Articles tagged election 2008

In 2008, we all lived through a spellbinding presidential election. And now we can spend the rest of our lives reading about it. Barack Obama isn’

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19 Nov 2008 // 4:29 AM

It struck me as I sat at the computer in the kitchen the night of Nov. 4, with the TV blaring election results in the background.

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11 Nov 2008 // 6:29 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. - On the morning of the most electric election this country has seen in decades, young Barack Obama warriors at Santa Clara

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11 Nov 2008 // 4:28 AM

When America elected Barack Obama president, the nation signaled a break with its past in ways beyond smashing the racial barrier. His election marks the

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10 Nov 2008 // 2:27 AM

How Obama’s election affects race issues in America

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Barack Obama’s ascension to the White House raises anew the question of whether color lines, however faded, still exist in

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6 Nov 2008 // 8:03 AM

Politics has never monopolized the conversation on TV the way it has during this election cycle. That’s unquestionably true if we extend the definition

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WASHINGTON - President-elect Barack Obama’s Washington will be a friendly but probably not overwhelmingly supportive place, since his coattails pulled only about 20 new Democrats

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6 Nov 2008 // 3:31 AM

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama didn’t get all the way there Tuesday - not yet, anyway. He won the presidency, to be sure, in a

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3 Nov 2008 // 7:15 AM

Jim Lehrer doesn’t Twitter. At least, not yet. But Lee Banville has hopes. As editor of the 12-year-old “Online NewsHour,” Banville bridges the gap

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3 Nov 2008 // 7:07 AM

For anyone planning to watch election night TV coverage - and apparently, nearly everyone in America is - there are a couple things to know.

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3 Nov 2008 // 7:03 AM

Depending upon how you look at it, when it launched in Feb. 2007, Fox News Channel’s late-night comedy-news hour “RedEye w/Greg Gutfeld” - it

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3 Nov 2008 // 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON - Ever since Franklin Roosevelt took office with the passage of a torrent of historic legislation, the first 100 days of a new presidency have

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3 Nov 2008 // 3:24 AM

(Regina H. Boone/Detroit Free Press/MCT) Serving proudly in the Army in the 1940s, Samuel Green sought to exercise a basic right of citizenship.

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2 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Are We the Rockstars We’ve Been Waiting For?

Barack Obama may be Radiohead and Sarah Palin a riot grrl punk, but they aren't rockstars. The reason why is that the rockstar is dead.

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23 Oct 2008 // 5:36 AM

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23 Oct 2008 // 5:27 AM

After a lifetime of laughs, Al Franken’s on a serious mission

When Al Franken produced a 1992 “Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash,” he fired off a letter to a man he’d been skewering for years -

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23 Oct 2008 // 4:53 AM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - With acoustic guitar and gentle voice, James Taylor crooned “America the Beautiful” to a hushed hometown crowd of thousands Monday

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In an election year marked by high drama and surprises, political pundits become must-see TV

Charges of celebrity and rock-star royalty have arced through the 2008 presidential election like lightning in a spring downpour. But it’s not just the candidates

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NEW YORK - Inside NBC’s storied Studio 8H, which for 33 years has been the home of “Saturday Night Live,” the show’s head writer

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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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U2's 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

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"The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

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