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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: What is Ron Klain supposed to do about Ebola?

Why would President Obama appoint someone to the newly formed position of “Ebola czar” who doesn’t know Ebola from Shinola? Clearly, it was a considered judgment on behalf of the president and his team. So why would they do something that would so obviously be subject to criticism and do little to calm the frenzy? […]

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:35 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Ebola is urgent; Iran is important

In politics, it is not unusual for the urgent to overwhelm the important. And today is no exception. Right now, every candidate everywhere is talking about Ebola, because the Ebola epidemic it is what is driving the news. That’s not to say that this issue isn’t urgent, but with just 18 days left until the […]

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 3:35 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: We don’t know what the White House is hiding

Typically, the practice of avoiding making any controversial announcements or decisions in the weeks leading up to an election is something of an artful and hopefully discreet exercise – even if it obvious what is happening, there is usually a fig leaf of cover. Apparently, the Obama administration has abandoned the “artful” aspect of this exercise. In […]

Posted on 16 October 2014 | 4:02 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: What could save the Democrats in November?

The wave that Republicans are hoping for in the 2014 midterm elections hasn’t fully formed yet, but it’s clearly visible from the shore, as Gerald Seib described perfectly in the Wall Street Journal on Monday. As he mentions, the twin forces of “peace and prosperity” have aligned against the Democrats, while Republicans have emerged as […]

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 10:40 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Rand Paul’s good meeting in Ferguson

As Lao Tzu said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”  Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has taken an important step by meeting with the NAACP and assorted civil rights and community leaders today in Ferguson, Mo. In the post-Obama era, the Republican Party will have to pick up where it left off […]

Posted on 10 October 2014 | 3:39 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.