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Jim Banks
Meet the new congressman from Indiana
National Review, December 19, 2016

Michael Grebe
The Right’s venture capitalist
National Review, October 10, 2016

Sen. Pat Toomey
The GOP senator vs. Trump
National Review, September 12, 2016

Home Economics
Jennifer Roback Morse’s social conservatism
National Review, August 29, 2016

Doug Ducey
Meet the governor of Arizona
National Review, June 27, 2016

Gary Johnson
A Libertarian runs for president
National Review, June 13, 2016

CRISPR
David Baltimore and the Brave New World of gene editing
National Review, March 14, 2016

The Real John Birch
The man and the legend
National Review, February 15, 2016

Jalen Rose
The basketball star becomes an education reformer
National Review, December 21, 2015

Brian Sandoval
Nevada’s governor raises taxes, expands school choice
National Review, July 20, 2015

Michigan’s Proposal 1
A bad way to fix roads
Wall Street Journal, May 3, 2015

Another Win for Right-to-Work
What’s behind its recent success?
National Review, April 20, 2015

Polling Problems
Why good polls are harder to find
National Review, April 6, 2015

Advise and Consent
Allen Drury’s Great Washington Novel
National Review, February 9, 2015

Red-Light District
The menace of red-light cameras
National Review, December 31, 2014

Meet the Parents
The professor-parent conference
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2014

Terri Lynn Land
Michigan’s woman who would be senator
National Review, September 22, 2014

Rick Snyder
Michigan’s turnaround governor
National Review, July 21, 2014

Tom Cotton
A veteran runs for the Senate in Arkansas
National Review, June 2, 2014

John Kasich
The GOP’s working-class governor in Ohio
National Review, April 21, 2014

Ben Sasse
Obamacare’s Cornhusker Nemesis
National Review, January 27, 2014

Gov. Sam Brownback
The tax-slasher of Kansas
National Review, October 28, 2013

Defining “Journalist”
Why Lansing shouldn’t try
Detroit News, September 19, 2013

Justin Amash
Is he the next Ron Paul?
National Review, July 15, 2013

Harry V. Jaffa
The ongoing work of a conservative scholar
National Review, July 1, 2013

Feulner’s Farewell
The Heritage Foundation president retires
National Review, April 8, 2013

What Happened at Haymarket?
A historian challenges a labor-history fable
National Review, February 11, 2013

The New Wisconsin
How right-to-work won in Michigan
National Review, December 31, 2012

Richard Mourdock 2012
Indian’s tea-party Senate candidate
National Review, November 12, 2012

Political Thriller
The books and beliefs of Brad Thor
National Review, August 27, 2012

Book Review: The Eighteen-Day Running Mate
The crisis of McGovern and Eagleton, 1972
National Review, August 27, 2012

A Jeremiah for Everyone
Meet Wendell Berry
National Review, July 30, 2012

Taxpayer Take the Puck
The Goldwater Institute vs. the NHL
National Review, June 11, 2012

Dan Quayle’s Second Act
He’s out of politics but full of political wisdom
National Review, February 6, 2012

Josh Mandel
A young man runs for Senate in Ohio.
National Review, December 19, 2011

They Have Found Him
Eureka College discovers Ronald Reagan.
National Review, October 31, 2011

More Abused than Lincoln?
President Obama compares himself to a predecessor.
New York Post, August 17, 2011

Lugar vs. Mourdock
The battle for Indiana’s GOP Senate seat.
National Review, August 15, 2011

Herman Cain
Meet the businessman who would be president.
National Review, June 20, 2011

A Voice for Choice
A Pennsylvania Democrat promotes school choice.
National Review, June 6, 2011

Book Review: The President Is a Sick Man
The Grover Cleveland coverup of 1893
Wall Street Journal, May 2, 2011

Walter Williams
The professor who debunks damnfoolery.
National Review, April 4, 2011

Jeb Bush
Meet the education ex-governor.
National Review, February 21, 2011

Mutinies to Come?
Four GOP senators must worry about primary challenges in 2012.
National Review, December 31, 2010

Yes, They Did
And many new senators will thank Jim DeMint.
National Review, November 29, 2010

Marco Rubio 2010
How he became Florida’s conservative frontrunner.
National Review, October 18, 2010

Pat Toomey
The man from Allentown runs for the Senate in Pennsylvania.
National Review, September 20, 2010

Change of Service
Hopes for a GOP congressional majority rest in part on a crop of Afghan and Iraq War vets.
National Review, August 2, 2010

Look Before You Leap
Virginia’s Prince William County shows that Arizona’s new law won’t create a police state.
National Review, June 7, 2010

Senator Tea Party
Jim DeMint of South Carolina leads a conservative resurgence.
National Review, February 22, 2010

A Dem saying “No”
Virginia Sen. James Webb fights the White House.
New York Post, February 11, 2010

Lone Star Showdown
In a Texas GOP primary, it’s Gov. Rick Perry vs. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
National Review, November 2, 2009

Mallard Fillmore
Meet artist Bruce Tinsley and his conservative comic-strip duck.
National Review, October 5, 2009

Rubio Rising
Senate candidate Marco Rubio is a new GOP star.
National Review, September 7, 2009

The Redhunters
A remarkable duo’s pursuit of former Communist spies and historical truth.
National Review, July 6, 2009

The Man Who Saved AEI
Christopher DeMuth turned the American Enterprise Institute into one of the country’s most consequential think tanks.
National Review, January 26, 2009

Washington, P.C.
The new Capitol Visitor Center has a shaky grasp of history.
National Review, December 15, 2008

Congressman Kemp’s Playbook
How to modernize the supply-side message.
National Review, December 1, 2008

Giving Liberally
The Sandler Foundation, built on the business deal that busted Wachovia, has become one of the leading sponsors of left-wing activism in the United States
National Review, November 17, 2008

Special Rules for Special Needs
Could learning-disabled kids lead the way to market-based education reform?
National Review, October 20, 2008

McCain, Meet Macomb
A bellwether Michigan county shows what the candidate must do.
National Review, September 29, 2008

The Most Gut-Wrenching Decision
How John McCain became an American hero.
National Review, September 15, 2008

Tim Pawlenty
How conservative is the governor of Minnesota?
National Review, August 4, 2008

The Politics of Wikipedia
A fight over content on the world’s most popular reference guide.
National Review, April 21, 2008

Charlie Crist
Florida’s governor is no conservative.
National Review, April 7, 2008

An Ugly Heritage
The problem of “National Heritage Areas.”
National Review, January 28, 2008

Fifty Flowers Bloom
Free-market think tanks flourish in the states.
National Review, November 19, 2007

Ron Paul
The libertarian congressman runs for president.
National Review, September 24, 2007

Hillsdale’s Comeback
A college rebounds from controversy.
National Review Online, September 10, 2007

The House of Chambers
Eminent domain threatens the former home of Whittaker Chambers.
National Review, August 27, 2007

Peace Through Light
The case for Airborne Laser (ABL).
National Review, August 13, 2007

Bobby Jindal
Meet Louisiana’s wunderkind.
National Review, May 14, 2007

Baldly Back
The bald eagle makes a comeback.
National Review, April 30, 2007

The Unsung Hero of the Cold War
The official bird of the conservative movement isn’t a hawk.
National Review Online, April 30, 2007

The Case Against 21
Lower the drinking age.
National Review Online, April 19, 2007

Banning Legos
Building a world in which “all structures will be standard sizes.”
National Review Online, March 27, 2007

Russell Kirk
Meet Michigan’s conservative mind.
Traverse, January 2007

The Color Purple
How Democrats win in Colorado
National Review, December 4, 2006

Rick Santorum
A conservative fights for his political life.
National Review, November 6, 2006

Senator Allen’s Webb
James Webb, Democrat, runs for the Senate in Virginia.
National Review, October 23, 2006

Sounding Taps
The death of military history in academia.
National Review, September 25, 2006

Gordon Tullock
He deserves a Nobel prize for economics, but keeps getting overlooked.
National Review, September 25, 2006

Chafee vs. Laffey
In Rhode Island, a conservative challenges a liberal incumbent GOP senator.
National Review, August 7, 2006

In the Name of the Animals
America confronts the threat of animal-rights terrorism.
National Review, July 3, 2006

The Annals of Jonathan Brent
The man behind the Communism publishing project at Yale University Press.
National Review, May 22, 2006

Sam Brownback
The compassionate conservative from Kansas
National Review, May 8, 2006

Splish Splash
Ted Kennedy writes a book for children.
National Review Online, April 4, 2006

George Mason U. School of Law
A right-of-center institution rises.
National Review, March 13, 2006

Long Live the Monarchs!
The struggles and triumphs of our favorite butterflies.
National Review, February 27, 2006

Rep. Jeb Hensarling
A GOP budget man tries to rein in spending.
National Review, December 31, 2005

Bob Casey, Jr.
A pro-life Democrat runs for the Senate.
National Review, November 21, 2005

Conservative Professors
Their plight examined.
National Review, October 24, 2005

Mark Sanford
Meet the South Carolina congressman
National Review, April 35, 2005

Unhappy Hour
Daylight Saving Time is a bad idea.
National Review Online, April 1, 2005

High Caliber Advocacy
How the NRA won the fight over gun rights.
National Review, February 14, 2005

Tom Coburn
Our Okie from Muskogee
National Review, August 9, 2004

The Douglas Brinkley Show
In Tour of Duty, Brinkley strives to become the court historian of the John Kerry administration.
National Review, July 12, 2004

High Time
Missile defense comes to Alaska.
National Review, May 31, 2004

Our Last Cold War Casualty…
The story of Arthur D. Nicholson.
National Review, April 5, 2004

Professors vs. College Republicans
On tenured haters.
Wall Street Journal, March 12, 2004

The Organic Myth
A food movement makes a pest of itself.
National Review, February 9, 2004

Count on It
What happens when the Census counts illegal aliens.
National Review, December 8, 2003

Arlen Specter
Meet the worst Republican senator.
National Review, September 1, 2003

Gary Hart
Will he run for president again?
National Review, May 19, 2003

The Joys of GPS
How our edge in space helps us in war.
National Review, February 10, 2003

Paul Wellstone
The most liberal senator runs for re-election.
National Review, November 11, 2002

The Hispanic Republic of Texas
It’s coming, possibly sooner than you think.
National Review, October 14, 2002

Truth Teller
Nearing the end of his life, Edward Teller looks back–and ahead
National Review, September 30, 2002

Border Blues
The crisis of illegal immigration in Arizona’s Cochise County.
National Review, March 11, 2002

Getting the Right Right
A new generation of professional historians, often liberal, assesses the conservative movement.
National Review, January 28, 2002

Sly Sy
The latest tricks of Seymour Hersh
National Review, December 3, 2001

Hating Missile Defense
Meet Ted Postol of MIT
National Review, October 15, 2001

 

What’s in a (Team) Name?
The war against Indian symbols.
National Review, April 16, 2001

George Allen
The man who would be a Virginia senator — and maybe president?
National Review, November 6, 2000

Buffaloed
Fighting the truth about American Indians.
National Review, October 9, 2000

Spencer Abraham
Michigan’s junior senator tries for re-election.
National Review, September 25, 2000

Smog and Mirrors
Al Gore’s dishonest campaign against Texas.
National Review, July 17, 2000

Tom Ridge
Why he shouldn’t be Bush’s running mate.
National Review, June 5, 2000

Horror at Hillsdale
Controversy rocks a conservative college.
National Review, December 6, 1999

Gary Johnson
Meet New Mexico’s libertarian governor
National Review, November 8, 1999

The Rocket Boys
The rise and fall and rise of the missile-defense program called THAAD.
National Review, October 25, 1999

Congressboy
Patrick Kennedy tries to grow up.
National Review, June 14, 1999

Calvin Coolidge
Reconsidering a great president who doesn’t get enough respect.
Reason, December 1998

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of what wasn’t a “land grab.”
Washington Times, February 7, 1998

Why School Choice Lost
Explaining a ballot defeat in California.
Wall Street Journal, November 4, 1993

The Rainbow Curriculum
Dimwitted multiculturalism in New York City public schools.
Wall Street Journal, February 10, 1993