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Bigmouth strikes again

The few college students who don’t watch The Daily Show get their news from Immortal Technique.
Immortal Technique goes on the offensive
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 24, 2008
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See spot run

The roughly 205,000 campaign ads that have run on American TV so far this primary season have undoubtedly played a major electoral role.
Candidates seeking the Oval Office are blitzing the airwaves with political ads. But only one seems to be making any traction.
By LESLIE SAVAN  |  February 13, 2008

Ten to beat


Which Republican Senate incumbents are ripe for the picking in '08?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 27, 2006
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Mihosed

The problem with gubernatorial candidate Christy Mihos’s television spots is, they’re not kinky enough.
Why aren’t Christy’s ads better?
By JOHN CARROLL  |  November 01, 2006
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Al Franken: God Spoke

Like Michael Moore, Al Franken is a larger-than-life left-of-center commentator who attracts a worshipful following. Watch the trailer for Al Franken: God Spoke  (QuickTime)
Larger than life
By GERALD PEARY  |  October 04, 2006
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Hunting the wild Deaniac

Former Virginia governor Mark Warner was in New Hampshire last weekend trying very badly to capture the insurgent-outsider mantle that Howard Dean almost rode to the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004.
Mark Warner switches from right-winger to insurgent outsider. Will the grassroots buy it?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 29, 2006


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How to neuter the Republicans

A heavy burden lay upon the first convention of the “netroots” — that amorphous mass of progressive activists participating in blogs and grassroots organizations outside of the Democratic Party — in Las Vegas earlier this month. Netrooting for Dems: Te
Can netroots bloggers bring down the GOP?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 21, 2006
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Advantage: Whitehouse

It was just one more in a steady stream of campaign stops, efforts that might land Sheldon Whitehouse six months from now in the most exclusive club in the nation.
The Democrat has the best shot in years to claim ‘the Chafee seat’ from the GOP
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 03, 2006