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Jun 03 2012
In Wis. gubernatorial recall, Barrett upbeat despite polls
Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett said Sunday that his campaign, despite running behind incumbent Gov. Scott Walker in the latest polls, has the momentum going into Tuesdays bitterly contested recall election.
“Im going to win it, Mr. Barrett said in an appearance on CNNs “State of the Union on Sunday.Washington Times
May 17 2015
Marco Rubio takes digs at Hillary Clinton on ‘constant scandal,’ age
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday said that voters will reject Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton because of the “cloud of constant scandal” she brings to the political process.
“Unfortunately, both under her husband’s presidency, her time in the Department of State, her campaign for the president last time and even now there seems to be this cloud ofWashington Times
May 28 2012
Can Romney 'connect'? Poised to clinch nomination, GOP candidate faces next test
Mitt Romney, after weathering an onslaught of rotating primary challengers over the course of the last year, is poised to clinch the Republican presidential nomination as early as Tuesday. In doing so, his campaign will complete its shift, from knocking off Republican rivals one by one to challenging a single Democratic opponent, President Obama.Fox News (Online News)
Sep 06 2012
4 Years Later, Scarred but Still Confident
He warned them in 2008, and when he formally opened his re-election campaign in May, he put it in his speech again. He will “never be a perfect president, he said, a line he now repeats at stop after stop. The unspoken subtext: Its not my fault if you didnt listen or expected too much.New York Times (News)
Feb 12 2015
Obama's big new resolution on ISIS is really about limiting presidential power
President Obama sent a draft Authorization for the Use of Military Force to Congress on Wednesday afternoon, seeking a vote on the formal legal authorization of a limited military campaign against ISIS. It's a move that's roiling Capitol Hill and leaving many of his co-partisans a bit puzzled. As one aide to a backbench Democrat put it to me, "why is he doing this?"
After all, in anVox
Sep 04 2012
Enthusiasm of 2008 is Missing From Democratic Convention
Desperate Democrats are handing out tickets to students and volunteers in a scramble to fill seats for President Barack Obamas Thursday-night accepting nomination to a second term, according to The Associated Press.
The campaign needs to fill 74,000-seat Bank of America stadium to capacity when Obama speaks.
Read more onNewsmax (News)
Feb 11 2015
Obama Sends Letter to Congress Seeking Authorization of ISIS Fight
President Obama on Wednesday formally asked Congress to authorize a three-year military campaign against the terrorist group the Islamic State that would avoid a large-scale invasion and occupation but in addition to air power could include limited ground operations by American forces to hunt down enemy leaders or rescue American personnel.
A proposal sent by the White House to CapitolNew York Times (News)
Nov 04 2014
7 things that will almost definitely happen on election night
Happy Election Day, America. Things have changed since the last time everyone went to the polls. Then, Barack Obama was re-elected to a second four-year term. Now, he's been largely benched by his party, spending less time on the campaign trail than his much more popular wife, first lady Michelle Obama, former president Bill Clinton and potential future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.CNN (Online News)
May 12 2015
Reporters got a lot wrong covering Ebola. We should do better next time.
We journalists often rush from one story to the next with whiplash-inducing speed — and sometimes without time to reflect. On Monday, however, a few of us paused. Just as Liberia was finally declared Ebola-free, I appeared on a panel organized by the One Campaign alongside colleagues from NPR, the Washington Post, Ebola Deeply, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Together, weVox
Aug 31 2012
Clint Eastwood riff distracts from successful Romney convention
Mitt Romney delivered a good and personal acceptance speech Thursday night. His campaign produced a sterling video about the candidate. People who know Romney offered testimony about his values, his compassion and his business acumen. But all anyone seemed to be talking about when the convention ended was Clint Eastwood and an empty chair.Washington Post