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Oct 04 2014
In a speech in Boston, First Lady Michelle Obama left behind talk of exercise and school lunches, exchanging it all for bald politics by claiming that under her husband the US economy is now better off "by almost every economic measure." The First Lady appeared at the Strand Theater Friday to stump for Martha Coakley's campaign for Governor of Massachusetts. Coakley needs help badly, as evenBreitbart News
Sep 10 2014
President Obama hasn’t even given his speech outlining plans for increased military action to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but we already have a chyron for its coverage: “America on Edge” is the way NBC headlined its new poll Tuesday, which found that 47 percent of Americans believe the U.S. is less safe than it was before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
That’s higher thanSalon
Nov 01 2012
“Weve got to make people understand that what theyre seeing is not the real Mitt Romney. -- President Obamas top political adviser, David Plouffe, describing the presidents re-election message, according to top campaign advisers interviewed by The Wall Street Journal for the piece “Obama Advisers Strategy Is High Risk, High Reward. A deadlocked race on the first day of November means a wildFox News (Online News)
Feb 27 2017
President Trump presents a problem to those who look at politics in terms of systematic ideologies. He is either disinclined or unable to lay out his agenda in that way. So perhaps it was inevitable that Mr. Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, who does have a gift for thinking systematically, would be so often invoked by Mr. Trump’s opponents. They need him not just as a hate objectNew York Times (News)
Aug 30 2012
Mitt Romney likes to say he won't "apologize" for his success in business. But what he never says is "thank you" – to the American people – for the federal bailout of Bain & Company that made so much of his outsize wealth possible.
According to the candidate's mythology, Romney took leave of his duties at the private equity firm Bain Capital in 1990 and rode in on a white horse toRollingStone.com
Aug 20 2012
In the back office of his Weston, Mass., headquarters a quarter-Ã‚Âcentury ago, Mitt Romney, the chief Mormon authority in the Boston area, told the leader of his Spanish-speaking congregation that he would not directly pay for lawyers to help the growing number of illegal immigrants in his church. Then he carefully instructed his subordinate on how to circumvent the Mormon Churchs new hardWashington Post
Jul 12 2012
Mitt Romney either lied in federal filings that show he worked at Bain Capital through 2002 and could be guilty of a felony, or has lied to the American people in saying he left the company in 1999, the Obama campaign is arguing in light of news reports on the firms filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
“This is serious business, said Bob Bauer, the Obama campaignsPolitico
Sep 12 2022
President Joe Biden touted prior advancements and announced new steps in his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative during a visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts.
Biden announced multiple new actions, including naming Dr. Renee Wegrzyn as the first director of the newly-created Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) and signing an executiveABC News (Online) Washington Times STAT
Jul 18 2022
Democrats aim to design a presidential nomination process that gives everyone a voice – and produces a winning candidate
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Lean Left. It was written by Barbara A. Trish, an Professor of Political Science at Grinnell College The writer's bias has not been rated.
For the past few election cycles, the quartet of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina has had a lock on the early spots in theThe Conversation