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The GOP “purist caucus” grows

Before the 2014 midterms elections, there were around thirty intransigent members of the House Republican “purist caucus” who made life tough for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).  Republicans have been in the majority in the House since 2011, but Boehner frequently didn’t have a majority when it came to the hard votes.  The conventional thinking was […]

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:46 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Netanyahu is stumbling on his journey to Washington

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s already-complicated trip to address a joint meeting of Congress about critical negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program has just become even more complicated.  If what is being reported is correct, Netanyahu — a supremely sophisticated follower of American politics and a savvy Washington operative in his own right — has […]

Posted on 25 February 2015 | 2:24 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Clinton Inc. brings in the ‘corporate branding wizards’

In a remarkable news story in Sunday’s Washington Post, “The making of Hillary 5.0: Marketing wizards help re-imagine Clinton brand,” reporters Philip Rucker and Anne Gearan reveal that “two of corporate America’s branding wizards” are being consulted to help develop a brand, slogan, logo and the like for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. These consultants, […]

Posted on 24 February 2015 | 11:22 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Why would anyone think Obama doesn’t love America? Plenty of reasons.

Is it possible that a reasonable person could think President Obama doesn’t love America? Well, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has faced heavy criticism for saying just that, but Giuliani isn’t crazy. His thoughts are usually well-collected. He is a Republican leader, and his opinion matters. That said, his comments aren’t helpful in today’s […]

Posted on 23 February 2015 | 1:02 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.