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Greg Mitchell: Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: Hollywood ‘Attack Ads’ Hit Upton Sinclair Again

Greg Mitchell on Tuesday started filing daily campaign dispatches, but with a unique twist — the campaign took place 76 years ago. Why? In an amazing 1934 upset, ex-socialist author Upton Sinclair — leading one of the great grassroots crusades in our history — swept the Democratic primary for governor of California and appeared headed […]

Russell Bishop: Could Condoleezza Rice Help You Overcome Being a Victim?

Using Condoleezza Rice as an example of how one person rose above difficult circumstances certainly seemed to ignite some passion out there! As expected, it also offered another opportunity for the vitriol patrol to spew forth without care or consideration, but that just goes seems to go with the turf. As Winston Churchill once said, […]

Joe Miller Reveals New Details About Ethics Breach

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller has acknoledged that he was once disciplined for violating policy while he worked as a local government attorney. The admission came Sunday night in an Anchorage debate with two rivals followed a judge’s order that his personnel file from his time at the Fairbanks North Star […]

Joe Manchin Not Endorsing Harry Reid for Leader, Obama for President

Gov. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, declined over the weekend to endorse Barack Obama for a second term for president or Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) as Senate majority leader in interviews with Politics Daily. “That’s such a hypothetical thing, but basically I think there’s two more years that have […]

Paul Krugman: Obama’s Economic Policy Failed To Deliver

If Democrats do as badly as expected in next week’s elections, pundits will rush to interpret the results as a referendum on ideology. President Obama moved too far to the left, most will say, even though his actual program — a health care plan very similar to past Republican proposals, a fiscal stimulus that consisted […]