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Opinion: For the GOP to Move Forward, We've Got to Ditch Ronald Reagan

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

For all the impressive stuff that Reagan did, here’s one thing that he didn’t do: Win an election in 2012.

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Opinion: Chill Out, GOP - And Don't Abandon Your Principles

Monday, November 12, 2012

The chatter on both sides of the political aisle is as if Republicans haven't won an election in decades and likely won't ever again.

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Opinion: Democrats Should Use Fiscal Cliff for Real Tax Change

Monday, November 12, 2012

Talking about a fiscal cliff is scary, which is how it's intended. But cutting essential services should be scarier than borrowing money at record low interest rates.

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Opinion: Thank You, Tea Party, for Getting the GOP Shellacked in 2012

Friday, November 09, 2012

Indiana is as red as a baboons butt, but the Tea Party candidate was still too far to the right for Indiana voters, particularly when said candidate had such interesting ideas about God and rape.

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Opinion: Romney Lost Because of Execution, Not Demographics

Thursday, November 08, 2012

After Bush's election in 2000, many Republicans said much the same about demographic advantages, as did Democrats in 2008. 

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Opinion: We Have Got to Fix Voting - Here's How

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Fortunately, for all the hand-wringing and haggling, it's not really as hard as it looks.

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Opinion: Obama's Winning Coalition Looks a Lot Like America's Future

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

From diversity comes strength, the president argued. From many, one.

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Opinion: Whatever the Right Says, Obama Has a Huge Mandate

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The reality is that the radicalization of the GOP is too complete, and the stakes remain too high, for any real post-election coming-together to occur.

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Opinion: In Obama and Senate Wins, 2012 is Year of the Woman

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Women gave Obama 55 percent to Romney’s 43 percent - a massive gender gap that has to be a huge alarm bell to Republicans.

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Opinion: The Skeptic's Case for Barack Obama

Monday, November 05, 2012

Ten words make the case for me: to quote Joe Biden, "Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive."

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Opinion: From Gun Control to Guantanamo, the Issues 2012 Ignored

Monday, November 05, 2012

Here is a partial list of the issues on which, in my view, the candidates have failed to offer constructive proposals: 

1. Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. It is offensive that both parties (and the media) now routinely refer to these programs as “entitlements,” and that they employ the euphemism ...

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Opinion: Why Bloomberg's Obama Endorsement is a Vote for Competence, Compassion

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg's last-minute announcement of support for President Obama is an endorsement of competent governance.

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Opinion: Obama and Christie Show Power of Working Together

Thursday, November 01, 2012

For all that we should be scared about, we can also be proud about what worked. Our civil society stepped up in ways that can make us proud and provide blueprints for the society we want to live in every day.

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Opinion: The 2012 October Surprise

Monday, October 29, 2012

From Donald Trump to Gloria Allred, there's been a lot of talk about "The October Surprise" as the election enters its final sprint. Well, there is an October surprise and it's about to hit the East Coast.

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Opinion: During a Crisis, People Look to the Government

Monday, October 29, 2012

As Hurricane Sandy barrels towards the East Coast, many of us are preparing as best we can for the unknown.  And right now,  there are very few of us who are wishing that government would just get out of the way.

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Opinion: Romney and Obama Need to Cool their Jets on Iran

Friday, October 26, 2012

In the final presidential debate, both candidates made it clear they will take the country to war, if and when Israel decides that Iran’s nuclear program has reached the critical point.

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Opinion: Why the Romney Surge is Real

Friday, October 26, 2012

When Mitt Romney is elected the 45th President of the United States in 11 days, historians and scholars will look back to the 1st presidential debate in Denver, Colorado as the pivotal point in the race.

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Opinion: The Progressive's Guide to Do More than Vote

Friday, October 26, 2012

Voting is one step - but not the only step. Whether you have 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 dollars or every hour between now and November 6th, you can do more than vote. Here's how.

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Opinion: If You Can't Stop Trump, Mock Him

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Laughing at Donald Trump might be the most important way to respond.

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Opinion: I Guess Climate Change is Fixed, Since Neither Campaign is Talking About it

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Obama made a big point in the 2008 campaign of arguing that he didn't want to be a commander-in-chief for the past, but a leader for the future.

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