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This week’s Herald column: an election between two Americas

The column that spawned a world of hate male from members of Old America.

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The Romney ‘aborted fetal disposal’ story: bigger than ‘is ACA a tax?’

David Corn’s Mother Jones scoop about Romney’s continued investment n Bain Capital after he claimed to have bern out of the business is the sleeper story of he political season.

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How to pick a VP if you’re Willard Romney

Jonathan Chait games out Romney’s problems and potential v.p. solutions…

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Um … Romney’s New Hampshire campaign office up for lease

Mitt Romney didn’t let the door hit him on the way out of New Hampshire…

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The right’s core dilemma, as summarized by Erick Erickson

I can’t say it any more succinctly: The fix is in for Romney, which just means when he is crushed by Barack Obama a lot of Republicans will have a lot of explaining to do. Newt may not be able … Continue reading

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Newt on the couch

Those looking to understand Newton Leroy Gingrich would do well to re-read this in-depth biographical article by Gail Sheehy, written for Vanity Fair in 1995, when Newt was speaker of the House and still married to his second wife Marianne, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire primary: five takeaways

As expected, Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary, making him the first Republican presidential candidate to win both Iowa and New Hampshire since New Hampshire became the first in the nation primary in 1976. That’s the good news for … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2011, hello 2012!

A little going out music, courtesy of the late Amy Winehouse … … and a little bringing it in music …

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Polls, damned polls, and Mitt Romney

For quite some time, I’ve been of the mind that no matter how mad hatter the GOP primary became, and whatever fits the GOP base went through, they would ultimately, if reluctantly, settle for Mitt Romney, the way they settled … Continue reading

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Gingrich surge is bad news for Romney … and the GOP

Newt Gingrich is surging in several statewide poll, and that’s bad news for Mitt Romney, and for the Republican Party …

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