Ramesh Ponnuru

National Review / American Enterprise Institute

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Ramesh Ponnuru is Senior Editor at the National Review and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life.

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In splashy prime-time fashion  President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch , a federal appellate court judge from Colorado to the US Supreme Court yesterday, fulfilling a campaign promise…

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In splashy prime-time fashion President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch , a federal appellate court judge from Colorado to the US Supreme Court yesterday, fulfilling a campaign promise…

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