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Polls Show Close Race In North And South Carolina

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new set of polls from the Carolinas show that both of these states could be close this Fall, despite the fact that neither has voted Democratic sinc...

How to Rig An Election: Foreward

Allen Raymond and Ian Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allen Raymond and Ian Spiegelman

From HOW TO RIG AN ELECTION: Confessions of a Republican Operative: The first sign of trouble at my sentencing hearing came when the judge cut off my...

If You Can't Vote for Anyone, You Can Always Vote Against Someone: How I Learned to Quit Whining and Get Involved

Ian Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Spiegelman

The underhanded tactics my co-author Allen Raymond employed to win elections for ten years are by no means confined to one party, and they permeate every level of electioneering.

Karl Rove Touts McCain Daughter He Smeared In 2000

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night on Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor, Karl Rove discussed Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) "compelling" life story. In addition to his time as a pris...

The Dirty Secret In South Carolina Primary: It's Not That Dirty

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The national media thinks John McCain is under siege again, and his campaign is only too happy to help reporters file their stories. At a rally Thurs...

Ross Perot Slams McCain

Newsweek | Jonathan Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The phone rang and it was Ross Perot, who hasn't given an interview in years. Perot, who won 19 percent of the vote in the 1992 presidential election,...

Smear Campaign Against McCain Surfaces In South Carolina

Campaign Diaries | Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Republicans in South Carolina: Negative campaigning is the norm in South Carolina, where the GOP primary regularly devolves into nasty bickering. 8 ye...

Reversing The Curse: Largest Paper In SC Endorses McCain

AP via Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina's largest newspaper on Saturday endorsed John McCain in the state's Republican primary. The State's editorial board wrote on the newsp...