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October 28, 2008 |
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With victory in sight, Barack Obama's supporters are predicting that he will give us a new New Deal. To see what that might mean, let's look back on the original New Deal. The purpose of New Deal legislation was not, as commonly thought, to restore eco...
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October 25, 2008 |
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If Barack Obama wins the American presidential election in nine days’ time, it will be because he has beaten the Republicans at their own game, according to Karl Rove, the noted “architect” of President George W Bush’s two victories. The Democrats have co...
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October 24, 2008 |
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A newly released study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism has confirmed what some have already suspected—media coverage of this year's presidential race has been far from balanced.The Pew study, released October 22, found th...
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October 22, 2008 |
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No campaign moves in a straight line. Every race experiences turns toward one side or the other, driven by events, the determined efforts of one candidate, or even a bored media hoping for a new story line....
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October 20, 2008 |
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In my Wall Street Journal column last week, I mentioned that Sen. Obama has been trying to position himself more in line with center-right Americans and away from his record as the most liberal member of the Senate. One of the avenues through which Obama ...
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October 15, 2008 |
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In the campaign's final two weeks, voters will take a last serious look at both presidential candidates. The outcome of the race isn't cast in stone yet....
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October 12, 2008 |
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One of Barack Obama's most potent campaign claims is that he'll cut taxes for no less than 95% of "working families." He's even promising to cut taxes enough that the government's tax share of GDP will be no more than 18.2% -- which is lower than it is to...
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October 08, 2008 |
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Tuesday night's presidential debate was good entertainment. Both candidates were animated and loose throughout a wide-ranging discussion. Sen. Barack Obama did well in Sen. John McCain's favorite format. Mr. McCain was more focused and sharp than in the f...

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