The Obama Campaign’s Strategic Genius

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*+-Randy Shaw: Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan was less about pleasing the Party’s base than about trying to shift the conversation away from the issues that Obama’s campaign team have made this election about.

Romneyomics Trickles Down

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*+-Karen Finney: Between now and Election Day, every Democratic candidate up and down the ballot should call on his or her Republican opponents to defend the GOP plan to increase taxes on middle-class Americans,

GOP Hopes USA Fails

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Never in the history of America has any great party so callously and falsely blamed Americans who are jobless for being jobless, blamed Americans who are poor for being poor.

GOP Wages War Against Jobs

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*+-Brent Budowsky: I am a union man, and proud of it. Republicans who wage war against unions and jobs are waging war against American values and prosperity.

Rude Dispatches from the Class War

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*+-Tom Degan: Republican governors all across this diseased land have been trying to undo the job growth of the last 25 months for no other purpose than to make the president look bad for the November Election

Romney Still Fails to Make the Sale

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*+-Gil Troy: In a country that loves to see candidates grow and evolve, with a media primed to write the redemptive campaigning comeback story, Romney never seems to get better as a candidate, never has that turnaround moment.

Rick Santorum: “The Most Dangerous Man in the Room”

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*+-The not so decisive victory of Mitt Romney in Tuesday’s Iowa caucus has a lot of people talking about the guy he almost lost to, a certain former Senator from Pennsylvania named Rick Santorum. Whether or not Santorum has the ability to capitalize on his strong showing in Iowa going forward in the Republican presidential […]

Why Obama Should Break Up Big Banks

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*+-Robert Reich: What better way for Obama to distinguish himself from Romney than to condemn Wall Street’s antics since the bailout, and call for real reform?