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Spin CycleIn today's big campaign tiff, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, cited by John McCain just a few weeks ago as one of the wise men of Washington, compared McCain's campaign tactics to George Wallace's race baiting......
Tags: Government, Minnesota, John McCain, Social Issues, Georgia
Spin CycleNewsday's team at Hofstra continues to gather color from around the campus as the debate draws near. You can read them here, including: Patrick Whittle, sighting a flicker of the GOP's charges about voter fraud on a sign held......
The Swampby Mark Silva TAMPA -- John McCain's campaign has played education professor and retired war-protest-bomber Bill Ayers against Barack Obama on the ground, at campaign rallies, on the air, in TV ads, and now on the phone - as part......
The Swampby Frank James When Civil Rights-hero and congressman John Lewis warned the McCain-Palin campaign over the weekend that their attacks were creating a supercharged climate which raised the threat of violence, we assume these were the sort of threats now......
The Swamp(AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...
Tags: Social Issues, Maine, Private Health Care, Harry Reid, Virginia
The Swampby Frank James The American Civil Liberties Union has recommendations for actions the new president should take on his first day, within his first first 100 days and during the first year to restore constitutional rights that eroded during the......
Spin CycleJohn McCain, speaking in Dayton, has now adopted Drudge's story line of the day, criticizing Obama for a 2001 interview on public radio in Chicago in which he discussed the Supreme Court's hands-off approach toward incorporating "redistributive"...
The Swampby Mark Silva CHICAGO -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson cried last night. Jackson, who waged his own campaigns for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in the 1980s, stood in Chicago's Grant Park with a quarter-million other cheering people to see......
The Swampby James Oliphant Remember the struggles. Little Rock. James Meredith at the University of Mississippi. Brown vs. Board of Education. Birmingham and Bull Connor. The Boston busing riots. Throw in, if you like, Rosa Parks. Or Jackie Robinson. Social...
Spin CycleWith news of Eric Holder's possible nomination as AG, we've been paying attention to his role in the March Rich case. Apparently, there's another issue: Holder's been busy making money at that Washington repository of grassroots people power, Covington......
The Swampby Frank James Here's the transcript for President-elect Barack Obama's news conference earlier today on the economy and his economic team: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Good morning. Please have a seat. Thank you all for being here....
Spin CycleObama's press conference, aside from announcing his economic team, was not particularly newsworthy. He was grim on economic prospects at the top. The gloomy talk warns against irrational optimism about what he can accomplish in the short term, and......
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