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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • No backing away now from 'forward'

    President Barack Obama's re-election campaign pushed out one word last week to define his quest for a second term — "forward." So how much does a single word matter? Quite a bit, marketing and branding experts say, even if they disagree on the...
  • The curious incident of the mud not thrown

    Sometimes turning points in presidential campaigns are scarcely noted at the time. Because they're events that didn't happen, a low road not taken, a tactic not employed, a decisive mistake not made. Like last week's non-event in Mitt Romney's...
  • Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham rally for Romney in Roanoke

    Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham rally for Romney in Roanoke
    All eyes are on Virginia Saturday, with dozens of campaign events rolling across the Commonwealth.    Arizona Senator and former Presidential Candidate John McCain is in our area today, rallying support for Mitt Romney.    He spoke to folks at...
  • Texas To Test 1965 Voting Rights Law In Court

    Texas To Test 1965 Voting Rights Law In Court
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Voting Rights Act - a cherished safeguard for minority voters since 1965 - has been under siege for two years and this week faces one of its toughest tests on an apparent path to the U.S. Supreme Court. Twenty-five hours of...
  • 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Win Big at Emmys

    'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Win Big at Emmys
    LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor. ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
  • 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' win big at Emmys

    'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' win big at Emmys
    Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramasat the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor. ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards, including the top...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • Republicans need much work to gain Hispanic vote

    As Republicans entered their post-mortem analysis of the presidential race debacle, many of their top office holders and conservative pundits came up with a quick and easy solution. Their consensus was: We have to change our position on immigration...
  • Voting by mail about to start in South Florida

    Voting by mail about to start in South Florida
    Thousands of South Florida voters can soon begin casting ballots for president – even before Barack Obama and Mitt Romney meet Wednesday night for the first of three debates. And they can do it from the comfort of their kitchen tables – or...
  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
  • McManus: Team Obama's victory plan

    President Obama faces an uphill struggle in his campaign for reelection next year. His job approval rating is stuck just below 50%. The unemployment rate appears likely to remain above 8% until election day. And, though it's too soon to mean much, early...
  • McManus: Romney, the worst candidate?

    McManus: Romney, the worst candidate?
    In the spring of 1980, the race for the Republican presidential nomination got nasty. The front-runner, Ronald Reagan, said his main challenger,George H.W. Bush, wasn't a real conservative. Bush went on the attack, accusing Reagan of peddling "voodoo...