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  • Major party presidential nominees, minus nine years (losers division)

     
    Bill Kurtz, a communications associate at Carthage College in Kenosha, saw my column item based on Presidents elect, minus nine years, and sent in this: I thought I'd apply your nine-year test to unsuccessful nominees, and break them down like......
  • Romney feels Bill Clinton's pain....but will he have his luck?

     
    The fear among Republicans is that Mitt Romney, if he ends up as the party’s nominee for president, will be 2012’s version of Walter Mondale, Bob Dole or John Kerry. All three — Mondale in 1984, Dole in 1996 and......
  • Get ready for the election with 'Presidential Campaign Posters'

     
    Before the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
  • The one in which I rap Chris Christie's vague blather about 'hard truths'

     
    Video script: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talked a lot last night about delivering hard truths to the American people -- he used the word “truth” 20 times in his keynote speech to the Republican National Convention But a truth......
  • 1980 Republican National Convention

     
    The 1980 Republican National Convention nominates Ronald Reagan for president and George H.W. Bush for vice president....
  • 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......
  • Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter

    Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter
    Presidents Jimmy Carter and Herbert Hoover might be bracketed together for a number of reasons. Both were engineers by training, shared an almost theological faith in the chimera of governmental efficiency, believed effective management grew from close...
  • So, is candidate 63, 69 or 73 years old?

    So, is candidate 63, 69 or 73 years old?
    In 1984, President Ronald Reagan, the oldest man ever to occupy the White House, quipped during a debate with Walter Mondale that he wouldn't make an issue of his opponent's "youth and inexperience." Few in Huntington Beach would doubt City Councilman...
  • Budget cuts highlight fundamental questions

    Newport Beach mayor Keith Curry went public last week with a roseate picture of how his city has created and abided by a 15-point sustainable plan that is delivering "a leaner, more efficient, more effective and better-managed" city government. As a...
  • City Lights: The 2010 oddball awards

    This is our great high-minded issue of the year. The last week of December, the Independent ranks the top 10 stories of the past 12 months and pays tribute to the major figures in the community who passed away. The year-end retrospective can be joyful...
  • Ferraro: Biden has what Obama lacks

     
    by Mark Silva Never mind Joe Biden's suggestion that he isn't "the guy'' likely to make Barack Obama's presidential ticket. Geraldine Ferraro, who's been there before, said today that she got the call from Walter Mondale to serve as his......