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Robert Bennett
Robert Bennett, former U.S. Senator from Utah, is a teacher, researcher and lecturer at the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics and a Fellow at George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs.

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Enjoying a rare majority, Republican congressional leaders should enact their programs bit by bit, settling for a little here and a little there — demonstrating to voters that they are capable of governin...
The authority Obama is now seeking is similar to that sought by George W. Bush back in 2002, which then-Senator Obama opposed, even though it was supported by then-Senators John Kerry, John Edwards, Hillary Cli...
Some of the great turning points in warfare history have come as a result of a major blunder committed by one of the sides. We may have just seen an example in the Middle East — the Islamic State group's ...
"American Sniper" and "Selma" should be given credit for doing a much more respectable job in handling the political issues surrounding them than most Hollywood ventures.
As a campaign speech, President Obama's State of the Union did its job. However, as a stage-setter for a productive final two years with the Congress, not so much.
European suspicions are not true following the president's recent failings in France. The marriage of common interests and values between America and Europe is not going to break up over this.
If Republican Congress members are seen as grownups in the next two years and pass meaningful bills, their brand will help their nominee. If they are seen as squabbling children who fight with each other, their...
In the next 15 years, the challenge for our government will be to regulate the impact of new developments for the public good without getting in the way of breathtaking innovations that will benefit us all.
The devil is always in the details, but if we act wisely, it is possible that America can use this moment to make good things happen in our relationship with Cuba.
The lame duck experience of Sen. Ted Cruz derailed early efforts of incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and allowed Democrats to make last-minute confirmations. Hopefully Cruz has learned his lesson...