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John Avlon John Avlon Discusses Independent Nation – C-Span

John Avlon Discusses Independent Nation – C-Span

Independent Nation Mr. Avlon talked about his book, Independent Nation: How the Vital Center is Changing American Politics, published by Harmony Books. In the book, the author writes that centrism is good for America. He chronicles the political campaigns of … Continue reading

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John Avlon John Avlon on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

John Avlon on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

John Avlon visits The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and talks about his book Independent Nation.

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John Avlon What Independent Voters Want – The Wall Street Journal

What Independent Voters Want – The Wall Street Journal

Independent voters, once a political afterthought, are now the largest and fastest-growing segment of the American electorate. This shift led to the nomination of two candidates who ran against the polarizing establishments of their own parties, while preaching the need … Continue reading

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John Avlon Independent Voters and 2012 Election – C-SPAN

Independent Voters and 2012 Election – C-SPAN

John Avlon talked about the role of independent voters in the 2012 elections. Topics included voter attitudes on issues, the two political parties and Washington politics in general, and the viability of an independent political movement. He also responded to … Continue reading

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John Avlon New York GOP must reconnect with centrists – Newsday.com

New York GOP must reconnect with centrists – Newsday.com

Like a drunk after a┬ádecade-long bender, the Republican Party needs to hit bottom before it can bounce back. The good news is that it can’t go much lower. The numbers are ugly: Ten years ago, New York had a Republican … Continue reading

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John Avlon Independent Voters Burgeoning – New York Sun

Independent Voters Burgeoning – New York Sun

Want to make a professional partisan really nervous? Ask him why the fastest growing demographic in American politics is the independent voter. It just doesn’t fit with the play-to-the-base Kool-Aid that political consultants have been drinking the past few years. … Continue reading

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John Avlon NOW – John Avlon interview – PBS

NOW – John Avlon interview – PBS

What’s really behind President Bush’s plummeting poll numbers? David Brancaccio interviews author and columnist Avlon about the political risks of alienating centrists.

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