Category Archives: 2014

From Barack Obama at OFA to me: a militant email

Back in the day when hope and change floated through the political atmosphere like beautiful balloons, I signed up for the Obama campaign’s email list. I do that for candidates on both sides of the aisle. There’s no better way … Continue reading

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GOP monitors Alaska, eyes Louisiana as Dems cancel Landrieu ads

Media fretted over possibilities we might not know who would control the Senate for weeks after the Nov. 4 elections, and now we know the concerns were unfounded. We could chalk up lack of pundits’ vision on the Republican sweep … Continue reading

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Obama gets sly pass on border info takedown before election

As the November elections drew near, the Obama administration first published and later removed data about apprehensions on the US-Mexico border.  

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National Hangover Day for Dems as GOP makes history

I was sitting in the studio at 600 WBOB AM (100.3 FM) shortly after polls closed on Election Day. As early coverage of the races began, I got word that Charlie Crist had asked a judge to extend voting hours … Continue reading

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The GOP wins regardless of who wins Florida governor race

The race to determine who becomes the next governor of Florida has stymied pollsters and pundits because by all accounts, the race as of Election Day is still a tossup. Newspaper politicos have made a big deal out of the … Continue reading

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Clueless on the South: Is Sen. Mary Landrieu missing a foot?

When a heated campaign is underway, a candidate will often say something off the top of her head and regret it later. It’s the old shoot-yourself-in-the-foot factor. Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) may be missing a foot this morning. One … Continue reading

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Florida governor’s race down to the wire as pundits hype polls

You know it’s almost Election Day when pundits hype polls, and the Florida governor’s race is a favorite among media right now. Regardless of party preference, pundits agree on one thing. Gov. Rick Scott and attorney Charlie Crist are locked … Continue reading

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