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27 Oct 2008 // 6:18 AM

Comic books take on McCain, Obama, Palin

Barack Obama wins the endorsement of a green, scaly superhero with Chicago connections and big biceps. Sarah Palin wields a hockey stick so she can

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20 Oct 2008 // 3:34 AM

McCain, Obama view world in starkly different ways

WASHINGTON - Separated by a generation and by one’s legendary military experience, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama offer voters contrasting worldviews, suggesting that

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Countrypolitik: What’s Right and What’s Left About Country Music

At a first glance, country music seems traditionally allied with the sort of down-home, small-town ethics and values touted by the Republicans. But the politics of country music has never been a simple red or blue.

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9 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Manitobian Candidate

Have shadowy forces spent years preparing a puppet candidate who will support their causes? Yes -- and you’ll be surprised who’s pulling the strings.

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Format of Tuesday’s debate puts voters seeking answers in control

WASHINGTON—Presidential candidates meeting Tuesday night for their second of three debates will face a new master—an audience that may demand answers rather than

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The Nightmare and the Dream by Dax-Devlon Ross

Author Dax-Devlon Ross reminds us that the personal is -- still -- political. And music is terribly personal.

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17 Sep 2008 // 4:16 AM

Considering that the largest audience in six years had tuned in to watch “Saturday Night Live,” many of them curious to see what kind of

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17 Sep 2008 // 4:00 AM

For a while, it looked as if U.S. politics had entered a new era in the way presidential campaigns were conducted and covered. For

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Fall TV season has already begun, but the one entertainment program many Americans have been filling their TV time with, the presidential campaign, has slipped

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4 Sep 2008 // 7:04 AM

Oh, those darn media! Who do they think they are? CNN’s Campbell Brown questioning Sarah Palin’s motherly concern in running for vice president,

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1 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Necktie and the Noose

Will Barack Obama face the accusations that black professionals sometimes face of abandoning their heritage? Does it hinge on his choice of tie?

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29 Aug 2008 // 2:59 AM

(Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT) DENVER - On a historic day echoing the dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy, Democrat

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Amid Obama’s historic campaign, questions about race relations in America persist

DENVER - When Barack Obama accepts his party’s nomination for president Thursday night, 45 years to the day after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.‘

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28 Aug 2008 // 2:44 AM

Anticipation runs high for Obama’s historic speech

Even before the decision to move the speech into a Denver ballpark, the expectations for Wednesday’s historic consecration of Barack Obama as America’s

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27 Aug 2008 // 7:41 AM

DENVER - With a forceful and gracious Hillary Rodham Clinton setting the tone, the Democratic Party on Tuesday night called for unity behind Barack Obama

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DENVER - Sen. Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday, a potentially pivotal moment that could help determine whether the party

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24 Aug 2008 // 7:56 AM

DENVER—As they meet for their national convention Monday through Thursday, Democrats are poised to shift their party’s course—and the country’s. They’

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24 Aug 2008 // 7:26 AM

Obama haunted by ‘elitist’ image

Something about Barack Obama’s manner bothers Margaret Cowan. “There’s something egotistical about him,” the Sheridan, Colo., retiree said. “It’s the way he

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23 Aug 2008 // 12:13 PM

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden is an archetypical veteran Washington politician: Fiercely partisan, combative and glib, but also a senator who’s carefully built a reputation

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For most of Jesse Jackson’s life, his trademark declaration - “I am somebody!” - has been self-evident. But not so much anymore. The rise

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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