Free Beacon Matthew Continetti

Matthew Continetti is a senior fellow and the inaugural Patrick and Charlene Neal Chair in American Prosperity at the American Enterprise Institute. The founding editor of the Washington Free Beacon, he is also the author of The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine (Doubleday, 2006); The Persecution of Sarah Palin: How the Elite Media Tried to Bring Down a Rising Star (Sentinel, 2009); and The Right: The Hundred Year War for American Conservatism (Basic, 2022). His articles and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic, and Wall Street Journal.

Kevin McCarthy is elected next Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

The Underestimated Kevin McCarthy

Column: How the speaker beats expectations

April 28, 2023

The Paradoxes of Post-Roe Abortion Politics

Column: Donald Trump and the future of the pro-life movement

April 21, 2023

What's the Matter With Wisconsin?

Column: The GOP's suburban problem

April 7, 2023

Biden’s Mideast Mess

Column: Meddling in Israel while Empowering Iran

March 31, 2023

The Shrinking 2024 Election

Column: The presidential field and map are growing smaller

March 24, 2023

There Will Be No Soft Landing

Column: The high price of years of low interest rates

March 17, 2023

Biden’s Self-Defeating Ukraine Strategy

Column: Restricting weapons to Ukraine gives Russia and China the advantage

March 3, 2023

Pete Buttigieg Is Not Ready for Primetime

Column: The East Palestine trainwreck exposes a weak Democratic bench

February 23, 2023

2024 Is Make or Break for the Senate GOP

Column: The map favors Republicans. Will it be enough?

February 17, 2023

The Missing GOP Agenda

Column: Voters want solutions, not just complaints

February 10, 2023