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In many ways, this presidential election features a reversal of a pattern we've gotten used to in recent campaigns. More often than not it's the Republican who is self-assured and ideologically forthright, while the Democrat apologizes for what he believes, panders awkwardly, and generally acts terrified that the voting public might not like what he has to say. This time around, Barack Obama is the confident candidate and Mitt Romney is the worried one (which says far more about these two men than it does about this particular historical moment).
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Are Democrats the Real Racists?

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (4 hours ago)

Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, recently elected speaker of the assembly's Republican caucus, stepped down this week. His resignation comes after he made some truly remarkable public comments about race. He claimed that the "relation... Read Post

The Incredible Shrinking Democratic Party

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (8 hours ago)

The internal sniping and bickering has already begun among Democratic ranks but it's their own damn fault. The internal debates following the 2014 midterm elections highlight the ideological schizophrenia that continues to plague th... Read Post

POLL: Republicans Like Mitt Romney And Jeb Bush In 2016

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (17 hours ago)

A new poll released Wednesday morning found Republican voters are still inclined to back some familiar names in the 2016 presidential race. Two-time presidential candidate Mitt Romney led the crowded field with 19% support, the Quin... Read Post


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