Big Tent Archive: May, 2012

First Lady to campaign in Philadelphia

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First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit Philadelphia June 6 for a "grassroots" political event as part of the president's re-election... Read more

GOP Senate candidate proposes 'birther' agency

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Now, from Michigan, a Senate candidate takes the subculture of “birtherism” to new heights: Former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, running... Read more

Booker contradicts Obama campaign on retraction

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Now comes the Republican National Committee with an embarrassing video that shows the Obama campaign and Newark Mayor Cory Booker contradicting... Read more

Obama presses Bain attacks despite D grumbles

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President Obama’s re-election campaign is continuing its attacks on Republican Mitt Romney as a job killing profiteer during his career... Read more

GOP SuperPAC strikes with $25 million ad buy

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Republicans are starting to use their SuperPAC network for air support in the presidential race, an advantage much feared by Democratic strategists... Read more

Dems keep bringing the Bain pain

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Mitt Romney wants voters to see his 15 years at the head of the private equity firm Bain Capital as his chief strength: he’s a fix-it... Read more

Obama ad attacks Romney as 'vampire' job killer

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President Obama's campaign launched a new television ad Monday morning that goes straight at Republican Mitt Romney's chief credential, business... Read more

Dems hit Romney for taking credit for auto recovery

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Democrats continue to pounce on Republican presumptive nominee Mitt Romney’s claim that he can “take a lot of credit” for... Read more