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Community Organizing is Real Worknew

With the exception of trial lawyers and drug dealers, it's not often that politicians directly insult a profession. But community organizers found themselves in the spotlight recently when speakers at the RNC took potshots at their vocation. A few Charlotte organizers weigh in.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Karen Shugart  |  09-17-2008  |  Commentary

Election 2008: Rudy Tuesdaynew

Giuliani's campaign is taking no chances with Connecticut for his hoped-for Super Duper Tuesday sweep.
New Haven Advocate  |  Nick Keppler  |  01-02-2008  |  Politics

Rev. Pat Robertson Plays Politics With Giulianinew

Robertson's endorsement of Rudy Giuliani is but the latest mile marker on the Religious Right's highway to hell.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jack Hunter  |  11-14-2007  |  Commentary

King Rudynew

Come the first few months of 2008, if you're an old-fashioned American progressive in need of entertainment, you won't be able to beat listening all over the country for heads exploding across the aisle any time Rudy Giuliani wins a Republican primary.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brian Morton  |  11-06-2007  |  Commentary

Praying for Giuliani to Win the Republican Nominationnew

Christian conservatives are threatening to abandon support of the GOP if Rudy is nominated -- wouldn't that be nice?
San Diego CityBeat  |  Edwin Decker  |  10-31-2007  |  Commentary

Giuliani: 'I'm an Underdog, Too'new

Whether the fan club that gathered in South Philly to get a glimpse of Rudy were in fact Republicans did not seem to matter; what drew them was the Italian connection and how they felt he handled 9/11 as mayor of New York City.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Mary F. Patel  |  10-09-2007  |  Politics

Mayor Mike Bloomberg Silent on Osama bin Ladennew

The Bush administration's fixation on Iraq seems to have diverted it from apprehending bin Laden, but the mayor of the city Osama savaged has yet to utter an encouraging word about the half-hearted pursuit.
The Village Voice  |  Wayne Barrett  |  10-19-2005  |  Politics

The Big, Bad Michael Chertoffnew

Michael Chertoff, President Bush's new pick for Homeland Security chief, makes the outgoing Tom Ridge look like a cream puff. He gives no quarter. There is no mercy. The Constitution? Forget it.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway and Nicole Duarte  |  01-13-2005  |  Politics

GOP Action Heroes: Arnold, Rudy, John McCain and the Bush Twinsnew

Although protesters keep assailing the president with verve and unexpected wit — I’m especially partial to Billionaires for Bush’s mocking chant “Four more wars!” — many New Yorkers view the election with a sense of impending doom tinged with big-city snobbery.
L.A. Weekly  |  John Powers  |  09-02-2004  |  Politics

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