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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: October 6, 2012 3:55 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Contrary to conventional wisdom that debates are rarely, if ever, game-changers, the first presidential debate was a demolition derby.
 
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By: Jesse Phillips | Posted: October 6, 2012 3:55 AM
There is a scriptural adage that says we should avoid “all appearance of evil.”
 
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By: James Jay Carafano | Posted: October 6, 2012 3:55 AM
At a remote spot about 90 miles east of Yemen's capital, the radical cleric was getting into a car. Suddenly, it and al-Awlaki disappeared in a fireball. 
 
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By: Archbishop Thomas Wenski | Posted: October 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Our nation continues to be divided over abortion. The Catholic Church’s position in opposition to the liberal abortion regime initiated in our country since Roe v. Wade has been clear and unwavering.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: October 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney, as was clear to all who watched the first presidential debate, channeled Ronald Reagan right down to the glistening hair and respectful smiling face that listened as his opponent tap-danced and stutter-stepped his way to a resounding thumping in the contest.
 
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By: Linda Miklowitz | Posted: October 5, 2012 3:55 AM

One thing that many conservatives and liberals agree on is a right to privacy. Many Americans on both sides of the political spectrum oppose overreaching government. 

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 4, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney was 13 years old and Barack Obama had not been born when an energetic-looking John Kennedy, 43, and a tired-looking Richard Nixon, 47, walked into the WBBM-TV studio in Chicago for the first general election debate between presidential candidates.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 3, 2012 3:55 AM
So you want to shake a finger at the Republicans for politicizing merit retention? You think they're the ones who render the judiciary less independent? 
 
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By: L. Brent Bozell | Posted: October 3, 2012 3:55 AM
When President Obama came to the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 25, his arrogance was on full display.
 
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Posted: October 3, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Charles McBurney | Posted: October 2, 2012 3:55 AM
Amendment 5 involves fundamental constitutional issues concerning the principles of checks and balances between our three branches of government. 
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: October 2, 2012 3:55 AM
One of the many false talking points of the Obama administration is that a rich man like Warren Buffett should not be paying a lower tax rate than his secretary.
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: October 2, 2012 3:55 AM
I wish I understood the liberal fascination with skin pigmentation.

 
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By: Arthenia Joyner | Posted: October 2, 2012 3:55 AM

Like all of the 11 proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution, Amendment 5 was put on the ballot by the Legislature -- not the voters. 

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 1, 2012 3:55 AM
As a recovering pollster (I worked for Democratic pollster Peter Hart from 1974 to 1981), let me weigh in on the controversy over whether the polls are accurate.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 1, 2012 3:55 AM

In November when I vote not to retain the three justices on the ballot, it will have nothing to do with a handful of Florida rulings that run contrary to my politics. It will have everything in the world to do with competence. 
 
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By: George Will | Posted: September 29, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The spectacles we persist in dignifying as presidential "debates" -- two-minute regurgitations of rehearsed responses -- often subtract from the nation's understanding.
 
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Posted: September 29, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Scott Rasmussen | Posted: September 29, 2012 3:55 AM
The presidential debate season is upon us with President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, scheduled to square off Wednesday night in the political class version of a cage match.
 
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By: Christopher L. Holley | Posted: September 28, 2012 3:55 AM
In November, millions of Florida voters may very well decide the next president of the United States. Amid the excitement of the race for the White House, some of the deeply impactful (and in some cases, deeply troubling) amendments to Florida’s Constitution -- which will also appear on November’s ballot -- may be overlooked.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: September 28, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- In mid-September 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the bottom fell out of the financial system.
 
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By: Leticia Adams | Posted: September 28, 2012 3:55 AM
When Floridians head to the polls in November, they should vote yes on Amendment 4, giving homeowners and small businesses across the Sunshine State a chance to rein in property tax hikes.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 27, 2012 3:55 AM
In 2008, voters under 30 preferred Barack Obama over John McCain by a 66 percent to 32 percent margin. Among older voters, Obama led McCain by 50 percent to 49 percent.
 
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Posted: September 27, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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