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At the risk of inviting legions of conservatives to swoop down and tell me I'm drowning in the Obama Kool-Aid (actually, it's not just a risk; it's a guarantee), I'm just going to come out and say it: Michelle Obama was spectacular at the Democratic...
VarietyCHARLOTTE, N.C. --- First Lady Michelle Obama's speech on the first night of the Democratic Convention was, in words even she used, up close and personal. Just as Ann Romney, who spoke on the first night of the Republican National Convention last week,...
Paul GreenbergThere's no show like a national convention of one of America's two great political parties. Now that the Republicans have had their blowout, and a couple of blowups, in Tampa, the Democrats get their innings in Charlotte this week. Call it a double...
Mitt Romney's wife is headed to our state. Ann Romney will hold a Women for Mitt rally in Leesburg Friday. It's set to kick off just before noon at the Twin Oaks Riding Academy.The Romneys own jumping horses. One of them competed in the Summer...
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CNNWhen Michelle Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, she faces a similar task as Ann Romneyof presenting her husband as a father and family man, above his public persona in the political spotlight. The first lady...
CNNCharlotte, North Carolina -- When Michelle Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, she faces a similar task as Ann Romney of presenting her husband as a father and family man, above his public persona in the political...
The Hartford CourantOn Wednesday afternoon, my own radio station was going on a bit too long about how well peaches go with duck, so I flipped over to the show hosted by former Gov. John Rowland, where a caller was saying (I paraphrase): "Breathes there a man with soul so...
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Paul GreenbergMaybe it's a function of what's been called the Information Age, which has become more of a digital data age. We're deluged with bytes, mega- and giga-, but not knowledge. Let alone understanding. As for insight, any hope of that was eclipsed long ago...
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CNNWhen first lady Michelle Obama took the stage Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, she told the kind of tale about President Barack Obama that only a wife can. She told of the profound impact of watching his grandmother and single mother'...
Poor Ann Romney. It was the most important speech of her husband's career. They say presidencies are made in a total of four hours – The hour of the acceptance speech for nomination at the party's national convention and the three hour-long...
Tags: Clint Eastwood, Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, Paul Ryan
It's halftime in America, as Clint Eastwood once said. Halftime, that is, for that part of America that's glued to the television set (or, now, the smartphone screen) whenever political conventions are underway. The Republicans have fled steamy Tampa,...
Paul GreenbergIt had the air of a debut. The 42-year-old out of the world of conservative ideas was stepping on stage at Tampa as his party's nominee for vice president of the United States. And you could tell he was happy to be there, and would be even happier once...
Tags: Politics, Mitt Romney, Elections, Tampa, Paul Ryan
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