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Is It Still Too Soon to Talk Gun Control? – CNN.com

The bodies of the victims are being buried. The court case will continue, without cameras. The horror in Aurora has faded from the front page in favor of Olympic coverage. So it is worth asking, 10 days after the largest … Continue reading

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Fact Checking Obama Campaign Ads – OutFront – CNN

Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama are exchanging some strong jabs in new ads. But do their attack lines add up? OutFront tonight: Glenn Kessler, Fact Checker for The Washington Post

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Obama and Black Voters – OutFront – CNN

Can President Barack Obama depend on 2008-level of support from black voters in November? A new report by the National Urban League says black voters could tip the election this year by staying home and costing the president’s crucial votes … Continue reading

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3 Bipartisan Bills That Could Get the Economy Moving – CNN.com

Welcome back to work, Congress. Hope you enjoyed your fourth full week off this year. Now find a way to work together to help get America back to work. Experts all say not to expect any constructive action from Congress … Continue reading

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US Election 2012: Barack Obama, China and a Fight for Ohio – The Telegraph

China and Ohio are on opposite sides of the globe. But when Air Force One touched down in Toledo, Ohio on July 5, President Barack Obama had China on his mind. At the opening event of his Rust Belt Bus … Continue reading

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Repeal or Replace, GOP Health Care Plans – OutFront – CNN

Outfront tonight: Republicans in a corner over health care. The Supreme Court battle may be over, but has the political and policy war just begun? The House of Representatives has already scheduled a vote to repeal health care reform next … Continue reading

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A New War on Healthcare Begins – OutFront – CNN

GOP plans to fight for Obamacare repeal in Congress The U.S. Supreme Court has made their ruling on Obamacare, but in Congress, the fight to repeal and replace the controversial health care reform law is just beginning. OutFront tonight: Republican … Continue reading

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Obama Worried About Fund Raising – OutFront – CNN

With record amounts of money flowing between donors, SuperPACs, and campaigns, this election is set to be the most expensive in our country’s history. In fact, Mitt Romney’s campaign is expected to announce their candidate raked in $100 million in … Continue reading

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The Hispanic Challenge for Obama and Romney – The Telegraph

America is a nation of immigrants with an illegal immigration problem — a dilemma for both the presidential candidates America is a nation of immigrants with an illegal immigration problem. For the past four decades, immigration has been a political … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Empty Obamacare-Repeal Rhetoric – The Daily Beast

Right off the top, Romney delivered one of the tightest lines of his campaign: “What the court did not do on its last day in session, I will do on my first day if elected president of the United States. … Continue reading

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Romney on Obama Immigration – OutFront – CNN

Mitt Romney spoke in front of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Florida today, but despite pressure to offer his own immigration policy in the wake of Obama’s annoucement earlier this week, he offered few specifics … Continue reading

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Is Israel-Bashing, Dictator-Backing Charles Barron Heading To Washington? – The Daily Beast

New York City Councilman Charles Barron is the real-life embodiment of the paranoid right-wing fantasy about President Obama: a former Black Panther, a backer of wealth redistribution, and an outspoken admirer of leftist dictators worldwide. But now Barron has risen … Continue reading

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November’s Dress Rehearsal – OutFront – CNN

CNN’s Erin Burnett previews Tuesday’s recall election in Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker recall election is the most expensive recall in the state’s history. We crunch the numbers and analyze the impact of this race on November’s presidential election. CNN contributors … Continue reading

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American Way: Why Barack Obama Now Has a Battle on His Hands for the 2012 Election

There are storm clouds on the horizon for Barack Obama’s re-election. Democrats indulged in over-confidence during the Republican primaries. It was an understandable reaction to the chaos that came with all the pandering to the far-Right and the rise of … Continue reading

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GOP Rev. Wright Ad Plan – CNN

Erin McPike, John Avlon, Ramesh Ponnuru and Howard Kurtz on a potential GOP attack of Obama’s ties to Rev. Wright.

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American Way: Why Barack Obama’s Support for Gay Marriage is a Huge Political Gamble by the President – The Telegraph

It was a “profile in courage” moment from the American president, but one loaded with political risk. Consider the fact that just the previous day the citizens of North Carolina voted to ban same-sex marriage and all forms of civil … Continue reading

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Bush Solicitor General Ted Olson Hails Obama Gay Marriage Shift – The Daily Beast

It has been a historic 24 hours, with marriage equality rejected in North Carolina and embraced by the president of the United States. “I am gratified that the president has thrown his personal support and the authority of the presidency … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, the Unlikely Hero of War on Terror – The Telegraph

It’s been one year since Osama bin Laden was killed. I don’t imagine I’ll ever be as happy again to hear that someone was shot in the face. Revenge, justice, call it what you will, but it felt good, like … Continue reading

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Partisan Spin Denies Obama Credit for Immigration Success – The Daily Beast

The headline should be striking: U.S.A. Stops Illegal Immigration from Mexico in its tracks. That’s an underlying insight in a study by the Pew Hispanic Center released days before the Supreme Court heard arguments over the controversial Arizona illegal immigration … Continue reading

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US Election 2012: the Ugly Republican Nomination Race is Only Helping Obama – The Telegraph

President Obama’s re-election strategy is focused on portraying himself as the defender of the forgotten American middle class. And, writes John Avlon, there are signs that this strategy is succeeding. For the first time since the short-lived boost after the … Continue reading

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