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Hillary Clinton gets coy with Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

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It took “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart less than a minute and a half to turn his interview with Hillary Clinton from the former Secretary of State’s new memoir to her potential run for president in 2016. [Read More]

The 12 weirdest political moments of 2012

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Sometimes, it’s hard to separate the political news from your favorite “news of the weird” feed. There was so much weird stuff going on along the campaign trail that it’s hard to select the dozen best. But here’s our best effort: 1. Clint Eastwood and his chair. It was the most bizarre moment at a [...] [Read More]

Top ten political winners of 2012

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Most of the biggest political winners of 2012 didn’t even win an election this year: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards among them. But it didn’t hurt if you won an election. Ask President Obama, who won a surprisingly large victory [...] [Read More]

Top ten political losers of 2012

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So, after all the clichés about a close presidential election (too-close-to-call, dead heat, photo finish, neck-and-neck, razor-thin, toss-up), it wasn’t that close. John Kerry came closer to the presidency in 2004 — a lot closer — than Mitt Romney did in 2012. That makes the failed Republican presidential candidate the year’s biggest political loser. But [...] [Read More]

Six key takeaways from Tuesday’s election results

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There truly is a demographic tidal wave sweeping over the nation, and Republicans ignore it at their own peril. [Read More]

A viewer’s guide to Election Night 2012

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Key races in states with early poll closing times will offer us some important clues as to whether the American people are delivering a clear verdict – or if the final results won’t be know until Wednesday morning or later. A rule of thumb: The later we go before knowing the winner, the better it is for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. [Read More]

Obama allies use Romney’s RNC climate change joke in post-Sandy attack ad

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Obama allies are using Hurricane Sandy as a political weapon against Mitt Romney. The ad declares, “TELL MITT ROMNEY: CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT A JOKE.” [Read More]

Poll: Suburbanites split between Obama and Romney, president has edge among ‘empty nesters’

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Suburbia hasn’t been spared the political split that has the nation in a gridlock with less than a week before the election. Romney leads among suburban independents. Obama leads among “empty nesters.” [Read More]

ATR: Storm-themed anti-Obama mailer was produced in September

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John Kartch, spokesman for Americans for Tax Reform: “We’re circulating no such flyer. ATR sent out a mail piece opposing President Obama’s policies using a storm analogy way back in September. Sounds like someone is being dishonest.” [Read More]

After the storm: Anti-Obama attack ad finds new life (updated)

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The ad, attacking President Obama, declared, “WE’VE SEEN STORMS IN VIRGINIA, BUT NONE LIKE THIS…” Below an image of ominous storm clouds is the stern visage of President Obama staring out into space. [Read More]