Recent Columns By Robert Novak

Abandoning Bush - Mar 4, 2006

The Clintons on Dubai - Mar 2, 2006

Politics of Ports - Feb 27, 2006

Catholics For Romney - Feb 25, 2006

Senate's Lion in Winter - Feb 23, 2006

Republican Malaise - Feb 19, 2006

Annan and U.S. Troops - Feb 18, 2006

Menaced Holy Land Christians - Feb 16, 2006

Stem Cell Switch Could Hurt Sen. Talent in Missouri - Feb 13, 2006

Backing Away From Bush - Feb 11, 2006

Inform Congress - Feb 9, 2006

Why Blunt Lost - Feb 6, 2006

Rumsfeld vs. Governors - Feb 4, 2006

The Real Bush: His Father's Son? - Feb 2, 2006

Pork Endangered - Jan 30, 2006

Ethics Wars - Jan 28, 2006

What Price Alito? - Jan 26, 2006

Lobbyist Reform Politics - Jan 23, 2006

Will Dems Get Trapped in a Filibuster? - Jan 21, 2006

The Barrett Report - Jan 19, 2006

K Street Candidates - Jan 16, 2006

Inside Report: Delaying DeLay's Successor - Jan 14, 2006

Shooting Blanks at Alito - Jan 12, 2006

Karl Rove's Blunder - Jan 9, 2006

Texas Tangle - Jan 7, 2006

"The Nancy Problem" - Jan 5, 2006

Ungreening Mitt Romney - Jan 2, 2006

Opposing Hoffa, Stevens Fails ANWR - Dec 31, 2005

Decline of Congress - Dec 29, 2005

Will Trent Lott Run or Retire? - Dec 26, 2005

Inside Report: The Liberal FISA Judge - Dec 24, 2005

What Price Safety? - Dec 22, 2005

Obsessed With 16 Words - Dec 19, 2005

Long-Term Rummy? - Dec 17, 2005

Protecting the IRS - Dec 15, 2005

The Alito Campaign - Dec 12, 2005

Bush & Immigration - Dec 11, 2005

Punishing Big Oil - Dec 8, 2005

Losing the Battleships - Dec 5, 2005

Worries About Ethics - Dec 3, 2005

Removing J. Edgar's Name - Dec 1, 2005

Dick Durbin's Senate - November 28, 2005

House Republican Upheaval? - November 26, 2005

Shooting the Tax Santa Claus - November 24, 2005

Counterattacking for Alito - November 21, 2005

Bush Without Card - November 19, 2005

No Terrorist Lawsuits - November 17, 2005

Wagging the GOP Dog - November 14, 2005

Unhappy W. - November 12, 2005

The Impact of Virginia - November 10, 2005

Alito vs. Michelman - November 7, 2005

Slowing Down Alito, Money for McCain- November 5, 2005

Bush's Tax Non-Reform - November 3, 2005

Bush's Judicial Test - October 31, 2005

What Doomed Miers? - October 29, 2005

Visiting the Shinto Shrine - October 24, 2005

Cindy vs. Hillary - October 22, 2005

The Vulnerable Nominee - October 20, 2005

Rebuilding New Orleans - October 17, 2005

Rove's Fund-Raising - October 15, 2005

One Senator's Power - October 12, 2005

House GOP Somersault - October 10, 2005

Hurricane Harriet - October 8, 2005

Bush's Unpleasant Surprise - October 6, 2005

Dem Leaders, Earle Score Points With DeLay Indictment - October 3, 2005

Who Picked David Dreier? - October 1, 2005

A Germ of Fiscal Sanity - September 29, 2005

House GOP Losing Its Way on Spending - September 26, 2005

Confirmation Politics - September 24, 2005

Bashing by Elite Group Should Worry Bush - September 22, 2005

Chuck Schumer Did Not Make His Case - September 19, 2005

Santorum Defense League & Filibuster Priscilla - September 17, 2005

No Katrina Sacrifice - September 15, 2005

Replacing O'Connor Could Get Ugly - September 12, 2005

Katrina Freeing Criminals - September 10, 2005

Lawyers vs. Katrina - September 8, 2005

McCain and Taxes - September 5, 2005

Estate Tax Politics - September 3, 2005

Father of Supply Side - September 1, 2005

GOP's Failed Recruiters - August 29, 2005

Hawaiian Tribe & Hillary's Adversary - August 27, 2005

Democrats' Real Assault on Roberts Yet to Come? - August 25, 2005

John Thune: Defaced Poster Boy - August 22, 2005

Cindy Sheehan's Allies - August 20, 2005

Dean's Distortions - August 18, 2005

Frist's Timing Drives GOP Mad - August 15, 2005

Inside Report: Santorum in Trouble - August 13, 2005

Roberts Fight Now a Battle Over Future - August 11, 2005

Inside Report: Arms for Colombia? - August 8, 2005

Mutually Assured Scandal - August 6, 2005

Correcting the CIA - August 1, 2005

George W. Lobbying - July 30, 2005

Unions Derailing Dems' Gravy Train - July 28, 2005

The Ginsburg Standard - July 25, 2005

Supreme Runner-Up - July 23, 2005

Public Air Wars - July 21, 2005

GOP: No Austerity - July 18, 2005

Ed Gillespie's Rise - July 16, 2005

Bush's Energy Triumph - July 14, 2005

GOP: The Price of Being Right - July 11, 2005

Inside Report: A Gender Nomination? - July 9, 2005

Bush is Biggest Obstacle to a Conservative Court - July 7, 2005

Lobbying For China - July 5, 2005

No, Not Gonzales! - June 27, 2005

Bush Steaming - June 25, 2005

Biden Playing Politics - June 23, 2005

The Bolton Charade - June 20, 2005

Inside Report: Dean vs. Dean - June 18, 2005

Romney Ready For 2008 Run - June 16, 2005

Blair v. Bush - June 13, 2005

Inside Report: Bush On Immigration - June 12, 2005

No To Hillary - June 9, 2005

Ability to Lead Congress Still a Problem For Bush - June 6, 2005

New Confirmation Trouble - June 4, 2005

Sands of Empire: Bush's Global Crusade - June 2, 2005

Felt's Motivation May Not Have Been So Noble - June 2, 2005

Senate's "Era of Good Feelings" Dies A Quick Death Over Bolton - May 31, 2005

Hillary's Bucks - May 28, 2005

America's Recruiting Dilemma - May 26, 2005

Senate's Sham Debate - May 23, 2005

Bush & McCain - May 21, 2005

Howard Dean, Unmuzzled - May 19, 2005

Probing Judges - May 16, 2005

Bolton's Defender - May 12, 2005

Greenspan's Final Days - May 9, 2005

Romney in '08? - May 7, 2005

Investigating the IRS - May 5, 2005

The Importance of Tom DeLay - May 2, 2005

Inside Report: Speaker Hastert's Decision - April 30, 2005

The Senate's Dr. Pain - April 28, 2005

The Bolton Fiasco - April 25, 2005

Inside Report: Hillary & Iowa - April 23, 2005

Re-inventing the Filibuster - April 21, 2005

Inside Report: Showdown on Judges - April 16, 2005

The Left's Campaign Against Tom DeLay - April 11, 2005

Winning Ugly - April 4, 2005

Inside Report: Patrick Kennedy's Decision - April 2, 2005

Hastert Gets Short End of Stem Cell Swap - March 31, 2005

Rice Likely to Back Iraq Pullout - March 28, 2005

The Terri Shiavo Passion - March 24, 2005

Apostasy in Indiana - March 17, 2005

A Conservative At The UN - March 14, 2005

Inside Report: Jeb For Veep? - March 12, 2005

Inside Report: Social Security Crossroads - March 10, 2005

Specter Validates GOP Fears - March 7, 2005

Inside Report: Rudy's Roadblocks - March 5, 2005

Bush's Social Security Blues - March 3, 2005

Cloning Hides Under Fake Names - February 28, 2005

Latin America's Infection - February 24, 2005

Digging Into Foundations of the Military-Industrial Complex - February 21, 2005

"Fat Chance" Dean Won't Influence Party Message - February 17, 2005

Our Forgotten War Not Going Well - February 14, 2005