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Scott Atlas Discusses How To Replace Obamacare

Scott Atlas Discusses How To Replace Obamacare

July 19, 2019

Should the Affordable Care Act be struck down as unconstitutional? Senate Republicans will have to scramble to avoid a repeat of 2017, and the seven months that ended with an inability to come up with an Obamacare replacement. Scott Atlas, M.D., the Hoover Institution’s David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow and a member of Hoover’s Working Group on Health Care Policy, outlines some basic principles the Senate should embrace. 

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The US-UK “Special Relationship” With Andrew Roberts

The US-UK “Special Relationship” With Andrew Roberts

July 12, 2019

Political earthquakes on both sides of the Atlantic have left the “special relationship” between the US and the UK on shaky ground. Andrew Roberts, the Hoover Institution’s Roger and Martha Mertz Visiting Fellow and author of Churchill: Walking with Destiny, discusses Winston Churchill, UK’s legendary prime minister’s approach to transatlantic relations and whether the upcoming Tory leadership change will give rise to “MEGA” – i.e., “Make England Great Again”.

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The School Spending Disconnect With Paul Peterson

The School Spending Disconnect With Paul Peterson

July 8, 2019

In California and other states nationwide, record sums are being sent on public education. And yet improvement – better testing scores, closing achievement gaps – remains elusive. Paul Peterson, a Hoover Institution senior fellow and director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard, explains why money isn’t the sole cure to what ails America’s schools.

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About Those Debates . . .With David Brady and Doug Rivers

About Those Debates . . .With David Brady and Doug Rivers

July 1, 2019

One Democratic presidential debate down, another 11 to go. David Brady and Doug Rivers, Hoover senior fellows and Stanford political scientists, weigh in on the state of the race to find a challenger to President Trump – including what post-debate polling suggests about Joe Biden’s frontrunner status and Kamala Harris’s surge.

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Tilling The Democratic Field With Ben Domenech

Tilling The Democratic Field With Ben Domenech

June 5, 2019

Who will stand between President Trump and a second term? Ben Domenech, publisher of The Federalist, recently traveled to New Hampshire for an up-close look at the Democrat’s presidential field. His conclusion: the nominee will come from one of three categories: “normalcy” (Joe Biden), “ambition” (Elizabeth Warren) or “aspiration” (Pete Buttigieg).

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What’s Next For North Korea With Thomas Henriksen

What’s Next For North Korea With Thomas Henriksen

May 31, 2019

President Trump’s insistence that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a good-faith bargainer begs the question: will Kim ever give up his nuclear ambitions or allow economic reforms into North Korea? Hoover emeritus senior fellow Thomas Henriksen assesses the latest news from the Korean peninsula and whether a third Trump-Kim summit would be a wise move by the US president.

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How Public Policy Became War With David Davenport

How Public Policy Became War With David Davenport

May 24, 2019

In case you haven’t noticed there’s a war on . . . terror, drugs, poverty, you name it. David Davenport, a Hoover Institution research fellow specializing in constitutional federalism and American politics and law, and co-author of the newly released How Public Policy Became War, discusses how the over-use of the word war has contributed to America’s policy and cultural divides.

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The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy (Part II) With Byron York

The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy (Part II) With Byron York

May 20, 2019

Nearly 15 years ago, the Washington Examiner’s Byron York wrote a book outlining the left’s efforts to outmaneuver the Bush 43 presidency. The differences then and now? York explains – and offers his thoughts on the state of the 2020 presidential race.

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Trump’s Suburban Divide With Barbara Comstock

Trump’s Suburban Divide With Barbara Comstock

May 15, 2019

For two terms, Barbara Comstock represented Virginia’s 10th Congressional District – until last year’s referendum on the Trump presidency. The former congresswoman discusses the Trump disconnect in her corner of Northern Virginia, and suggests ways for the GOP to attract more female candidates.

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Japan’s New Emperor With Michael Auslin

Japan’s New Emperor With Michael Auslin

May 9, 2019

A new Japanese emperor means the continuation of a centuries-old tradition, with a modern twist: the new emperor and empress haven’t produced a son to inherit the throne. Hoover fellow Michael Auslin, host of the “Pacific Century” podcast, explains the differences between the monarchy in Tokyo and the one in Buckingham Palace.

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