Jeb Bush's defense of immigration reform is already changing the race, whether or not he opts to try a Bush three-peat in 2016. He's flushed a highly divisive issue out into the open.
Did President Obama's latest State of the Union speech offer enough specifics in his proposed changes in tax policy? TaxVox' Howard Gleckman writes that Obama needs to go further.
Senator Rubio's anti-poverty plan includes one creative piece: replacing the well-known and highly effective earned income tax credit (EITC) with a monthly “federal wage enhancement” for all individuals with qualifying low-wage jobs.
Rep. Paul Ryan is one of the architects of a budget deal that the tea party appears to hate. Perhaps he's hurt his conservative credentials for 2016, but he had a lot of goodwill built up.