Vance, Oz and Trump’s $89 million debt to McConnell

Vance, Oz and Trump’s $89 million debt to McConnell

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press The election results arrived late for our deadline on Tuesday, we’re sorry to say, although you can check OpinionJournal.com for our online coverage overnight. But one thing we can say, even before all the votes are counted: If Republicans JD Vance and Mehmet Oz win … Read more

‘Save our children’

‘Save our children’

Parents have created some unlikely candidates in Tuesday’s election.

Consumer confidence is near the lowest in a decade, and that could be a problem for Biden

Consumer confidence is near the lowest in a decade, and that could be a problem for Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a DNC rally in Miami Gardens, Florida, U.S., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images Anxiety over the cost of living and the direction of the economy could prove costly for President Joe Biden and his fellow Democrats in Tuesday’s election. Recent surveys show … Read more

Israel’s right-wing coalition gets the cold shoulder from Biden

Israel’s right-wing coalition gets the cold shoulder from Biden

The victory of Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition has many on the left lamenting the end of democracy in Israel. Even before the vote began, Sen. Robert Menendez (D., NJ) threatened damage to bilateral relations if Israelis voted to the right. The State Department has said it would boycott some right-wing ministers, and President Biden waited … Read more

Trump suggests he will launch his 2024 presidential campaign on November 15

Trump suggests he will launch his 2024 presidential campaign on November 15

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during a pre-election rally to support Republican candidates in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, US, November 5, 2022. Fresh Mike | Reuters WASHINGTON – After weeks of intensified speculation, former President Donald Trump said Monday he will make a “big announcement” on Nov. 15 at his Mar-a-Lago resort, where he is widely … Read more

Biden’s closing argument: Higher energy prices

Biden’s closing argument: Higher energy prices

President Joe Biden at a rally Sunday night for Gov. Kathy Hochul (D., NY) at Sarah Lawrence College in Westchester County. Photo: Ron Adar/Zuma Press It’s midterm campaign season, and American voters are clearly upset about energy costs. So it is particularly odd that President Joe Biden, just before Election Day, is stressing his opposition … Read more

Donald Trump performs for . . . Donald Trump

Donald Trump performs for .  .  .  Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s allies say the former president, who lost in 2020, will announce as early as next week that he is running for the White House again in 2024. If you doubt that, Mr. Trump is already taunting his fellow Republicans and potential rivals before Tuesday’s midterm elections. Mr. Trump held a rally Saturday in … Read more

Biden Embarrasses Joe Manchin – WSJ

Biden Embarrasses Joe Manchin – WSJ

President Joe Biden speaks in Carlsbad, California on November 4. Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Occasionally, President Biden blurts out what he really means, even if it’s politically or diplomatically embarrassing. He did it again Friday when he said his administration will close coal plants across America. Even if true, his comment won’t help Democratic Senate … Read more

Crime does not pay for Democrats

Crime does not pay for Democrats

NYPD detectives and police officers investigate a crime scene in New York City, Oct. 11. Photo: Bruce Cotler/Zuma Press Lee Zeldin was always a longshot for governor in Democratic New York. But one problem has given him a real chance: crime. A poll this week from the Pew Research Center underscores why it has become … Read more

The taxes that must not be mentioned

The taxes that must not be mentioned

West Allis, Wis. More than a decade after former Gov. Scott Walker signed legislative reforms to protect Wisconsin taxpayers from the increasingly expensive burdens of state employee unions, Democrats still can’t stop talking about him — even if they can’t bring themselves to mention his name . Mr. Walker left office nearly four years ago … Read more