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Arkansas Primary 2012

Jason Linkins

Cory Booker Goes Off Message, Everyone Freaks For A Week: The Speculatron Weekly Round-Up | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

This week, the 2012 election season finally got to pig out on an empty-calorie feeding frenzy, in which everyone in the media pretended to have some sort of lofty conversation about the role of private equity in society while actually reminding everyone else that political elites are completely removed from the real-life stakes of the lives of normal Americans. It made for a great show, though! Pundits screwed on their super-serious faces and reporters faked thoughtfulness and everyone who was pretending to know something about the subject did a fine job of acting like they were doing something interesting. But let's face it: The only reason anyone was talking about private equity was because somewhere, some surrogate had gone "off message," and suddenly there was catnip everywhere!

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Late Returns: Kentucky Primary Features A 'Proxy Showdown' Between Kentucky Senators | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

The presidential escapade continues to draw most of the media's attention these days, but there are actually some interesting downticket primaries to ...

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John Wolfe: Meet The Man Who Might Pull An Arkansas Primary Upset, But Probably Won't | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

If President Barack Obama is going to lose one of these Democratic primaries, it obviously won't be to some convict in West Virginia or to anti-aborti...

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The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For May 18, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

What began in Indiana continued in Nebraska this week, as long-shot state Sen. Deb Fischer scored an underdog victory in Nebraska's GOP primary for th...