Ed Fouhy

Campaign Journal: State Races Merit Notice

By: - September 21, 2004

The significance of the nation’s razor-thin political division is often talked about by the political chattering classes, a discussion that usually takes the form of chin-stroking analyses of the red and blue states. Less talked about is another but significant political barometer, the number of each party’s legislators: 3,689 for the Republicans and 3,626 for […]

Campaign Journal: A Tasty Banquet in Chopped Liver Land

By: - September 9, 2004

For months we’ve been hearing talk about two Americas, first from Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. John Edwards and more recently from speakers at the Republican National Convention. It’s generally a very good idea to take a skeptical view of campaign rhetoric, but there really is something to be said for this notion of two […]

Bush Most ‘State Friendly’, NGA Official Says

By: - February 2, 2000

Texas Gov. George W. Bush is the most “state friendly” candidate in this year’s presidential race and Arizona Sen. John McCain is the least, the executive director of the National Governors’ Association said Wednesday. “I would rate Bush the highest and McCain the lowest. McCain has very little appreciation for state government,” Ray Scheppach said […]

Texas Gov Bush A Devolution Fan

By: - January 21, 1999

George W. Bush, the popular Texas governor and early favorite of political handicappers for next year’s Republican presidential nomination, strongly advocates shifting money and power away from Washington to state and local government. In an interview with, Bush said he believes accountability is heightened rather than diminished by the current trend toward government decentralization, […]