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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • Beware the politician who won't flip-flop

    IN AMERICAN politics, the flip-flop can be fatal. In 2004, for instance, President Bush dramatically transformed the voters' view of his Democratic opponent, Sen. John F. Kerry, by assailing him for changing positions on issues that were "fundamental,"...
  • Sarah Palin To Appear On "Oprah" Show

    Sarah Palin To Appear On "Oprah" Show
    Sarah Palin will sit down with Oprah Winfrey in November, where the ex-Alaskan governor is expected to dish about her upcoming memoir, Harpo officials announced Tuesday. Palin, whose managed to stay in the headlines well after her failed run for vice...
  • A new approach to Cuba

    A new approach to Cuba
    Fifty years ago, Ernesto "Che" Guevara led a column of war-steeled rebels into Havana as Fidel Castro took the city of Santiago at the other end of the island and declared a Cuban revolution. This one, Castro said, would not be like Cuba's 1898...
  • Holy officeholders

    Besides inspiring a brilliant parody, Mitt Romney's something-for-almost-everyone speech last week about "Faith in America" offered a mini-lesson on an obscure provision of the U.S. Constitution. "There are some," Romney said, "who would have a...
  • Can you match.com your favorite candidate?

    What happens to the soul after death? Is it judged immediately, or does it wait until one big Last Judgment? Does its spiritual development continue? Is it endlessly reborn until it attains enlightenment? Is it extinguished forever? Did it exist in the...
  • The MTA's sales-tax boondoggle

    Led by L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who penned an article recently in The Times, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing a raid on transit riders and taxpayers to fund a network of rail projects and highway...
  • George Stephanopoulos Named 'Good Morning America' Anchor

    George Stephanopoulos Named 'Good Morning America' Anchor
    George Stephanopoulos has been named the new anchor of "Good Morning America," ABC News President David Westin announced today. "I'm pleased to announce that beginning Monday Dec. 14, our new anchor team at 'Good Morning America' will be in place and...
  • Obama's Friday night in Indiana

     
    by Erika Slife After a presidential campaign that's lasted nearly two years Sen. Barack Obama told thousands of Indiana supporters who came out to see him on Halloween night that he was happy to be in familiar territory. "It's good......
  • John McCain's lucky charms

     
    Sen. John McCain's supporters cheer as he speaks Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008 in Peterborough, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm) by Jill Zuckman PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - The old Navy fighter pilot has always had his lucky charms and superstitions to carry......
  • The only polls that count: Election Day's

     
    As a sportswriter, I would sometimes craft a story lead when a team had a big halftime lead, but I???d never send it until the final buzzer sounded. And I???d never write a playoff preview story until a team had......
  • McCain clips Obama on faith in country

     
    by Jill Zuckman SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - With just three days left to press his case, Sen. John McCain Saturday delivered an unabashed pitch contrasting his patriotism to Sen. Barack Obama's, sparking a nasty clash. "We learn more and more about......
  • In NV, Obama does not mention 'auntie'

     
    by John McCormick HENDERSON, Nev. - In his last trip to the West before the election, Sen. Barack Obama told supporters today that they need to keep pushing hard despite a "righteous wind" blowing in their favor. "We are going......