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Lessons learned?

I take the blackout as a sign that the universe wants these smart and savvy yet secluded and out-of-touch campaign elites to hold their tongues — and learn some lessons from what ordinary people have been trying, collectively, to tell them: that voters
Talking Politics
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 07, 2012

Rating the campaigns

When reporters are trying to get info on candidates to share with voters, campaign staff hold the keys to the kingdom.
Press Releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 19, 2012

Celebrity gossip

In the final days of a tight gubernatorial race, the campaigns tend to get desperate, then frantic, then crazy. That progression leads to increasingly wacky attacks on the opposition, few of which turn out to be true, although many of them ought to be.
Candidates in their final, desperate moments
By AL DIAMON  |  October 29, 2010
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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