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The Insiders: CNN’s powerful coverage of the Perry indictment

Drew Griffin and CNN’s “The Situation Room” ran a remarkably fair segment on the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry.  Members of the mainstream media don’t do Republicans many favors, but in this case, their presentation of what led to the indictment is powerfully presented and a real net-plus for Perry. The video of surly, drunk Democratic […]

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 2:32 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Look out for Governor John Kasich

When the story of the 2016 Republican presidential campaign is written, it may start with this headline: “The remarkable implosion of Ed FitzGerald.”  FitzGerald’s failures in his campaign for Ohio governor, combined with Republican Governor John Kasich’s great performance as the leader of his state, mean that Kasich is well on his way to being […]

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 12:18 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Obama and the Democrats’ problem with military voters is growing

President Obama is becoming increasingly alienated from our uniformed military, military households and veterans. Need proof? Look no further than the speech he gave yesterday at the American Legion’s national convention in Charlotte. The reaction was politely described as “tepid” and, by all accounts, his applause lines fell flat with the audience of veterans, especially […]

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 5:10 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: A GOP Majority in the Senate will have its limits

My able colleague and Democratic friend Carter Eskew made a valid point this morning in his post, “Why moderates will matter in 2016.” Inside the Beltway, having the majority in the Senate means a lot. The majority party has a bigger footprint, committee chairmanships, better offices, etc. — but a simple majority still doesn’t have […]

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 4:30 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Someone must answer Bill O’Reilly

After living through the commentary and news coverage of Ferguson over the last two weeks and then hearing the blatant political grandstanding at Michael Brown’s funeral yesterday, I found myself wishing some thoughtful soul on the left would give a slow, patient, informed response to Bill O’Reilly’s “Memo” from his August 20 show, “The truth […]

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 1:51 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.