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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
After a very long campaign and an unprecedented amount of attention, the 2008 presidential election is finally over. According to the survey from last week’s cover story, conducted before the election, here’s what you thought about it: Who You Are- Two-thirds of you supported either Barack Obama or John McCain in the presidential primary.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
Given the state of politics, it’s understandable how both presidential campaigns are handling the phony issue of Sen. Barack Obama’s connection with Bill Ayers, a University of Illinois-Chicago education professor who, 40 years ago, helped found the militant anti-war group the Weathermen.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008

Top advisers offer glimpse into Obama presidency

The Sept. 26 presidential debate was intended to focus on the candidates’ views on national security and foreign policy. But those topics were pushed into the background after President Bush proposed a $700 billion Wall Street bailout to prevent a potential economic meltdown. So while debate watchers got...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008

Arizona senator consistently contradicts himself

With the markets in frightening turmoil and the public outraged by financial irresponsibility and excessive greed, John McCain has suddenly rediscovered the importance of strong, watchful government. Only six months ago, he assured The Wall Street Journal that he is generally opposed to regulation, but today...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008

His tax plan would benefit the rich

In Republican presidential nominee John McCain’s hour-long acceptance speech last Thursday, he mentioned Iraq only twice, Russia three times and taxes eight times. But did McCain speak the truth about his tax plan? “I will keep taxes low and cut them where I can,” he told the Republican Party faithful gathered...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008

Lots of room for growth and influence

Sen. John Kerry barely squeaked out a victory in Wisconsin during the 2004 presidential election, with just 11,400 more votes than President George Bush. So it’s no wonder that community organizers are working to register the tens of thousands of Latino voters in Wisconsin who are eligible to vote but don’t show up...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008

Who Loves You, Baby

The media is in love with Barack Obama. If it wasn’t so serious, it would be funny.” That’s the message that John McCain’s campaign wants you to believe: The adoring media is “in the tank” for Obama and never challenges him; Obama has been anointed “The One”; and McCain can’t get a break, especially when...

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