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Most candidates — Republican, Democrat or Independent — inevitably say things during their campaigns that are wrong, stupid or deceptive. President Barack Obama, I'm sure, wishes that he could take back his boast during his 2008 run that he...
Second terms have rarely been kind to American presidents. Our last two-term leader, George W. Bush, ended his tenure with a financial crash so disastrous that his own party has tried to erase him from memory. Bush's predecessor, Bill Clinton, was more...
Change of SubjectFriday's print column: Due to my afternoon deadline I can't tell you for sure what Mitt Romney's position on abortion was as of Thursday night. But, treating it like a late game on the West Coast, I can give you......
If the Bowles-Simpson commission deficit reduction plan is dead, somebody evidently forgot to tell Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson. Their proposal to reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade fell one vote short of the majority needed to...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the final throes of a spirited campaign, President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney are awaiting one more measure of the nation's economic pulse — a monthly jobs report that will leave an imprint on the last four...
After a year of campaign sound and fury, we're about to hold an election that will probably fail to usher in the one thing voters of all stripes would like to see: an end to the partisan gridlock in Congress. Neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney...
CNN Senior Producer(CNN) -- The voting population of Latinos has exploded to the point where Latinos will not only be a decisive force in the presidential election, but will likely affect the outcome of political contests from school boards and statehouses to Congress,...
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
Due to my afternoon deadline I can't tell you for sure what Mitt Romney's position on abortion was as of Thursday night. But, treating it like a late game on the West Coast, I can give you the latest updates. Tuesday: Romney told the Des Moines Register...
Tags: Abortion, Family, Abortion Issue, Politics, Planned Parenthood
"Butter" — a frequently funny comedy from director Jim Field Smith ("Episodes") and first-time screenwriter Jason Micallef — is essentially a sports film with a layer of cultural (and, by the end, political) satire. In the tradition of that...
The hometown buzz among young voters surrounding President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign isn't as strong this time out, if Chicago voter registration is any indication. There are 138,000 fewer people signed up to vote in the 18-to-34-year-old group than...
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