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Putting the President on the Couch
November 16, 2012

How has Obama changed in the last four years? To find out, Franklin Foer talks to three Obama-ologists: Barney Frank, Ron Suskind, and David Maraniss

President Obama’s Mandate for Fairness
November 07, 2012

How Obama should deal with the fiscal cliff: ask the wealthy to pay a little more taxes.

Seven Underrated Counties
November 06, 2012

 Throughout the Bush years, Orange County, FL, Franklin County, OH, and Bucks County, PA ascended to national preeminence as the closest counties in the closest states in the 2000 election. In 2008, the diverse and well-educated new coalition counties, like Arapahoe, CO, Fairfax, VA, Wake, NC stole the show. In 2012, Obama could easily win every county listed above and lose the election. As the suburbs diversify and Republicans compensate with additional inroads into the countryside, the old swing counties of the Bush years have largely moved into the Democratic column.

Keep Erskine Bowles Away from Treasury
October 19, 2012

He’ll give Republicans everything they want.

Can Bob Woodward Save Mitt Romney?
September 26, 2012

There's an amusing Beltway notion that undecided voters are highly informed types who, say, read Bob Woodward. A new Romney ad buys in.

Why Democrats Need a Woman on the National Ticket
September 14, 2012

Looking back on last week’s convention, Democrats have every right to congratulate themselves on a job well done. The party clearly communicated a consistent set of themes while also showcasing its rich diversity. And chief among the messages was that the Democratic party is better for women, with a cast of women to make the case, including Michelle Obama. Clearly, if the President wins, his support among women will be a decisive factor.

McCaskill vs. Akin: The Senate Race That Isn’t
September 07, 2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill is nowhere to be found in Charlotte. Rep. Todd Akin is missing from Missouri. When will these two, you know, compete?

Will Obama Have a Big Bounce? Depends on Why Romney’s Was Small.
September 06, 2012

If Romney's small bounce was a sign of weakness, Obama could be poised for a big bump.

Football Wreaks Havoc on Democratic Convention Schedule
August 31, 2012

The Obama campaign has done a poor job dealing with the NFL regular season opener.

How Romney's Mormon Problem Became His Greatest Asset
August 27, 2012

The Romney campaign has decided, with good reason, that Mormonism is no longer the candidate's problem, it's his solution.

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