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In Search Of Obama’s Second-Term Agenda

In Search Of Obama’s Second-Term AgendaThe president has been relatively mum during the campaign about what he would do if given a second term. He outlined more specific ideas this week — but he hasn't explained how he would get those ideas through Congress.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Obama Campaign Invokes ’537′ To Get Out The Vote

An Obama campaign ad airing in swing states referencing the 2000 Florida recount uses memorable images of the days following the election to encourage supporters to vote. It calls 537 "the number of votes that changed the course of American history."» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Why Are Elections On Tuesdays?

Why Are Elections On Tuesdays?The answer dates back to the 19th century and involves buggies, the Sabbath and farming.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Media Circus: Tone Trumps Content In Final Debate

Media Circus: Tone Trumps Content In Final DebateThe final presidential debate left many viewers scratching their heads. It's not that the candidates invoked unimportant issues. It's not that the two held so elevated a conversation mere mortals could not understand. It's that they were debating almost entirely in tone rather than content.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Live Blog: Obama & Romney Square Off In Final Debate

Live Blog: Obama & Romney Square Off In Final DebatePresident Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney meet this evening for the last of their three debates before the Nov. 6 election. The focus is on foreign policy.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

The Candidate Is Fake; The Consultants Are Real

The Candidate Is Fake; The Consultants Are RealYesterday, we had economists create their dream presidential platform. Today, we seek professional help to launch our fake presidential candidate.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Romney Tries To Soften Birth Control Message

Romney Tries To Soften Birth Control MessageIn Tuesday's debate, Mitt Romney accused President Obama of misrepresenting his position on the issue. "Every woman in America should have access to contraceptives," the GOP nominee said. His position is not that surprising given recent polls that show Obama's lead among women shrinking.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us