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Justin Krebs

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Justin Krebs appears in the following:

Opinion: In Michigan, Democrats for Santorum

Monday, February 20, 2012

While nobody loves Mitt Romney, there are two groups who love Santorum's candidacy: The radical religious right…and liberals.

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Opinion: Why Progressives Should Be the Willing Culture Warriors

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The more the Santorums of the world fight for the world of yesterday, the more they are being left out of the plans for tomorrow.

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Opinion: Boehner Must Battle With His Own 'Party of No'

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Speaker Boehner has signaled support for the payroll tax cut extension, but it doesn't address his problem: whether his own caucus will go along with him

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Opinion: Obama's Budget Bait

Monday, February 13, 2012

With momentum in his favor, Obama needs to keep doing what he's doing: setting a trap for the GOP presidential hopefuls.

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Opinion: Can Santorum Beat Romney? The Answer is in Moneyball

Friday, February 10, 2012

In Michael Lewis' Moneyball, The Oakland A's spent the least money per victory of any team, just as Rick Santorum has spent far less per vote and per delegate than Mitt Romney. But the A's also lose in the end.

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Opinion: Romney's Still Bad at the Business of Politics

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

As his tax records proved, Mitt Romney is good at making money.  As his political fortunes show, he's not as good at spending it effectively.

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Opinion: 'Baby-Step' Recovery Shows Government Can, Should do More

Monday, February 06, 2012

Economic recovery is coming about without sweeping action from Washington. But little decisions along the way are helping, and bigger ones could do even more.

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Opinion: Standing Up to Bullies and the Fight for Women's Health

Friday, February 03, 2012

The Susan G. Komen foundation gave into a bully—the radical right, which is continuing its assault on women's health and its obsessive crusade to destroy Planned Parenthood.

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Opinion: It's Groundhog Day for Mitt and Newt

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Phil Connors was also tricked into thinking he'd escaped at least once.  But after Mitt Romney won Iowa, he were criticized for it being too close.  Then he won New Hampshire…and the story changed to him losing Iowa.

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Opinion: In New Role, Will Schneiderman Remain a Liberal Crusader?

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Since he was a State Senator, Schneiderman has been a reform-minded, good-government, left-leaning champion.  In his race for Attorney General, he beat out a crowded primary field running as an unapologetic liberal

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Opinion: GOP Debate Recap - Nothing Sunny In the Sunshine State

Friday, January 27, 2012

There was nothing sunny about the last debate in the Sunshine State. The Final Four know that you don't win by being nice and they hardly pretended. Gingrich slammed Romney for investments his blind trust made in mutual funds that bought shares of Fannie and Freddie (convoluted enough for you?). ...

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Opinion: Obama's Got No Good Options on Energy

Thursday, January 26, 2012

In his State of the Union, the president showed his support for more domestic energy exploration, and while we may have stopped one pipeline, we haven't changed a system that demands us to pipe more oil and natural gas further distances to power our everyday lives.

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Opinion: You Should Run for Office

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

There are plenty of reasons to be cynical about politics. But the answer isn't to bow out of electoral engagement completely.

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Opinion: Thank Citizens United for the Bloody Battle in South Carolina

Friday, January 20, 2012

With Super PACs savaging candidates left and right, January 21st is a fitting date for the South Carolina Primary: it's the two-year anniversary of Citizens United.

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Opinion: Obama Throws SOPA and Keystone Red Meat to Liberals

Thursday, January 19, 2012

It's rare for environmentalists to cheer loudly for this president, and add to it the administration's carefully-worded objections to SOPA and PIPA, and you see a president who has decided to re-excite those whose enthusiasm carried him to victory four years ago.

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Opinion: Where Are the Liberals? Here, Here, and Here

Friday, January 13, 2012

Earlier this week, New York Times columnist David Brooks asked, "Where are the liberals?" The short answer is that they are everywhere—pushing solutions, envisioning a stronger America and building a movement.

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Opinion: The Problem With Anti-Romneyism

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The only chance to change Mitt Romney's trajectory to the Republican nomination would be if the anti-Romney faction of the GOP rallied around a single alternative.  But that won't happen because there is no "anti-Romney faction."

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Opinion: Giving Up on Congress is Obama's Best Decision

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The President saw he had spent too much of 2011 trying to find a sensible seat at John Boehner's Mad Tea Party. Instead, he walked away from their table. It's been the best decision he's made for his re-election prospects.

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Opinion: Gingrich Feels Sting of SuperPACs

Sunday, January 08, 2012

Good luck, Newt. Pandora's Box of corporate money has been opened by the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United, and all your rhetoric, offended posture and finger-wagging won't change anything. Romney's own millions are backed by millions more that have been given unfettered access to flood our elections.

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Opinion: Where the 2012 Campaigns Go From Here

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

A sixth place showing should have been Waterloo for the girl from Waterloo.  Instead, she vowed to head to South Carolina (Santorum, in a nice touch, made clear New Hampshire was next). After being burned by unlimited and anonymous negative campaign funding, Gingrich may just become the newest ally to overturn Citizens United.

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