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Obama Negative Campaigning

The Big-Lie Coup d'Etat

Robert Reich | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

How can it be that big corporations and billionaires will be spending unlimited amounts on big lies like this one, without any accountability because no one will know where the money is coming from?

Jason Linkins

Memo To Media: Obama's Harsh Campaign Tone Is Not Actually A New Thing, Okay? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

I'm typically a big fan of Molly Ball's work for the Atlantic. But I'm afraid that in explicating this week's private equity-Bain Capital brouhaha tha...

Jason Linkins

The Obama Campaign Would Like To Remind Supporters That Mitt Romney Is Terrifying! | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

Over at Buzzfeed, Zeke Miller has a great post up about what's currently worrying the Obama campaign. As it turns out, it's insufficient worry. See...

Rachel Weiner

McCain On Negative Turn: "I'm Very Sorry About It" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Post's David Broder talks to both candidates about the campaign tone: The first question I asked John McCain and then Barack Obama wa...

McCain-Obama So Far: Positively Negative

Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A campaign between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain once offered enormous possibilities for something new. Instead, the two presumptive nominees hav...

Obama Pledges To Return To Message, Avoid Campaigning

Bloomberg | Kristin Jensen and Karen Leigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, attempting to regain his momentum after losing the Pennsylvania primary, promised to shun negative cam...

Obama Expands Rapid Response Team To Battle Swift-Boating

Newsweek | Mark Hosenball and Michael Isikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign is planning to expand its research and rapid-response team in order to repel attacks it anticipates over his ties to 1960s radical ...

Sam Stein

Democratic Primary Hits Its Trench Warfare Stage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic primary is firmly in its trench warfare stage. On Sunday, both the Clinton and Obama campaigns hosted conference calls in which each...