2012 Conventions

 
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Leftward, ho!

By Edward Lee Pitts
Posted

Politics | Conservative leaders hope to call attention to the Democratic Party’s aggressive pro-abortion, pro-gay agenda, but most Democrats don’t seem to mind

Truth, God, and Jerusalem at the DNC

Truth, God, and Jerusalem at the DNC

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | In a speech resembling a TV re-run (the liberal website The Daily Beast called it "dull"), President Obama accepted his party's nomination for a second term.

Festive follies

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Politics | With the changing political landscape, are national nominating conventions worth all the trouble and expense?

What’s the story?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Politics | Inauguration Day of 1829 was one for the history books. It followed a vicious, mud-slinging campaign that cost the life of the victor's wife, or at least…

Globe Trot 09.07

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | It's an afternoon trot, with my focus today on Democrats and the Jewish vote, after this week's flap over platform language on Israel at the Democratic…

The Israel question

By Mindy Belz
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Foreign Policy | By parrying over their party platform this week, Democrats add to the confusion over U.S. policy in the Middle East

Signs and Wonders 09.07

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Conventions compared. The 2012 political conventions are now in the books, and the substantive differences between the two major parties have rarely been…

'More than a few years'

'More than a few years'

By Emily Belz
Posted

Politics | In his convention acceptance speech, President Obama asks for a second term while telling voters change is slow

Into the last laps

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Politics | Inside the GOP's final push for the White House: As Republicans try to fire up the grassroots, many of those activists find more motivation in opposing a…

Getting personal

By Edward Lee Pitts
Posted

Politics | Republicans hope to counter months of relentless attacks against Mitt Romney's character by presenting their candidate as a likable family man

Non-Republican Republican

By Tiffany Jothen
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Politics | Charlotte's Pat McCrory turned the city around long before Democrats got there

Beyond the base

By Emily Belz
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Politics | In a dead even presidential race, Mitt Romney is trying to draw minority and women voters away from President Obama

 
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