Monthly Archives: October 2012

States of Play – MN and PA Join the Club

There’s six days to go until the election, and the electoral map is pretty much settled. Right? Uh… maybe. Advertisements

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A DYNAMO_politics exclusive: my date with Ralph Nader

A fortnight ago, I was looking forward to meeting a celebrity. I didn’t expect to become one. What can I say? The back of my head is very photogenic.

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Trump Claims October Surprise

Near-presidential candidate Donald Trump claims to have some big news “concerning the President of the United States.” Not that he has a lot of credibility to lose or anything.

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Last Debate Romney’s Highest Hurdle

“Make a habit of two things — to help, or at least to do no harm,”  Hippocrates once wrote. Mitt Romney’s goal tonight will be to achieve the latter in a debate that many of his top advisers say he can’t

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The Onion Makes Its Endorsement

In an election as close as this one, every vote counts. That’s why the endorsement of the Onion, America’s leading most satirical newspaper, is so highly coveted by both candidates. Finally, just two weeks from election night, we get know

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Gloves Coming Off for Town Hall Debate

Really, he doesn’t have much of a choice: if President Obama wants to keep his title, house, car, and airplane, he must be aggressive in attacking Mitt Romney during tomorrow’s debate. And he knows it.

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The Dark Art of “Spin”

Republicans are famous – almost infamous – for claiming that media bias consistently puts them on the back foot. Democrats, by the same token, call out talk radio for being one-sidedly conservative. But have you ever noticed that the mouthpieces for both

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