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Barack Obama Message

Global Crises Overshadow Obama's Economic Message

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Foreign policy challenges are intruding on President Barack Obama's promise to focus on the economy after the Democrats' election d...

A Preview of Post-Election Storytelling

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

I'm bracing for an avalanche of nonsense tomorrow night about why Barack Obama is responsible for the expected Republican landslide. Here's a guide to what you should expect.

Toward an Economic Message for Democrats

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

Ask a Republican to name a single economic program they support that was not part of George W. Bush's economic plan just before the economy collapsed, and wait for the answer. You will hear crickets chirping.

The Simple Distillation Of McCain's Message Problem

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

The Tully Message Box is a cleverly simple method of understanding how to develop a narrative that will drive an entire campaign.

The Real Barack Obama, Circa 1996

Karen Chassin Goldbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karen Chassin Goldbaum

Unlike the hundreds of thousands who show up for Barack's message of hope and change today, on that evening there were maybe a dozen of us in the modest carriage house.

"Enough!" Is Enough

Paul Slansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Slansky

Enough people are furious enough about what has happened to this country over the past eight years to elect Barack Obama in a landslide. But they want a candidate who shares their outrage.

Obama and Biden Go Back to a Losing Message

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

Sarah Palin is selling a lie, just like McCain. If the Obama campaign won't explain that to the American people, McCain and Palin will win the national debates and likely go on to victory.

AP: Obama's Pitch: Fire GOP, Hire Me

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DURYEA, Pa. — The challenge for Barack Obama is to make himself acceptable enough to disgruntled voters eager to toss Republicans from the White...

Clinton Supporter: "Why Change Everything You Have?"

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

"You want to know the truth? I don't want to change everything. There's just some things that really need to be fixed. Obama scares the hell out of me. Why change everything you have?"