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On The Media

The Post-Game Wrap-Up

Friday, October 05, 2012

The first presidential debate of the season electrified Romney's supporters and disappointed Obama's. Brooke looks at the reaction to the debate, and checks in on what the pundits are saying.

The Album Leaf – There is a Wind

 

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy discuss the first debate.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy discuss the first debate.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Is Romney's debate victory a game-changer?

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Is Romney's debate victory a game-changer?

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The Takeaway

Election 2012: When the Enthusiasm Fades

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Sometimes we’re madly in love with our candidates, but sometimes that love fades. That's been the case for Hermene Hartman, an Obama supporter from Chicago.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Nicholas Lemann on Romney's beginnings.

Monday, October 01, 2012

Nicholas Lemann on Romney's beginnings.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Moochers, Beggars and Parasites Gabfest

Friday, September 21, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Romney fingers freeloaders, author Sasha Issenberg explains The Victory Lab and SCOTUS officiates gay marriage.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

John Cassidy, Ryan Lizza, and Amy Davidson on Romney's floundering campaign.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

John Cassidy, Ryan Lizza, and Amy Davidson on Romney's floundering campaign.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Middle East turmoil and the US response

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Middle East turmoil and the US response

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The Takeaway

Analyzing Obama's Post-Convention Bounce

Friday, September 14, 2012

Between the slight damper of Hurricane Isaac and Clint Eastwood's chair performance, it is not terribly surprising that polls show President Obama benefiting from more of a post-convention bounce than Mitt Romney. Daniel Hopkins, a political science professor at Georgetown University, explains. 

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Steve Coll, Jon Lee Anderson, and Ryan Lizza on the embassy attacks in the Middle East.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Steve Coll, Jon Lee Anderson, and Ryan Lizza on the embassy attacks in the Middle East.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Teeny Little Bounce Gabfest

Friday, September 14, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: An embassy breach, a modest bounce and a union battle.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg, Ryan Lizza and John Cassidy review the conventions and assess the state of the race.

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Hendrik Hertzberg, Ryan Lizza and John Cassidy review the conventions and assess the state of the race.

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On The Media

Covering the Totally Predictable Conventions

Friday, September 07, 2012

Political conventions used to be places where decisions were made and delegates truly participated. Now, they are just a series of scripted speeches covered by the media as though they are breaking news stories. Bob reflects on the last two weeks of this modern convention style.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

After the conventions: the race for the White House

Thursday, September 06, 2012

After the conventions: the race for the White House

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Conventional Wisdom Gabfest

Friday, August 31, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Romney/Ryan makes its case, fact-checkers are rebuffed and Charlotte looms.

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The Takeaway

The Artful Branding of Mitt Romney

Friday, August 31, 2012

It’s simple, but true. We vote for people we like. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has run on the platform that he’s a businessman, who will run the country like a boss runs a company. But do people like the idea of a boss as president?

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Philip Gourevitch and Hendrik Hertzberg discuss the Republican Convention and how the culture wars are dogging Mitt Romney's campaign.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Philip Gourevitch and Hendrik Hertzberg discuss the Republican Convention and how the culture wars are dogging Mitt Romney's campaign.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The Republican convention and the future of the GOP

Thursday, August 30, 2012

The Republican convention and the future of the GOP

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Jane Mayer and Alex Koppelman on Romney's money advantage.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Jane Mayer and Alex Koppelman on Romney's money advantage.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bill Keller On Romney

Friday, August 17, 2012

Bill Keller, op-ed contributor and former executive editor for The New York Times, discusses Mitt Romney's circle of political advisers and donors and explores how these relationships would shape a Romney Administration.  He also discusses the news of Wikileaks chief Julian Assange being granted asylum by Ecuador.

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