Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 14, 2012 3:55 AM
Last week, I wrote about the standings in the presidential race and said it looked like a long, hard slog through about a dozen clearly identified target states, much like the contests in 2000 and 2004. Call it the 2000/2004 long, hard slog scenario.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Just as the political air is filled with talk of the inevitability of Barack Obama's re-election -- we are told that the kids at his Chicago headquarters are brimming with confidence -- in come some poll numbers showing him behind.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 7, 2012 3:55 AM
Washington Post editorial writer and liberal blogger Jonathan Capehart is puzzled. Why does the "non-issue" of Harvard Law professor and Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's Native American ancestry "require so much attention?" he asked last week.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: May 4, 2012 3:55 AM
"The pundits like to slice and dice our country into red states and blue states ... "
-- Barack Obama, rising star, Democratic convention, 2004.
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: May 1, 2012 3:55 AM
Labor unions, like the United Nations, are all too often judged by what they are envisioned as being -- not by what they actually are or what they actually do.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 30, 2012 3:55 AM
Last week, Barack Obama delivered speeches at universities in Chapel Hill, N.C., Iowa City, Iowa, and Boulder, Colo.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 28, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- It was fun. It was odd. It was just a little bit ... unseemly.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 27, 2012 3:55 AM
Among the GOP victories in 2010, none was sweeter than that of Marco Rubio.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 26, 2012 3:55 AM
The illegal immigration problem is going away.

That's the conclusion I draw from the latest report of the Pew Hispanic Center on Mexican immigration to the United States.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 24, 2012 3:55 AM
With the number of Secret Service members and agents caught up in the partying-with-prostitutes scandal in Cartagena now at a dozen, and six already gone, how much wider and deeper does this go?
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 23, 2012 3:55 AM
I don't know how many times I've seen liberal commentators look back with nostalgia to the days when a young man fresh out of high school or military service could get a well-paying job on an assembly line at a unionized auto factory that could carry him through to a comfortable retirement.
 
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