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Jason Linkins

New Gingrich Objects To RNC Autopsy, Wants To Retain Current Soul-Destroying Number Of Debates | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

As you may have heard, the recent "autopsy" report furnished by the Republican National Committee in the wake of losing the 2012 presidential election...

How Twitter Is Wrecking the Elections and More... Probably

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The Tea Party may love to make references back to the Founding Fathers and the Constitution, but really the culture we have created (and continue to create) is vastly different from what the nation was like 150 years ago. And it's only going to get worse.

The Five Presidential Debate Lines You'll Hear Again Wednesday

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

They'll carefully review tapes of their own performances, as well as those of their opponents. But these presidential debates don't exist in a vacuum; they're part of a long chain stretching back (at least) to the Kennedy-Nixon debate of 1960. And over the past half century, candidates have landed some real zingers.

Jason Linkins

Newt Gingrich's Diminished Debate Ambitions | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

According to Tuesday night's CNN exit polls, one of the few demographic segments that Gingrich won the Florida primary were voters for whom the debate...

Jason Linkins

Herman Cain Will Help Newt Gingrich Realize His Dream Of Re-Enacting The Lincoln-Douglas Debates | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

In the last CNN debate, Newt Gingrich announced that he was interested in debating President Barack Obama in seven, three-hour long debates in the sty...

Freemasonry Symbols Found In Lincoln-Douglas Debate Site, Book Reveals

Chicago Tribune | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

According to book author and Knox professor Lance Factor, the 1856 building's design, geometry, windows, and interior decorations all show telltale si...

Lincoln's Other Legacy

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Lincoln signed The Emancipation Proclamation and in so doing he saved the nation. But he also gave us the rationale for American racism.

The GOP and Race

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Fromson

If Obama's election is denied him because of a) racism or b) the electoral dishonesty of 2004, African Americans will be justified in believing the door to the White House will always be shut to them.

Thomas B. Edsall

Obama's Dilemma: To Debate Or Not Debate | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When writing a story about a disputed issue - should, for example, Barack Obama debate Hillary Clinton before the Indiana and North Carolina primaries...