Articles in Category: 'Voting'

By: Matt Towery | Posted: October 16, 2010 4:05 AM

A generation ago, the national Republican Party was under the command of the late Lee Atwater. With its personal-political attacks on opponents, the GOP back then knew how to play the roughest brand of political warfare anyone could remember.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM

Those who've followed this column over the years know that when President Obama was first elected, I tried valiantly to give him the benefit of the doubt. I believed for the best that his promise of "change" would be an exercise in moderation and sound judgment. But that didn't happen, and this past week's elections were a comprehensive rebuke of the first two years of his presidency.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: July 25, 2011 3:55 AM

Those who consider themselves constitutional conservatives should take care to consider not only the powers that the Constitution confers on the different branches of government and reserves to the states and the people, but also the schedule that the Constitution sets up for sharp changes and reversals of public policy.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Elections have consequences. The consequences of the November 2010 elections -- and one might add the November 2009 elections in New Jersey and Virginia and the January 2010 special Senate election in Massachusetts -- became clear as lights shone over the snow at both ends of the Capitol on Thursday night.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 5, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Uncharted territory. Historic upheaval. The tallies are not all in as this is written. But it seems that the 2010 elections have produced results that are unprecedented in the lifetimes of most readers.

 
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Posted: November 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 
 
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FM with Adam Putnam - Final Stretch
POSTED: October 27, 2010
By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Seven months ago, Speaker Nancy Pelosi spent a busy week rounding up votes to pass the Senate version of the Democrats' health care legislation.

 
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Posted: September 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 
 
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By: George Will | Posted: May 20, 2010 12:36 AM
 
WASHINGTON -- The candidate who on Tuesday won the special election in a Pennsylvania congressional district is right-to-life and pro-gun. He accused his opponent of wanting heavier taxes. He said he would have voted against Barack Obama's health care plan and promised to vote against cap-and-trade legislation, which is a tax increase supposedly somehow related to turning down the planet's thermostat.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 12, 2010 12:20 AM
 
LONDON -- We Americans may have declared our independence from Britain in 1776, but there are still similar rhythms in British and American politics. Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan both came to power amid the ruins of the 1970s and restored their nations' economies and spirits in the 1980s.
 
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