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Cruz's new weapon against Trump: Jimmy Carter

Former President Jimmy Carter, a liberal president who not only said he'd prefer Trump over Cruz, but said he doesn't believe Trump holds any real conservative positions.  Read more

The Vocational alternative: Grads see high salaries, low debt

College graduates tend to be confident that college was a good decision, but student debt has made alternatives like vocational schools attractive.  Read more

Clinton defends speaking fees, says she can't be bought

When asked why she accepted $675,000 in fees from a Wall Street bank, she explained, "that's what they offered me," and said that money won't affect policy.  Read more

Thank you, Rand Paul: His “Liberty torch” began to transform the GOP

Although not as successful, Rand Paul continued a legacy begun by his father, Ron Paul, by becoming a voice for the GOP’s libertarian-leaning voters — many of whom are young voters.  Read more

The Donald Unleashes His Inner Trump

The WEEKLY STANDARD Podcast with senior writer Stephen F. Hayes on Donald Trump's interesting Iowa theory  Read more

Donald Trump: Ted Cruz 'stole' Iowa, calls for new election

Donald Trump charged in a Wednesday morning tweet that Sen. Ted Cruz "stole" the Iowa caucuses, and said either a new election should take place or the results should be nullified.  Read more

Cruz camp hits back at Trump accusations: 'Reality just hit the reality star'

Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign has hit back at Donald Trump, who accused him Wednesday morning of stealing the Iowa cuacuses.  Read more

Oklahoma okays teachers carrying weapons in Okay schools

An Oklahoma public school district has given its teachers and staff the okay to carry guns on school grounds.  Read more

Iowa: Youth vote fueled upsets for Sanders, Cruz, and Rubio — Here’s why

There were quite a few surprises in Iowa last night.  Read more

Donald Trump Finally Lost a Poll

Cruz and Rubio outperformed their final Iowa poll numbers.  Read more

Trump Iowa loss could mean trouble ahead

Donald Trump's supporters showed up at the Sheraton Monday night fully expecting their man to win the Iowa caucuses.  Read more

Two signs from Iowa that should worry Clinton

It's bad enough for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to end up in a virtual tie with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders given that she edged him out by a whopping 61 points in a poll taken at this time a year ago.  Read more

Monty Python actor to millennials: Stop being politically correct

Monty Python star John Cleese has a message to millennials: political correctness is going to kill comedy and lead to a society like George Orwell’s 1984.  Read more

Cruz, Rubio win Iowa youth vote; Paul finishes disappointing 4th

Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio won the Iowa youth vote — taking 27 percent and 24 percent, respectively, according to NBC News exit polls.  Read more

Why Trump Lost Iowa

Evangelicals come through for Cruz.  Read more

PARSING THE POLLS: Final Iowa edition

Donald Trump is the legitimate front-runner in Iowa polls.  Read more

If Hillary gets Berned in Iowa, will she offer more ‘free’ proposals?

The 2016 primary process begins today with the Iowa Caucus.  Read more

BOOM: Historic 11-point voter intensity gap favors Republicans

Republican voters are far more gung ho to vote in the fall presidential election than Democrats, a sign that two terms of Democratic ownership of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. may be at an end.  Read more