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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • Lieberman defection on healthcare enrages liberals

     
    The U.S. senator was the Democratic Party's nominee for vice president in 2000. By 2008, Connecticut's Joe Lieberman was an independent and the Official Best Friend of the Republican nominee for president. In the aftermath of the election, some Democrats....
  • Cheers and jeers for Nevada's Harry Reid

     
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is no doubt divisive: Polls show that about half of Nevada voters don't like him. But it’s still surprising to see who's cheering and jeering him these days. (Though with the election a year away,......
  • It's conservatives vs. Republicans in New York congressional race. Could infighting help Democrats?

     
    NY-23 has everything a political junkie could want in an election -- drama, fireworks, an uncertain outcome. It all started when President Obama tapped Republican John McHugh to be secretary of the Army. McHugh was one of only three Republicans......
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: Gibbs encounters a former mentor on 'NCIS'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies NCIS: The bodies of two mercenaries are found on Gibbs' (Mark Harmon, left) boat and the investigation leads to......
  • Dems trailing in today's elections: A referendum on Obama? No way, says White House

     
    Democrats are bracing for a trio of losses in today's elections. They are poised for defeat in Virginia's gubernatorial race, where polls show Republican Bob McDonnell has a double-digit lead over his Democratic opponent. And they could lose in upstate......
  • Irish bookies crown Obama the winner

    Ireland's major betting company Paddy Power is so sure that Barack Obama will win the U.S. presidential election next month that it paid out more than 1 million euros ($1.35 million) on pro-Obama bets Thursday. "We declare this race well and truly over...
  • Candidates show they can take a joke

    Candidates show they can take a joke
    THIS is the election that made politics a joke. Or maybe it's the campaign in which politics discovered its sense of humor. Either way, humor has become not only entertainment but also a major campaign tool in the 2008 presidential election cycle....
  • 'Life'

    It was the great Puritan dissenter John Lilburne who pioneered the notion of inalienable rights through his lifelong campaign for "free born rights" -- privileges that belonged to every person by virtue of birth, not courtesy of any government or other...
  • 'The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama' by David Remnick

    'The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama' by David Remnick
    On Oct. 9, 2009, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs woke up at dawn and received startling news from Oslo. President Obama, only 48, had just received the Nobel Peace Prize. Usually, this most prestigious of awards honors lifetime accomplishment...
  • How will future consumers get their news?

    How will future consumers get their news?
    Today's topic: A decade from now, how and where will the average consumer get his or her news? Find a way to save traditional media companies Point: Alan D. Mutter The news ecosystem in the future will be more ubiquitous, open, global, mobile and...
  • Palin, Sanford, Young: Political tell-alls get down and dirty

    Palin, Sanford, Young: Political tell-alls get down and dirty
    When John F. Kennedy Jr. introduced George magazine in 1995, he was derided for his insistence on covering politics as lifestyle. The first issue featured Cindy Crawford on the cover, dressed as George Washington -- if Washington had ever worn a midriff-...