The New, Nasty Obama Campaign
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On Sunday, the Democratic mayor of Newark, N.J.,  tried to point out  that the presidential campaign has gotten awfully brutal awfully fast. Naturally, Cory Booker  promptly got slammed . "My outrage and really my frustration was about the cynical n ...

The Emerging Democratic Divide
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Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker’s off-message criticism of the Obama campaign’s attacks on Mitt Romney’s background at Bain Capital gave the campaign an untimely, unwanted headache this week. But more significantly, it exposed a tension that’s develo ...

The Emerging Democratic Divide
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Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker’s off-message criticism of the Obama campaign’s attacks on Mitt Romney’s background at Bain Capital gave the campaign an untimely, unwanted headache this week. But more significantly, it exposed a tension that’s devel ...

Romney addresses Latino coalition in D.C. and Obama goes to Co., Calif. | Campaign schedules
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Mitt Romney will be in Washington on Wednesday, while President Obama will head west. Meanwhile, the political classes parse the meaning of the Arkansas and Kentucky Democratic primary results . We’ll give you your look at the candidates schedules a ...

Lautenberg makes Booker suffer
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Anyone else getting the sense that New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg is having fun with Cory Booker this week? Here's what the senior Democrat -- whose job Booker is believed to want -- told Roll Call:  Lautenberg said Booker, whom some expect to run ...

New poll: Obama maintains large lead among Latinos
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Washington (CNN) -- On the day Mitt Romney reached out to Latino voters at a gathering in the nation's capital, a new poll indicated that he has his work cut out for him. ...

RNC Continues Cory Booker Push with New Web Video
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For the third day in a row, Republicans highlighted  Newark mayor and Obama surrogate Cory Booker’s comments calling the Obama campaign attacks on Bain Capital “nauseating.” The Obama camp has compared Mitt Romney and his private equity firm Bain Cap ...

Jonathan Capehart: Three ‘nauseating’ political missteps
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The political universe must be a little off-kilter. I have now seen three instances of folks who should know better or who are usually so supremely careful behaving badly. Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) chose the wrong word. Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D ...

Bane vs. Bain Capital: The Dark Knight Rises' Mitt Romney connection
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The upcoming Batman flick's new villain and the controversial company Mitt founded share more than a similar-sounding name ...

RNC Accuses Obama Camp of Booker 'Cover-Up'
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    The Republican National Committee came out with a damning video that accuses the Obama campaign of trying to cover up Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s rebuke of the campaign's attack on Bain and Romney's work in the private equity industry. But a supe ...

RNC Ad Points to Obama 2012 Campaign Dishonesty
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This is a pretty effective video released today by the Republican National Committee, demonstrating that Newark Mayor Cory Booker himself contradicted the Obama campaigns denial that it had spoken with  to get him to revise his Meet the Press critici ...

Rattner backs off Bain criticism
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  Steven Rattner, one of the first prominent Obama allies to speak out against the campaign's anti-Bain attacks, now says the president has struck the right balance in a New York Times op-ed: ...

Obama campaign: Romney would fight against gay rights
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“The choice we’re facing as a country and a community could not be clearer,” said Joe Solmonese, the outgoing president of the Human Rights Campaign ...

How Cory Booker won
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Newark Mayor Cory Booker clearly misspoke on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday when he lumped attacks on former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney ’s record at Bain Capital into the same category as attacks on President Obama’s connection to Rev. Jeremia ...

Exclusive: RNC slams Obama campaign for Cory Booker 'cover-up'
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A new web video from the RNC. The Republican National Committee will release this web video later today attacking the Obama campaign for claiming it did not reach out to Newark Mayor Cory Booker following his remarks on Meet The Press on Sunday. "Th ...

Obama donors lagging in Mass.
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For Obama, whose political star first rose in Boston when he delivered the keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, the passion he engendered among Bay State donors in 2008 helped his campaign shatter presidential fundraising records. Four ...

Biden revels in campaign attack dog role
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KEENE, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Touting his middle-class roots, Vice President Joe Biden took another swipe at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday as he reveled in his role as the president's campaign attack dog. Biden blasted ...

MSNBC Heeds Obama's Wishes: Fills Prime Time Schedule With Attacks on Romney and Bain Capital
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On Monday, President Obama said his attacks on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's involvement in Bain Capital are "not a distraction and that "This is what this campaign is going to be about.” MSNBC clearly got the message for as Politi ...

Jason Stanford: Why Cory Booker Was Wrong
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Without anyone really noticing, America is being treated to a relatively fair-minded campaign. Both sides are behaving well. This is why what Newark Mayor Cory Booker said last Sunday made no sense. ...

Obama campaign: Booker spoke with DNC
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Washington (CNN) -- As it turns out, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker did talk with an official at the Democratic National Committee following his off-message appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press," an Obama campaign spokesman confirmed Tuesday. ...

‘Middle Class Joe’ Biden Attacks Romney on Bain
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KEENE, N.H. – As President Obama’s campaign continues to face criticism for its attacks on Mitt Romney’s history at Bain Capital, Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday made clear that he’s happy to be the designated hitter. Casting himself as “Middle ...

Obama team tries to quell Cory Booker controversy
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President's campaign maintains it did not ask the Newark Mayor to walk back his critique of their attack ads ...

Kelly Ayotte if chosen as VP: ‘Debating Joe Biden would be quite enjoyable'
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New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who Mitt Romney has named as a possible running mate, told the Boston Herald this week that she's looking forward to a chance to debate President Joe Biden if picked. "Certainly debating Joe Biden would be quite enjoy ...

Romney Surrogate: Romney’s Experience At Bain Is ‘Fair Game’
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This morning, Mitt Romney surrogate and former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu (R) said on a conference call organized by the Massachusetts governor’s presidential campaign that Romney’s “entire” business record at Bain Capital should be “fair game,” ...

Cory Booker: Have the Democrats figured out how to respond?
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Team Romney is trying to milk the rogue comments by Obama ally Cory Booker for all they're worth. But Obama's press conference in Chicago has given his own team some ammunition. ...

Republicans Charge Cover-Up Over Booker Comments
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Republicans drag Cory Booker's walk-back of his weekend comments out for another day by alleging in a new video that President Obama's re-election campaign is engaged in a cover up. ...

Michael B. Keegan: Bain's Not Just Fair Game, It's the Only Game
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Obama supporters are seething and the RNC is dancing with delight in the aftermath of Newark Mayor Cory Booker's nonsensical comparison of ads exposing Mitt... ...

Cory Booker and Torquemada
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The Cory Booker-Bain dustup is amusing on a few levels. First, there's the much remarked upon forced confession/hostage video aspect to it. Yes, Booker has said he's clarified his remarks of his own volition in both a video and speak-to-the-base per ...

The New, Nasty Obama Campaign
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As Cory Booker discovered, "hope and change" is officially dead. A bare-knuckle campaign is now Obama's hallmark. And to many Democrats, it's about time. ...

Meet John Wolfe, The Man With A Chance To Humiliate President Obama Tonight
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When he's asked why he's still, almost in June, charging ahead a largely symbolic campaign — making calls to 3,000 to 4,000 voters, trudging through door-to-door-filled days — John Wolfe asks a staffer for a glass of water. "My mouth is going to get ...

Scarborough: Cory Booker ‘fighting for his political life’
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'Morning Joe' host says Newark mayor's comments undermined Obama's re-election bid ...

Democratic Consultant: Rahm Emanuel Obama's Karl Rove
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Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, now mayor of Chicago, hasn’t completely stopped working for President Barack Obama: He’s giving informal advice to the president’s re-election campaign, The Hill reports. ...

President Obama Hits Romney Less in TV Ads Than Bush Pounded Kerry
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Heh, I thought PBO was running the most nasty, negative campaign ever!!!! In March 2004, as Massachusetts Senator John Kerry emerged as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, then-President George W. Bush was ready to strike, dropping $40 m ...


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