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June 15, 2010 |
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In his brilliant exposition of why sweeping policy changes often have unintended consequences, the late sociologist Robert K. Merton wrote that leaders get things wrong when their "paramount concern with the foreseen immediate consequences excludes the...
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June 09, 2010 |
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President Obama is using the new Arizona immigration law to advance a central White House preoccupation: his reelection....
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June 08, 2010 |
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When Barack Obama announced he was running for president in February 2007, Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg Political Report wrote "Obama's history of voting 'present'" in Springfield, Ill.—even on some of the most controversial and politically explos...
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June 02, 2010 |
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President Barack Obama enjoyed a 68% approval rating from Americans in the first Gallup Poll job approval rating of his administration. Considering he now sits at 46% and 45% in polls like Gallup and Rasmussen, respectively, what has been the trend in his...
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June 01, 2010 |
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White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod argued earlier this year that health-care reform would become more popular after it passed, boosting Democrats in the midterm elections....
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May 25, 2010 |
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As President Obama prepares to return to the Gulf Coast Friday, he is receiving increasing criticism for his handling of the oil spill....
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May 18, 2010 |
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The temptation for politicians and political analysts is to draw broad, sweeping conclusions from election results....
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May 11, 2010 |
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The 2010 midterm elections will be bad for Democrats....

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