Articles in Category: 'Jimmy Carter'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 20, 2013 3:55 AM
 

I like Jimmy Carter. Liked him since 1975 when I met him at a harvest festival in New Boston, N.H. He and his brother Billy were between speeches, camped out along the president-stumping trail.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 13, 2013 10:27 AM
 

Our former presidents haunt our popular culture. We plaster their portraits on dollars and cents. We carve their faces on a giant rock in South Dakota.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 6, 2013 3:55 AM

Over the last seven decades, 115 veterans of World War II have served in the United States Senate. This week, the last of them, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, died.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 25, 2013 3:55 AM

Tomorrow, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated at Southern Methodist University in Texas. It's a good time to look back on the performance of the 43rd president, who has been almost entirely missing from the public stage these past four years.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 9, 2013 3:55 AM

That America created only 88,000 jobs in March, less than half the number anticipated, was jolting news, indicating the recovery that the White House has boasted about may not be at hand.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 1, 2013 3:55 AM
Forty years ago, American railroads were in trouble. The Penn Central, the largest railroad, had recently gone bankrupt.
 
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By: L. Brent Bozell | Posted: November 23, 2012 3:55 AM
The post mortems on the presidential campaign continue to pour in, the ones on the botched Romney effort the more interesting (and more depressing for those of us who supported him).
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 25, 2012 3:55 AM
Back in May, I wrote a column laying out possible scenarios for the 2012 campaign different from the conventional wisdom that it would be a long, hard slog through a fixed list of target states like the race in 2004.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 22, 2012 3:55 AM
How will this election be seen in history? Obviously, it depends on who wins.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 8, 2012 3:55 AM
Wednesday night's presidential debate in which Mitt Romney shellacked Barack Obama attracted the biggest audience since the debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan seven days before the 1980 election.
 
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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: George Will | Posted: September 22, 2012 3:55 AM

SALT LAKE CITY -- A specter is haunting the Congressional Black Caucus, the specter of integration.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Perhaps the most significant and disappointing theme that has run through not only my decades in politics, but my years afterward as a pollster and analyst, has been the GOP's increasing tendency to shy away from anyone or anything that is bold or unique.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 27, 2012 3:55 AM
Today, the 40th Republican National Convention assembles in hurricane-threatened Tampa, Fla.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: August 25, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Conventions are the seventh-inning stretches of presidential politics, a pause to consider the interminable prelude and the coming climax.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: August 11, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama claims only that his legislative and foreign policy achievements in his first two years matched those of "any president -- with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR and Lincoln" in "modern history." Some Obama enthusiasts are less restrained.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 29, 2012 3:55 AM
In 1948, Arthur Schlesinger Sr. wrote for Life magazine a controversial article on a subject that has been the cause of spirited and acrimonious debate ever since.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
As Barack Obama's lead over Mitt Romney in the polls narrows, and his presumed fundraising advantage seems about to become a disadvantage, it's alibi time for some of his backers.
 
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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: 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: Michael Barone | Posted: March 26, 2012 3:55 AM
President Barack Obama's 17-minute video, "The Road We've Traveled," gives us an idea of how he wants to frame the issues in the fall election.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 8, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans supposedly revere the Constitution, but in its birthplace, Pennsylvania, they are contemplating a subversion of the Framers' institutional architecture.
 
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