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U.S. Presidential Election
After 32 years in the US Senate, Ted Kennedy remains a force to be reckoned with, both for his legendary family history and his considerable accomplishments.
Republicans threaten Kennedy reign
BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF
| August 28, 2009
Travels with Sarah
Apparently, the idea of Palin as the Queen Esther for our time has made it to New Hampshire.
As Palin tours New Hampshire, signs of Biblical calling, talent on the stump, and a shot at 2012
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| October 22, 2008
Where has all the Gonzo gone?
On top of everything else they’ve blighted over their awful eight-year reign, the Bushies did this: they killed Hunter S. Thompson.
In the first presidential election since the death of Hunter S. Thompson, we finally realize what we've lost
| July 23, 2008
I wanna be Gorby's girl
This article originally appeared in the January 22, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A love letter to Gorbachev
| January 24, 2008
For real change, the chattering classes need to take a fall
The key word of the moment in America is “change.”
Phillipe and Jorge
PHILLIPE + JORGE
| January 09, 2008
Members of the GOP must reject the shameless, dishonorable, dishonest former governor of Massachusetts, Willard Mitt Romney.
Mitt Romney is a liar, and Republican voters deserve better.
| January 09, 2008
The Granite State’s last hurrah
In a few days, New Hampshire voters will take their quadrennial place at the center of American politics, and this time, the stakes will be even higher than usual.
This could be the last election in which the New Hampshire primary, and its quaintly irrelevant retail politics, really matters
| January 02, 2008
When Stephen Colbert threw his hat into the presidential ring — before South Carolina threw it back — he was embarking on a remarkably recurrent pop-culture event.
Four-score-or-so years ago, Will Rogers began a comedic political tradition
| November 14, 2007
Damn you, Barack Obama
Now that Obama's small contributors have effectively rewritten the history of political-campaign funding, even die-hard cynics are drinking the Kool-Aid.
Win or lose, Obama's small donors may have already brought a revolution in campaign financing
| September 26, 2007
Hillary Clinton took only two questions from the audience at the end of her 35-minute speech at the American Association of Retired Persons conference.
Hillary Clinton’s ‘aura of inevitability’ might hide her weaknesses — at least until the Republicans get their hands on her
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| September 12, 2007
John Edwards’s campaign seems to have hit a roadblock that could seriously hurt his chances of securing the Democratic nomination.
What’s dooming John Edwards’s campaign to be the Democratic nominee? He never attended Harvard or Yale.
| August 01, 2007
Much of Barack Obama’s appeal is rooted in his promise to bring a new style of thoughtful politics to Washington.
Can race trump the egghead factor in Obama’s bid for the nomination?
| July 20, 2007
Size doesn’t matter
Call it the revenge of the little guys, if you will.
Nevermind the revamped primary schedule; the small states can still have plenty of bite
| May 17, 2007
Take a sad song and make it better
In two weeks the Democratic candidates will gather for their first debate.
Hillary had better learn the art of apology — and fast
| April 11, 2007
The high hurdles
This article originally appeared in the March 24, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Obstacles for Dukakis in the long run
| April 09, 2007
Reagan gives good speech
This article originally appeared in the February 3, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
| February 02, 2007
This review originally appeared in the September 23, 1986 edition of the Boston Phoenix . Fear and loving in Lumberton: Lynch's Blue Velvet . By Owen Glieberman | Blue movie: David Lynch’s Velvet revolution. By Peter Keough
Lending an ear to the director of Blue Velvet
| June 14, 2006
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