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As Veep Rumors Swirl, Unpacking the Chris Christie Appeal

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In some ways Chris Christie's ascent is as much about his political skill and pragmatism as it is about the great national void when it comes to political leadership

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Campaign Finance Watchdogs Regroup After Supreme Court's Montana Decision

Monday, June 25, 2012

In fewer than 200 words on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Montana's 100-year-old prohibition on corporate spending in elections, setting the stage for renewed efforts to overturn Citizens United that don't involve the nation's highest court.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 22, 2012

Cuomo counts his victories as the legislative session draws to a close in Albany, and an investigation into New Jersey's halfway houses puts Christie on defense.

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To Latino Leaders, Obama Blasts GOP for Blocking Immigration Reform

Friday, June 22, 2012

Recalcitrant Republicans, not his administration, are to blame for the limited movement on immigration reform during his presidency, President Barack Obama argued in a fiery speech to Latino political leaders on Friday.  

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What Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black Can Teach Us About Partisanship

Thursday, June 21, 2012

In a new book, comedian Michael Ian Black and MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain ask Republicans and Democrats, "Can't we all just get along?"

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Graphic: How Romney Out-Raised Obama Despite Gay Marriage Bump

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Obama's fundraising surged on the day he announced his support for same-sex marriage. But Romney supporters opened their wallets when their candidate's history at Bain Capital came into play.

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In Immigrant Rights Movement, Split Between Gays and Evangelicals

Monday, June 18, 2012

Latinos are a rapidly growing population in evangelical churches and have led many Christian groups to embrace immigration reform. The groups mean well, but they pose a danger of fracturing the immigrant rights alliance.

The Evangelical Immigration Table, which counts more than 150 influential evangelical leaders among its ranks, is ...

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 15, 2012

Andrew Cuomo ensures New York will have beer for years, and Chris Christie reaches the 50 percent approval mark.

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Watch and Read Chat Transcript: President Obama Speaks about Immigration

Friday, June 15, 2012

It's A Free Country's bloggers join Brian Lehrer and immigration experts to discuss President Obama's announcement on changes to the White House immigration policy. 

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Explainer: Where Has Forty Percent of our Wealth Gone in the Past 10 Years?

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Are you better off than you were ten years ago? According to a recent survey from the Federal Reserve, only one group is: the wealthiest 10 percent.

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Conservative or Liberal, Latino Youth are 'Meh' on 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Young Latino voters are often discouraged by Congress’ inaction on immigration reform and other issues concerning youth in general, such as student loans.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Cuomo loses a casino, and Christie helps Scott Walker win an election.

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Obama or Romney: Who Raised More Money From Small Donors?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Mitt Romney may have out-raised Barack Obama in May, but both camps are still jawing over another prize: small donors.

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Watch | President Obama's Press Conference on the Economy

Friday, June 08, 2012

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak about the economy in a press conference at 10:15 this morning. 

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Buoyed by Automobile Hiring, Energy, & Tech, Swing State Employment Picture Outpaces Nation's

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The layers of irony could scarcely be denser.  Buoyed in part by automobile hiring, employment in swing states looks far better than the nation as a whole, providing a possible path to victory for President Barack Obama, who bailed out the big three auto manufacturers with a clothespin on his nose.

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Scott Walker Recalled or Not, Wisconsin's Days of Unity are Gone

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The state's long history of treading on shared political common ground through cooperation in government has given way to two sharply divided parties whose supporters have lost the civility and respect that once characterized state politics.

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Follow Anna's Swing State Tour on Twitter

Friday, June 01, 2012

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 01, 2012

Cuomo approval reaches new heights, and Chris Christie takes in a Beyonce concert.

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Zombie Tweets: The Next Social Media Threat to Politicos

Thursday, May 31, 2012

For the past six months, a website called Politwoops has been bringing politicians' deleted tweets back to life. Does that mean it's time for them to change their social media strategy?

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