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Going undercover in Gingrich's GOP primary operation

The best way to comprehend the nuts and bolts of the American political machine is to work for it. And so I did. For Newt Gingrich.
Newt Hampshire
By DAN MCCARTHY  |  January 13, 2012

Photos: New Hampshire Primary, Saturday, January 7th, 2012

The New Hampshire primaries, Saturday, January 7th, 2012.
Occupy the Primaries, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and love from Vermin Supreme

After brutal New Hampshire primary, Mitt Wins, And Speaks

It's a good night for Mitt Romney. He won solidly (though not overwhelmingly), while Ron Paul appears to have exceeded my expectations -- which is...
By David S. Bernstein  |  January 10, 2012
GinGrinch Contest Finalists!

GinGrinch Contest Finalists!

A couple of weeks ago I asked readers to send in their best Newt Gingrich-style answer to the journalistic question: "We must stop Christmas from...
By David S. Bernstein  |  January 09, 2012
Romney Rebound?

Romney Rebound?

Mitt Romney at the Pinkerton School, NH. Saturday, January 7, 2012. Photo (c) Jeremiah Robinson for the Boston Phoenix. Just before the 2004 New Hampshire...
By David S. Bernstein  |  January 09, 2012
Presidential Debate of the Century: Aleister Crowley vs. Vermin Supreme

Presidential Debate of the Century: Aleister Crowley vs. Vermin Supreme

Watch live streaming video from bostonphoenix at  It's the only debate that matters! Join us Friday October 28 in Salem for the culmination of...
By David S. Bernstein  |  October 21, 2011


The Road to 2012: The New New Hampshire

For Mitt Romney and other likely presidential contenders, 2011 will be a busy year of campaigning and preparation for the first caucuses and primaries of the nominating process in early 2012.
Mitt Romney and the rest of the GOP field are about to find a whole new set of players standing between them and first-in-the-nation primary victory
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 31, 2010

The real anti-Hillary stands up

According to John Edwards, America has too many politicians (focus-grouped, poll-obsessed, expedient) and not enough leaders (principled, candid, sincere).
John Edwards stakes his claim
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 11, 2006