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U.S. Presidential Election Results (2008)

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  • Obama's first State of the Union speech a dud? Two days before he reads it

     
    Lots of advice for the Democrat facing a political downturn after his first year in office....
  • Liberals blast Obama for pivoting to center; Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel draws fire

     
    The White House, sobered by the election results from Massachusetts, is pivoting to the center. The latest evidence: a proposed freeze on discretionary spending that is unrelated to the military veterans, homeland security and international affairs....
  • Tea Party activists swarm Capitol Hill -- can they kill healthcare bill?

     
    The Tea Party is coming to Washington today. Minnesota's firebrand Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann stoked the rebellion by organizing today's noontime rally against healthcare reform on the steps of the Capitol. Galvanizing the anger that erupted over...
  • Social conservatives sense a change in the political weather, say shift bodes ill for Obama

     
    Tuesday was a good day for social and religious conservatives, who haven’t had many of those in the year since Barack Obama was elected president. But with Republican victories in the governor’s races in Virginia and New Jersey, and the......
  • Ticket Replay: 2009 election warnings and lessons for Obama and the Republicans

     
    As the holiday season arrives, our thoughts on The Ticket turn to working not quite so hard for a few days. So we are re-publishing some of our favorite or most-read items from 2009. This item originally appeared on Nov.......
  • Inside Tuesday's election results: The lessons and warnings for Obama and Republicans

     
    Two blows to Obama, an opportunity for the GOP and what to watch for in the next 363 days....
  • 'Congratulations, America. Today you have fulfilled the dream'

    I am 77 years old, born during the Great Depression and schooled in the great promise of America; tempered and tested by wars; and led to believe that anything -- any dream, any desire -- can be fulfilled in this great country. Today, with the election of...
  • Schwarzenegger talks money, Prop. 8 and Obama

    Schwarzenegger talks money, Prop. 8 and Obama
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visited The Times on Nov. 14. Below is a partial transcript of the discussion he had with editors and reporters. Arnold Schwarzenegger: I was here last time to talk about the budget, and here we are again. We are in a special...
  • Change the networks want to believe in

    Change the networks want to believe in
    At last the election is over! Now, viewers can go back to really important TV fare, such as "Dirty Sexy Money" and "Lipstick Jungle." Don't laugh. That's what the networks are praying for. Conventional wisdom has it that the fall TV season was...
  • Obama has new rallying cry: Yes, we can!

    Sen. Barack Obama got a new campaign slogan Tuesday night when he lost the New Hampshire primary here in an upset that surprised his staunch supporters but left them no less ready for a fight. "Yes, we can!" He unveiled it after a long and painful night...
  • Killing Kenya

    Melitus Mugabe Were was a rarity among Kenyan politicians, a moderate who straddled the divides rending the country. A freshman lawmaker in parliament, he was a man who could have mediated between extremists in both the ruling party and the opposition,...