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July 11, 2012 |
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Elections are about numbers, and right now the president's are bad. To understand why, consider 2008 as a reference point. That year, Barack Obama received 69,456,897 votes to John McCain's 59,934,814....
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July 04, 2012 |
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The great 19th-century French observer of our country, Alexis de Tocqueville, was amazed at how "Americans of all ages, all conditions, and all dispositions constantly form associations . . . proposing a common object for the exertions of a great many men...
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June 27, 2012 |
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In a 54-minute stemwinder in Cleveland two weeks ago—billed as a major "reframing" address—President Obama did what has become second nature for him. He ignored his opponent's actual views to focus on make-believe....
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June 20, 2012 |
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It's a good bet that there was an air of smug satisfaction in President Barack Obama's Chicago headquarters last month when both sides in the White House race posted their end-of-April cash-on-hand numbers....
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June 13, 2012 |
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As the Supreme Court gets ready to announce whether President Barack Obama's heath-care reform is constitutional, some Democrats hope it strikes down the law. They believe bad news for ObamaCare is good political news for Mr. Obama....
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June 06, 2012 |
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We'll be talking about Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election for a long time to come. The results were a historic setback for organized labor, which failed to oust Gov. Scott Walker in a citadel of modern progressivism. And how it must have stung that 38% ...
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May 30, 2012 |
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President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney may be dead even in the polls, but some pundits insist the president will prevail on Election Day because 2012 is the new 2004....
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May 23, 2012 |
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On Tuesday, Gallup's seven-day tracking poll had Barack Obama and Mitt Romney tied at 46%. With the incumbent stuck below 50% on the ballot and Mr. Romney's favorability rising, the Republican challenger has a good shot at winning. To take the White Hous...

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