• Vice President and Mrs. Cheney on Presidents Madison…and Obama

    A fascinating two hour conversation Monday with former Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney, mostly about her wonderful new book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered, a conversation which also covered many other subjects. For your listening pleasure: Audio: 05-19hhs-cheney-1 05-19hhs-cheney-2 Transcript: HH: Special show today. In studio with me,…

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  • James Madison: A Life Reconsidered by Lynne Cheney

    James Madison: A Life Reconsidered by Lynne Cheney

    James Madison gets a much deserved, detailed and very appreciative biography from Lynne Cheney, a gifted writer and of course a first person observer of the institutions Madison helped craft. Her new James Madison: A Life Reconsidered surprised me with new facts and perspectives I had never previously considered and…

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  • Karl Rove: Unplugged and Unbowed

    Karl Rove: Unplugged and Unbowed

    The Architect joined me in the first hour of Friday's show. We covered the Hillary flap, the Jarrett-Boehner immigration “deal,” the case for Kashkari in California and the prospects for all the key GOP governors' races and the Senate map. And, of course, Benghazi. Audio: 05-16hhs-rove Transcript: HH: As we…

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  • @IsOhioBetterOff


    The Cleveland Plain Dealer continues its in-depth series on Ohio Governor John Kasich with part four of five today. Today is the deep dive on Kasich's first term as governor; tomorrow a look at his presidential prospects. A new Twitter account is open @IsOhioBetterOff that suggests a nice contrast for…

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  • “Narrow Networks”

    As the president and his team continue to try to spin the unspinnable, new terms are arising to describe what we used to call “crummy healthcare.” Today's New York Times has a wonderful new entry in the category of Obamacare-derived terminolgy: “narrow networks.” The description: These so-called narrow networks, featuring…

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