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08/18/11 03:36PM

Has far-right fervor captured the establishment, and is the Tea Party the new GOP? And could Rick Perry—who plays up religion and plays down evolution—be the new face of the Republican Party? TIME Editor-at-Large Mark Halperin is here to discuss with radio talk show host Michael Smerconish. Not-so-fun in the sun: President Obama is faced with sinking approval ratings and harsh criticism for vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard. What does he need to do stay in the game? Go on offense. Rick Perlstein authored Nixonland, a book on President Obama’s reading list. read more

Let Me Start...

08/18/11 08:18AM

President Obama leaves for vacation on Martha's Vineyard today at 3:30 et. He's meeting with his economic and national security teams before he leaves. Will the Vineyard Vacation hurt the president, especially with the economy still in a rut? Seems like every August, every president faces the same question. The optics don't look great, but will anyone remember come election time?  read more

Perry vs. the Bushies

Perry vs. the Bushies

08/17/11 08:00PM

Republican strategist Mark Mackowiak and Politico’s Julie Mason explain why Bush supporters aren’t standing by Gov. Rick Perry. watch

The joy of American democracy

08/16/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with the joy of American democracy.What I love is that the American people - the voter - and we're talking about picking presidents again - is always looking for something greater, grander - someone who can carry us to a higher, more hopeful place.This is how Barack Obama won, how Ronald Reagan won, how Jack Kennedy won. read more

Some Republicans to avoid open town halls

Some Republicans to avoid open town halls

08/16/11 08:00PM

During the August recess, Rep. Paul Ryan and at least one other Republican lawmaker will only speak at events where a third party charges a small fee. Politico’s Ken Vogel and author Ron Reagan discuss whether this action is limiting people’s right to... watch

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