even a learner’s permit.<p>…

Government

Joe Scarborough

A guest columnist for POLITICO, Joe Scarborough hosts “Morning Joe” on MSNBC and represented Florida’s 1st congressional district in the House of Representatives from 1994 to 2001. Prior to his career in television, Joe was the publisher and editor of the award-winning newspaper "The Florida Sun."

Joe Scarborough

The Intercept

Greenwald<p>The Intercept’s co-Founding Editor Glenn Greenwald writes here on civil liberties, justice, foreign policy, media and more.

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