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  • WSJ: Manley on Whether Congress Can Get Anything Done This Year June 12, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 12, 2014 By: Jim Manley Lost in the back and forth over whether immigration reform was responsible for Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary defeat–it had very little impact–is another, more fundamental problem:In light of the chaos that has engulfed... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Eric Cantor's Loss and its Impact on Immigration Reform June 10, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 10, 2014 By: Jim Manley For anyone who was holding out hope that House Republicans would be able to get their act together enough to pass at least a modest series of immigration-related provisions before the midterm elections... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on a Political Power Play Over Medicaid June 9, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 9, 2014 By: Jim Manley The Washington Post had quite a scoop Monday, reporting that Republicans in Virginia have persuaded a Democratic state senator to step down, which would give Republicans at least temporary control of the Senate... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Why Not to Bet Against Rahm Emanuel June 6, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 6, 2014 By: Jim Manley Politico’s Maggie Haberman has an interesting piece on how Rahm Emanuel is receiving mixed reviews for his tenure as mayor of Chicago while still being lauded for his political skills by inside-the-Beltway denizens... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on the Danger in Politicizing the VA Scandal May 30, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal May 30, 2014 By: Jim Manley While it may have been the right thing to do in a narrow political sense, it is too bad that Gen. Eric Shinseki resigned as secretary of veterans affairs.Yes, there are significant problems... read more