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Congressman Pascrell

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Bill Pascrell, U.S. Congressman (D-NJ 8th), serves on House Budget Committee and member of Ways and Means Committee, and talks about the lame duck session and the president’s press conference.

 

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Obama Views Sandy Recovery in Aerial Tour of City

Thursday, November 15, 2012

President Barack Obama is promising to stick with New Yorkers struggling after Superstorm Sandy, "until the rebuilding is complete."

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5 Things We Learned From Obama’s First-in-Five-Months Press Conference

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Until Wednesday, President Obama hadn't faced questions from a room full of reporters since June. What did they want to know?

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Obama II

Monday, November 12, 2012

Jodi Kantor, The New York Times Washington correspondent and the author of The Obamas, looks at what's ahead for the next Obama administration.

 

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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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Christie: I Didn't 'Embrace' President Obama

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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Governor Chris Christie said Wednesday he'd worked "very hard" for Mitt Romney and the Republican ticket and argued he didn't "embrace" President Barack Obama.  Christie has been under fire from some conservative commentators for overly-effusive praise of the President in the wake of storm Sandy.

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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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President Obama Wins Second Term

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Barack Obama has won re-election to a second term as president, beating back a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney. Obama prevailed despite a weak economy and high unemployment. And, in victory, he confidently promised better days ahead.

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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: 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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Bloomberg Endorses Obama for President

Thursday, November 01, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, citing climate change, endorsed President Barack Obama on Thursday.

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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: 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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