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Sharron Angle's Post-Primary Media Debut

By Amy Gardner After weeks avoiding newspaper and television journalists not viewed as sympathetic, Sharron...

By Amy Gardner  | June 29, 2010; 3:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, Candidates, The GOP  
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Specter's final pitch to Pa. voters: 'Experience and seniority'

It was the dog days of August when Rep. Joe Sestak announced his bid against incumbent Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, who had the backing of President Obama, Vice President Biden, Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.), the state party organization and almost every key labor union. Many national party leaders believed the backing of such prominent figures would overcome doubts about the more than 28 years Specter spent as a Republican representing Pennsylvania in the Senate. But those party leaders at the so-called "grass tops" have not exactly nailed down support for Specter at the true grass-roots level.

By Paul Kane  | May 17, 2010; 7:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, About The Trail, Battlegrounds, Candidates, Capitol Briefing, Cast of Characters, Democratic Party, Economy, Election Day, Health Care, Health Care, Hill Transition, Joe Biden, Northeast / Mid-Atlantic, Primaries, The Democrats  
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In Ky., confident Paul foresees 'a tea party tidal wave coming'

The establishment candidates for the U.S. Senate could lose on both the Democratic and Republican side Tuesday in primaries to replace retiring Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning (R), an outcome that would further illustrate the appeal of running as an outsider in the 2010 election cycle.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  | May 17, 2010; 6:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, Battlegrounds, Candidates, Democratic Party, Election Day, Health Care, Health Care, On the Issues, On the Road, Political Geography 101, Primaries, Republican Party, Ron Paul, Tea Party, The Democrats, The GOP  | Tags:  Barack Obama, Democratic, Jack Conway, Kentucky, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Republican, Trey Grayson, United States  
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Tale of the Obama Text Message

By Anne E. Kornblut and Ed O'Keefe CHICAGO -- Obama campaign advisers are pleased with...

By Paul Volpe  | August 23, 2008; 11:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidates, Joe Biden  
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McCain Campaign Takes Aim at Obama-Biden

By Michael D. Shear SEDONA, Ariz. -- Sen. John McCain immediately began using Joe Biden's...

By Paul Volpe  | August 23, 2008; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (507)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidates, Joe Biden, John McCain  
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Reactions to Russert's Passing

Barack Obama and John McCain saddened by death of NBC's Tim Russert. --Glenn Kessler

By Web Politics Editor  | June 13, 2008; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (94)
Categories:  B_Blog, Candidates  
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Candidates Agree on Darfur, Washington Post Editor , May 28, 2008
Obama Faults McCain on Lobbyist Influence, Web Politics Editor , May 19, 2008
The Candidates React to Burma Cyclone, Web Politics Editor , May 6, 2008
Reid: 'Everyone Knows About McCain's Temper', washingtonpost.com Editors , May 2, 2008
The Hillary Factor, washingtonpost.com Editors , April 30, 2008
T.V. Talk Turns to Exit Polls, Web Politics Editor , February 5, 2008
Kennedys Gather in Support of Obama, washingtonpost.com Editors , January 28, 2008
Democratic Candidates, Congressional Leaders Differ on Economy, Washington Post Editor , January 22, 2008
S.C. Establishment Stands With McCain, washingtonpost.com Editors , January 17, 2008
Despite Iowa Win, Huckabee an Outsider, Web Politics Editor , January 6, 2008
A New Year with the Candidates in Des Moines, Web Politics Editor , January 1, 2008
43 Plus 41 Does Not Equal 42, Web Politics Editor , December 20, 2007
Huckabee Critiques Bush in Foreign Affairs Piece, Web Politics Editor , December 14, 2007
In Tame Democratic Debate, Respite From Political Wars, Washington Post editors , December 13, 2007
Stakes High Going into Final Democratic Debate, Web Politics Editor , December 13, 2007
For Thompson, a New Focus on Iowa, Web Politics Editor , December 11, 2007
Huckabee Picks Up Minuteman Founder Endorsement, Web Politics Editor , December 11, 2007
Obama Urges Iowa Undergrads to 'Prove Them Wrong', washingtonpost.com Editors , December 2, 2007
Iowa Poll Puts Huckabee and Obama Out Front, washingtonpost.com Editors , December 2, 2007
Huckabee and Imus, Together Again, washingtonpost.com Editors , December 2, 2007
Report From the Values Summit: Thompson? Maybe....Not, Washington Post Editor , October 19, 2007
Giuliani in YouTube's Crosshairs ... Again, washingtonpost.com Editors , September 29, 2007
Edwards Hits Hard at Clinton Over Lobbying, Post Editor , September 8, 2007
Thompson Revisits bin Laden Comments, Post Editor , September 8, 2007
Meet the 'Pygmies', Post Editor , July 27, 2007
All the Candidates' Weddings, washingtonpost.com Editors , July 26, 2007
Many Punches,
No Knockouts (Yet)
, Susan Glasser , July 25, 2007
Poll: GOP Likes Giuliani's Electability, Post Editor , July 24, 2007
Thompson Reshuffles Staff, washingtonpost.com Editors , July 24, 2007
Clinton:
Obama's Answer "Irresponsible"
, Post Editor , July 24, 2007
Hillary Blames Media, Post Editor , July 24, 2007
Hizzoner to Critics: Analyze This, Post Editor , July 24, 2007
Giuliani Pans
Democrats' Debate
, Post Editor , July 24, 2007
 
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