Opinion

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A hectic and happy Election Day in Ohio

We were both exhausteded but buoyed by the growing excitement and the sense evident on everyone's face that the long awaited victory was at hand.

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Election 2012: Fog of right-wing lies is lifting

The most extreme voices in the Republican Party have been quiet as church mice as Mitt Romney has migrated to more moderate positions.

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2012 countdown: Time for the left to step to the plate

For the past year the left has debated the merits of participation in the election process. As you might expect, not everyone is on the same page.

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Pundits premature in crowning Romney the winner

The airwaves were flooded for at least 48 hours this week with declarations telling us who won the first of the three big presidential debates.

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Smiling, Romney stuck a dagger in your heart

That about sums up Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate.

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Why Romney’s slipping in polls

Polls say President Barack Obama has an advantage - in fact, some separation - over GOP nominee Mitt Romney; how do we account for this?

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Why I’m voting for Obama and Democrats as a person of faith

This season overlaps with another period of reflection on the theme of outgoing and incoming: the end of President Obama's first term and his re-election to a second.

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Romney, Obama and the real Jerusalem issue

The words "Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel" were in the 2008 Democratic Party platform but not, at first, in this year's text.

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What does it take to “Rebuild the Dream”?

In September 2009, Van Jones stepped down as Special Advisor under a barrage of right-wing criticism of his youthful flirtation with leftist politics.

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Being president takes more than a businessman

As we roll, or descend, into another presidential campaign, we have once again an opportunity to think about the qualities that we look for in our leader.

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