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Ramesh Ponnuru
Ramesh Ponnuru, a Bloomberg View columnist, is a senior editor for National Review, where he has covered national politics for 18 years, and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Ponnuru is the author of a book about the sanctity of life in American politics and a monograph about Japanese industrial policy. He has published articles in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. He received a history degree from Princeton University.
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Obama's Incoherent Immigration Speech

I count three ways President Barack Obama's speech on immigration last night contradicted itself. First, there was the absolutist language he used to justify Read more

Liberals Can't Justify Obama's Amnesty

President Barack Obama is planning to rewrite immigration law in the guise of exercising "prosecutorial discretion." In other words, he's going to ask federal agencies not to enforce the laws on the books and hand work permits to millions of illegal immigrants. Read more

Don't Bet on Jeb

Senator Marco Rubio is reportedly considering whether to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, with an announcement expected in a few weeks. Read more

Pay Attention to These Midterm Races

Like everyone else who follows politics, I'll be looking at a small number of races on Election Day to get a sense of which party is likely to have control of Read more

Don't Ban Spanking

Research shows that spanking children can sometimes be effective. Outlawing it could criminalize reasonable parenting. Read more