A Postmortem of the Reid-McConnell Deal
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Reid-McConnell deal that ended the shutdown and raised the debt ceiling, what this means for the GOP and if Boehner strengthened or weakened his power as Speaker.
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Should Matt Lewis Stop Making His Titles Questions?
Matt Lewis thinks conservatives should not primary Mitch McConnell. His title asks the question, “Should conservatives try to oust Mitch McConnell?” instead of giving his answer “No, Conservatives Should Not Primary Mitch McConnell.” I guess this is for page views. In any event, Matt thinks conservatives should leave Mitch McConnell alone and instead help guys like Tom Cotton run against a Democrat in Arkansas. I’m | Read More »
Is Marco Rubio Still Winning the Veepstakes?
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Veepstakes, how Marco Rubio and Susana Martinez could make an impact on the ticket, and whether the Supreme Court’s decision in the Obamacare case could play a role in who Mitt Romney picks. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment | Read More »
How Can Mitt Romney Win Over Conservatives to Secure the GOP Nomination?
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Florida primary, what the win means for Romney, and what he’ll have to do to secure the conservative base and the Tea Party contingent if he wants to be the nominee and defeat Obama in the fall. We’re brought to you | Read More »
Iowa Aftermath: Good Night for Romney and Santorum, Bad Night for Perry and Bachmann
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Matt Lewis to discuss last night’s vote in Iowa, the potential departure of Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann, and how the race looks now with New Hampshire and South Carolina next on the primary calendar. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment | Read More »
Super-sized GOP Debate Reax
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Benjamin Domenech moderates a super-sized panel with Guy Benson, Matt Lewis, and Pejman Yousefzadeh on their reactions to last night’s debate. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so at coffee[at]newledger.com. We hope you enjoy the show. Related | Read More »
In Defense of Nick Ayers
I’ve got to take issue with this post by Matt Lewis going after Nick Ayers. It makes Ayers out to be some sort of arrogant jerk who gets handed things on a silver platter — not to mention being blessed with a lot of luck. Just as major league baseball managers probably get too much credit when things go well and too much blame when | Read More »
The CPAC Controversy and the End of Fusionism
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed Today on Coffee and Markets we’re joined by Matt Lewis of Politics Daily to discuss the recent controversy over the CPAC gathering among conservatives and whether the 2012 field will mark an end to Fusionism on the right. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. You can find our iTunes feed at CoffeeandMarkets.com. If | Read More »
Dave Weigel and the Washington Post: A case of false pretenses?
When the Washington Post hired bloggers Greg Sargent and Ezra Klein, it appeared the paper was inclined to invest heavily in its web presence — and prepared to shift its online editorial slant further leftward. To offset what many saw as a disproportionate coverage of Democratic politics, the paper announced months later it had hired Dave Weigel to cover Republican intra-party politics. Sargent, whose muckraking | Read More »
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