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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: How will Hillary Clinton not disappoint?

It turns out that Hillary Clinton might delay the official announcement of her 2016 presidential campaign until July. Running a campaign without an opponent is preferable, but running a primary campaign unopposed still isn’t easy. Without some competition, what do you do to prime the campaign and keep it and the candidate fresh and relevant?  […]

Posted on 30 January 2015 | 10:36 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: The 2016 presidential race is overheated

Is it just me, or does the 2016 campaign for the presidency seem a tad frantic? Candidates haven’t even formally declared they are running, but they are being assessed, categorized, critiqued, promoted and dismissed as if the election were at hand. It’s ridiculous. How can this breathless pace continue without voters becoming numb to the […]

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 11:03 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Boehner and McConnell can veto Obama

A funny thing happened on the way to President Obama’s nirvana of one-man rule. Just as he was trying to build some momentum behind his executive orders while taunting Congress with an onslaught of veto threats, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) gave the president a reality check. Obama is insistent that Congress refrain from passing […]

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:13 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Boehner sends an important signal to Iran

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is an able, savvy leader, and he knows it is extraordinary to invite a foreign leader to speak before a joint session of Congress without informing the president.  On its face, it is inappropriate. Such a breach in diplomatic protocol shouldn’t happen. It’s just not a good way to conduct […]

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 3:43 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.