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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: Less than four months before the election, Democrats don’t have peace or prosperity

It is a bad sign when your political defense can be summed up with the phrase “things could be worse.” It is a very bad sign when that weak excuse applies to not only an incumbent president’s economic policy but also to his foreign policy. Job growth is only a mirage and economic growth is […]

Posted on 18 July 2014 | 6:45 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Why subpoena the White House political office?

I’m always inclined to give House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) the benefit of the doubt. He is a strong leader, and he is doing good work in an important position for his country and his party. Undoubtedly, he can do a lot of things at once. However, I’m bewildered by […]

Posted on 17 July 2014 | 5:43 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: The economy is not helping the Democrats in 2014

A Gallup poll released today shows that one in six Americans thinks the No. 1 problem facing the country is immigration/illegal aliens. The issue is further turbocharged because it feeds into voters’ second concern, which is “dissatisfaction with government.”  This is a huge shift from just one month ago, when immigration ranked fifth on the list, behind the […]

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 4:06 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: The politics of immigration is changing

According to Post reporters Karen Tumulty and David Nakamura, the political calculus of what is happening at the border may be shifting, as a new wave of illegal immigrants floods across the border into the United States.  Until recently, the politics of immigration had settled into a comfortable routine for the Democrats. Republicans would call for […]

Posted on 14 July 2014 | 5:19 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: More IRS smidgens show up. ‘Perfect.’

Anyone paying attention to the Internal Revenue Service scandal has been waiting for the next smidgen to drop. Well, two more hit pretty hard this week. At the president’s next encounter with the media, I will scream collusion if no one asks him for his exact definition of a “smidgen,” and if he thinks he […]

Posted on 11 July 2014 | 11:57 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.