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November 29, 2011 |
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It was because he was going to retire anyway, lost a favorite port town in redistricting and had a tough race last time. Was this really why Congressman Barney Frank announced today he’s retiring from the House of Representatives? Perhaps another reason...
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October 31, 2011 |
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The presidential election is one year from tomorrow, and the U.S. economy will likely be the top issue for voters.      It was also the subject of Regent University's ninth annual "Clash of the Titans" debate this weekend in Virgini...
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October 04, 2011 |
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Over the weekend, a pair of political pundits – National Journal’s Charlie Cook and the New York Times’ John Harwood -- engaged in some historical revisionism, suggesting President Obama’s emerging campaign strategy was (more or less) a carbon copy of Pre...
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September 26, 2011 |
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President Barack Obama’s private musings while waiting to be introduced at an American Jobs Act event: Pass this bill. I admit it’s not “yes, we can,” but it gets the crowd chanting. Said it 18 times before Congress, 12 times in the Rose Garden, 2...
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September 10, 2011 |
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Thursday night’s show by President Obama struck me as…Presumptuous: He demanded – 17 times – that Congress immediately pass a bill no one has seen.Tired: The speech contained little new, just mostly recycled ideas or extensions of current programs tha...
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August 12, 2011 |
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Having a presidential primary debate with eight candidates on the stage means no one gets knocked out unless they do it themselves.  And no one knocked himself or herself out Thursday night. Instead, several candidates did themselves some good. Frontru...
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July 18, 2011 |
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President Obama's campaign fundraising last quarter was impressive -- he raised $48.7 million for his campaign and more than $38 million for the Democratic National Committee.  But it wasn't as good as I expected, especially given how much time Mr. Obama...
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June 14, 2011 |
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It was more than a little jarring when President Obama joked during a meeting with his Jobs and Competitiveness Council in Durham, N.C. on Monday that "Shovel-ready was not as shovel-ready as we expected." Everyone at the head table had a good laugh. A...

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