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Ed Rogers—Opinion Writer
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Ed Rogers - The Washington Post - "Post Partisan Opinion Writer"

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The Insiders: Bill Clinton is not a problem for Hillary Clinton

How will the Hillary Clinton campaign handle Bill Clinton? The question is on a lot of political minds these days and is being quietly discussed among the commentariat. Even the New York Times had a gentle piece, “To avert repeat of 2008, Clinton team hopes to keep Bill at his best,” suggesting he is some […]

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:29 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Are there any political consequences to the Bergdahl debacle?

Well, we finally got a glimpse of what it takes to get fired at the White House these days. If you dare to arrange flowers — presumably roses included — in a fashion that doesn’t suit the powers that be, you get escorted from the building and kicked to the curb. But if you use […]

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:23 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Campaign staff in the crosshairs

Given the pervasive reality of social media’s influence in modern elections, it now appears campaign staffers have become fair game and will be held accountable for their Internet footprints. Washington was buzzing last week about the fact that Liz Mair, an able and talented campaign pro with a first-rate reputation, was fired by Wisconsin Gov. […]

Posted on 24 March 2015 | 5:31 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: It’s never too early to speculate about the vice presidential selection

Now that a Republican has actually announced he is running for president, it is a good time to start the mind-numbing exercise of pointlessly speculating about who the vice presidential nominee might be. So I offer this first cut of a baker’s dozen for your consideration. I do so with just a modicum of analysis […]

Posted on 23 March 2015 | 3:29 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: What’s wrong with Ted Cruz?

What is it that a lot of Republicans don’t like about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.)? First and foremost, to many in the GOP, Cruz embodies the debacles that have damaged the GOP brand in the last few years, from the government shutdown to filibusters to a dogmatic style and harsh tone that seems to focus […]

Posted on 23 March 2015 | 10:13 am 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.