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In The Last Days Of The Election: Apocalypse Now, Palin?

Posted October 25, 2008 | 11:36:42 (EST)

As Palin herself joked on Saturday Night Live , she hasn't been taking questions. But in those rare attempts to discover what happens under that immoveable updo, no one has asked the one I would most like to hear Sarah Palin answer --as she may still hover a melanoma away...

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Obama Recast As MLK, Jesus, Leading Spiritual Youth Movement

Posted January 8, 2008 | 14:40:58 (EST)

By evening, on this primary day in New Hampshire, I'm expecting the waters of the Merrimack River to turn to wine.

After Obama's speech on the night of his Iowa victory, pundits began to speak about his ascension to Democratic frontrunner in terms of a veritable movement....

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Have A Beer With Me! Candidates Battle Over Their Own "Likeability"

Posted January 7, 2008 | 23:12:45 (EST)

Perhaps Charlie Gibson started this war when he asked Hillary Clinton about the "likeability issue" during the last Democratic debate. Her response to the suggestion that people simply like Barack Obama more resulted in her response that, "in 2000 we, unfortunately, ended up with a president who people said they...

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Can't Pick A Candidate? Perhaps You'd Prefer To Select A Decade

Posted January 7, 2008 | 18:12:27 (EST)

Undecided voters continue to join the placard-hoisting faithful at rallies all over the state today, raising their hands to sidelong glances when asked by the candidates if their minds are made up. Some admit to being torn between two very unlikely lovers (Hillary v. Mitt? Obama v. McCain? Strange, yes,...

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Pastor Mike Addresses The Flock In NH

Posted January 6, 2008 | 15:57:21 (EST)

For most Presidential candidates stumping in New Hampshire, today is nothing more than a crucial opportunity to expand and rally their base. But for Mike Huckabee, it's also Sunday. Today in the town of Windham, Huckabee stood in the same suit and spoke in the same voice to two different...

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