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Trump's Character Is His Fate
Richard North Patterson
Novelist and contributing opinion writer
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus famously wrote, "A man's character is his fate." This truth neatly captures Donald Trump's rise -- and inevitable fall -- as a presidential contender.
Obama Mocks Mitt Romney For Being 'Suddenly Deeply Concerned About Poverty'
When Men Lose in Politics, It's Never Their Fault
President, Barbara Lee Political Office and Barbara Lee Family...
When women lose races, it's seen as a personal failing. When high-profile men lose, seemingly omnipotent outside forces are to blame. A sampling of press coverage of losses from Tom Daschle to Scott Brown to Mitt Romney to Eric Cantor helps paint the picture.
Mitt Romney Voted Against Mitt Romney Running For President In Family Poll
A Politico Snack Before the Main Course of 2012 Campaign Books
Attorney and books writer.
series is a breezy, fly-on-the-wall, real-time reporter's notebook. It is not a definitive history of the election and does not purport to be.
'Clueless' Romney Still Doesn't Get It
Rick Perry Gets Second Chance To Make First Impression
Final Tallies: Obama Buried Romney On Airwaves And With Staff
A Meeting Of Campaign 2012 Combatants: Veiled Barbs, And Plenty of Eastwood Discussion
The Mythic Narrative of the 2012 Election
Democrats and the Obama campaign as well as Republicans and the Romney campaign are repeating the same myths to explain the outcome.
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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Election
Professor of Theater, Ursinus College
The whole election has left a bad taste in my mouth. Big American elections bring out the worst in people's natures. The euphoria from the results may erase the ugliness temporarily, but the enmity and spite is still present, just under the surface.
GSPM Horse Race: Rubio, Clinton Lead the Pack for President in 2016
David K. Rehr
Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Law, George Mason Unive...
"It's time for us to stop fighting the left's identity politics and start embracing them. We can appeal to groups as well as the Democrats do, we just need to make it a priority."
The Grassroots Do It
Author, "Waves of Recovery" "The Struggle for the Health & Saf...
On Nov. 6, Election Day, thousands of volunteers, young, middle-aged and old, walked streets across the country until the polls closed. They put work, school, and their families on hold to join a grassroots effort to show that America includes all people, not just the rich.
How Obama Won a Race He Could Have Lost
Nonpartisan Public Affairs Television Host & Moderator
As a political analyst who concluded President Barack Obama was going to win reelection, it was not based on any bias towards the president. Rather, it was founded on an impartial review of the following facts.
De-Carbonize Our Taxes
William S. Becker
Tax policies that encourage carbon emissions range from subsidies for oil companies to mortgage interest deductions for energy-wasting McMansions, but neither Romney nor Obama has addressed it head-on.
Emotional End For Obama To Businesslike Campaign
Final Electoral Math -- My 2012 Election Picks
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
Today, we're just going to throw caution to the wind, and go ahead and predict the outcome of tomorrow night's returns.
Obama Campaign: We've Contacted One Out Of Every 2.5 Voters In The Country
2012 Electoral Math -- One Week Out
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
The real sword of Damocles hanging over the White House right now is this Friday's release of the October unemployment figures. If the numbers are bad, it could give Romney the last-second momentum he needs. If the numbers are good, Obama could waltz to victory.
Jeb Bush Slams '10-Year-Old' Obama
Elimination of Contribution Limits Would Not Stop Secret Spending
Counsel, Brennan Center For Justice
This election has shown that there is a class of big-money political donors who greatly value secrecy. Their behavior under the current rules provides evidence that big spenders prefer anonymity even when other options are available.
Obama Campaign: We See No Gamechangers From Now Till Election Day
Let's End Airwave Pollution and Regulate Televised Political Spot Advertising
Washington watchdogs are appalled by the sea of money washing over the 2012 election. The rest of the nation is appalled by how that money is used -- mostly on tit-for-tat attack ads that pollute the airwaves and undermine any respect for the democratic process.
Obesity is an American plague -- and no, I'm not talking about overweight Americans. I'm talking about Big Election, the thing that's moved into our homes and, especially if you live in a "swing state," is now hogging your television almost 24/7.
Bringing Hope Back in: A New Story for Our Future
Senior Scholar in Public Work Philosophy, Sabo Center for Demo...
A U.S. leader trying to be a global CEO in the 21st century is a worrisome thought. Do we want a boss or a president?
Romney, RNC Have 60+ Staffers In Pennsylvania
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