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Commenetary: Romney cannot make up his mind on Bill Clinton

May 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Mitt Romney was against Bill Clinton before he was for him.
There was Romney, campaigning Tuesday in Iowa, praising the nation’s last Democratic president and casting him as far superior to the current incumbent. Continue Reading

Commentary: Militarization of conservative rhetoric

January 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON The slaughter in Tucson hasn’t shaken us out of bad political habits.
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Commentary: The election of 2010 is turning into a class war

October 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON The 2010 election is turning into a class war. The wealthy and the powerful started it.
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Commentary: Democrats are starting to rally behind health care

October 3, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Here is another piece of conventional wisdom about this year’s election that is being rendered patently false. It’s been said over and over that no Democrats are running on the health care bill. Actually, more and more of them are proudly campaigning on what the plan has achieved and they should.
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Commentary: The election of 2010 is not over until it’s over

September 8, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON President Obama decided this week to raise the stakes in this fall’s election by making the choice about something instead of nothing but anger.
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Commentary: On missing ‘Big Labor’

September 6, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Watching the great civil rights march on television in August 1963, I couldn’t help but notice that hundreds carried signs with a strange legend at the top: “UAW Says.” UAW was saying “Segregation Disunites the United States,” and many other things insisting on equality.
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Commentary: Obama and the virtues of ‘politicking’ in the U.S.

August 29, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON President Obama’s address to the nation on Iraq this week underscores the agony of his presidency, and its core political problem.
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Commentary: Democrats conflicted after a win in Arkansas primary

June 9, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON — This week’s primaries should have been good news for Democrats. Instead, a stray comment from an Obama aide briefly threatened a civil war in the Democratic Party, which needs all the unity it can get.
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