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October 03, 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 25, 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 09, 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 11, 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 17, 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 13, 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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May 12, 2011 |
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Immigration reform, President Obama said Monday, is an issue ?that politicians in Washington have been either exploiting or dodging.? Mr. Obama should know because he has spent his time in Washington as senator and president alternately exploiting or dodg...
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May 01, 2011 |
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What grand words to bookend a long and dangerous effort. On September 20, 2001, President George W. Bush said “whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done.” Last night, President Barack Obama proclaimed, “...

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