Lawrence Kudlow / Politics

Marriage Is Pro-Growth

The greatest economic challenge of our time is how to restore economic growth. Over the past dozen years, average real growth has slowed to 1.8 percent annually, under both Republican and Democratic presidents and congresses. It's a bipartisan ...

For 2016, Hillary Had the Worst Night

We all know the Republican midterm landslide was largely a repudiation of President Obama's policies and his handling of the job of chief executive. And of course, we don't know who will succeed him in 2016. But buried deep inside Tuesday's exit...

A Return to the JFK-Reagan Economic Model

Election Day will produce a new Republican Congress, or so the latest polls tell us. If so, the huge losses for the Obama Democrats -- both in 2010 and this year -- will have come in large measure from the economic failures of a party that has ...

The Optimistic GOP Story Everyone Is Missing

The vast majority of political journalists -- and I include some of my conservative colleagues -- are missing a very big story.

The Republicans are going to recapture the Senate, picking up more seats than most any forecaster expects. And the ...

Lower Oil Prices Are Unambiguously Good

Steep stock market corrections often create shrouds of pessimism that do bad things to people's brainpower. And one of the absolutely stupidest things I have heard in recent weeks is that the recent drop in oil prices is bad. You heard me right....

How About a Little Optimism?

So President Obama gives a major economics speech toward the end of last week, and the next week stocks get clobbered. It was the worst correction in many months. There's probably no direct cause and effect here. But it's worth noting that the ...