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Ed Rogers—Opinion Writer
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The Insiders: Clinton vs. Sanders — another Clinton plan?

An item caught my eye this week that made my Republican conspiratorial instincts bristle. When speaking at a National Journal/CNN event Tuesday night, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said outright that he was thinking about running for president.  And, his statement came on the heels of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s admission at the Harkin […]

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 2:33 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: It’s still about the economy

During President Obama’s televised weekly address on Saturday, he doubled down on the rhetoric from his speech on the Islamic State last week. The post-speech analysis is in, and the general reaction from much of the commentariat is that the president essentially announced that his big plan to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State is […]

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 2:43 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Is there a mutiny brewing around Obama?

Is a mutiny happening around President Obama? It appears possible that the president may not have made two of his most recent decisions with complete free will. The announcement that he would delay his immigration initiative until after the election and his formal announcement that the United States would take military action against the Islamic […]

Posted on 13 September 2014 | 10:35 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Republicans and Democrats should both surrender on confirming ambassadors

The commentariat is waiting to react to (pounce on) whatever the president says tonight about impending U.S. action against ISIS, ISIL or whatever you want to call them. (Just don’t flatter this group of terrorists by referring to them by their desired name, the Islamic State. Those lunatic murderers are not a state. They’re not […]

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 4:12 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: What the Obama presidency says about the next president

It is obviously too early to take today’s headlines and extrapolate out to the 2016 elections, but it is fair to assume that the Obama presidency will shape some voters’ sentiments and that could make a difference.  It is also important to remember that history tells us a third term for a party is very […]

Posted on 9 September 2014 | 5:20 pm Author: Ed Rogers

Ed Rogers
Opinion Writer

Ed Rogers is an opinion wrtier for the Washington Post PostPartisan, offering commentary from a conservative perspective. He is also chairman of the lobbying and communications firm BGR Group, which he founded with now-Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour in 1991. Rogers has been involved with numerous Republican political campaigns, including the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. In the first Bush White House, he reported to chief of staff John Sununu. In the Reagan White House, he worked in the office of political affairs. Read more about Rogers.