Politics (page 1001)

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    Barone channels John Edwards in identifying two Americas

    Before it was clear that President Obama had won a second term, Michael Barone wrapped up a new column discussing why last night’s results were bound to lead to a decidedly mixed reaction, whichever candidate prevailed. Barone contends “we live in two Americas.” There…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2012
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    In case you missed them …

    Two John Locke Foundation experts devoted most of election night to on-air analysis for statewide television audiences. Barry Smith’s work for UNC Public Television included an assessment of the single race for a seat on the N.C. Supreme Court. John Hood’s contributions to News 14 Carolina included commentary about…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online recaps Tuesday night’s major North Carolina electoral news. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how the election results represent North Carolina’s votes for change.
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2012
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    If you’re watching returns in tonight’s N.C. legislative races

    Here are some numbers to keep in mind: Republicans now control the N.C. Senate with a 31-19 majority. Thirty-two of the 50 Senate seats are in play today, with the outcomes of 18 races already decided before the general election. Among the uncontested elections, Republicans hold an 11-7 advantage. That…
    Mitch Kokai, November 6, 2012
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    DC Examiner writers: 6 pick Romney, 6 pick Obama

    Twelve Washington Examiner writers offer predictions on the outcome of the presidential election:            …
    Terry Stoops, November 6, 2012
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    Stoops votes!

    I was voter 57 at 7:00 am.  I left my polling place (in Fuquay-Varina) fifteen minutes later and the line was still pretty long.
    Terry Stoops, November 6, 2012
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    In nine days, you’ll be able to ask Fred Barnes …

    … why his prediction of a Mitt Romney presidential victory came true or fell through. Barnes offers that prediction to Weekly Standard readers. Mitt Romney will win. The tie in the polls goes to the challenger. Here’s why: Enthusiasm. It matters enormously,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 6, 2012
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    Sowell tackles miconceptions about government’s role in creating jobs

    Thomas Sowell devotes his latest column to one of the hottest topics during this election campaign: government’s role in creating new jobs. How many times have we heard about how many jobs have been added during the Obama administration? Yet few people bother to…
    Mitch Kokai, November 6, 2012