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John L. Micek

John L. Micek is a syndicated columnist

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When future historians look for the last, documented instance of Republican political courage in the Trump imperium, they’ll look to one man: Sen. Mitt Romney.

By John L. Micek February 10, 2020
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When future historians look for the last, documented instance of Republican political courage in the Trump imperium, they’ll look to one man: Sen. Mitt Romney.

By John L. Micek February 7, 2020
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We were on the way to ballet rehearsal. It’s my favorite 30 minutes of the day.

By John L. Micek January 19, 2020
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It didn’t take long for “World War III” to become a trending topic on Twitter in the hours after news broke that a drone strike by U.S. forces resulted in the death of a top Iranian military commander.

By John L. Micek January 12, 2020
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If you’re celebrating a recent federal appellate court ruling that overturned language in the Affordable Care Act requiring you to have health insurance or pay a penalty, you may want to put away the party favors.

By John L. Micek January 3, 2020
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In 1994, state Rep. Frank Dermody was a backbench Democrat serving his second term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. That year, the majority-Democrat chamber undertook a task it hadn’t undertaken in a century – the impeachment of a sitting member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

By John L. Micek December 22, 2019
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It’s not often that you get to watch what conservative author Tom Nichols has called “the death of expertise” unfold in real time.

By John L. Micek December 15, 2019
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You could be forgiven for missing it in the build-up to Thanksgiving and the blizzard of impeachment news, but America’s fact-challenged chief executive was up to some old tricks this week.

By John L. Micek December 2, 2019
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If Ambassador Bill Taylor didn’t exist already, we’d have to invent him.

By John L. Micek November 18, 2019
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Going into Tuesday night, if you were a swing-state progressive, it was pretty easy to be discouraged about the state of the presidential race.

By John L. Micek November 11, 2019

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