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  • Why Awards Season Is Worth the Slog

    We've survived four months of a frenzied awards season, with only three months to go. Did I hear someone groan? Stop it right now. You can either enjoy it or, as the Brits said in WWII, keep calm and carry on. I actually like awards and kudos season,...
  • We must demand a more meaningful election

    Half a billion dollars and all we got is this lousy election? That's about how much has been spent in the presidential race so far, and by the time it's all said and done, the Center for Responsive Politics estimates the price tag will reach about $2.5...
  • How Florida helps us think about what's right

    Earlier this month, we had a presidential election in the U.S. Before midnight, the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, had conceded to the Democratic candidate, Barack Obama. Because the U.S. uses the Electoral College to decide upon a victor rather...
  • Change comes to Washington

    WASHINGTON -- When Barack Obama was seeking the presidency in 2008, he pledged to change the way Washington works. Well, it has changed all right, but he has not been the architect. As emphatically confirmed in this week's government shutdown, that...
  • An Elector Prepares To Ratify Obama's Win

    "Our marriage is like the Electoral College," says the narrator in "Marooned," a Garrison Keillor short story. "It works OK if you don't think about it." At noon Monday, I will be one of those thinking about the Electoral College, as I have the...
  • Election System Could Use A Shake-Up

    Election System Could Use A Shake-Up
    The balloons, posters and confetti had not yet been swept up, or crying towels laundered, when talk turned to 2016 candidates. Good heavens, could we not have a few months' respite? But as we look forward, as eventually we must, shouldn't we talk...
  • David Orentlicher thinks 'Two Presidents are Better Than One'

    David Orentlicher thinks 'Two Presidents are Better Than One'
    He's a doctor, a lawyer, a university professor and a one-time politician (in the Indiana House). With all that education and real-life experience, it might be surprising that David Orentlicher would propose such an unlikely — some would say...
  • California Electoral College formally casts its 55 votes for Obama

     
    California Electoral College 55 votes go to Pres. Obama...
  • Rendell: First POTUS debate is a must-win for Mitt Romney.

     
    If Republican Presidential Candidate ... ... Mitt Romney fails to come away with a win or at the first presidential debate at the University of Denver next month, the former Massachusetts governor could find his candidacy abandoned by GOP moneymen......
  • What if the Electoral College vote ends in a tie?

     
    Madness:...
  • Another Florida poll with Obama/Romney neck-and-neck

     
    TALLAHASSEE — For the sake of conversation, here's a poll released by a Democratic-leaning research firm called Project New America that has President Obama clinging to a 48-45 percent lead in Florida. The poll findings fall within the survey's 4-...