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New Hampshire Debates

New Hampshire Double-header: A Tale of Two Debates

Alan Schroeder | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Two back-to-back Republican presidential debates featuring the same cast, the same issues, the same New Hampshire setting, and the same basic format. Yet the events felt as different as night and day.

Why Republicans Support Government Mandates

David C. Wilson | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
David C. Wilson

Romney's argument keeps most Republicans at bay because it taps into their principled beliefs about states' rights, and is simple. Yet, it also implies he is either duplicitous or that he is against any and all federal legislation.

GOP Candidates Sharpen Knives Ahead Of Crucial Debates

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan 7 (Reuters) - The knives will come out at back-to-back debates this weekend as U.S. Republican presidential hopefuls frantical...

Debate at Dartmouth: Jobs, Economics and the GOP

Alan Schroeder | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Rick Perry needed a big night and he didn't have one. Cain needed to push his message beyond the 9-9-9 plan but he couldn't do it. Romney needed to maintain the status quo -- that he managed, and then some.

What I Learned From the Republican Debate

Tony Phillips | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Tony Phillips

Like a whole passel of Americans, I watched the Republican Presidential Debate on CNN Monday night and like all the rest of them, I did so because Jeopardy was preempted by hockey.

The 2012 Republican Presidential Field

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Because this will be Mitt Romney's first debate appearance, political observers are going to be closely watching how intensely the others attack him and his positions, and how Romney responds to such attacks.

Obama Camp Locks Out Press

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christian Avard

WILMINGTON, VT- Reporters wanting to interview campaign staffers are having a hard time trying to get through. That's because some campaigns are putti...

Obama Recast As MLK, Jesus, Leading Spiritual Youth Movement

Lauren Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauren Sandler

Young people aren't going to organize en masse for policy initiatives. They're in this for a personal and national reformation.

Scenes From Primary Day

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

The guys from DoubleSpeak put together a great photo montage of Election Day in Manchester: =========================== Who the hell fed the Mog...

Dennis Kucinich: Should Mickey Mouse Be Electing The Next President?

Debate Porridge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Debate Porridge

Debate Porridge caught up with Dennis Kucinich and actor Viggo Mortensen to discuss the congressman's exclusion from Saturday's ABC / Facebook debate....

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter and Liz Edwards Square Off On Health Care Debate

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

At a John Edwards event earlier this afternoon in Bedford, NH, we happened upon a very interesting conversation taking place between Elizabeth Edwards...

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

Lauren Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lauren Sandler

Perhaps Charlie Gibson started this war when he asked Hillary Clinton about the "likeability issue" during the last Democratic debate. Her response t...

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

Lauren Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lauren Sandler

Undecided voters continue to join the placard-hoisting faithful at rallies all over the state today, raising their hands to sidelong glances when aske...

The Weekly Standard's Latest Dewey Moment

Salon | Glenn Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the cover for this week's issue of The Weekly Standard, excitingly available on newsstands now. Here, once again, we encounter the renowned ju...

Clinton: Tearing Up "Could Well Have Been" My Turnaround

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton also agreed that choking up helped her campaign in New Hampshire: Clinton attributed her win in part to her success late in the rac...

Watch: Obama's Speech On New Hampshire Election Night

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's speech to New Hampshire voters following Tuesday's primary vote: ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Proposed Anti-Obama 527 Stirring Controversy | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The leaders of Emily's List, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), ...

Obama Faces A Surge Of A Different Kind

The Swamp | Jim Tankersley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As New Hampshire voters go to the polls this morning, a tide is turning toward Sen. Barack Obama -- in reporters' inboxes, at least. The Republican N...

Thomas B. Edsall

How New Hampshire Upended The Democratic Race | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Manchester, NH -- The conventional wisdom today about the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary does not take into account the complexity of...

Woman Who Made Clinton Cry Voted For Obama

Political Radar | Kate Snow and Jennifer Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The woman whose empathetic question -- "how do you do it?" -- sparked uncharacteristic emotion Monday from Sen. Hillary Clinton ended up voting for Se...

From A Big Boost To Obama To A Big Blow

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, Senator Barack Obama delivered a message to supporters: "Do not take this race for granted. I know we had a n...

Obama: "I'm Still Fired Up And Ready To Go"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama pronounced himself "still fired up and ready to go" after a second-place finish in New Hampshire's Democratic primary. "You know, a few ...

McCain Grabs Early Lead In New Hampshire

AP | DAVID ESPO and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Sen. John McCain grabbed an early lead over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday ni...

Obama Set To Receive Huge Endorsement From National Union "Unite Here"

New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Unite Here, the union representing more than 450,000 hotel, restaurant, apparel and laundry workers, is likely to announce its endorsement of Senator ...

Obama Campaign Co-Chair Questions Hillary's Tears

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tears are now officially an issue in Campaign 2008. Obama's national campaign co-chair, Jesse Jackson, Jr., just went on MSNBC and appeared to qu...