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GOP runners for federal office get squirrely; Dems and independents share answers

This year's candidate questionnaire was little different from past years.
Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 01, 2012
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Vote Best, not gender

I agree whole-heartedly with Deirdre Fulton that a paucity of women interested in holding political office is bad (see "Female Dems Could Help Take Back State House," April 20).
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editor, April 27, 2012
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 27, 2012
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Mitt's best week ever

The quadrennial farce known as the Ames Straw Poll has once again made its mark on the race for the Republican presidential nomination — by rewarding the candidate smart enough to avoid it.
Romney's presidential quest is looking better than ever - no thanks to his own campaign
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 19, 2011
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Pledge class

Whether it's to flags, fraternities, or charities, privileged douchebags love pledging allegiance.
This campaign season, you’re not really committed to defending the GOP agenda unless you sign on the dotted line
By CHRIS FARAONE AND DAVID EISENBERG  |  July 29, 2011
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Undeclared GOP Candidates

Future GOP heroes emerge.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  June 10, 2011
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Councilor wannabes

In which we ask the candidates for Portland City Council about a selection of the important issues of the day. Phoenix -endorsed candidates have asterisks next to their names.
Comparing candidates for Portland City Council
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 29, 2010


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Nine things to watch for on Election Day

It is, perhaps, a sign of a troubling derangement. But I'll say it anyway: I'm going to miss this election season when it's over.  
Solidarity forever! Tea Party froth! Providence Rising!
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 29, 2010
Boston City Council At-Large: A report from the front lines

Boston City Council At-Large: A report from the front lines


Photo from the Boston Globe I’ll paraphrase an Adam Sandler line to summarize the important lesson to be learned from today’s councilor-at-large election results: If...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 23, 2009