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Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam appears in the following:

A Modest Proposal: Tax the Childless

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Slate's Reihan Salam says he's come to the "reluctant conclusion" that childless Americans (like himself) should pay higher taxes in order to subsidize working parents. Tell us if you agree — or think he's nuts.

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What's Joe Lhota's Path?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Now that we know the matchup for November's mayoral election, can Republican Joe Lhota actually win in deep blue New York City - particularly when Bill de Blasio made such a successful appeal to a variety of identity groups? Reihan Salam, senior fellow at R Street, contributor to The National Review and CNN, discusses what he and fellow New York Republicans want to see from Lhota. And New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts breaks down the demographic challenges Lhota faces -- plus the types of Democrats he'll have to win over.

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GOP Slams GOP

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Republican leaders have issued a blistering 100-page assessment of their party. Reihan Salam, writer for the National Review's "The Agenda" policy blog, discusses the report about how to regroup for 2016--and how better to do outreach to ethnic minorities, women, and young people.

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Assessing Obama's Second Term Agenda

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Reihan Salam, writer for The National Review's "The Agenda" policy blog, discusses the Obama inaugural address and second term policy priorities.

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Romney-Ryan 2012

Monday, August 13, 2012

Governor Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate. To react to this choice and what it'll mean for the Republican ticket, we have Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda. Then, Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for the New Yorker, discusses Paul Ryan's background and record. 

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Defending the Ryan Budget

Monday, April 09, 2012

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda, looks at some of the charges and counter-charges surrounding the House-passed federal budget.

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After New Hampshire

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda, and David Woodard, Clemson University professor and Republican consultant, discuss the implications of yesterday's New Hampshire GOP primary.

columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's 
The Agenda.

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One Down...What We Learned on Iowa Caucus Night

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's "The Agenda" and Kate Wells, Iowa Public Radio reporter discuss the results of last night's Iowa GOP Caucus. 

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GOP Foreign Policy Debate Round-Up

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for the Takeaway, and Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda, discuss last night's GOP debate and go through what the candidates did and didn't say about foreign policy.

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GOP Debate Debrief

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's "The Agenda," discusses last night's Republican debate. 

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New Hampshire Debate Recap

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Reihan Salam, columnist for The Daily and blogger for National Review Online, discusses what we learned in the first Republican debate last night.

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Republican Debate Reaction: How Do We Look?

Friday, May 06, 2011

Tim Pawlenty's the most important sleeper in the race. He has good ties to all segments of conservatives and in the Republican party. He's bright, he's articulate, he doesn't have foot-in-mouth disease; last night he handled the most difficult questions, and he did it well. Pawlenty, who does have presidential presence, will begin to rise.

Charles (Chuck) Dunn, professor of government at Regent University, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Republican Debate Reaction

Friday, May 06, 2011

Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, to offer her quick take on last night's first debate of the 2012 election season. She will be joined by Charles (Chuck) Dunn, professor of government at Regent University and Reihan Salam, National Review Online domestic policy reporter.  

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Budget Battles Continue

Monday, April 18, 2011

Reihan SalamNational Review contributor who writes "The Agenda", the National Review's domestic policy blog, and a columnist for The Daily, discusses the budget battles in Congress from a right-of-center point of view.

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The Political Lessons of Last Night's State Primaries

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Five more states have nominated party candidates for November’s mid term elections.  

Republicans, Democrats, Independents and Tea Partiers were all in serious contention in last night’s primaries. Whether or not you live in one of the states that held a primary last night, the elections may still impact you.  Smart politicians adapt quickly; the lessons learned tonight, they will likely carry with them to November's election. Moreover, the issues that affected those statewide elections may also be playing out in your state as well.

 

 

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Rand Paul Stirs Trouble with Comments on Civil Rights

Monday, May 24, 2010

Dr. Rand Paul, the anti-establishment candidate in Kentucky's Republican Senate primary, put the Tea Party on the political map last week as he handily beat GOP-blessed candidate Trey Grayson. But in the first few days after his victory, the novice politician stumbled on his first big political test as he repeatedly said that he did not support the portion of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that enforced non-discrimination on private businesses.

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The Global Economic Crisis and The New President

Thursday, November 06, 2008

The president-elect faces the global economic crisis, and New York Times business editor Marcus Mabry and author/Atlantic Monthly editor Reihan Salam offer their thoughts on where to go from here.

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Stretched to the Limit

Thursday, November 06, 2008

The president-elect faces the global economic crisis, and New York Times business editor Marcus Mabry and author/Atlantic Monthly editor Reihan Salam offer their thoughts on where to go from here. Plus: NY1’s Dominic Carter talks local politics, and when it comes to stretching, you’re probably doing it wrong. ...

Grand New Party Part Deux

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Ross Douthat, senior editor at the Atlantic Magazine, and Reihan Salam, associate editor at the Atlantic and senior editor at New America, discuss their book Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream.

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Cold, Hard Messages

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

With the Democratic and Republican National Conventions just around the corner, the candidates are honing their messages. Grand New Party authors Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam challenge the GOP to come up with fresh ideas in a year of economic downturn. Plus, The Blue Pig gets caught double-dipping.