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  • McCain, Obama walk 'base' tightrope

     
    by Jim Tankersley At a basic level, the art of presidential politics is knowing just how far you can drift from your "base" supporters and still win their votes. It's an art both John McCain and Barack Obama practiced heavily......
  • McCain on gun case: "landmark victory"

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. John McCain, who has long had an uncomfortable relationship with the National Rifle Association, hailed today's Supreme Court decision on gun rights. Here is his statement: "Today's decision is a landmark victory for Second...
  • McCarthy: Can live with it

     
    Guns have always been Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy's signature issue. She issues a long statement saying, essentially, that she thinks the gun control movement can live with the Supreme Court ruling: ???Although I am disappointed in today???s decision...
  • Obama: Statement on the gun decision

     
    Spoke too soon! Obama's statement on the SC decision just popped in the mail box. He contends the ruling won't prevent reasonable regulation, and says he's "always believed" in 2d Amendment rights, which McCain will dispute: ???I have always......
  • Not fooled: National Rifle Association

     
    Obama made a good stab last week at sounding just as comfortable with the Supreme Court's new ruling that there is an individual right to bear arms as McCain did, and distancing himself from past comments suggesting that the DC......
  • Video: When McCain was a maverick on guns, too

     
    Some interesting background on McCain and guns. Once, he was a gun control ally, cutting ads like the one below that advocated closing the gun show loophole:......
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    by James Oliphant Public relations professionals in the nation's capital are busy people. So it isn't surprising that we occasionally receive an email such as the one below: Good morning (First Name), I wanted to make sure you received the......
  • McCain: Flip-flop count at 61. (Updated: Obama=17)

     
    A week or so ago, with McCain hyperventilating about Obama reversals on matters such as public financing of his campaign, we linked to a site that was tracking McCain's flip-flops. McCain is still hyperventilating. His current claim is that......
  • Unity=Amnesia as Obama moves rightward

     
    Party unity means never having to say you're sorry - or that you even remember what you might have been sorry about. John Edwards, the former North Carolina senator who ran to the left of Barack Obama in the......
  • On Supreme Court: A split decision

     
    by James Oliphant A new poll suggests the U.S. Supreme Court stands squarely in the middle of the electorate, meaning nobody is happy with it. All right, that's a bit of an overstatement. But a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University......
  • Obama vs Jesse: not just jealousy?

     
    by Frank James The ever thoughtful Shelby Steele has an interesting take on why Jesse Jackson obviously isn't feeling Sen. Barack Obama the way so many other African Americans are. The editors of The Wall Street Journal's op-ed page gave......