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Eric Morse

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Citigroup Plans to Lay Off A Third Of Cleaning Force While Taking Bailout Money

(24) Comments | Posted April 2, 2009 | 2:49 PM

Just two weeks after Sam Stein first reported Citigroup's anti-union assault on the Employee Free Choice Act, the financial behemoth is taking their fight directly to the workers. Citigroup plans a second round of layoffs to their cleaning force -- a move that would displace over one-third of their...

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From a Marketing Perspective, Robocalls Fail to Deliver

(2) Comments | Posted October 24, 2008 | 9:56 AM

John McCain thinks he has your number. About a month before the election, facing insurmountable odds, McCain expanded his character attacks on Barack Obama to include robocalls, eventually shifting the scurrilous side of his campaign entirely from TV to telephone. In response, Obama put out his own automated telephone calls....

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Violent Outbursts Put The Republican Brand In Jeopardy

(3) Comments | Posted October 9, 2008 | 2:28 PM

A lot of ink has been shed this election cycle on the topic of "rebuilding the Republican brand." Indeed, the Grand Old Party finds itself at a most dire juncture. On one side it has an incumbent leader with historically low approval ratings who is losing mounting court cases...

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Obama's Keys To Winning Tuesday's Town Hall Debate

(16) Comments | Posted October 6, 2008 | 8:52 AM

With one presidential and one vice presidential debate behind us, a pattern is emerging: each time, the Democratic candidate has come to the table armed with facts and policy proposals, while the Republican catered to pundits and the public with an amalgam of attitude and atmospherics, colloquialisms and avoidance-by-way-of-personal-anecdote.


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A Life-Long Republican Goes Blue

(11) Comments | Posted September 24, 2008 | 9:08 AM

Jo Anne Morse is a 67 year-old retired schoolteacher from Florida who, in nearly 50 years of voting, has never voted for a Democrat. In the interest of full disclosure, she is also the author's mother.

In 1968, as a military wife with a toddler son and a husband overseas,...

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Obama Must Kick McCain While He's Down

(1) Comments | Posted September 23, 2008 | 5:35 AM

Last week, amid one of the most significant and far-reaching financial breakdowns in half a century, John McCain declared, again, that "the fundamentals of the economy are strong." And the way the Obama campaign pounced, you'd think he had said "death to America." The way the Obama campaign has repeated...

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