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Presidential Campaigns

Newt Still Owes His 2012 Campaign Vendors Millions

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Much like Donald Trump today, at one point Newt Gingrich held the frontrunner position in the 2012 Republican primary election. His cam...

Running Against Government: Here We Go Again

Terry Newell | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Terry Newell

What then might a hopeful, optimistic message for reform of the federal government contain? It would insist on hiring the best people, quickly. The reality is that the federal hiring system is too complex, too slow, and turns off or away good people.

So-Called 'Journalists' Poisoning Hillary's Well -- Again!

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

There is no way to stop the barrage of insulting, deceptive attacks that will be leveled at Clinton, or any candidate for that matter, but the least we can do is refuse to be influenced by people who distort the facts, resort to fiction and refuse to do the level of research that separates journalists with integrity from imposters.

Presidential Campaigns Nears The Finish Line

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick DUBUQUE, Iowa, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. presidential race, which has hinged for months on a...

Whatever Became of Those Catchy Presidential Campaign Slogans?

Bill Lucey | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Lucey

To get a sense of the sequence of political slogans and catchphrases through the years, I've compiled a list of some of the more entertaining slogans advanced during presidential campaigns.

Too Decent to Win -- In Memory of George McGovern

Richard H. Smith | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

I believe George McGovern might have grown in the presidency -- as did Lincoln and Harry Truman. Surely, he might have made mistakes, but could four years of cumulative errors have been worse than four more years of Nixon and the nightmare of Watergate?

Two Ways to Cut Campaign Clatter

Soul Dancer | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

Campaign clatter is about to crescendo after more than two years of chatter. Are you tired of hearing the same old, same old facts, debates, accusations and cries volleyed between candidates and their supporters?

The President Bragging About His Wartime Success in an Election Ad?

Martin Lewis | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Martin Lewis

How disgusting it is that an advertisement for President Roosevelt's re-election campaign is shamelessly referring to the success of this year's D-Day invasion and the recent liberation of Paris in his campaign for re-election!

Elise Foley

Obama 'Absolutely Certain' There Will Be A Latino Candidate In His Lifetime | Elise Foley | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he is "absolutely certain" there will be a competitive Latino candidate for president in his li...

'A Fight Within The Family'

Posted 09.03.2011 | Education

In an address to members of the National Education Association Sunday, Vice President Joe Biden sought the union's support in the upcoming presidentia...

Campaign Phone-Bank Volunteers: Dodging Abuse and Dialing for Victory

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

This article is based on contributions from OffTheBus community members who participated in this week's call out. The full byline of contributors appe...

What Issues? It's About Personality!

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Alderman

Whether we admit it, or not, presidential campaigns are more about personality than policies, temperament over brains, and has been since broadcasting began.