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  • Here's my predictions for Tuesday's election. Now share yours

    Here's my predictions for Tuesday's election. Now share yours
    The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday's election is that you might be wrong about key races and thus dent whatever reputation you have for political insight. "I don't know" is always a correct answer. "We'll see. Time will tell. It...
  • The politics of rape and abortion

    The politics of rape and abortion
    In the 1988 presidential election, Republicans successfully hanged Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis with Willie Horton, a convicted murderer who committed a rape and assault after he was furloughed. Horton was free because Dukakis, as...
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
  • Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention

    Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention
    Mitt Romney arrived Tuesday at the condensed Republican National Convention in Tampa as organizers kept a nervous eye on Hurricane Isaac churning toward Louisiana's coast. The storm caused a one-day delay in the convention agenda, but Republican...
  • Survey USA polling released days before the election

    Survey USA polling released days before the election
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Survey USA has released its final polling numbers before the November 6 election. In an election for United States Senator from Missouri, incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill leads at the wire, having assembled a coalition that should...
  • Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination

    Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination
    Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy. To roaring cheers in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation from New Jersey...
  • An elephant in the room at the GOP convention

    An elephant in the room at the GOP convention
    After a one-day Isaac delay, the big elephant (www.gopconvention2012.com) show is going strong in Tampa. Tonight`s big draw is Ann Romney. Her task is convincing voters that Mitt has warm and fuzzy parts. There will be lots more, but if you really...
  • Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate

    Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate
    Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished. Whether Richard Mourdock of Indiana can move...
  • Isaac's impact on the GOP

    WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Isaac may have spared Tampa its most severe hit, but the Republican National Convention taking place there nevertheless has been left with a clean-up job regarding the Grand Old Party itself. With all but the ceremonial acceptance...
  • INKED! RNC a mere formality on the road to 2016

    INKED! RNC a mere formality on the road to 2016
    Between a message that massaged the truth shiatsu-style and the tepid support for the robotic Romney-Tronic 2012, it’s as if the Republican National Convention was about killing time. What we witnessed was a rally for 2016, and the hopes that the...
  • Dems fight for continued Senate control

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Democrats fought Republicans for control of the Senate on Tuesday after a bitter campaign marked by roughly $1 billion in outside spending in competitive races from Virginia to Montana. Republican Sen. Scott Brown, who...
  • Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate

    Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate
    WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat...