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Hillary’s Hit List

Hillary’s Hit List | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
Inside a cramped third-floor office of Hillary Clinton’s once-bustling presidential campaign headquarters in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Va., Kris Balderston and Adrienne Elrod put the finishing touches on a political hit list.
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The best Inauguration Day tweets

The best Inauguration Day tweets | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
The pundits and comedians of Twitter weigh in on Monday's Inauguration Day events
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Fiscal cliff talks falter over income tax rates

Fiscal cliff talks falter over income tax rates | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
TALKS are faltering between Republican and Democrats on Sunday over how to avoid the fiscal cliff, with negotiators missing a self-imposed afternoon deadline to present a potential deal to Senate lawmakers.
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The Disparity Between Obama And Boehner's Approval Ratings On The Fiscal Cliff Is Staggering

The Disparity Between Obama And Boehner's Approval Ratings On The Fiscal Cliff Is Staggering | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
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US election: Obama declares victory in Florida as Romney team left 'shellshocked' - Telegraph

US election: Obama declares victory in Florida as Romney team left 'shellshocked' - Telegraph | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
Barack Obama has claimed victory in Florida, the last state to finish counting votes in the US election, to complete a comprehensive defeat of Mitt Romney that has left Republicans in shock.
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It was the grassroots who got him over the top

It was the grassroots who got him over the top | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
“And phones down!”



It’s 6.30pm and Andrew, the point man for Obama for America in Ballston, is...
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Barack to the future, that place where leaders live

Barack to the future, that place where leaders live | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
There was plenty for Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott to reflect on yesterday, as US President Barack...
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America decides after 'spirited' campaign

America decides after 'spirited' campaign | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
US polls have closed in the first eastern states as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney face a tense wait for early signs of victory in their tussle for the White House.
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Obama makes last-ditch efforts for Jewish votes

Obama makes last-ditch efforts for Jewish votes | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
News: Mere hours before Americans flock to ballots, PR expert reveals campaign strategies that catered specifically to Jewish voters, including endorsements by series of top US Jewish figures like Barbra Streisand, Ed Koch...
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Obama campaign accuses Romney of desperation in race's final hours

Obama campaign accuses Romney of desperation in race's final hours | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
Advisers say Republican is reaching for previously ignored states such as Pennsylvania as race moves Obama's way...
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Obama, Romney resume hostilities in Sandy's wake - US Election 2012 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Obama, Romney resume hostilities in Sandy's wake - US Election 2012 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
US president Barack Obama kicks off his final campaign sprint in the race for the White House after three days of focusing on Hurricane Sandy.
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These Numbers Are Incredibly Deflating For Mitt Romney's Chances In Ohio

These Numbers Are Incredibly Deflating For Mitt Romney's Chances In Ohio | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
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Symbolism full of promise, but often it's a false hope

Symbolism full of promise, but often it's a false hope | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
IT was surely the supreme symbolic moment for African Americans - the election, in 2008, of the first black president. Here was a gesture of healing, a national act of acceptance.
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Plucking truth from the noise

Plucking truth from the noise | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
THERE were two clear winners in the US presidential election last year. The first was Barack Obama, who won a decisive victory.
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Obama issues challenge to Republicans in inauguration speech

Obama issues challenge to Republicans in inauguration speech | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
BARACK Obama has used his second inauguration speech to challenge his deeply conservative political opposition with a call for unity and equality, urging the US to "come together as one nation, as one people".
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Time to break the gun lobby’s spell

Time to break the gun lobby’s spell | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
This has to be US President Barack Obama’s ‘John Howard after Port Arthur’ moment. No ifs, no buts, no craven refuge in the second amendment right “to keep and bear arms”.
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Changing tide of demography leaves GOP high and dry

Changing tide of demography leaves GOP high and dry | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
THE seeds of the Republican Party's most successful electoral strategy are found in a campaign event given the most unpromising of billings: "An Evening of Skating and Coffee with Dick and Pat." Held during the 1960 campaign, at an ice rink in...
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Yes We Cry: Obama Tears Up Thanking Campaign Staff [VIDEO]

Yes We Cry: Obama Tears Up Thanking Campaign Staff [VIDEO] | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
This is the Barack Obama you don't see on TV: quiet, candid, emotional and deeply grateful to his campaign staff for helping him secure a second term.

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This is no country of just old, white men

This is no country of just old, white men | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
As if politics wasn’t a difficult and dirty enough business; politicians also have to take into...
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Obama returns to White House to face fiscal cliff

Obama returns to White House to face fiscal cliff | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama returns to Washington today emboldened by his re-election but facing the daunting task of breaking down partisan gridlock in a bitterly divided Congress.
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Counterpunch: Romney would be a dangerous leader

Counterpunch: Romney would be a dangerous leader | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney should not be president, period. To suggest so is to flagrantly ignore the long list of...
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Obama, Romney to make their final case on last day of race

* Polls show Obama and Romney essentially deadlocked* Obama to visit three swing states Monday, Romney fourBy John WhitesidesWASHINGTON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama andRepublican challenger...
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'The Economist' Endorses Obama For President - Forbes

'The Economist' Endorses Obama For President - Forbes | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
London-based magazine, The Economist, endorsed President Barack Obama less than a week before the election.

 

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How Battleground States Have Fared Under Obama - Forbes

How Battleground States Have Fared Under Obama - Forbes | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
As measured by median income, a look at how the battle ground states in the 2012 election have fared under President Barack Obama.
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Now General Motors Is Ripping Mitt Romney For Lying About The Auto Industry

Now General Motors Is Ripping Mitt Romney For Lying About The Auto Industry | Presidential Race | Scoop.it
"Politics at its cynical worst."...
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