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Democrats Deserve Democratic Primaries

Democratic voters deserve a democratic primary process. Obama should face a credible challenge from the Left.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-20-2011  |  Elections

Do Primary Voting Numbers Spell a GOP Trend?new

Say these words: Governor Rick Perry, four more years. Why are we predicting the return of Mr. Hot Hair to office? Well, he's leading the polls in his primary race and, so far, turnout in the GOP primary appears to be running higher than Democratic turnout.
Dallas Observer  |  Patrick Williams  |  03-01-2010  |  Commentary

Pick a Side!new

Independents who feel entitled to vote in presidential primaries are bad Americans.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tom Danehy  |  02-13-2008  |  Commentary

Fred Thompson is a Tall Man, But a Straw Candidatenew

Without demeaning Thompson's experience as a former senator, in the law and politics -- not to mention his forays into sleazy Washington lobbying -- I'm inclined to believe his current voter support stems merely from his being the Hollywood stereotype of an authority figure.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Mick Farren  |  10-05-2007  |  Commentary

Mitt Loony: You Have To be Crazy to Vote for This Guynew

You have to be several Sundays short of a calendar month to vote for a Mormon for president.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Edwin Decker  |  10-03-2007  |  Commentary

Hillary Clinton Hits Charlottesville, Raises Doughnew

Clinton hit five Sunday morning political talk shows before making her way to a fundraiser with John Grisham, who asked her, among other things, if it was "kind of fun to be the only girl in the race."
C-Ville Weekly  |  Cathy Harding  |  09-26-2007  |  Politics

John Edwards Balancing Left and Centernew

When Elizabeth Edwards chastised for its full-page "General Betray Us" ad in The New York Times, was it an attempt to appeal to the political center or just good Southern manners?
INDY Week  |  Bob Geary  |  09-20-2007  |  Politics

Introducing the Masters of Bill Richardson's Domainsnew

Tennessee resident Clint Richardson has been fielding calls from Washington about his domain as web investors are beginning to take a Clinton-Richardson ticket seriously, and in a few months good he just might have a bidding war on his hands.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Dave Maass  |  09-13-2007  |  Politics

Raising Hillarynew

Hillary Clinton's "aura of inevitability" might hide her weaknesses -- at least until the Republicans get their hands on her.
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  09-13-2007  |  Commentary

Iowa Democratic Primary Turning into a Four-Way Racenew

Bill Richardson has joined John Edwards, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama among the candidates hitting double-digits in the polls there, turning what's seen nationally as a three-way contest into an Iowa four-way.
INDY Week  |  Bob Geary  |  09-13-2007  |  Politics

Hitting the Streets with Portland Backers of Ron Paulnew

The Texas congressman's political stance against most federal spending and overseas military engagements has won over enough disaffected Democrats, ex-Greens and loyal Republicans under one banner to meet weekly at three locations around the city.
Willamette Week  |  Paul Leonard  |  09-12-2007  |  Politics

Will the Real Fred Thompson Stand Up?new

Despite the Beltway consensus that Thompson will toe some pre-ordained conservative line, that ain't how he did it in the Senate.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Jackson Baker  |  09-11-2007  |  Politics

Barack Obama Rocks Santa Barbaranew

The presidential candidate rolled into Santa Barbara on Saturday with the message that's become the backbone of his campaign: Hope.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Chris Meagher  |  09-11-2007  |  Politics

The Rove Primary

If Karl Rove gets his wish, the GOP can run an all-Hillary-hating-all-the-time campaign.
The Inlander  |  Ted S. McGregor Jr.  |  09-07-2007  |  Commentary

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