Lawrence Kudlow / Politics

Reclaiming Reagan's Economic Voice

Despite a shrinking economy in the first quarter and outright declines for consumer spending and manufacturing in April, the May jobs report delivered the fourth-straight monthly gain above 200,000, with nonfarm payrolls jumping 217,000. This is ...

Bernanke's Loose Lips

Are Ben Bernanke's loose lips the real cause of surging stocks and plunging interest rates?

Here's the backstory: The so-called smart money on Wall Street had it all wrong. "Sell in May, and go away" was the big theme a month ago. Oops. The broad...

Blame Socialism, Not Shinseki

The VA problem is not Shinseki; it's socialism. The Veterans Affairs health care system is completely government run. It is a pure single-payer program. National Review Editor Rich Lowry calls it "an island of socialism in American health care." ...

Immigration Reform Is Pro-Growth and Pro-GOP

Tea-party activist Sal Russo offered an eye-opening remark this week. He said "Conservatives should be leaders in the immigration-reform movement." Then tax-reform activist Grover Norquist organized a media conference call, in which he reinforced ...

Game-Changer Jobs Report?

Does a solid jobs report change the overall economic picture and offer the beleaguered Democratic party a new leg up for the midterm elections? My answer is no and no.

Even with all the political slicing and dicing that accompany these big ...