Clarence Page

08/19/2014 - 12:46am

    Riots in Ferguson, Missouri, draw President Obama into a familiar, although unwritten part of his job description: a blend of national healer and scold-in-chief.

    It's always risky for a president to get involved in local disputes. But everybody looks to this president when a local dispute disrupts what the...

07/10/2014 - 1:49am

    As thousands of unaccompanied Central American children stream across his state's southern border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a paranoid turn.

    In an interview Sunday on ABC's "This Week," Perry repeated sentiments that he expressed earlier on Fox...

06/23/2014 - 3:44pm

    Fear not for the future of free speech after the Washington Redskins' trademark fight. The legal dividend could be more free speech, not less.

    A lot of my fellow First Amendment advocates sound nervous about cancellation of the Washington pro football team's...

06/19/2014 - 1:12am

    Civil rights veterans plan to honor the 50th anniversary of Mississippi's Freedom Summer project by taking on an even bigger challenge: Turning the South's red states blue.

    Actually, they don't express it in terms that are quite that partisan. Whether the...

06/19/2014 - 1:06am

    Elections matter. House Republican Leader Eric Cantor's stunning reelection defeat probably scuttles any hope for an immigration overhaul this year, given how much Cantor was pummeled with that hot-potato issue by his victorious rival.

    My advice to nervous House...

06/12/2014 - 3:13am

    When I was a guest on conservative Hugh Hewitt's national radio program last fall, he asked me what foreign policy achievements I thought former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would brag about, if she runs for president.

    I was not prepared for the question....

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